History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

History MA Colloquium

Mason Hall, D23
April 23, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

PANEL I: THE UNITED STATES IN THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY
Christian James, “ ‘The Most Salutary Medicines, Unduly Administered’: Anti-Slavery Lawmakers versus the Abolitionist Movement, 1831-32”
Nathan Sleeter, “ ‘Dreadful Passions, Depraved Appetites, and Disgusting Propensities’: Samuel Gridley Howe and Notions of Sin and Blame in the Construction of the Idiot”
Kate Grauvogel, “Separate Spheres: The Social Sanction of Nineteenth-Century Nurses”

PANEL II: RACE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND SOUTH AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY
Laura O’Hara, “ ‘Robinson Now’: The Alexandria, Virginia, Civil Disturbances and Ira Robinson’s Campaign for City Council, May 29–June 9, 1970”
Donna Cywinski, “ ‘History and Our Children Will Defend Us’: Motherism, Christianity, and the Gendered Interpretation of Political Morality by the Black Sash of South Africa, 1955-1959”

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