LC hosts historians

The History Department is hosting the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference this Saturday. Students from several Virginia colleges and universities will present research papers in American, European, and world history in Schewel Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eight LC students will be among the 64 presenting papers at the conference. LC is represented by:

• Joseph Olsen, “The Contras: Reagan’s Terrorists”

• Tessa Evans, “Potion for Power: Slave Women and Authority through Unorthodox Practices”

• Hannah Myers, “The Definition of Childhood in Early 1830s England”

• Emily Pfeiffer, “Women at War: The Motivating Factors of the Women Who Joined the Women’s Army Corps in World War II”

• Jennifer Shanks, “Death of a Culture”

• Meredith Bradshaw, “The United States and Their Involvement in the Rwanda Genocide, 1994”

• Stephanie Atkinson, Los Gallos

• Brittney Bowes, “Wealth, Family Ties and Horses: How Equine Bloodlines Helped Cement Social Status among Virginia Elite”

• Brian Dusel, “U-Boat Intelligence: Critical Interrogations of the U-94”

For more information, contact Dr. Brian Crim at 544-8593.


03/27/2012, Lynchburg College Communications and Marketing