Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Graduate Research Conference, April 19, 2011

 The conference will take place at the Monastery, Room M106
Welcome & Opening Remarks from Dean Bavington, MA History Graduate Advisor

10:00 – 11:00
Newspapers & History
Chair: Derek Neal

Whitney Croskery
“Constructing the Beastess: The Trial of Irma Grese and the British Media, 1945”

Rory Currie
"North Bay Ontario: The Victory Bond campaign during the Second World War”

11:00 – 11:15

11:15 - 12:15
The Cold War in Foreign Policy and on the Big Screen

Chair: Steven Connor

Matthew Laur
“Multilateralism and Red Fear: Canada and the Indonesian Revolution”

Sterling Crowe
“Dying Hard: Popular Culture as Cold War Weapon, 1984-1989”


The Local Angle: From Fisheries Management to Fishers of Men
Chair: Françoise Noël

Nancy Pottery
“Crises and Control: Fisheries Management on Lake Nipissing, 1968-2008”

Jakob Bauer
“Opposition from ‘Enemies’ and ‘Scoundrels’: Resistance to Rev. William Bell and his Religious Enterprise in Perth ON 1817-1833”

Coffee Break

Reading Discourses of Nationalism
Chair: Anne Clendinning

 Jordan Crosby
“The good Canadian nationalist first must be a good Imperialist: Sam Hughes and the South African War, 1899-1900”

 Ian Laplante
"The Violent Poetics of Space: Reading the Battle of the Bogside, 1969"

3:30 – 3:45
Closing Remarks from Nathan Kozuskanich, 2011-2012 MA History Graduate Advisor