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The 19th Annual Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH)

Militarization: Methods, Approaches, and New Directions - Day 2


March 29, 2019
9:00am - 5:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
March 29, 2019
9:00am - 5:30pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

The Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) is organized by Harvard graduate students who are immersed in the field of international history. The conference selects 12 graduate students from around the world to participate in a two-day conference to present and discuss cutting-edge scholarship in various themes of international and global history. This two-day conference takes place from March 28 - 29 2019. For panels and schedules, please see below or the conference agenda.

About

Day 2 – Agenda

9:00 am - 9:30 am – Light Breakfast

9:30 am - 12:00 pm – Science, Technology, and Warfare

  • Thomas Jamison, Harvard University - Commentator: Gretchen Heefner
    • Torpedoing for Naval Manhood: The Torpedo-Boat, Gender and Technology in Modern Naval War
  • Brendan Mackie, University of California, Berkeley - Commentator: Edward Melillo
    • Powder and Power: The 19th Century Gunpowder Trade and the Nitrogen Cycle
  • Aaron Aruck, University of California, Santa Cruz - Commentator: Marla Ramirez
    • “Tracking Contagious Cases”: The 1943 Anti-Venereal Campaign and the Sexual Policing of Migrant Bodies Across the Wartime US Mexico Border
  • Hina Shaik, University of California, San Diego - Commentator: Sugata Bose
    • From Little London to Terrorist Refuge: Mapping the Racialization and Gendering of Mountainous Space in Razmak Valley, 1930-2012

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm – Indigeneity, Sovereignty, and Militarization

  • Alexyss McClellan, University of California, Santa Cruz - Commentator: Andrew Gordon
    • Uchinancu Indigeneity in a "Homogenous" Japan: The Marines, the United Nations, and the Rise of Denny
  • Sina Salessi, Indiana University Bloomington - Commentator: Vince Brown
    • The American Reorganization of the Liberian Military: Race and Class Against Indigeneity
  • Desiree Valadares, University of California, Berkeley - Commentator: Juliet Nebolon
    • Unlikely Antiquities: Redressing Military Injustice and Refashioning the Vestiges of War in Hawai‘i
  • Andrew Gumataotao, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - Commentator: Phil Deloria
    • Na'la'la' Songs of Freedom Concert: Guahan's New Soundtrack for Freedom

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm – Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm – Plenary Panel

  • Keith Camacho, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Saje Mathieu, University of Minnesota
  • Fredrik Logevall, Harvard University
  • Mark Sanchez, Harvard University

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