Upcoming conference "1917: Revolution, Radicalism, and Resistance in the Atlantic World. "

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The Transatlantic History Student Organization at the University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 18th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History 1917: Revolution, Radicalism, and Resistance in the Atlantic World.  The conference will be held at the University Center of The University of Texas at Arlington on October 19-21, 20017.  Our keynote speakers are Dr. Julia Mickenberg and Dr. Eric McDuffie.  Keynote presentations are open to the public, to fully participate in the conference please register online at http://transatlantichistory.com/conference/conference-details/ Registration is $45.  Deadline for registration is Saturday, October 14.

See below for an abbreviated program. 

Thursday 10/19

4:00PM – 5:00PM: Welcome and Coffee
Location: Concho

5:00PM: Opening remarks - Dr. Elisabeth Cawthon, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Location: Red River


5:00PM – 6:30PM: Opening Roundtable
Location: Red River

6:30PM – 7:30PM: Private Reception
Location: Concho

7:30PM: Opening Key Note – Dr. Julia Mickenberg – The University of Texas

“Revolutionary Dreams: American New Women and the Russian Revolution”
Location: Rio Grande A


Friday 10/20

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Panel 1 – A World of Our Own Making: Intellectuals and the Public Sphere:

Panel 2 –Revolutionary Hangover: Postwar Struggles and Reconstruction:

10:45AM – 12:15PM

Panel 3 –Reconnecting the Dots: Social Networks and History:

Panel 4 – Terror and Unrest in the Inter-War Europe:

12:15PM – 2:15PM: Lunch and GIS Panel
Location: Rio Grande 

2:15PM – 3:30PM: Tour of UT Arlington’s Special Collections

3:30PM – 4:00PM: Coffee

4:00PM – 6:00PM

6:00PM: Private Dinner
Location: Rio Grande

7:00PM: Key note – Dr. Erik S. McDuffie – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“The Russian Revolution, Soviet Union, and the Black Atlantic World”

Location: Red River


Saturday 10/22

9:00AM – 10:30AM

Panel 6 – Black Lives Mobilize: 150 Years of African-American Resistance:

10:30AM-10:45AM: Coffee Break

10:45AM – 12:15PM

Panel 7 – Imagined Empires: Constructing and Deconstructing Imperialism:

12:15PM – 1:15PM: Lunch

1:15PM – 2:45PM

Panel 8 – Soul and Body: Atlantic Perils in the Age of Empire: