Senior Honors Thesis Symposium
12:30-1:00 p.m.: Wartime Politics and Bureaucracy in Twentieth-Century America
Nick Brdicko, "Rationalizing Bureaucracy: Robert McNamara and Planning-Programming-Budgeting System (PPBS)"
Paul Gerstle, "The 1940s Unity Façade: Partisan Debate and Calls for Unity in the Wartime Elections"
1:00-1:30 p.m.: Law and Economy in the Medieval Manor and Contado
Thomas Humphrey, "Farm, Wood, and Valley in Late Medieval Italy"
Nicholas LaMore, "Manorial Law at the Margins: Theory and Practice in East Anglia Before the Plague"
1:30 p.m.-1:40p.m. Break
1:40-2:30 p.m.: Contested Memory: The Unrelenting Power of Collective Trauma
Malcolm Douglass, "Shot Dead in Dallas: The Sprouting of a Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Culture"
Kyle Klemme: "After the War: How 1920s German Intellectuals Defined a Decade of Despair"
Ayush Halder: "Film and False Memory: Remembering the Partition of India"
2:30-3:00 p.m.: Laws in Flux
Julia Fish, "Shit Jurisdiction: Land and Racialized Bodies in Seward's Outhouse"
Kyle Melles, "Emergency Powers and Detention Laws in Colonial and Independent Kenya"
Afterwards, please join us for the History Department "We're Making History!" Gala in the Women's Building Formal Lounge.