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Academic Papers and Talks

2014

Baumler, Alan. “Republican History as Global History” paper presented at HBU-IUP International Conference on “The Research and Teaching of World History in Global Age” Hebei University, Baoding, China.

Mannard, Joseph. “’We Are Determined to Be White Ladies’: Race, Identity, and the Maryland Tradition in Antebellum Visitation Convents,” American Catholic Historical Association, 2014 Spring Meeting, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. 

Mannard, Joseph.To Strike a Manly Blow for Liberty: African American Troops in the Civil War,” talk presented at the Greater Greensburg Civil War Round Table at the Westmoreland Bar Association, Greensburg, PA.

2013

Baumler, Alan. “Chongqing and the air-mindedness of the Chinese people” Paper presented at the Association for Asian Studies national meeting, San Diego.

Mannard, Joseph. “Fostering the Maryland Tradition: Southern Culture and Identity in Antebellum Visitation Convents,” at the Ninth Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota.  

Mannard, Joseph. “Past and Future Partnerships: Lay Scholars and Congregational Archives,” panel member for a roundtable session at the Ninth Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Moore, R. Scott. “Archaeological Data and Small Projects: A Case Study from the Pyla-Koustopetria Archaeological Project on Cyprus.” Paper presented with William R. Caraher, David K. Pettegrew, and Sam Fee at the Archaeological Institute of America annual meeting.

Moore, R. Scott. “Chasing Arsinoe: A Reassessment of the Hellenistic Period.” Paper presented with Brandon R. Olson and Tina Najbjerg at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting.

Whited, Tamara. “The Challenges of Environmental History,” European Society for Enviromental History  “Mountains Across Borders” Summer School, Lavin, Switzerland.  

Whited, Tamara. Panel Commentator, “Managing and Exploiting Forest Resources in the Ancien Regime,” Society for French Historical Studies, Cambridge, MA.

2012

Baumler, Alan. “When Chongqing was China: The wartime capital and China's global image 1939-1945” Paper presented at International Conference on the History of Chongqing: Retrospect, Trend and Prospect. Chongqing University.

Mannard, Joseph. “’Wheeling Has Improved Vastly Since We Are Here’:  Impressions of Antebellum Western Virginia by the Sisters of the Visitation,” Appalachian Studies Association, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana PA.

Moore, R. Scott. "The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project – Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute 29th Annual Summer Workshop in Collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Moore, R. Scott. “Pyla-Vigla: Life and Times in a Ptolemaic Garrison in Southern Cyprus.” Paper presented with William Caraher, Brandon Olson, and David K. Pettegrew at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting.

2011

Moore, R. Scott. “Grapes and Olives.” Invited lecture for Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden.

Moore, R. Scott. “A New Hellenistic Fortification at Vigla, Cyprus.” Paper presented with William Caraher at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting.

Whited, Tamara. “Cheese and the Marginal Environments of Modern France,” Western Society for French History, Portland, OR.  

Whited, Tamara. Panel Commentator, “Ecological Crisis in Contemporary France,” Western Society for French History, Portland, OR.

2010

Baumler , Alan. “To Cause China to Persevere in East Asia and be Exalted in the World: Social Change in Wartime Shaanxi” Paper presented at the conference, Social Transitions in China and the West in Comparative Perspective Sichuan University, Chengdu.

Mannard, Joseph. “The ‘Escaped Nun’ Phenomenon in Antebellum America: The Case of Olivia Neale,” 8th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA.

Moore, R. Scott. “Archaeology in Cyprus: Under Fire and On the Beach.” Invited lecture for the Indiana Free Library.

Moore, R. Scott. “Pyla-Koutsopetria: Investigating a Harbor Town.” Danielle Parks Memorial Lecture for the Archaeological Institute of America, Niagara Peninsula Society.

Whited, Tamara. Discussant, book session:  Nature and Power:  A Global History of the Environment, Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL.

2009

Baumler, Alan. “American Research on Republican China: Situation and Achievements” Paper presented at the conference Collection Development, Research, and Service on Chinese Studies, National Library of China, Beijing.

Mannard, Joseph. “Mission and Duties of Young Women: Charles White and the Promotion of Catholic Domesticity in Antebellum Maryland,” American Catholic Historical Association, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Moore, R. Scott.“The Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute 27th Annual Summer Workshop in Collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Moore, R. Scott.“The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.”  Poster presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2008

Moore, R. Scott. “Trade and Exchange in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Model from Cyprus Trade in Late Antiquity.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the 17th International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Rome, Italy.

Moore, R. Scott. “Eastern Mediterranean Trade in Late Antiquity.” Paper presented at the 5th IMEHA International Congress of Maritime History, Greenwich, England.

Moore, R. Scott. “The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.”  Poster presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Whited, Tamara. “Nothing New Under the Sun:  Environmental Constraints of the Past,” Focus-the-Nation Teach-In, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

2007

Baumler, Alan. “Training for war and the nation: Hu Zongnan, military training and xunlian in the wartime Northwest.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Chinese Military History Society William Patterson University of New Jersey.
 
Baumler, Alan. “Worse than Floods and Wild Beasts: The Chinese understanding of opium and addiction 1800-1940” presented at Grand Valley State University.

Mannard, Joseph. “Widows in Convents: The Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1790-1860,” 7th Triennial History of Women Religious Conference, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Moore, R. Scott. “Analysis of the Late Roman Ceramics from Pyla-Koutsopetria.” Paper presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Moore, R. Scott. “Across Larnaka Bay: Recent Investigations of a Late Antique Harbor Town in Southeast Cyprus.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the 33rd annual Byzantine Studies Conference.

Moore, R. Scott. “The Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute 25th Annual Summer Workshop in Collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Whited, Tamara.“The Deathly Wind:  The French Hurricanes of 1999 and Forest Destruction,” presented at “Und ewig sterben die Wälder:  Das deutsche ‘Waldsterben’ in historischer und forstlicher Perspektive,” University of Freiburg, Germany.

2006

Arpaia, Paul. “Creating E-Learning Communities that Read and Write.” Peer-to-Peer Workshops, Instructional Design Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Arpaia, Paul. “Radium as a Cultural Phenomenon in late-19th-century Italy.” Paper presented at The History of Science Society, Society for Social Studies of Science and the Philosophy of Science Association Joint Meeting (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Arpaia, Paul. “The Nationalist Dilemma of Tourism in Giolittian Italy.” Consuming Italy: Consumption in Italy and the Consumption of Italy, Association for the Study of Modern Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute (London , UK).

Baumler, Alan. “Labor, Opium and the Chinese” Paper presented at Asian Migrations Conference SUNY Binghamton.

Botelho, Lynn. “Ageing Stories: Narrative Construction of Age and Gender.” University of Greifswald, Germany, 4-6 September 2006.

Botelho, Lynn. “Elizabeth Freke and the Medicalization of Old Age in Early England.” University of Greifswald, Germany, 4-6 September 2006.

Botelho, Lynn. “When the healer becomes the patient: old age and illness in the life of Elizabeth Freke, 1641–1714.” Paper presented at the Women, Health and Healing in Early Modern Europe Conference, The Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University.

Baumler, Alan. “Labor, Opium and the Chinese.” Paper presented at Asian Migrations SUNY Binghamton.

Moore, R. Scott. “Between City and Country: Settlement on the Fringe in Late Roman Cyprus.” Paper presented at the at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting, with William Caraher and David Pettegrew.

Moore, R. Scott. “The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.” Poster presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Moore, R. Scott. "Travel in the Eastern Mediterranean.” Invited lecture for Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden.

Whited, Tamara. Panel Commentator, “Peasants and the Environment,” Social Science History Association, Minneapolis, MN.

2005

Arpaia, Paul. Facilitator, “IT Matters: Redefining Effective Communication. The 5th Annual Symposium on Communication and Computer-Mediated Communication,” Baruch College, CUNY.

Moore, R. Scott. “Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project 2003-2005: Preliminary Results.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting.

Moore, R. Scott. “The Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project: The 2004 Season.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute 22nd Annual Summer Workshop in Collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

2004

Arpaia, Paul. “Constructing the Nation through Literary and Historical Narrative: Giosuè Carducci and Alfredo Oriani.” Paper presented at Nationalism, Historiography and the (Re)construction of the Past. Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies. University of Birmingham (UK).

Baumler, Alan. “The Model Colony and the Model Colonial Citizen: Opium in Colonial Taiwan.” Paper presented at 18th IAHA conference in Taipei.

Baumler, Alan. “Opium and History in and out of China.” Paper presented at the conference Chinese History in Multi-Perspectives, Qinghua University.

Baumler, Alan. “Citizenship, the Nation and the Race: China and the Geneva Opium Conferences, 1924–1925.” Paper presented at the conference As China Meets the World: China's Changing Position in the International Community, 1840–2000, Vienna.

Finegan, Caleb. “Team Teaching in the Large World History Survey.” Paper presented at the World History Conference, Boston, MA.

Lu, Soo. “Using the New Cold War Scholarship in the Secondary School Classroom.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies, Pittsburgh, PA.

Mannard, Joseph. “ ‘There Will Probably Be for Some Time Protestant Opposition’: Visitation Nuns’ Encounter with Anti-Catholicism in Antebellum Wheeling.” Paper presented at the 6th Triennial History of Women Religious Conference, Atchison, Kansas..

Moore, R. Scott. “The Development of the Byzantine Dromon.” Paper presented at the 30th annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Moore, R. Scott. “The Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.” Paper presented with William Caraher and David Pettegrew at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute 22nd Annual Summer Workshop in Collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Moore, R. Scott. "The Benefits of Technology in a Large World History Survey.” Paper presented at World History: The Next Ten Years, Boston, Massachusetts.

2003

Arpaia, Paul. “Il Giornale d’Italia, the New Mediterranean Order and Italian Modernism.” Paper presented at Modernity and Modernism in the Mediterranean, University of Toronto.

Baumler, Alan. “Separating the Sheep from the Goats: Defining and counting opium addicts in Republican China..” Paper presented at workshop entitled Deviance and Social Control in Early Twentieth Century China, Harvard University.

Baumler, Alan. “Money and Policy: Feng Guochang and the Opium Combine Case.” Paper presented at Association for Asian Studies national meeting.

Botelho, Lynn. “The Changing Face of Old Age: Eye Treatments and the Elderly in Early Modern England.” Paper presented at the Anglo-American Conference, The Institute of Historical Research, The University of London.

Moore, R. Scott. “Reevaluating Mediterranean Trade Patterns: Environmental Factors and Harbor Construction in Late Antique Cyprus.” Paper presented at the 104th annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans, Louisiana,(2003, January).

2002

Baumler, Alan. “Growers, Smokers, and the Limits of State Authority: Nationalist Opium Suppression in Town and Country.” Paper presented at Association for Asian Studies national meeting.

Botelho, Lynn. “Agents of their Destines: Poor, Old Women in Early Modern England.” Paper presented at the European Social Science History Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Finegan, Caleb. “Parish Priests on Defense in the Diocese of La Paz, 1680 to 1700.” Paper presented at the New England Council on Latin American Studies, Worchester, MA.

Finegan, Caleb. “Puffery and Self-Promotion in the Diocese of La Paz, 1680–1730.” Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Latin American Studies Association, Nashville, TN.

Mannard, Joseph. “‘There Will Probably Be for Some Time Protestant Opposition’: Female Education and Sectarian Competition in Antebellum Wheeling.” Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Conference on American Studies and Popular Culture, Pittsburgh, PA..

Moore, R. Scott. “Drought and Decline: The Effects of Climate on Byzantine Cyprus.” Paper presented at the 28th annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

2001

Finegan, Caleb. “Village Politics and the Pastoral Visita in the Diocese of La Paz, 1680–1730.” Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Latin American Studies Association, Cleveland, OH.

Mannard, Joseph. “‘Our Dear Houses Are Here, There, and Everywhere’: The Convent Revolution in Antebellum America.” Paper presented at the 5th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

2000

Finegan, Caleb. “Priests, Parishioners and the Moral Economy of Village Life in the Diocese of La Paz, 1680–1730.” Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association International Conference, Miami, Florida.

Mannard, Jospeh. Review of Nancy Lusignan Schultz, Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. In American Catholic Studies 111 (Spring-Winter 2000): 98-100.

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