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Conference Papers

Beth Bailey, Presidential Panel, The “New” Military History: Intersections with the History of the Environment, Gender, and Race, Society for Military History meeting, Ottawa, Canada, April 15, 2016.

Gregory Cushman, European Society for Environmental History Biennial Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, 28 June to 2 July 2017. “The Roots of Extractivism: The Colonial Beginnings of the Anthropocene in Latin American Gold and Silver Mining.”

Gregory Cushman, Workshop on Resources and Economies of Knowledge in the Anthropocene, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany, 12-13 September 2016. “The Great Acceleration: A Redefinition, circa 1830 to 1980.”

Gregory Cushman, 8th Symposium of the Sociedad Latinoamericana y Caribena de Historia Ambiental (SOLCHA), Puebla, Mexico, 3-5 Aug. 2016. “América Latina, el Antropoceno, y su llegada en los Andes (siglo XIX).”

Gregory Cushman, The Anthropocene Campus: The Technosphere Issue, Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, 19 April 2016. “Romancing the Anthropocene: Urban Diffractions of the Technosphere.”

Christopher E. Forth, “Devouring Darkness: Dangerous Food, Disgusting Bodies.”  Paper (to be) presented that the international conference “Darkness.” Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, 13-17 January 2019.

Christopher E. Forth, “The Fat American in European Eyes: Feeding, Fattening, and Animality.” Paper presented at the 132d Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C., January 6, 2018.

David Farber, “Chicago ’68 and the Media,” The Media and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention—Then and Now, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Chicago, June 2018

David Farber, “The Night Shift: Cook County’s Night Drug Courts,” Crack and Criminality Panel (session organizer), Policy History Conference, Tempe, Arizona, May 2018

David Farber, “America First and International Trade Policy in the Cold War Era,” America First Symposium, 2018 Stevenson Conference, Miller Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, April 2018

David Farber,  “Resistance, Activism and the Problem of Results: Thinking About 1968,” keynote address, Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, March 2018

David Farber, “The American Sixties” and “Modern American Conservatism and the Problem of Populism,” International Scholars Program, School of Law, University of Tokyo, December 2017

David Farber, “The Sixties: From Memory to History,” Making Sense of the Sixties, Renesan Institute and the New Mexico Historical Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2017

David Farber, “From Innocence to Experience: LSD, the Counterculture and Sustainable Lives,” Revisiting the Summer of Love, Rethinking the Counterculture, Northwestern University’s Center for Civic Engagement and the California Historical Society, San Francisco, July 2017

David Farber, “The Iran Hostage Crisis and Radical Islam,” The 1970s—Activism and Voices of Change, National Auto Museum, Reno, Nevada, April 2017

David Farber, "The ‘90s is When the '80s Gets Real,” Nineties Conference, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, March 2017

David Farber, “A Pacific Nation? Race, Space, and Place in the Aftermath of the Pearl Harbor Attacks,” coauthored with Beth Bailey, “The Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Pacific History,” an international workshop sponsored by the Center for Military, War, and Society Studies, University of Kansas, December 2016

David Farber, “Pearl Harbor and Pacific History,” Panel on Pearl Harbor Attack: 75th Anniversary, Pacific Coast Branch-American Historical Association annual conference, Kona, Hawaii, August 2016

David Farber, “A New Age of Craftsmanship: Homebuilding in the Counterculture,” Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture’s Counterculture, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, July 2016

David Farber, “President Trump and Right-Wing Populism in America,” Looking Back At the Post-World War II Era from 2016, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, March 2017

David Farber, “Thinking Productively: Big Questions, Specific Topics, and Words on the Page,” Proseminar with Beth Bailey, ANZAC Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference, United States Study Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, July 2016

David Farber, “Black Power: Working the Interstices of Radical Activism and Insider Politics,” Luncheon Keynote Address, Policy History Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2016

David Farber, “American Conservatism: Fear and Anger in the Making of the Modern Republican Party,” Insitut für Demokratieforschung, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany, May 2016

David Farber, “The Uneasy State of American Conservatism,” keynote address, Third Annual Kaw Valley History Conference, Lawrence KS, April 2016

David Farber,  “The Role of the Southern University in Navigating a Tumultuous World,” SEC Workshop: Civility on Campus, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, February 2016

Christopher E. Forth, Commentator, “Women’s Agency and Activism in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries: A Special Session Honoring Elinor Accampo.” Forty-Fifth Annual Conference of the Western Society for French History, Reno, NV, November 2-4, 2017.

Christopher E. Forth, “‘Life in the Wrong Place’: Bodily Utopianism and Fear of Fat in the Early Twentieth Century.” Paper presented at the international conference “Corpus Historicus: The Body in/of History.” University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland, June 30, 2017.

Christopher E. Forth, “Demystifying Academic Publishing: Field Notes from the Jungle.” University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, May 29, 2017.

Andrew Isenberg, "Taking the State Back Out: The Irrelevance of the Federal Government in the West: 1803- 1861," Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California, April 12-14, 2018.

Andrew Isenberg, "The Real Wealth of the World: Progress and Environmental Costs in the Circum-Pacific Goldfields," Society for U.S. Intellectual History Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, October 26-29, 2017.

Andrew Isenberg, "An Empire of Remedy: Vaccination, Natives, and Narratives in the North American West," Environments and Societies Workshop, University of California-Davis, February 1, 2017.

Elizabeth MacGonagle “Obama, Slavery, and Africa,” African Studies Association Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL, November 2017

Eric C. Rath, “The Invention and Reinvention of Local Food in Japan,” History of Workshop on Food Technology, The University of Hong Kong, May 7,2018.

Eric C. Rath, “Reviewing the Restaurant in Meiji Japan,” Association for the  Study of Food and Society Annual Meeting.  Los Angeles, June 14-17, 2017.

Anton Rosenthal, “Framing the Early 20th Century City: Teaching with Postcards,” Urban History Association, Columbia, October 18, 2018.

Anton Rosenthal, “Sin Cities: Teaching Comparative Urban History through Case Studies,” Urban History Association, Chicago, October 15, 2016

Erik Scott, “On the Wide Sea of Socialism: Soviet Ports, Ships, and Sailors in the Cold War.” Cold War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, January 2018.

Erik Scott, “Unmaking and Remaking an Empire: Beyond the ‘Russian Revolution.’” 2017 Symposium, National World War I Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, MO, November 2017.

Erik Scott, “Soviets at Sea: Navigating the Maritime Borders of the Cold War World.” Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November 2017. 

Erik Scott, “The Geography of Loyalty: Defection in the Soviet Borderlands.” Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, Washington, DC, November 2016. 

Erik Scott, “The Hijacking of Aeroflot Flight 244: Airspace and Citizenship in the Cold War.” Stetson University, October 2016.

Erik Scott, “Dining with Stalin: A Culinary History of the Soviet Empire.” Free University of Tbilisi, June 2016; New York University, March 2016.

Marta Vicente, “Transgender Narratives in Early Modern Spain,” Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies annual meeting, New York City, March 16-19, 2017

Marta Vicente, "Sex, Gender and Race in Confessions of the Self," Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World: A Conference in Honor of María Elena Martinez, Princeton University, March 3-4, 2017

Marta Vicente, “Trans-Confessions: Gender Narratives in the Early Modern World,” Early Modern Studies Institute, USC, Los Angeles, California, February 16, 2017

Marta Vicente, “Spanish Feminists Theorize Sex and Gender: Lessons from the Enlightenment,” ASPHS annual meeting, San Diego, CA, March 17-20, 2016

Kim Warren, “African American Women and Washington, DC as a Site of Protest,” British American Studies Association, London, England, 2018  

Kim Warren, “Black Women’s Civil and Gender Rights:  Mary McLeod Bethune’s Intellectual and Political Push,” Kentucky Gender and Women’s Studies Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, 2017 

Kim Warren, “The Color of American Womanhood:  Intersections of Race and Gender in the Context of Human Rights,” The Twenty-Fifth Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, Odense, Denmark, 2017   

Kim Warren, “Teaching Students to Write Like Historians,” Teaching and Learning Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2017  

Nathan Wood, “Adam Ostoya Ostaszewski’s Quest for Transcendence: Nationalist, Classicist, and Quasi-Scientific Flights of Fancy in the Machine Age,” Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA) Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, Jun. 8, 2018.

Nathan Wood, “‘By Bicycle and on Foot through a Black Land’: Kazimierz Nowak’s journey through Africa as Transgressive Act,” Association for Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies National Convention, Chicago, IL, Nov. 11, 2017.

Nathan Wood,  “Plenty of Food ‘in a world of electric light’: Dreams of Technical Civilization in Cracow during WWI,” Association for Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies National Convention, Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 2016.

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