ANN: North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting in Durham (Friday 22 March 2019)

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March 22, 2019
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, World History / Studies
Friday, March 22, 2019
North Carolina Central University
Durham, North Carolina

8:00 – 9:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (BBRI)

9:30 – 9:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jim C. Harper, II, Chair, Department of History, North Carolina Central University

Angela Thompson, President of the North Carolina Association of Historians, East Carolina University

10:15 am – 11:30 am Session 1 (Edmonds)

Session 1A, Edmonds 201A: Colonial America

The Paper Money of Colonial North Carolina, 1712–74: Reconstructing the Evidence – Farley Grubb, University of Delaware

“Receta . . . para curar toda . . .”– Angela Thompson, East Carolina University

The Colonial Iron Industry, 1735-1786 – Michael Kennedy, High Point University

Moderator – Rebecca Seaman, Olympic University

Session 1B, Edmonds 203: International Upheaval

The Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon: Impact of the United Nations-Sponsored Plebiscite in the Southern Cameroons – Fuabeh Fonge, North Carolina A&T State University

From Combatants to Contractors’: The Role Played by Southern Rhodesia’s War Veterans in Post-war Society, c.1919-1939 – Anotida Chikumbu, University of Zimbabwe

Tomsk in 1917: Provincial Politics and National Upheaval – Anthony Johnson, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Moderator – Joshua Nadel, North Carolina Central University

Session 1C, Edmonds 207: Topics in North Carolina History

The Eccentric Career of Arthur T. Abernathy, North Carolina’s First Poet Laureate – David Oks, independent scholar

The Cape Fear Ran Red: The Wilmington Race Riot, a Coup D’état and its Legacy – Jacob Thomas, Marshall University

The Integration of Professional Baseball in North Carolina, 1951-2 – James Holaday, North Carolina Central University

Moderator – Barry Malone, Wake Technical Community College

11:45 am – 1:00 pm Session 2 (Edmonds)

Session 2A, Edmonds 201A: Roundtable: Why Engaging Campus Histories Matters in the 21st Century?

Hilary Green, University of Alabama

Charles Reed, Elizabeth City State University

Melissa Stuckey, Elizabeth City State University

Moderator – Hilary Green, University of Alabama

Session 2B, Edmonds 203: North Carolina in the Great War

Claude Kitchin’s Crusade: The Majority Leader’s Fight Against the American Preparedness Campaign during the Great War – Timothy Reagin, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

“To Save Wayward and Willful Boys from the Sad and Certain Consequences of Ignorance and Sin”: Governor Thomas Bickett and the Case of the Ashe County Deserters during World War I – Robert Anthony, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Moderator – Gael Graham, Western Carolina University

Session 2C, Edmonds 207: Labor and Capital in the 20th Century

‘Owned, Lock Stock and Barrel by Colored People’: The Mechanics and Farmers Bank in Durham, North Carolina and the Power of Black Finance in the New South– Brandon Winford, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Remembering the Great Postal Strike of 1970 – Philip Rubio, North Carolina A&T State University

Moderator – Baiyina W. Muhammad, North Carolina Central University

1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch (on own)

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Session 3 (Edmonds)

Session 3A, Edmonds 201A: Religion in America

The Great Linwood Park Revivals: Bringing God’s Medicinal Hand to the Great Lakes – Matthew Hintz, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Like a Clown at a Circus”: Sam P. Jones, Revivals, and Gilded Age Mass Culture – Anderson Rouse, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Hostile Takeover: The Fight to Save Mount Olive College from the Fundamentalists (1961-1962) – Alan Lamm, University of Mount Olive

Moderator – Jim Martin, Campbell University

Session 3B, Edmonds 203: Training Tomorrow’s Historians

Making Meaning: Empowering Undergraduates to Shape a Research Agenda – Christine Nugent, Warren Wilson College

The Art of Being a Master among the Masterless – Seth Bartee, Guilford Technical Community College

Moderator – Geoff Harris, Wake Technical Community College

Session 3C, Edmonds 207: Slavery and Freedom

“RAN AWAY from the subscriber”: John Sibley, The Fayetteville Gazette, and Runaway Slave Ads – James MacDonald, Northwestern State University

Pirates of Morality: The British Navy’s Suppression of the Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century – Eric Walls, East Carolina University

Moderator – Hilary Green, University of Alabama

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Session 4 (Edmonds)

Session 4A, Edmonds 201A: The Southern Black Press and the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Through The Eyes of The Louisiana Weekly: The Black Press and the Long Freedom Struggle in the Deep South – Julisa Canty, North Carolina Central University

Percy the Spy: Percy Greene, the Jackson Advocate, and the Civil Rights Struggle in Mississippi, 1940s to 1960s – Yaseen Abdul-Malik, North Carolina Central University

John H. McCray and The Lighthouse and Informer: The Fight for Educational and Political Equality, 1941-1954 – Shelena Sutton, North Carolina Central University

Moderator – Jerry Gershenhorn, North Carolina Central University

Session 4B, Edmonds 203: The Silk Road: Past and Present

The “Happy” Horse and the Establishment of the Silk Road – Nathan Love, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

China’s New Silk Road – Remaking Central Asia with a Silk Belt! – Dorothea Hoffman, Appalachian State University

Moderator – Dorothea Hoffman, Appalachian State University

Session 4C, Edmonds 207: Sources in European History

The Fictional Dialogue as Devotional Guide in England, 1603–1611 – Josh Rodda, Appalachian State University

Perceptions of Paris in 1839: Thomas Shotter Boys and his Picturesque Architecture in Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Rouen, etc. – Robert Brown, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Moderator – Angela Thompson, East Carolina University

5:00-5:45 pm NCAH Business Meeting (Edmonds 201A)

6:00-8:00 pm Dinner and Keynote Address (Chancellor’s Dining Space)

The Universal Ethiopian Students’ Association, 1927-1948: Mobilizing Diaspora — TaKeia Anthony, North Carolina Central University

Contact Info: 

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Humanities Department

Wake Technical Community College


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