Academic Papers and Talks

  • 2020

    Baker, Christine. "The Fatimids (909-1171) and the Buyids (945-1055): What can two 10th century Shi'i dynasties teach us about sectarianization and sectarianism?,"  Invited Lecture at Penn State University History Department, 2020. 

    Whited, Tamara. “Rapa Nui:  Decolonizing Easter Island.”  A collaborative lecture with Dr. Theresa Smith, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, February 5, 2020.

    2019

    Baker, Christine, Roundtable Discussion: "Teaching the Crusades and the Civil War in a Time of White Supremacy,” Virginia Tech Conference on “Narrative & Nostalgia: The Crusades & American Civil War.” 2019. 

    Baumler, Alan. “Aviation and elite culture in transnational China 1909-1949”
    Presented at the International Workshop of the ERC ENP China Project: Elites, Knowledge, and Power in Modern China. The formation and transformation of elites in modern China” October 7-9, 2019, Aix-Marseille University.

    Conlin, Erin.  "Oral History as Career Development in the College Classroom," Oral History Association (Salt Lake City, Oct. 2019).

    Mannard, Joseph.  "'Wilhelmina Jones, Come Out!':  Public Reaction to the Reception of Sr. Stanislaus Jones into Georgetown Visitation Monastery, 1825-1826," Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical Association, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, October 17-19, 2019.

    Mannard, Joseph.  "'To Raise the Academy to a Standard of Excellence Equal to Any':  Ann Gertrude Wight as Directress of Georgetown Visitation Academy, 1826-1831" at the Eleventh Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious, Commemoration, Preservation, Celebration, at St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 23-26, 2019.

    Mannard, Joseph.  Quoted in New York Times, August 2, 2019.  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/02/opinion/sunday/nuns-slavery.html[8/7/2019 8:42:11PM]The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings - The New York Times by Rachel L. Swarns.

    Mannard, Joseph.  Quoted in Washington Post, August 2, 2019.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/...ns-taught-slaves-to-read-instead-they-sold-them-off-for-as-much-as-they-could/2019/08/02/1b2c44d2-b551-11e9-951e-de024209545d_story.html[8/7/2019 8:32:42 PM]  An elite D.C. girls' school thought its founding nuns taught slaves to read.  Instead, they sold them off for as much as they could. - The Washington Post By Hannah Natanson.

    2018

    Baker, Christine, "Conflict and Exchange on the Frontier: Paper Making and the Myth of the Battle of Talas,” Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 2018.

    Baker, Christine. “ The Teaching College: How to Apply, Get the Job, and Flourish,” American Historical Association Career Diversity for Historians Series, University of Texas at Austin History Department, 2018. 

    Baumler, Alan. “The Movement for “Aviation to Save the Nation” and the Overseas Chinese, 1909-1950”
    Presented at the conference: Weaponizing People: Militarization and Armed Conflict in Asia November 9-10, 2018 Binghamton University.

    Baumler, Alan. “Sacrifice and Skill: Creating the Perfect Citizen in Kangzhan propaganda”
    Paper presented at the conference: Imagined Communities: Links between China’s Past, Present, and Future University of Macau, May 30-31, 2018.

    Conlin, Erin.  Presenter and roundtable organizer, "Teaching An Introduction to Oral History Course," Oral History Association (Montreal, Oct. 2018).

    Conlin, Erin.  Panelist, "Muslims in Pennsylvania:  Issues of Diversity, Immigration, and Integration," IUP Six O'Clock Series (March 2018).

    Conlin, Erin.  Co-Presenter (with Stephen Schaffrath, IUP), "Linking History and Reading Courses:  A Pilot Study in Learning Community Building," Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators Corference (York, PA, Apirl 2018).

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The History of Finnish Independence", Finlandia Foundation National Lecturer of the Year, June 2016 - May 2018.  Presented in Hancock, MI, October 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, March 2017; Denver, CO, April 2017; Ithaca, NY, May 2017; Leominster, MA, August 2017; Minneapolis, MN, September 2017; Detroit, MI, December 2017; Marquette, MI, December 2017; Naselle, WA, January 2018; and Philadelphia, PA, May 2018.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Unique History of the Jews in Finland", presented at the Detroit Holocaust Center in Detroit, MI, February 12, 2018.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Understanding and Applying the Finnish Education Model" eight-session workshop with Dr. John Niska, University of Rhode Island, sponsored by Finlandia University in Hancock, MI, 2018.

    Mannard, Joseph.  "The Curious Incident of the Nun in the Afternoon:  Local and National Reaction to the Flight of Ann Gertrude Wight from Georgetown Visitation Convent in 1831," American Catholic Historical Association Spring Meeting, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD, April 12-14, 2018.

    Mannard, Joseph.  "The Politics of Slavery and the Coming of the Civil War, 1846-1861," Greater Greensburg Civil War Roundtable, June 1, 2018.

    Moore, R. Scott. “A Small Production Site at Polis.” Paper presented with William Caraher and Brandon Olson at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting (2018).

    Moore, R. Scott. “An Updated History Curriculum: If We Build It, Will They Come?” Paper presented at the American Historical Association annual meeting (2018).

    Whited, Tamara. Panel Commentator, “Innovation and Tradition in the Modern French Farm Food Economy,” Society for French Historical Studies, Pittsburgh, PA, March 9, 2018.

    2017

    Baker, Christine, “The Buyids and the Redefining of the Daylamite ‘Other’,” International Medieval Congress in Leeds, UK (IMC Leeds), 2017.

    Conlin, Erin.  Co-Presenter (with Ryan Barland, Oral Historian, Minnesota Historical Society), "Teach the Teachers:  Developing Oral History for the Classroom," Oral History Association (Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 2017).

    Conlin, Erin.  Paper and Presentation, "Bahamian Worker Experience and Activism, 1942-1966," Labor and Working Class History Association (Tampa, FL, Mar. 2017).

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Teaching History, Why and How:  The Finnish Model and its Global Influence a Summary".  Teaching World History Conference at Hubei University, China, July, 2014.  Published in Chinese April, 2017

    Mannard, Joseph.  "'Enveloped in a Fog of Mystery':  The Strange 'Elopement' of Sr. Ann Gertrude Wight from Georgetown Visitation in 1831," History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland Annual Conference, University College, Dublin, Ireland, June 8-9, 2017.

    Mazak Kahne, Jeanine.  "Repeaters and Mob-Backed Political Machine:  Voter Fraud and the 1952 Elections in New Kensington, Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Conference, Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 12-14, 2017.

    Moore, R. Scott. “Polis-Chrysochous’ Role in the Regional Trade in Northwestern Cyprus.” Paper presented with William Caraher and Brandon Olson at Nea Paphos and Western Cyprus. New Archaeological and Historical Perspectives (October 2017).

    Moore, R. Scott. “The Circulation of Imported Fine Wares on Cyprus in the Roman and Late Roman Periods.” Paper presented with William Caraher and Brandon Olson at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting (2017).

    Moore, R. Scott. “Neighborhoods in Late Antique Cyprus: Between Public and Private Spaces.” Paper presented with Amy Papalexandrou  and William Caraher at the Byzantine Studies Colloquium – “The Byzantine Neighborhood: Urban Space and Political Action” (2017).

    2016

    Baker, Christine, “Being Social on Social Media: Academia, the Digital Humanities, and the Middle East,” Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 2016.

    Baker, Christine. Interview with Interview, “History Respawned: Crusader Kings II,” webcast on history and video games (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaCMLgfXCfo), 2016.

    Baker, Christine. “Oral History Association Education Committee Blog: Teaching History, Empathy, and Understanding Through Oral History” (http://www.oralhistory.org/2016/07/01/education-committee-blog-5/), 2016.

    Baumler, Alan. “Aviation, Gender and Modernizing the Chinese Race, 1938-1944” paper presented at the  International Society for the Study of the Chinese Overseas conference, University of British Columbia July 6-8, 2016.

    Conlin, Erin.  "African American and Latino Workers in the Age of Industrial Agriculture," IUP Sustainability Studies (February 2016).

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "From Women's Suffrage to the Presidency:  Finnish Women Go Their Own Way", Presented at Finlandia University in Hancock, MI, October 11, 2016.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Development of Secondary Education in Finland:  A Success Story", presented at Finland's Education Symposium, University of Pittsburgh, October 5, 2016.

    Mannnard, Joseph.  "Midwives to the 'New Birth of Freedom': The Impact of the Civil War on the Women's Rights Movement," Greater Greensburg Civil War Roundtable, August 4, 2016.

    Moore, R. Scott. “Late Roman D or Cypriot Red Slip: An Examination of Form 11.” Paper presented at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting (2016).

    Whited, Tamara. Discussant, book session:  Charles Mann, 1493:  Uncovering the New World Columbus Created.  Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL, November 18, 2016.

    2015

    Baker, Christine. “Remembering the ‘Shi’i Century’: The Fatimids, Buyids, ‘Abbasids, and local reactions to Tenth-Century ‘Sectarianism,” Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 2015.

    Baker, Christine. “Paper-Making and the Exchange of Ideas: the ‘Legend’ of the Battle of Talas (751),” Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference, 2015.

    Baker, Christine. “Emerging Scholarship: Historical Understanding of Sect and Sectarianism in Islam,” Ajam Media Collective (https://ajammc.com/2015/04/26/emerging-scholarship-christine-baker/), 2015.

    Baumler, Alan. “From Mulan to the pretty pilot: Lee Ya-ching, Aviation, and modern Chinese women” paper presented at MAR-AAS conference, University of Pittsburgh, Oct 10, 2015.

    Baumler, Alan. “Nationalist fliers and mass propaganda during the War of Resistance” Paper presented at the Association for Asian Studies national meeting, Chicago, March 2015.

    Conlin, Erin.  Presenter and panel organizer, "Beyond the Interview:  Oral History Education for the 21st Century," Oral History Association (Tampa, FL, Oct. 2015).

    Conlin, Erin.  Presenter, "The Farmworkers' Fight:  Overcoming Barriers to Farmworker Organizing," Labor and Working Class History Association (Washington, D.C., May 2015).

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Finnish History Before Sibelius", presented at Finn Fest 2015 in Buffalo, NY, October 10, 2015.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Russia and its Near Abroad", Great Decisions group under auspices of IUP's Continuing Education program in Indiana, PA, February 3, 2015.

    Mannard, Joseph.  "Nuns of the Battlefield:  Catholic Nursing Sisters and the Civil War," Greater Greensburg Civil War Roundtable, November 5, 2015.

    Moore, R. Scott. “The Ancient Harbor and Settlement at Koutsopetria in its Mediterranean Context.” Paper presented with William Caraher, Dallas DeForest, Brandon R. Olson, and David K. Pettegrew at the Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean Nicosia, Cyprus (2015).

    Moore, R. Scott. “Objects, Clones, and Context.” Paper presented with William Caraher at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting (2015).

    Whited, Tamara. “Dairying and Pastoral Ecosystems in the Western Pyrenees,” Fifth International Conference on Food Studies, Blacksburg, VA, September 19, 2015.

    2014 

    Baker, Christine. “Universal Ideals and Limited Power: Competing Tenth-Century Islamic Empires,” International Symposium on World History Research and Teaching at Hebei University, China, 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.

    Conlin, Erin.  Presenter and panel organizer, "Recording Voices and Empowering Communities:  Oral History, Community Engagement, and Social Justice,"  Oral History Association ( Madison, WI, Oct. 2014).

    Conlin, Erin.  Paper, "Creating and Interpreting the Past Through Testimony,"  Hebei University and IUP International Conference (Baoding, China, July 2014).

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Finnish Education:  A Success Story", Teachers' Workshop in Houghton, MI, October 10, 2014.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Finnish History 101:  A Walk Through Finnish History", Finn Fest 2014, Minneapolis, MN, August, 2014.

    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

    Baker, Christine. “Arabizing the Persian Legacy of the Buyids: ‘Adud al-Dawla, Bahram Gur, and the Lost Origins of the Daylamites,” Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 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 Environmental 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.

    Mazak Kahne, Jeanine.  "The Frank Hill Affair:  Labor Conflict or Community Control?"  Pennsylvania Historical Association, November 2, 2012.

    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

    Mazak Kahne, Jeanine.  "The War on Organized Crime:  The Mannarino Family and the Feds, 1957-1961," Pennsylvania Historical Association, October 13, 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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Russia's 'Near Abroad'", Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, October 1, 2010.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Finnish Civil War and Its Legacy", Finn Grand Fest 2010, Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, July 31, 2010.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Changing Image of Finland Among Finnish-Americans", Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies. April 23, 2010.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Russia and Its Neighbors."  IUP Continuing Education Great Decisions Series, March 16, 2010.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Women's Suffrage in Finland:  Contemporary Implications", Finn Fest 2009, Alaska, May 18, 2009.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Finnish Students and International Comparisons", Finn Fest 2009, Alaska, May 23, 2009.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Finnish Civil War:  Causes and Effects."  Finn Fun Weekend, Ithaca, NY, October 3, 2009.

    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

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Finnish Winter War as a Learning Experience," Finn Fest 2008, Duluth, MN, July 25, 2008.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Development of Secondary Education in Finland:  A Success Story," Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies, Bloomington, IN, May 30, 2008.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  Invited lectures in the Nakorn Pathom province of Thailand, January 8-12, 2007:  "American Elementary and Secondary School Curriculum" at Ratchasuda College of Mahidol University, Salaya Campus; "American Cities" at Silpakorn University, Samarmchandra Campus; "Development of Secondary Education in Finland" at Kasetsart University, Kamphaengsaen Campus.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Secondary Education in Finland:  From a Small, Elitist System to World Leadership," Finn Fest 2007, July 2007.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "From Women's Suffrage to the Presidency:  Finnish Women Go Their Own Way," Finn Fest 2007, July 2007.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Language Changes in the Jewish Community in Finland from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day," Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies, April 28, 2007.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Women's Suffrage in an Unusual Setting:  A Small Part of the Russian Empire Succeeds," Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, October 15, 2004.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Women's Suffrage in Finland:  A Century Old," Finn Fun Weekend, Finger Lakes Finns, Ithaca, NY, October 2, 2004.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Image of Finland Among Finnish-Americans," part of panel on "The Images of Finland Abroad,"  Finn Fest 2004, February 14, 2004.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Women's Suffrage in Finland," Finn Fest 2004, February 13, 2004.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Becoming Finnish:  The Development of the Jewish Community," Finn Fest 2004, February 13, 2004.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "What Can a Large Nation Learn from a Small One?  The U.S.S.R vs. Finland - 1939," Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, October 10, 2003.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Jewish Migration and Intergration:  From Russia to Finland,"  World History Association, June 29, 2003.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Democracy and Capitalism in Russia:  Why the Problem?"  Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, October 11, 2002.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The History of Secondary Education in Finland:  A Success Story."  Finn Fest 2002, August 8, 2002.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "Russia Reexamined." IUP Continuing Education Great Decisions Series, March 26, 2002.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Social Studies Teaching in Finland."  Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, October 19, 2001.

    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.

    Franklin-Rahkonen, Sharon.  "The Finnish Civil War:  Causes and Effects."  Finn Fest 2000, July 2000.

    Mannard, Joseph. 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.