Bertoti Graduate Conference

 

 

Update:

Bertoti 2015 will take place Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21. Please check back here often for more information throughout the year!

 

>> Thank you to all the presenters, faculty, and student helpers who made the 17th Annual Bertoti Conference a success! Special thanks to Dr. Margaret Jacobs and Dr. Fitzhugh Brundage for your compelling talks during the conference, and to Rand Dotson, Meghan Gelardi Holmes, Kira Dietz, and Sherry Wyatt for sharing your career stories and tips with us.

 

>> Congratulations to Matthew Sparacio, winner of the 2014 Best Paper Prize.

 

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Call for Papers 2014

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Bertoti 2014 Program

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, March 21, 2014: Owens Banquet Hall

Registration……………………………………………………..       5:00pm – 6:00pm
Virginia Tech Department of History Reception……………….        5:00pm – 6:30pm
Keynote Address by Dr. Margaret Jacobs (University of Nebraska)           6:30pm – 8:00pm
“Remembering the ‘Forgotten Child’: The American Indian Child Welfare Crisis of the 1960s and 70s”

Saturday, March 22, 2014: Graduate Life Center


Registration……………………………………………………..       8:00am – 10:30am
Continuous Breakfast Bar ………………………………………       8:00am – 10:30am
Session I….……………………………………………………..       8:45am – 10:15am
Break……..……………………………………………………..       10:15am – 10:30am
Careers in History Roundtable………………………………….        10:30am – 12:00pm
Lunch & Paper Prizes…………………………………………..        12:00pm – 12:30pm
Lunch Speaker: Dr. Fitzhugh Brundage (UNC Chapel Hill) …………     12:30pm – 1:30pm
            “News from the Front: The Civil War is Over!” (OAH Distinguished Lecturer)
Break……..……………………………………………………..       1:30pm – 1:45pm
Session II………………………………………………..……..         1:45pm – 3:15pm
Break……..……………………………………………………..       3:15pm – 3:30pm
Session III……..………………………………………………..        3:30pm – 5:20pm