18th Annual DOHGSA Conference

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Graham Center Room 150

18th Annual DOHGSA Conference

April 6, 2018
Graham Center, Room 150

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM – Breakfast

9:00 AM – Welcome and Introductions

9:15 AM -10:45 AM – Prosecutions & Persecutions: Mercy and Morality in the Spanish Atlantic

“Maroons in Early Florida: Evolution of Spanish Sanctuary Policy”
Douglas R. Benner, University of South Florida at Tampa

“Bigamy on Florida’s Frontier: The Case Against Luisa de Abrego”
Hannah Tweet, University of South Florida

“A Carousel of Enemies: Political Persecution and the Negotiation of Leniency in LateNineteenth Century Colombia”
Adrian Alzate, Florida International University

MODERATOR / COMMENTER: Dr. Bianca Premo, Florida International University

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Keynote Address: Dr. Sarah Chambers, “Between Patria and Madre Patria: (E)migration and Memory in the Spanish Empire during the Era of Revolutions”

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch

1:30-2:30 - Christopher Jiménez, Web Services Librarian, FIU, “Organization and the Research Process: Helpful Tools for Researchers”

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - New Perspectives on the Inter-American Cold War

“Cold War: The 1972 Summit Series and the Revival of Canadian Nationalism” Sallie Middleton, Ph.D. and Elias Polychronopoulos, Palm Beach State College

“Memory of the Maleconazo: Perceptions of Civil Unrest and Migration during the Special Period” Rozzmery Palenzuela Vicente, University of South Florida

MODERATOR / COMMENTER: Dr. Terrence Peterson, Florida International University

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM – FIU Atlantic History Ph.D. Program Dissertation Chapter Workshop

“The Miseducation of Race: Academia and Eugenics in 1930s Trinidad”
Christopher Davis, Florida International University

“From Indians Living in Their Resuardo to Colonos Occupying a Vacant Land: The Privatization of Indian Communal Lands in Colombia, A Case-Study of the San Lorenzo Community in Riosucio (Caldas, Colombia), 1889-1943”
Gloria Lopera, Florida International University

5:00-7:00 – Dinner

Note: Dinner will be at FIU's Panther Suite

Click Here to Learn More About FIU'S Department of History Graduate Student Association (DOHGSA)

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