Class of 2021 - History Thesis Colloquium

Eight students in the Class of 2021 will be presenting their theses at the History Thesis Colloquium on the Zoom platform Tuesday (5/11), Wednesday (5/12), and Thursday (5/13). The event is open to all. Click on the name for more information and access to the zoom links:

Will Abersek ’21 – ‘All that perchance shall e’er be known’: William Hunter’s Eighteenth-Century Collection of Medieval Manuscripts

Zoë Fisher ’21 – Poverty Law Eroded: the ACLU, the Welfare Rights Movement, and the Judicial ‘Denigration of the Pauper’

James FitzGerald ’21 – The Consistent Chameleon: Getúlio Vargas and the Roots of Environmental Conservation in Brazil

Joey Fox ’21 – Everybody’s Neighborhood: Narratives of Crime and Disorder on the New York City Subway

Meadhbh Ginnane ’21 – ‘To do this through a simple maid’: the Rehabilitation of Joan of Arc’s Image in Fifteenth-Century France

Emma Larson ’21 – The Making of Mothers in the Motherland: Pravda and the Soviet Family Code of 1936

Sonia Nyarko ’21 – Returning to Black Internationalism: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Council on African Affairs, 1944-1963

Rebecca Tauber ’21 – ‘Under Those Apple Trees’: Jewish Youth Culture, Ideology, and Education in the Largest American Zionist Youth Movement of the 1960s and 1970s


Tuesday, May 11, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Will Abersek ’21
‘All that perchance shall e’er be known’: William Hunter’s Eighteenth-Century Collection of Medieval Manuscripts

Advisor: Professor Alexander Bevilacqua
Faculty Readers: Professors Aparna Kapadia and Christine DeLucia
Student Reader: James FitzGerald ’21

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Will Abersek Thesis Presentation
Time: May 11, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Tuesday, May 11, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Rebecca Tauber ’21
‘Under Those Apple Trees’: Jewish Youth Culture, Ideology, and Education in the Largest American Zionist Youth Movement of the 1960s and 1970s

Advisor: Professor Alexandra Garbarini
Faculty Readers: Professors Jessica Chapman and Tyran Steward
Student Reader: Emma Larson ’21

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Rebecca Tauber Thesis Presentation
Time: May 11, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Tuesday, May 11, 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Emma Larson ’21
The Making of Mothers in the Motherland: Pravda and the Soviet Family Code of 1936

Advisor: Professor Yana Skorobogatov
Faculty Readers: Professors Thomas Kohut and Anne Reinhardt
Student Reader: Zoë Fisher ’21

Zoom Information:

Topic: Emma Larson Thesis Presentation
Time: May 11, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Tuesday, May 11, 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Sonia Nyarko ’21
Returning to Black Internationalism: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Council on African Affairs, 1944-1963

Advisor: Professors Tyran Steward and Scott Wong
Faculty Readers: Professors Gretchen Long and Carmen Whalen
Student Reader: Meadhbh Ginnane ’21

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Sonia Nyarko Thesis Presentation
Time: May 11, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Wednesday, May 12, 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Zoë Fisher ’21
Poverty Law Eroded: the ACLU, the Welfare Rights Movement, and the Judicial ‘Denigration of the Pauper’

Advisor: Professor Sara Dubow
Faculty Readers: Professors Anne Reinhardt and Carmen Whalen
Student Reader: Will Abersek ’21

 

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Zoë Fisher Thesis Presentation
Time: May 12, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Wednesday, May 12, 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Joey Fox ’21
Everybody’s Neighborhood: Narratives of Crime and Disorder on the New York City Subway

Advisor: Professor Casey Bohlen
Faculty Readers: Professors Sara Dubow and Yana Skorobogatov
Student Reader: Sonia Nyarko ’21

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Joey Fox Thesis Presentation
Time: May 12, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Wednesday, May 12, 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm

Meadhbh Ginnane ’21
‘To do this through a simple maid’: the Rehabilitation of Joan of Arc’s Image in Fifteenth-Century France

Advisor: Professors Gretchen Long and Peter Low
Faculty Readers: Professors Aparna Kapadia and Magnús Bernardsson
Student Reader: Rebecca Tauber ’21

 

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: Meadhbh Ginnane Thesis Presentation
Time: May 12, 2021 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Thursday, May 13, 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

James FitzGerald ’21
The Consistent Chameleon: Getúlio Vargas and the Roots of Environmental Conservation in Brazil

Advisor: Professor Roger Kittleson
Faculty Readers: Professors Benjamin Twagira and Eiko Maruko Siniawer
Student Reader: Joey Fox ’21

 

 

Zoom Information:

Topic: James FitzGerald Thesis Presentation
Time: May 13, 2021 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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