Department Chair

  • James C. Harrison
    Professor of History
    Kiernan Hall 228
    (518)783-2353
    harrison@siena.edu

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
 
 
Schedule:

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