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2014
Thursday, May 29th
8:00 AM

20th century North African Colonial History: A Look at Gender and Race through the Lens of Isabelle Eberhardt

Stacy Roberts, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

8:20 AM

Education Prescriptions and Disregarded Side Effects: Gilded Age Education Reform in Oregon

Sarah Pearson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:20 AM - 8:35 AM

8:40 AM

Napoleon: The Warrior Unmasked

Drew Larson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

8:40 AM - 8:55 AM

9:00 AM

Tenting on the Old Campground: A Social History of the U.S. Army and State Volunteer Troops in the 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, 1862-1865

David Plett, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:20 AM

Women’s Air Force Service Pilots

Vic Caudillo, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

9:40 AM

“There is No Law Here”: Vigilantism, Militarism and Metropolitanism in Coos County, Oregon 1912-1913

Zach Jones, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

10:00 AM

Leading Ladies: A Study of Anglo-Saxon Queenship and Identity through Conquest

Rose Thormahlen, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:20 AM

Titanic and the People on Board: A Look at the First, Second, and Third Classes

Andrea Bijan, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

10:40 AM

Prostitution in the 19th Century British Colonies and the Contagious Diseases Act

Katria Hiersche, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

11:00 AM

The Monroe Doctrine: Openly Defensive

Tate Sanders, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:20 AM

The Farmer’s Tool: The Changing Grange of Oregon (1938-1948)

Curtis Holbert, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

11:40 AM

The Lion Marks its Territory: What Really Changed in the Welsh Marches with the Arrival of the Normans During the last half of the 11th Century

David Price, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

12:00 PM

Fire!: Agent of Change

Rich Galvin, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

1:00 PM

The Oregon Military Police and the Multnomah Home Guard: Conflicting Visions for Public Safety during World War I

Mary Wright, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Slackers at Home Plate: Baseball and Mobilization in America during the First World War

Greg Garcia, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Tito’s War of Words: The Social Consequences of Yugoslavia’s Expulsion from the Soviet Bloc, 1948-1950

Martin Jarvis, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Symbols of Socialist Virtue and National Identity: The Politicization of Sports in Ceausescu’s Romania

Justin Devereux, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

A Tentative Alliance: Tito-Khrushchev and the Narratives Behind the Kidnapping of Imre Nagy

Daniel Sprinkle, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Hemut Kohl’s Monetary Union and its Economic Effects on a Reunified Germany

Corene Porior, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Edgar Wallace: Dealing with the German Past

Brittney Teal-Cribbs, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2015
Thursday, May 28th
9:00 AM

French vs France: The Vichy Regime Attempts to Save the Empire

Jennifer Roberts, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:20 AM

Forgotten Bravery: The San Patricio Battalion and the Irish Experience

Brian D. Reese, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:20 AM - 9:35 AM

9:40 AM

Silencing Lord Haw-Haw

Matthew Cahill, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

9:40 AM - 9:55 AM

10:00 AM

“…and still I remained that Kabyle woman.” Alienation and Women’s Education in 19th Century French Algeria and Morocco

Sarah Johnson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:20 AM

The Zoot Suit Riots and the Role of the Zoot Suit in Chicano Culture

Rebecca Grizzle, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

10:40 AM

The Tricolor and the Union Jack at Sea: How Napoleon’s Navy Failed and Sealed his Fate

Dominic W. Annen, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

11:00 AM

Convivencia: Manipulating the Medieval Past

Gregory Baker, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:20 AM

Social Implications of the Eruption of Mt. St. Helens

Jordan Sterling, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

11:40 AM

Henry IV: Legacy of Decline

Tyler Garries, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

1:00 PM

More than Machines: Cattle and Human Relationships in 17th and 18th Century Colonial America

Gonzalo DeLuna, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:20 PM

Pestilence and Progress: The Lives of Medieval Women in the Aftermath of the Black Death

Caitlin Tolleson, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM

1:40 PM

Internal Enemies or American Citizens? Causes Leading Towards the Creation of the Japanese-American Internment Camps

Konner Monk, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

1:40 PM - 1:55 PM

2:00 PM

Jews and the French Revolution

William Bowmann, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:20 PM

Pulling the Strings: The Influential Power of Women during the Viking Age

Kendall Holcomb, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM

2:40 PM

Nationalism, the Holocaust, and Israel: A Tale of Jewish Resistance

Louis Kerner, Western Oregon University

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

2016
Thursday, May 26th
9:15 AM

From Suffolk to Nanking: A Walking Tour of the Natural History of Destruction

Michelle Small, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Sex, Drugs and Power: Westmoreland's Vietnam

Isaac Keister, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

The Trial of Nicolae Ceausescu

Allan Chet Emmons, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

The Nuremberg Laws and the Foundation of Nazi Scientific Experimentation 1941-45

Jennifer Hight, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

St. Edmund's Talking Head

Emily Walley, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

The Assertion of English Royal Authority in the American Colonies: Sir Edmund Andros and the Dominion of New England

Benjamin Lesh, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Declassified CIA Report: Argentine Government Illegally Facilitating Escape Routes for Former Nazis

Daniel Correa, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

The Book of Kells: Celtic Art, Christian Motif

Emma Foster, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

2017
Thursday, June 1st
8:30 AM

Violence in Algeria: From Colonization to Independent Nation

Ryan Steele, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Proposition 187: California's Fear of Immigration

Tyler Larsen, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Eugenics and Racial Hygiene: The Connections between the United States and Germany

Nick Baker, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Oral Histories, Women, and Sport in Late Twentieth Century America

Brianna Williford, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

God and Revolution: Religion and Power from Pre-revolutionary France to the Napoleonic Empire

Alexa Weight, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Working for Walpole: Restorative Spaces in the Progressive Era

Spencer Welter, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

The Power of Nine: Federalists, Antifederalists, and Natural Law Synthesis in the Ninth Amendment

James Masnov, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Reforming the Sacred: Controlling Church Space in Laudian England (1625-1641)

Ashley Fierstadt, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

The White Rose’s Resistance to Nazism: The Influence of Friedrich Nietzsche

Katilyn Kirkman, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Character, Crafts, and Physique: American Men and the Meaning of Masculinity in World War I

Keegan LeBleu, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Concerning Peasants: The Economic Causes of the English Peasants’ Revolt of 1381

Dylan Vosti, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Sin, Salvation, and the Medieval Physician: Religious Influences on Fourteenth Century Medicine

Chloe Buzzard, Western Oregon University

WUC Columbia Room

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM