2020-21 Graduate Student Speakers


Pratichi Priyambada, UC Irvine
Paper Title: “Entertainers, Slaves, or Prostitutes?” Examining Official Categorization of Indian Female Dancers in Colonial Bombay Presidency” 

Olalade Faniyi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Paper Title: “Women of Lagos: Global Bodies, Modern Aesthetics” 

Maria Pautassi Restrepo, Tulane University
Paptel Title: “Amidst the Charms of Porto Rico:” Representations of Race and Gender in the Underwood & Underwood 1901 Stereographic Tour of Puerto Rico”

Katie Ligmond, UC Santa Cruz
Paper Title: “Wearing Resistance: The Role of Elite Women in the Creation of Andean Empires"

Hyun-Chul Kim, University of Toronto
Paper Title: “We, as Good Wives and Good Mothers”: Exploring the Cold War Carceral Politics of South Korea Through the Gendered Virtues of Love and Care”

Adrian Alarilla, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Paper Title: “She Showed me Hawaii” Finding Women in Early Filipino Labor Migration History”

Shannon Pōmaikaʻi Hennessey, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Paper Title: "When Loving You Meant Loving America: Interracial Sex, Marriage, Family, and Hawaiʻi’s Statehood"

Alison Russell, UM Amherst
Paper Title: "The Posterity of Cherokee Women": Exploring Cherokee Women's Place in the Constitution of 1827”

Michael Kirkpatrick Miller, Cornell University
Paper Title: “Religion and Masculinity in Maluku”  

Jilene Chua, Johns Hopkins Unversity
Paper Title: “Fictions of Kinship: Chinese Intimacies in U.S. Colonial Philippines”

Josh Anthony, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Paper Title: "Through Chimalmantzin’s Eyes: A Family History of the Conquest of Mexico"