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The conference aims to build a sense of community among history students, alumni, and faculty and to offer CBU history majors an opportunity to gain experience in orally presenting their research. This year’s conference will feature three panels of current CBU history majors presenting their own, original research. The full schedule is below. You are welcome to attend all or part of the conference.

There is no fee to attend the conference, but you must pre-register.  For more information, please contact Neal Palmer at

Student Panel 1 (Short Presentations)
Chair: Marius Carriere • 9:30-10:05 am

  • Grace Puckett, The Effects of the Ell Persons Lynching
  • Noe Flores, Mayan Astronomical Beliefs
  • Liyenia Tzoc, Religion in Politics in Ancient Egypt

Student Panel 2 (Short Presentations)
Chair: Neal Palmer • 10:10-10:45 am

  • Sarah Abdalla, Weaving Connections: Textile Globalization of China, India and Cambodia
  • Van Nguyen, Language and National Identity in Vietnam
  • Christian Jones, Discovering the Historical Jesus as seen by a Writer of History and in the Biblical Record

Student Panel 3 (Senior Presentations)
Chair: Neal Palmer • 12:30-1:45 pm

  • Austin Brown, The Clash: The Accelerant for the Two-Tone Culture
  • Arielle LeMieux, Substance Abuse: Ozzy Osbourne Through the Decades
  • Austin Brown, The NAFTA Effect: An Evaluation on the United States’ Automaker and Agricultural Industries