UH Graduate Research Colloquium announced for Spring 2009
Posted: February 13, 2009
The University of Houston’s Department of History announces the Spring 2009 edition of its Graduate Student Research Colloquium. The Colloquium is jointly sponsored by the UH History Department and the local graduate chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honor society. The Colloquium offers a forum in which some of the Department’s MA and PhD candidates can discuss their current research with fellow students and faculty. The Department also welcomes the participation of undergraduate history majors and, indeed, the public in general.
The schedule for this semester’s Research Colloquium follows. Unless otherwise announced, sessions this semester will be held on the UH Central Campus in Agnes Arnold 520 and will run from 3 to 4:30 on Thursday afternoons.
26 March: IDENTITY AND FEMININITY: TWO STUDIES FROM
Natalie Garza, “Through the ‘Crystal Frontier’: Perspectives on Mexican Identity in Literature”
Lauran Kerr, “The Experience of African-American Female Physicians in Two Predominantly Black Medical Schools, 1945-1980”
Commentator: Dr. Susan Kellogg
30 April: GENDER RELATIONS: FROM MEDIEVAL EUROPE TO
Holle Canatella, “Gender Relations in the Middle Ages: A Case Study”
John Goins, “From the GLF to the GPC: The Shift in Gay and Lesbian Activism in 1970s Houston”
Commentator: Dr. Eduardo Contreras