FACULTY INFORMATION SUMMARY

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

2003-2004

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Bobroff, Ronald F.

 

Review of Dale C. Rielage, Russian Supply Efforts in America during World War I for Russian Review in Russian Review 62:3 (2003) 474-75.

 

Connell, William F.

 

Review of, José de Acosta, Natural and Moral History of the Indies, Jane Mangan, ed., Frances

López-Morillas, trans., Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.  Will Appear in The

Americas.

 

Hendricks, J. Edwin

 

Coordination and Introduction for History of Wake Forest College, 1834-1967-CD, (digitized  version of G. W. Paschal and Bynum Shaw, History of Wake Forest College .  4 vols,  Wake Forest, N.C. 1935-1988.)

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C. July, 2003

 

Smith, James Howell

 

“Law Personal Statements” and “Where Never is Heard a Discouraging Word:  Letters of Recommendation” in Gerald Wilson, ed., SAPLA Handbook (June 2004)

 

Watts, Sarah L.

 

Rough Rider in the White House: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Desire

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Oct. 2003.

 

II.  Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings (I)

 

Bobroff, Ronald P.

 

Conference paper: “'Now or Never': The Causes and Consequences of Russian Policy toward the Turkish Straits in the First World War” American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies annual conference, in Toronto, Ontario, November 2003

 

Conference paper: “The Russian Foreign Ministry and the Press: The Late Imperial Experience,” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies Annual Meeting, in Roanoke, VA, March 2004.  Organizer of panel.

 

Connell, William F.

 

“‘Fue milagro no matarme’: etnicidad, violencia y legitimidad en la ciudad

de México del siglo XVII, (It was a Miracle They did not Kill Me: Race

Violence and Legitimacy in Seventeenth-Century Mexico City),” presented at the

XI Reunión de Historiadores Mexicanos  y Notreamericanos, Monterrey,

Mexico.  1-4 October 2003. (International)

 

Caron, Simone M.

 

“Killed by Its Mother:  Neonaticide in Rhode Island, 1804 to 1938,” Social Science Research Seminar, Wake Forest University, September 2003

 

“Mothers, Doctors and Neonaticide in Rhode Island, 1874 to 1938,” New England Historical Association Meeting, Worcester, MA, October 2003

 

Chair and Comment, Panel on Natural Family Planning, Southwest Historical Association, Corpus Christi, TX, March 2004.

 

Hastings, James M.

           

“The Religious Policies of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and the Formulation of Pre-colonial 18th-Century Vaishnava Identities” delivered at Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies,

San Diego, CA. March, 2004.

 

Lockyer, Angus E.

 

“National Museums and Other Cultures in Modern Japan,” invited paper presented at “Museums and Difference,” conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (11/03) and at Center for Arts and Society, Carnegie Mellon University (1/04).

 

“From Osaka 1970 to Aichi 2005: Exposition, Environment, Development,” invited paper presented to Department of History, University of Texas at Austin and to Japan History and Culture Study Group, Duke University (both 2/04).

 

"The Economics of Identity: Expositions and Late Meiji Japan,” presented at 19th Century Studies Association, St. Louis, MO (3/04).

 

Rupp, Susan Z.

 

Chair and discussant for a panel at the Southern Conference of Slavic Studies (Norfolk, March 2004)

 

Smith, James Howell

“Honorable Beggars:  History of Fund Raising in America   Southern Historical Association,

November 7, 2004, Houston Texas   (Paper Presentation)

 

Coordinator of Phi Alpha Theta Student Research Paper Awards (Ben Procter Prizes)

and Discussant of Session “Manifest Destiny, Mission, and Mexican-American Relations”

Southwest Social Science Association Conference, March 17-20, Corpus Christi, Texas

 

Chair and Commentator:  Student Panel “American Cultural History”

Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, January 15-17, 2004, New Orleans

 

Villagomez, Cynthia J.

 

Paper:  “Plato and Pastoral Care in the Life of Narsai, Bishop of Shenna”; Syriac Christianity at the Crossroads:  North American Syriac Symposium IV; Princeton Theological Seminary; July 2003.

 

Watts, Sarah L.

 

“Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Reactionary Modernism” presented at the 2004 Joint Conference of the American Popular Culture Association and the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, April 9, 2004, San Antonio, TX.

 

Williams, Alan J.

 

Chair, “Victimhood and Martyrdom in the Era of Revolutions,” Session 2G of the annual meeting of the Western Society for French History, University of California, Irvine, October 30-November 1, 2003.

 

Chair, “The Revolution: Its Victims and Impact,” Session 5B of the annual meeting of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, High Point University, February 19-21, 2004.

 

III.  Editorships, Offices and Consultancies (L,M,N)

 

Escott, Paul D.

 

For Indiana University’s Department of History I evaluated the publications of and a forthcoming book  by one of their faculty members (Dr. Claude Clegg), who was being considered for promotion to full professor.

 

For the Journal of American History I evaluated the text of an article that had been submitted.

 

Hastings, James M.

 

American Academy of Religion,  35 hours.

 

Sinclair, Michael L.

 

Consultant, National Endowment for the Humanities China projects. (30-40 hours)

 

Informal consultant to local agencies, businesses, and journalists in regard to China and Southeast Asia.

 

PC Magazine Advisor Committee (20+ hours)

 

Smith, James Howell

 

Board of Directors, Phi Alpha Theta

President, Southern Association for Pre-Law Advisors

Resolutions Committee, Southwestern Social Science Association

Pre-Law Advisors National Council

 

Women Veterans History Project, UNC-G, Consultation Team, NEH Grant, 30 hours

 

IV.  External Grants Received(J)