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History Faculty Give Four Conference Presentations in March

Mar 28, 2010

Three members of the WIU History faculty -- Dr. Barclay Key, Dr. Roberto Mazza, and Dr. Febe Pamonag -- gave international, national, regional, and state conference presentations in March 2010.

Dr. Roberto Mazza, Assistant Professor of History, presented "For God and la Patrie: Antonin Jaussen, Dominica and French Agent 1914-1920" at the Conference on "Rethinking the Middle East: Values, Interests and Security Concerns in Western Policies toward Iraq and the Wider Region, 1918-2010," hosted by the British Academy (UK National Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences) in London, England, from March 17-19, 2010.

Dr. Barclay Key, Assistant Professor of History, presented his paper on "The Bible and Birdbaths: Student Activism at Christian Colleges in the South" at the National Conference on "Student Activism, Southern Style" hosted by the University of South Carolina on March 19-21, 2010. Dr. Key recently returned to campus after completing his Fulbright Lectureship in Poland.

Dr. Febe Pamonag, Assistant Professor of History, presented her research on "Educating Christian Women: Interactions between Philadelphia Quakers and Japanese Women at the Turn of the 20th Century" at the Annual Midwest Conference of the American Academy of Religion, held at Augustana College on March 27, 2010.

Dr. Mazza also presented his paper on "Renegotiating Identity: the Christian-Muslim Associations and the Nebi Musa Riots of Jerusalem April 1920" at the Spring Meeting of the Ohio Academy of History, held at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, on March 26-27, 2010.

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