History Dept. Colloquia 2013-2014

March 19: Kate van Liere, "Redeeming the Pagan Pas tin Renaissance Christian Spain"

Calvin History Honors Presentations: A Three-Day Symposium

Students graduating with honors in history will present their senior honors theses in this three-day symposium. Find out more about each presentation and read abstracts here.

Tuesday, May 6

  • Madi Goodman, "Struggles with Identity: Russian and Qing Conquest in Central Asia."
  • Nathan Slauer, "John Dewey and Republicanism."

Wednesday, May 7

  • Christine Bennett, "Hong Kong Triad Films and the 1997 Handover."
  • Kristin Fidler, "Reading the Signs of the Times: German-speaking Catholic Theologians Address Secularization in the Post-Vatican II Era."
  • Justin Ooms, "Who's 'Right'? Perspectives on the Freedom Party of Austria."

Thursday, May 8

  • Spencer Cone, "Compelled to Action: American Involvement in the Smyrna Refugee Crisis of 1922."
  • Rachel Hekman, "'We Know Not What to Believe': Faith and War in the Confederate Woman's Experience."
  • Jess McGhee, "Believing withotu Seeing: How Society in the United States Shaped the Concept of the Influenza Germ during the Pandemic of 1918."

Co-sponsored by the Honors Program.


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