The HGSA Conference Committee would like to thank all of our presenters, commentators, panelists, moderators, and volunteers for making the 12th Annual HGSA Graduate Student Conference a success!
The 2015 conference featured a timely and thought-provoking lunch panel on state-sanctioned violence, and a Public History roundtable which explored the challenges and benefits of doing meaningful public history work in Chicago’s diverse communities. The core of our conference is graduate work, and this year we featured dozens of excellent and engaging graduate presenters, including three award-winners:
- Best Graduate Presentation is awarded to Nathan Moore for his presentation “Capitalism on Trial: The Great Communism Trial of 1925”
- Excellent Graduate Presentation is awarded to Clint Rogers for his presentation “The Devil’s Schoolhouse: Sensual Concerns and the Theater in Elizabethan England”
- Best Loyola Graduate Presentation is awarded to Katherine Macica for her presentation “Fortress Cities: Seattle and the Waging of WWII”
Thank you all for joining our Loyola community in creating an environment of scholarship and collegiality. We hope to see you all next year!