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American studies and history thesis presentations

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 - 2 p.m.

Location: DiStefano Lecture Hall

Event Type: Academic Events

Audience: Continuing Education Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Seven seniors who are majoring in American studies and history are scheduled to present and defend their theses over a two-day period. Members of the Salve Regina community and the general public are invited to attend, and may stay for any length of time.

Today's presenters are:

  • 2 p.m. - Isabelle Gillibrand: "A Different Master of War: The Influence of the Folk Music Revival on the Antiwar Movement during the Vietnam Era"
  • 2:45 p.m. - Kylee Babcock: "Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the Struggle Between Femininity and Athleticism"
  • 3:30 p.m. - Kathleen Christ: "Pittsburgh’s Faithful Servants: The Antebellum Origins of the Sisters of Mercy in America"
  • 4:15 p.m. p.m. - Calissa Silva: “'A Time Comes When Silence is Betrayal': The Intersection of African American Soldiers and the Civil Rights Movement during the Vietnam War"