Second Annual EARS Graduate Student Conference
Revolutionary Boundaries in Early American History
May 13th, 2016
The History Department at The Graduate Center, CUNY
Registration: 8:00am – 10:30am in the History Lounge, Room 5111*
Coffee and bagels will be available from 8am to 9am.
*Please note: additional room numbers will be updated shortly
If you’re on twitter, please use the hashtag #EARSCON16 and #CUNYEARS
I. Session 1 (9:00am – 10:30am)
Panel 1 A:
Chair: Michael Crowder, History, Graduate Center, CUNY. Commentator: Dr. Martin Burke, History and American Studies, Graduate Center, CUNY.
- Rachel Engl, Lehigh University/The McNeil Center for Early American Studies
- Elaine Lafay, University of Pennsylvania
- Nicolas Bonneau, University of Notre Dame
Panel 1 B:
Chair: John Winters, History, Graduate Center, CUNY. Commentator: Dr. Andrew Shankman, History, Rutgers University – Camden.
- Josh Wood, Ohio State University
- Zach Conn, Yale University
- Alexandra Montgomery, University of Pennsylvania
II. Session 2 (10:45am – 12:15pm)
Panel 2 A:
Chair: Alisa Wade, History, Graduate Center, CUNY. Commentator: Dr. Zara Anishanslin, History, College of Staten Island.
- Mirelle Lvecke, University of Pittsburg
- Sarah Pearlman Shapiro, Columbia University
- Kelsey Salvesen, University of Pennsylvania
Panel 2 B:
Chair: Miriam Leibman, History, Graduate Center, CUNY. Commentator: Dr. Benjamin Carp, History, Brooklyn College.
- Jacqueline Beatty, George Mason University
- Katy Lasdow, Columbia University/Brooklyn Historical Society
- Timothy Leech, Ohio State University
Panel 2 C:
Chair: Dr. David Houpt, History, Queens College. Commentator: Dr. Andrew Robertson, History, Graduate Center, CUNY.
- Emily Casey, University of Delaware
- Katrina Ponti, University of Rochester
- Dan Du, University of Georgia – Athens
III. Round Table Session 3 (2:00pm – 3:30pm)
Panel 3: A roundtable on “Hamilton: An American Musical.”
Chair: Nora Slonimsky, History, Graduate Center, CUNY.
- Phoebe Rumsey, Theater, Graduate Center, CUNY.
- John Winters, History, Graduate Center, CUNY and Public History Collective.
- David Waldstreicher, US history, Graduate Center, CUNY.
- Elizabeth Wollman, Theater, Baruch College.
IV. Round Table Session 4 (3:45pm – 5:15pm)
Panel 4: A roundtable on Digital Humanities.
Chair: Roy Rogers, History, Graduate Center. CUNY.
- Micki Kaufman, Modern Language Association and Graduate Center, CUNY.
- Michael Hattem, History, Yale University.
- Dr. Benjamin Wright, History The University of Texas at Dallas.
V. Session 5 (5:30pm – 6:30pm)
Keynote Speaker: Catherine E. Kelly, the University of Oklahoma
CUNY Graduate Center’s Early American Republic Seminar (EARS) is a student-run organization focused on promoting and facilitating the study of early American history. Our primary mission is to provide a space for graduate students and early career scholars to present works in progress in a rigorous but collegial environment. EARS has also hosted a number of public talks by prominent historians. For a look at announcements or our upcoming schedule, visit cunyears.wordpress.com. For any questions about this event, contact our conference organizers, Roy Rogers (email@example.com) and Nora Slonimsky (firstname.lastname@example.org).