An Interdisciplinary Symposium in History

March 6th and 7th, 2003

Thursday March 6th, 2003

9:00 – 10:15 · Session 1 – Lounge, Tim Krywulak
Robbyn Gulka, Carleton, “Celluloid Treasures: Studio D of the National Film Board of Canada: Canadian Women Filmmakers and their Films, 1974-96”
Declan Braiden, Alberta, “Ideology, Soviet Cinema and the Cultural Turn”
Maren Wood, Carleton, “Silent Cinema, the Body, and the Display of Humour in American Popular Culture, 1915-1930”

10:45 – 12:00 · Session 2 – Lounge, Omar Khan
Mathias Joost, Royal Military College, “The Revolution in Iroquois Warfare: 1610-1650”
Alexander Campbell, Western, “‘Only in War that they Forget Humanity’: British Military-Amerindian Relations, 1756-1772”

1:00 – 2:15 · Session 3 – Lounge, Jesse Alexander
David Webster, British Columbia, “Fire and the Full Moon: Canada, the UN and the Decolonization of Indonesia, 1948-49”
Omar Khan, Carleton, “A Special Responsibility: Canada and the 1965 Indo-Pakistani War”
Urs Obrist, Toronto, “Canada and the Question of German Rearmament in the 1950s”

2:45 – 4:00 · Session 4 – Lounge, Jeff Noakes
Rachel Lea Heide, Carleton, “The Multiple Uses of ‘National Sovereignty’ in Canada’s Air Training Plan Negotiations of the First and Second World Wars”
Benjamin Freeland, British Columbia, “Turbulent Priests and Millenarian Protest: Religious Minorities and Competing Voices of Nationalism in Early Twentieth Century Japan”
Tony Michel, Carleton, “Speaking of Democracy: The Ontario Religious Education Controversy, 1944-64”

4:30 – 5:45 · Session 5 – Lounge, Glenda Davis
Kristina Guiguet, Carleton, “Singing Tight Her Chains: the Amateur Woman Musician in Nineteenth Century Ontario”
Nicolas Kenny, McGill, “Countercultural Identities: Poetry and Art in Montmartre’s Cabarets, 1880-1900”
Joel Black, Concordia, “Arrested for Selling Poetry: You Wouldn’t Want Your Children Reading This”

6:00 PM Reception at “Mike’s Place”, Second floor, Unicentre

Friday March 7th, 2003

9:00 – 10:15 · Session 6 – Lounge, Vadim Koukouchkine
Sergei Baranovski, York, “The Ruthenian National movement in the First Half of the 19th Century”
Ryan Eyford, Carleton, “Regionalism, Ethnicity, and Sport; the Case of the Forgotten Falcons”
Paula Hastings, Carleton, “‘Our Glorious Anglo-Saxon Race Shall Ever Fill Earth’s Highest Place’: the Anglo-Saxon Journal and the Construction of Identity”

10:45 – 12:00 · Session 7 – Lounge, Krystina Guiguet
Dave Eaton, Queen¹s, “Expansion under Augustus”
Kriston Rennie, Ottawa, “Patricius Romanorum and Papal Elections, 754-800”
Brodie Richards, Guelph, “Leveller Ascetics: the ‘Self’ and ‘Engagement’ in Revolutionary England”

1:00 – 2:15 · Concurrent Sessions

Session 8 – Underhill Room, Tony Michel
Jeff Noakes, Carleton, “Under the Radar: Defence Construction (1951) Limited and Military Infrastructure in Canada, 1950-65”
Henk Warnar-Brown, Trent, “Workers, Retirement and Labour: the Development of Social and Labour Policies for Retirement and Older Workers in Canada, 1945-60”
Melanie Martens, Concordia, “A Question of National (In) security: the Munsinger Affair in Canadian Memory”

Session 9 – Lounge, Jacquie Johnson
Paul Baxa, Toronto, “‘This Fascinating Problem’: the Palazzo Littorio Project and Italian Fascism”
Mauro Marsella, McMaster, “The Construction of a Mythical Narrative: Fascist Italy and its Appropriation of the Myth of Ancient Rome”
Brian Watson, Carleton, “Nazis in Hart House: Burgon Bickersteth and the Rise of European Fascism”

2:45 – 4:00 · Concurrent Sessions

Session 10 – Lounge, Brian Watson
Justin Bengry, British Columbia, “Colonizing Bodies: Masculinity from Colony to Metropole in Late Victorian Advertising”
Lawrence Buhagiar, Carleton, “The Myth of Legislation: the Amending of Section 292 of the Criminal Code of Canada [1909]”
Colleen Gray, McGill, “Imaging a Colonial Saint: the Marie Barbier Biographies”

Session 11 – Lounge, Stacey Zembrzyecki
Kerry Radey, Laurentian, ‘Young Knights of the Empire’: the Deconstruction of Scouting Ideals in Interwar Sudbury”
Ruth McLean, Toronto, “The Early History of the McMaster Medical School”

4:30 – 5:30 · Session 12 – Lounge, Rachel Lea Heide
Jillian Henderson, Trent, “The History of Canadian National Parks: Integrating Narrative and Landscape”
Jenara Franklin, Manitoba, “The Power of Images: Public Relations and the Creation of a Soul for Winnipeg Hydro, 1921-39”

6:00 PM Keynote Address
Natalie Zemon Davis, “Cultural Mixture in a Divided World: The Historian’s Challenge”
303 Paterson Hall

The Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium has been sponsored by the Frank Underhill Endowment Fund.
Additional Funds were graciously provided by:

Office of the Vice President (Academic)
Graduate Students’ Association
Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
School of Journalism and Communication
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Department of Law
School of Canadian Studies
Department of English Language and Literature
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

The Colloquium Organizing Committee wishes to thank the following for their assistance:

Joan White
Rod Phillips
Bruce Elliott
Peter Fitzgerald
Marianne Keyes
Members of the History Department