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GECC Mini Conference

NACBS & GECC Mini Conference

June 7 & June 8, 2024 | 9 – 11AM PT / 12 – 2PM ET / 5 – 7PM UK

Co-Chairs Rachel Monsey (Boston University) & Michael Vernon (Florida State University

Come be a part of the iterative process these conference papers are undergoing before their authors present at NACBS in Denver, CO this November. It’s like a peer review for conference papers! Registration is free and open to the public.

Day One: June 7

Come be a part of the iterative process these conference papers are undergoing before their authors present at NACBS in Denver, CO this November. It’s like a peer review for conference papers! Registration is free and open to the public.

 

Session A  [ Register for Session A ]

Fighting Words: Texts of Devotion, Education, and Governance in Reformation England

Commentator: Dr Chelsea Reutcke (Assistant Editor, Journal of British Studies)

  • Henry VIII and Statecraft: The Pilgrimage of Grace Jeremy Rodriguez (University of Central Florida)

  • Anne Askew and Lady Jane Grey: Early Protestant Preachers Rachel Miller (Texas A&M University)

 

Session B [ Register for Session B ]

Building the Empire: A Century of Architecture, circa 1860 – 1980

Commentator: Dr Heather Salter (Professor of History, Northeastern University)

  • Guardians of the Garrison Town: Coldstream Guards Middle Command Policing, Martial Law and Civilian Control in South Africa (1900-1902) Amelia E. Clegg (Independent Scholar)

  • The Zenana Mission, Emotions and Relationships Elizabeth Dahl (Marquette University)

  • Set in Stone: The Construction of Race in English, Australian and American University Architecture Mary Donaldson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

  • Rural Exceptionality: Squatter Control Responsibility of the New Territories, Hong Kong, 1959 -1981 Kachun Alex Wong (University of Toronto)

Day Two: June 8

The Art and Craft of Presenting a Conference Paper [Register for Event]

Join the previous day’s panelists in a discussion with Dr Peter Stansky (Professor Emeritus, Stanford University) and Dr Amanda Perry (Executive Director, NACBS) to explore the things that work well, strategies for improving, and what makes for a truly successful presentation at an academic conference. Day Two’s proceedings also encourage any experienced conference presenters in the audience to share words of wisdom and informative anecdotes. (This is the day for questions that are actually comments!)

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