Reporting Professional Activities for Reynolda Campus 2005-2006



I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received




I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

Bobroff, Ronald P.

Monograph: Roads to Glory: Late Imperial Russia and the Turkish Straits


Escott, Paul D.

Military Necessity:  Civil-Military Relations in the Confederacy  (Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2006)


Hellyer, Robert I.

The Missing Pirate and the Pervasive Smuggler: Regional Agency in Coastal Defense,   

Trade, and Foreign Relations in Nineteenth-Century Japan (2005). International History Review, 37.1, 1-24.


Intra-Asian Trade and the Bakumatsu Crisis: Reconsidering Tokugawa Commercial Policies in Late Edo Japan (2005). International Journal of Asian Studies, 2.1, 83-110.


McConnell, Kent A.

“‘Betwixt and Between’: Topographies of Memory and Identity in American Catholicism” Vale of Tears: New Essays on Religion and Reconstruction, Edward Blum and Scott Poole,  eds. Mercer University Press


O’Connell, Monique E.

Gordon Campbell, The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance. (Oxford University Press, 2003) in The Sixteenth Century Journal 36, 4 (2005):1199-1200.



Sinclair, Michael L.

“John Russel Young” in Yuwu Song, ed., Encyclopedia of Chinese-American Relations (McFarland, 2006)


“Frederick Townsend Ward” in Yuwu Song, ed., Encyclopedia of Chinese-American Relations (McFarland, 2006)



II.   Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings


Bobroff, Ronald P.

Discussant, “A Tribute to Warren Lerner,” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies Annual Meeting, to be held in Columbia, SC, March 2006


Hellyer, Robert I.

Global Tides, Local Currents:  New Perspectives on Foreign Relations in Late Edo Japan (2006) Asiatic Society of Japan Tokyo, June 19.


Howard, Nathan Dale

“Shaping an Episcopal Identity: The Cappadocian Fathers and Dynastic Askesis.” North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. May 25-27, 2006.


O’Connell, Monique E.

Panel Organizer, “The Renaissance in Dalmatia,” and Presenter, “Marital Networks in the Venetian Maritime State,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, San Francisco, March 23-26, 2006.


Presenter, “The Sexual Politics of Empire: Honor, Gender and Crime in the Venetian Maritime State” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, Oct 20-22, 2005.


Invited Speaker, “Ambiguities of Empire in the Venetian Maritime State,” States and Empires: 74th Anglo-American Conference of Historians, Institute of Historical Research, London, July 6-8 2005. 


Rupp, Susan Z.

Discussant, Southern Conference of Slavic Studies panel (Columbia, SC March 2006)


Smith, J. Howell

Southern Historical Association,    Nov. 2-5, 2005 (Atlanta)

      Presided    Phi Alpha Theta “American History”


Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference,  January 4-6, 2006 (Philadelphia)

      Moderator & Commentator (2 sessions)

      U.S. Potpourri”

        U.S. Immigration and Imperialism”


Carolinas Regional Symposium, April 1-2, 2006 (Greenville, NC)

      Paper Judge, Sponsored two students:  Stephen Hausser and Jack Raffetto


Southwest Social Sciences Association, April 12-15, 2006

      Session Commentator, “Saints, Sinners, and Strangers in American History”



III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies 



Sinclair, Michael L.

Consultant & Project Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities (30-40 hours)


Informal consultant to local agencies, businesses, educators, and journalists in regard to China, Vietnam and Southeast Asia (60 hours)


PC Magazine Advisory Committee (20+ hours)


Smith, J. Howell

National Board of Phi Alpha Theta, Nation History Honors Society

Executive Board of Southern Association of Pre-law Advisors

Director of Phi Alpha Theta Ben Procter Student Research Paper national competition

Nominating Committee, Southwestern Historical Association



IV.  External Grants Received   


O’Connell, Monique E.

$  53,000         “Venetian Empire”