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Global Gulf Conference

Day II

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Building: Hebert Hall in Room 201
Location: uptown campus

The Global Gulf conference is about transnational exchange and life in and around the Gulf of Mexico past and present.  Tulane's Global Gulf conference will include graduate student presenters from universities around the U.S. on various topics that would be interesting to scholars and students working on the United States South, the Circum-Caribbean, or Latin America.  The conference presentations will be on Friday (in Rogers Memorial Chapel) and Saturday (in Hébert 201), February 22nd & 23rd.  For a full schedule of panel and conference events to be held on campus, please send an e-mail to globalgulfconference@gmail.com.

Saturday February 23, 2013

10-11:30am Hebert Hall Room 201

Panel Four: Navigating Transnational Spaces

Chair/Commentator: Dr. Jana Lipman, Dept of History

 

Paige Prather: MA student in Southern Studies, University of Mississippi, “A History of Resiliency: New Orleans East Vietnamese American Gardens and Fishing Community”

Liana DeMarco: MA Student in History, University of Massachusetts-Boston, “Fashioning Landscapes and Difference: Tourism and Environment in the Nineteenth Century” 

Timothy Nelson: PhD Student in History, University of Texas at El Paso “ ‘Black Owned’ Transnationalism: A Case for Agency and Paradigm Shift”

Lunch 11:30-12:45

1-1:30pm Hebert Hall Room 201

Charles Lovell, Director of the Newcomb Art Gallery, “A Visual History of New Orleans Second Lines: the Art of Procession”

1:45-3:15pm Hebert Hall Room 201

 

Panel Five: Community and Family in the Global Gulf

Chair/Commentator: Dr. Justin Wolfe, Dept of History

 

Dan Castilow: PhD student in Anthropology, Tulane University, “Becoming Trinidadian: Drumming for a Place in the Nation”

 

Carol Cleaver: MA Student in History, University of South Alabama, “The Revolutionary Era American Family and its Representation in Public History:  The Case of the George Wythe and his “Faithful Servant” 

 

Jonathan Fairchild: PhD student in History, University of Houston, “The Jena Choctaw: A Comparative History of the Choctaw Diaspora”

 

3:30-5pm Hebert Hall Room 201

 

Panel Six: Jesuits, Aristocrats, and Pirates: Social, Cultural, and Economic Impacts in the Atlantic World

 

Chair/Commentator: Dr. Kris Lane, Dept of History

 

Alejandra McCall, MA History Student, Western Carolina University, “The Influence of St. Ignatius in the Americas”

  

Frank McHone, MA History Student, Western Carolina University, “The British Atlantic Influence: How the Port of Charleston became London in the Colonial Era”

 

Phoebe Raulston, MA History Student, Western Carolina University, “The Complexity of Atlantic World Piracy in Regards to External Factors: Late 17th Century to Early 18th Century”


The Global Gulf Conference is presented by Tulane's History Graduate Student Association with generous funding and support from GSSA, the Gulf South Center, the History Department, the Murphy Institute, The D. W. Mitchell Lecture Series and the Provost's Faculty Seminars in Interdisciplinary Research, the Interdisciplinary Committee for Arts and Visual Culture, the English Department, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, the Payson Center and the Anthropology Department.

Sponsored by: History DepartmentAnthropology Department, English Department, Graduate Studies Student Association (GSSA), Murphy Institute, Payson Center for International Development, Provost's Office, Spanish and Portuguese Department as well as Gulf South Center

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Conference Committee via email to globalgulfconference@gmail.com






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