Join students and faculty at the History Department poster session on Wednesday, December 12, 3:30-5 pm in the Watzek Library atrium. History majors currently enrolled in Professor Reiko Hillyer’s senior seminar will be displaying their thesis posters.
Examples of thesis titles include:
“Repeating the Mistakes of History: How Urban Combat in Hue and Fallujah Differed From the way American Soldiers Fought in Vietnam and Iraq”
“Extracting Ethics from History: The Holocaust as Moral Paradigm in United States Secondary Education”
“‘No More of that Dignity Stuff:’ The Zulu Mardi Gras Parade and the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1969”
“The Eviction of Bonus Expeditionary Force: Media Coverage and Fears of Communism in the Great Depression”
“‘Where the men are men, and the women are too’: Gender Norms for Women in the Klondike Gold Rush.”
“The Tarnished Rose: Moral Panic and Sexuality in Cold War Portland”
“The Portland Hotel: Murder, Diamond Theft, and Other Anxieties about Urban Living at the Turn of the Century.”
Swing by sometime Wednesday afternoon to see the products of this research, chat with the students about their projects, and to nibble on a donut or two.