A Conference at the University of California, Davis, May 19-21
Program as of May 18, 2000.
Links to abstracts and papers have been added as received.
Please contact Randy Head for additions, changes, etc.
9:00 Welcome: John Hall, UCD, Director, Center for History, Society and Culture
9:!5-10:15 Keynote Address: Edmund Burke III, UCSC: "Modernity's Histories: The Long Nineteenth Century, 1789-1914"
10:15 -12:30 Session: "The Creation of Marginality in the Age of Colonialism"
Chair: Kenneth Pomeranz, UCI
4. Maria Gritsch, UCLA: "The Historical Origins of Underdevelopment: An Intra-Class Conflict Theory of Venezuela's Economic and Political Trajectory"
2-3:30 Session: "Histories of Production and Consumption"
Chair: Arnold Bauer UCD
2. Piya Chatterjee, UCR, "Tea's Nations: Women, Domesticity, and Other Rituals of Consumption"
3. Susan Mann, UCD: "Engendering the Histories of Agrarian Civilizations: Gender, Consumption, and Taste in the Commercial Economies of Asia, 1600-1900"
[4. (paper distributed at registration): Nikki
Keddie, UCLA: "Trends Encouraging or Inhibiting Industrial Capitalism:
A Comparison of Japan and the Middle East in the Nineteenth Century"]
* Professor Keddie and Professor Topik graciously agreed not to read their papers, owing to time constraints and to make room for graduate student presenters. Professor Keddie's paper can be requested from the program organizor and will be distributed during the conference.]
3:45-5:15 Session: "Science, Technology and Colonial
Chair: Randy Head, UCR
2. Dennis Kortheuer UCI: "The French have Landed on the Shores of Santa Rosalia, or: How the Second Industrial Revolution, Porfirian 'Progress' and the Rothschilds Brought Baja California Sur Into the 'Modern' World" [abstract] [paper]
3. Douglas Haynes, UCI: "British
Imperialism in the Making of Victorian Medicine"
9:30-11:00 Session: "Representing Nations, Empires,
Chair: Terry Burke, UCSC
2. Jennifer Steenshorn, UCI: "Empire and Exhibitions: the New York and Dublin International Exhibitions of 1853-54."
3. William Hagen, UCD: "Nationalism and Social Redemption in Nineteenth Century Central Europe: Heine, Wagner, Mickiewicz"
11:15-12:30 Planning Workshop: MRG organization
Additional Faculty and Graduate Students Attending:
Arnold Bauer, UCD
Thomas Burr, UCD graduate student
John Hall, UCD, Center for History, Society and Culture
Randy Head, UCR
Nikki Keddie, UCLA
Ken Pomeranz, UCI
Richard Von Glahn, UCLA