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2021
Thursday, April 8th
5:00 PM

“Jungle” Yellow Fever and Yellow Fever Vaccines: A History of Unequal Global Burdens of Disease

Jennifer Tappan, Portland State University

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, April 9th
9:00 AM

A Collaborative Crusade: Economic Incentives for Religious Tolerance in Sicily, 1061–1189

Francesca M. Duncan, University of Portland

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

A Side Divided: The Role of Pre-Existing Republican Disunity in the Spanish Civil War

Isabel Wagner, Seattle University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Bad Neighbors: The 1967 Zenrin Student Hall Incident and Transnational Student Radicalism in China and Japan

Jesse Du, University of Washington

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Cesar Chavez: The 1965 Grape Boycott and the 400-Mile Pilgrimage

Ashley M. Lambert, Eastern Washington University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Fallout from the Wall Street Bombing

Maxwell McPherson, University of Idaho

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Finding a Community Niche: Rethinking Historic House Museums in Oregon

Liza J. Schade, Portland State University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Portraiture, Patriotism, and Politicking: The Political Effect of Visual Histories

Emma Williams, University of Idaho

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Religious Freedom Matters, At Home and Abroad: Thomas Jefferson in Paris in the 1780s

James M. Masnov, Portland State University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

The No-Color of Women: Women and Commemoration in the Treasure Valley of Idaho

Shaina Lynch, Boise State University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

The Space Between Love and Hate: Coexistence During Convivencia

John Franzwa, Western Oregon University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

'They’re Building A Wall': The Separation Barrier in Palestine/Israel

Tyler Durbin, Western Washington University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Whitworth University’s Response to the Vietnam War: A Historical Record of News

Kyle Evers, Whitworth University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:45 AM

A ‘Superlicious’ Feast: A Rhetorical Analysis of Davy Crockett’s Almanacs as an Early Form of White National Identity

Darren L. Letendre, Portland State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Evolution of the Mexican American Border: How the Victorio Campaign in 1880 Changed Mexican American Border Management

Dameon Hansen, Idaho State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

From Counterinsurgency to Chemical Warfare: Technology Dependence and Agent Orange

Sophia Johnson, Whitworth University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Jonestown: A Means of Control and Rebellion through Basketball

Jack Donahue, Western Washington University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Outlaw Heroes: A Beacon of Hope for the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Irish Peasantry

Mary Babcock, Gonzaga University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Project MKULTRA: How the CIA Used the Cold War to Commit Horrors on US Citizens

Dawson M. Neely, Gonzaga University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Seamen and Sinners: Piracy and the Labor Culture of the Early Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World

Avonlea Bowthorpe, Western Washington University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Blood Logs: Factors in the U.S. Decision to Classify the Japanese Biological and Chemical Warfare Program

Linda R. Zhang, University of Washington

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Before Menstruation: The Upholding and Downfall of Child Marriage in India

Amanda Mills, Western Washington University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Cleopatra VII: How Modernity Altered One of Egypt’s Most Infamous Pharaohs

Isabeau Newbury, Carroll College

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Elmore v. Rice et al.: The Court Case that Defies a Narrative

Gerrit Sterk, Western Washington University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Parody, Performance, and Conspiracy in Early Eighteenth-Century France: The Subversive Court of Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Daughter-in-Law of the Sun King (1700–1718)

Jordan Hallmark, Portland State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Red, White, and Blue Tartan: Modern Scottish Cultural Preservation in the American West

Felicia Thompson Zaleski, Idaho State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

The Descent of Law Enforcement in Ancient Egypt from the Ptolemaic Empire to the Early Roman Empire

Ethan C. Siddall, Portland State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

The Kings Have Daddy Issues: Masculinity and Generational Kingship of the Plantagenet Dynasty

Richard Merrell, Seattle University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

The Sun Only Sets on Black Britons: Sexuality and the Notting Hill Riots

Victor Curiel, Idaho State University

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

World War II and Racial Relations

Jared Kimball, Brigham Young University-Idaho

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

3:15 PM

After Aidan: Irish Peregrini and English Ethnogenesis from Aldhelm to Boniface

Jonathan R. Hayes, Gonzaga University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Born and Bred in Blood: The Fall of the Aztec Empire

Melina Arciniega, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Changes in the Relationship Between the Horus and Seth: Settling the Score

Gabrielle Goodwin, University of Idaho

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Charlemagne: Nuancing the Conventional Narrative

Rebecca Devereaux, Whitworth University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Cursing in Medieval England: ‘By God’s Bones’ and Other Obscenities and Expletives

Mary Sweeney, Seattle University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Plague and Progress: An Analysis of Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron and Reform during the Initial Outbreak of the Black Death

Ben Hecko, University of Portland

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Practical Anarchism: The Makhnovist Movement in the Ukraine, 1917–1921

Zion G. Flores, Eastern Washington University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Religious Language and the American Presidency

Shinjin Lee, Brigham Young University-Idaho

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Sicut Regale: An Analysis of the Sovereignty and Rule of the Welsh Marcher Lords

Luke Lambert, Gonzaga University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The 'English Bath': English Sweating Sickness and the 1529 Continental Outbreak

Anika Esther Martin, Eastern Washington University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The Holodomor: The Trickle-Down effect of Political and Economic Choices

Patricia A. McManigal, Boise State University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The Klondike Gold Rush and the Dead Horse Trail

Brian O'Riley, Eastern Washington University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The Manifestation of Total War in the Mexican Revolution

Craig J. Verniest, Seattle University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The Significance of Oomoto: Why Imperialization of Japan led to an Alternative Religion

Chancellor T. Jenniges, Eastern Washington University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

The Watchman: Charles Chauncy’s Defense of the New England Clerical Establishment during the Great Awakening

Sydney E. Rue, Portland State University

3:15 PM - 4:50 PM

Saturday, April 10th
9:00 AM

A ‘Confessed’ Witch: Tituba and Salem Witchcraft, 1692–1693

Brooke Nicole Nicholson, Eastern Washington University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Allotrioemeis: Or, a Preposterous Preponderance of Pins Produced

Strangely Doesburg, Western Washington University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Days of Decision: San Francisco’s 1960 House Un-American Activities Committee Protest as a Turning Point of the New Left

Sophie Carter, University of Washington

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Familiar Ecology: The Demonization of Spirit Knowledge in Early Modern England and its Ecological Ramifications

Ryan P. Mealiffe, University of Washington

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Amungme and the Environment: Environmental Justice History and Consumerism

Kole A. Dawson, Boise State University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Uranium Natives: Mining for the Cold War

Angela M. Wood, Eastern Washington University

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:45 AM

‘I just had to do most everything’: Colonial Implications of Settler Women’s Roles in Nineteenth-Century Oregon

Hannah A. Reynolds, Portland State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Pacification Gone Awry: The U.S Failure to Underpin Hearts and Minds in South Vietnam, 1966–1968

Simon Mai, Whitworth University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Suppressing the Black Male Vote: Ronald Reagan and the War on Drugs

Caitlin Troyer, Carroll College

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Cause and Effect of Paramilitary Groups

Ryan Hill, University of Idaho

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The LA Uprising on Camera: The Changing Mediascape and Its Influence on Conceptions of Race and Poverty

Neave Carroll, University of Washington

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Revival of Termination: Fragmenting John Collier’s Bureau of Indian Affairs

Jacob Taylor, Boise State University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Voices Left Out: Women and the King-Crane Commission

Hana Cooper, Seattle University

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM