March 8th and 9th, 1996

Friday, March 8, 1996

3:00 PM · Opening Remarks
Dean ApSimon, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Carleton University
Dr. Fred Goodwin, Department of History, Carleton University

3:30-4:30 PM · Session 1
1.1 Jayne Elliott, History. “”Endormez-Moi!”: The Practice of Obstetrics in the Gatineau Valley, 1910-1950″
1.2 Corrina Clement, History. “‘Our Best Efforts Towards the Cause’: Na’amat Pioneer Women in Ottawa, 1950-1980”

4:30-5:30 PM · Session 2
2.1 Hugh Dessert, CERAS. “The Other Side of the Hill: The Evolution of Soviet Nuclear Strategy, 1953-1964”
2.2 Michael Dufresne, History. “The Radicalization of Canadian Youth in the 1960’s- From Anti-Nuclear Lobbyists to Advocates of Participatory Democracy”

6:00 PM · Keynote Address
Dr. Ian McKay, Department of History , Queen’s University. “The Many Deaths of Mr. Marx”

Saturday, March 9

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM · Session 4
4.1 Claire Booth, History. “Nationalism and Aggression: The Role of Emotion”
4.2 Robert Langlois, History. “To Be or not to Be a Contra: The Dilemma of Peasants during the Nicaraguan Revolution”

11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon · Session 5
5.1 Lisa Gaudet, History. “‘Wash Me and I Shall be White’: Class and Womanhood, the Girls Friendly Society, 1874-1920”
5.2 Kirsten Emiko McAllister, Sociology. “Cleansing the National Body – The Threat of the Japanese Gene”

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM · Session 6
6.1 Susan Butlin, Art History, Canadian War Museum. “Women Making Shells: Marking Women’s Presence in Munitions Work, 1914-1919, The Art of Frances Loring, Florence Wyle, Henrietta Mabel May, and Dorothy Stevens”
6.2 Brian Donnelly, Art History. “Invisible Modernism: Space, Modernity, and Femininity in 1950’s Graphic Design”
6.3 Kate Campbell, Canadian Studies. “Lesbians in Canadian Media: 1970-1990”

2:30-3:30 · Session 7
7.1 Jake Selwood, History. “The Problem of Interpretation in Popular Religious History”
7.2 Matt Lauzon, History. “‘A Language More Peculiarly Circumstanced than any that has yet Appeared’: English as a Perfect Language in 18th-century Linguistic Thought”

4:00 · Panel Discussion
“The Peril and Promise of Interdisciplinary Approaches to History”
Dr. Bruce Curtis, Department of Sociology, Carleton University
Dr. Deborah Gorham, Pauline Jewett Institute of Womens Studies, Carleton University
Dr. Ian McKay, Department of History, Queen’s University – Commentator