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11th Annual Michael Swan History Honours Colloquium
9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Diefenbaker Canada Centre, University of Saskatchewan
Sponsored by the History Undergraduate Students Society (HUSA) and the Department of History
9:30-10:15 On Being Heard
(Sarah Shephard, moderator)
Margaret Robbins: “'Annie Get Your Gun' and 'Calamity Jane': History and Myth in American Western Musicals.”
Paul Aikenhead. “Looking For A Place To Happen: A Semiological Analysis of The Tragically Hip.”
10:30-11:15 Underground & Underdog
(Gayle Cluett, moderator)
Heather Douglas. “The Albigensian Crusade: An overreaction to heresy in Languedoc?”
Felipe Paredes-Canevari. "Bannockburn: Scottish Prowess or English Folly?"
11:15-12:00 Getting it Wrong
(Ryan Winquist, moderator)
Riley Dziadyk. "National Missile Defense Debates: Origins and Perspectives."
Kristine Montgomery. "Residential Schools 1946-1970: Changing Policies, Unchanging Objectives"
Michael Kunz: "Fumbling in the Light: America's Failure to Identify Genocide in Rwanda."
12:00-1:15 Free Lunch!
Join us! Dine with the Stars!
1:15-2:00 Culture Matters
(Nicole Gilewicz, moderator)
Heather LeGars. "Khaki is the New Black: British Women's Paramilitary Organizations in the First World War".
R.J. Williamson. "The Historiography of Slavery in the Antebellum South"
2:15-3:00 Medicine and Authority
(Margaret Robbins, moderator)
Cody Powell. "Social Reformers, Charlatans, and Entrepreneurs: Phrenology in History and in Practice".
Nicole Gilewicz. "Legacies of Mistrust: Tracing Western Interaction with Indigenous Health Systems"
3:00-4:00 Cold War Fallout
(Kurt Kruger, moderator)
Romain Baudement. ''The Rise and Fall of Japan's Economic Miracle: Its Economic, Political and Social Causes and Consequences''
George McQuitty. "The Cyclical Model of Deng Xiaoping Economics: 1978-1987"
Elisabeth Kasleder. “The Origins of Revolution: Romanians Fight Against Communism”
4:00 Closing Remarks