Department Chair

  • James C. Harrison
    Professor of History
    Kiernan Hall 228

Phi Alpha Theta Symposium Schedule 2010

War, Revolution, and Society

The 5th Annual Omicron Xi Symposium
Siena College
Thursday, April 22, 2010
7:00 P.M.-8:30 P.M

Session 1: Wartime Decisions and Unlikely Soldiers
7:00-8:30, Library L26
“Soldiers of the Softer Sex: Women on the Battlefields of the Revolutionary War and Nineteenth Century Commemoration”
Kathleen Logothetis
“Their Sacrifice Won Them Praise: The North’s View of African American Servicemen in the Civil War”
Patrick Mantle
“The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb as Cold War Politics”
Thomas Scott
Chair and Comment: Dr. Karl Barbir
Session 2: Culture and Religion in the Twentieth Century
7:00-8:30, Library L29
“‘A Puff of Smoke Changed Their Lives’: An Analysis of 1930s Marijuana Exploitation Films”
Kelli Huggins
“Driving the Nation: Political Christianity in America from 1945-1960”
Brittney Hunt
“Liberation Theory and Modern Latin America”
Francis Stanton
Chair and Comment: Dr. Jim Harrison