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Global Gulf Conference

Day I

Date: Friday, February 22, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Building: Rogers Memorial Chapel
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.


Friday, February 22, 2013

9:30-11:00am Rogers Memorial Chapel

Panel One: Imperial Designs: Visual and Narrative Representations of Colonial Cuba Chair/Commentator: Dr. Marilyn Miller, Dept of Spanish and Portuguese

Kate Mason: MA student in Art History, Tulane University, “The Art of Playing the Villain: Virtual Torture and Tourism in the Photographs of Black Men from Turn of the Century Cuba”

Robert Poister: PhD student in History, University of Georgia, “Cuban Libres”

Matt Brennan: PhD student in History, Tulane University, “The Imagined Empire: The United States, Cuban Space, and the Politics of Representation, 1815 – 1865” 

Lunch Break 11-12:45pm

1-2:30pm Rogers Memorial Chapel

 

Panel Two: Performance and Action: Race, Identity, and Culture in New Orleans

Chair/Commentator: Dr. Joel Dinerstein, Dept of English

 

Alix Riviere: PhD student in History, Tulane University, “A Master and a Mistress: the Life of Joséphine Monnot”  

Whitney Stewart: Graduate student in History, Rice University, “Fashioning Status in the French Market: Enslaved Women’s Clothing and the Performance of Freedom in Antebellum New Orleans”

Matt Joseph: Graduate Student in Latin American Studies, University of Florida, “ ‘We Won’t Bow, We Won’t Kneel:’ Negotiating a Black Identity within the Mardi Gras Indian Tradition, 1960-1980”  

3-4:30pm Rogers Memorial Chapel

 

Panel Three: Revolution and Recovery: Responses to Crisis throughout the Global Gulf

Chair/Commentator: Dr. Maureen Long, the Murphy Institute

 

Susan Deily-Swearingen: Graduate student in History, University of New Hampshire, “Northern Alabama Unionists and the ‘Republican Threat’ During Reconstruction: A Hypothesis”

 

Michael Deliz: PhD student in History, University of Texas at Arlington, “A Comparative Study of Spanish Caribbean Reform Movements and Their Process of Radicalization: Cuba and Puerto Rico 1850-1870” 

Kyle Carpenter: MA student in History, University of Texas at Arlington, “When Mexico Turned Inward: The Victory at Tampico and its Effect on Mexican Domestic Politics, 1829-1833”

 

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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