History Program

4th Annual GSHA Graduate Student Conference

"The Politics of Unrest: A Transdisciplinary Conference"

 

8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration in Burkle Building Lobby

 

Session 1: 9:00 - 10:30 am


Panel 1: Contextualizing 2011 Uprisings: The Arab Spring and Occupy Movements

Panel Chair: Joshua Goode, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies & History and Chair of the History Department, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Burkle 12

Presenters:

James Bartoli, “Where the Western Breakers Beat: Repression and Impunity Culture During Occupy San Diego and the San Diego Free Speech Fight, 1912-15,” University of San Diego, California

Priscilla Kilili, “The Occupy Movement and 1848: a Period of Almost Change,” San Jose State University, California

Panel 2: Reimaging Identity in Art and the Public Sphere

Panel Chair: Angela Cardinale Bartlett, Associate Professor of English, Chaffey College

Location: Burkle 26

Presenters:

Molly Hatay, "Poetry as Protest: Rejecting the Myth of the Special Jewish Woman,” San Diego State University, California

Daniel McClure, “Neoliberal: Popular Culture Born in Flames,” University of California, Irvine

Kai Green, “Looking for U & Longing for Us: How Black Queer Los Angeles Re-members itself,” University of Southern California

 

Session 2: 10:45am - 12:00 pm


Panel 3: Theorizing Order and Uprising

Panel Chair: Marlene Daut, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies & English, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Burkle 12

Presenters:

Roberto Sirvent, “Reinhold Niebuhr, Moral Arrogance, and the Problem of Christian Pacifism,” Hope International University

Caleb Miller, “Michael Oakeshott and the Question of Substantive State Orientation,” University of California, Santa Barbara

Panel 4: Understanding American Protests for Latin American Solidarity

Panel Chair: Andrew Harrington, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Burkle 26

Presenters:

Stephanie Gonzalez, “Under Pressure: The Evolution of the Movement Against the United States Army School of the Americas,” California State University, Long Beach

Teishan Latner, “Complex Personhood' and 'Complicated' Political Protest in 1960s U.S.: The Case of Airline Hijackings to Cuba, 1968-1973,” University of California, Irvine

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch in Jenkins Courtyard, Burkle Building

 

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Keynote Address

“'Wartime' as a Concept in History” by Mary L. Dudziak, Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Professor of Law, History and Political Science, USC Gould School of Law

 

Session 3: 2:45 - 4:15 pm


Panel 5: Formations of National Identity

Panel Chair: Adam Guerin, Adjunct Professor of History, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Burkle 12

Presenters:

Thomas Patrick Carey. “On the King’s Threshold": Irish Hunger Strikes and the Struggle for Legitimacy within the Penal Systems of the United Kingdom and Ireland, 1916-1946,” San Francisco State University, California

Daman Navas Howard “The Creation of a New Iraqi Kurdish Nationalist Politics: Gorran and the 2009 Parliamentary Elections,” San Francisco State University, California

Panel 6: Art and Literature as Spaces for Social Protest

Panel Chair: Dan O'Sullivan, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Claremont Graduate University

Location: Burkle 26

Presenters:

Michael Veremans, “Art and Social Responsibility,” San Francisco State University, California

Jennifer Wolf, “Radical Intentions: M.T. Anderson’s Feed and the Socio-Political Potential of the Young Adult Dystopia in the Twenty-First Century,” San Diego State University, California

Thomas W. Yanni, “You ultimately have to look:” The Multiple Voices of ACT UP Graphics,” University of California, Riverside

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