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History Honors Student Conference 2018

Taliaferro 2110
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for the History Honors Student Conference 2018 on May 8, 2018, in Taliaferro 2210. Luncheon and Awards Ceremony begin at 1 pm, followed by three sessions of speakers: "Ideas in Context," "From Communism to Civil Rights" and "Environmental Crises and Medical Innovations."

 

 

 

History Honors Student Conference 2018

University of Maryland, College Park

May 8, 2018, Taliaferro 2110

 

1 pm:  Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

2 pm: Ideas in Context

Matthew Hermane: “An Inconvenient Allure: Travel and the European Understanding of Safavid Iran”

Matthew Mantell:  “A Malleable Court: The Influence of Intellectual Commentaries on the Supreme Court, 1935-1937”

Noel Sitnick:   “’A Plague on All Our Houses’: The Untold Story of Baltimore’s Lead Paint Crisis”

3 pm: From Communism to Civil Rights

Natalia de Gravelles:  “Who Are the Real Traitors?”: Sociopolitical Collapse in Hellenic Maritime Institutions During World War II 

Beth Riege: "Anti-Communism and Catholicism in Baltimore"

Chris Ricigliano: “Orderly and Proper? How the Legislative Process Shaped the Civil Rights Act of 1964”

4 pm Environmental Crises and Medical Innovations

Danielle Mundhenk: "Dancing with Death: Artistic Responses to Death and Selfhood, [1390-1500]."

Alyssa Fay Gabay  “’Doctors Without Borders’: How Minimal FDA Regulation and Postwar Enthusiasm Transformed Cardiovascular Surgery”

Danny Hoffman:  “From Maryland to D.C. and Back Again: Spiro Agnew, Calvert Cliffs, and the Conservation Movement’s Relationship with the Republican Party in the 1960’s”

 

Sponsored by the History Department, University of Maryland

Organized by Holly Brewer, Director of the History Honors Program