Miller Center

2007 Spring Fellowship Conference

May 10, 2007
9:30 AM




Dale C Copeland, Sarah Kreps, Michael J. Smith, Seth Center

The Tools of Diplomacy - 9:30-11:00 am

Seth Center, University of Virginia
"Spreading the American Dream?: Power, Image, and U.S. Diplomacy, 1968–1976"

Mentor: Michael J. Smith, University of Virginia Professor of Political and Social Thought

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Sarah Kreps, Georgetown University
"Power, Arms, and Allies: U.S. Multilateralism in an Age of Unipolarity"

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Mentor: Dale Copeland, University of Virginia Professor of Politics

 

Moderated by: William Quandt, University of Virginia Professor of International Relations

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May 10, 2007
1:30 PM




Andy Achenbaum, Katie Otis, R. Drew Smith, Larycia Hawkins

New Forms of Activism - 1:30-3:00 pm

Larycia Hawkins, University of Oklahoma
"Follow the Civil Rights Road: Black Capture Meets the Faith-Based and Community Initiative"

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Mentor: R. Drew Smith, Morehouse College Scholar-in-Residence

 

Katie Otis, University of North Carolina
"'Kindly Give this Letter Your Personal Attention': Reexamining the Senior Power Movement Through Floridian Bifocals: Retirees' Mid-Twentieth-Century Correspondence with Congressman Claude Pepper and Senator George Smathers"

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Mentor: Andy Achenbaum, University of Houston Professor of History

 

Moderated by: Claudrena Harold, University of Virginia Professor of History

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May 10, 2007
3:15 PM


Ellen Herman, Joy Rohde

Social Science and National Security - 3:15-4:00 pm

Joy Rohde, University of Pennsylvania
"Counter insurgency on contract: Project Camelot, Social Science and American National Security in the Cold War"

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Mentor: Ellen Herman, University of Oregon Professor of History

 

Moderated by: Allen Lynch, University of Virginia Professor of International Relations

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May 11, 2007
9:15 AM




Ronald Steel, Bob McMahon, Robert Jervis, Melvyn P. Leffler

Manuscript Review - 9:15-11:45 am


For the Soul of Mankind: The U.S., the Soviet Union, and the Cold War

Author: Melvyn Leffler, University of Virginia

Commentators: Robert Jervis, Columbia University; Bob McMahon, Ohio State University; and Ron Steel, University of Southern California

 

Moderated by: Brian Balogh, University of Virginia Professor of History

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May 11, 2007
1:15 PM




Robert Saldin, David Mayhew, Derek Webb, William Galston

Reshaping the Political System in War and Peace - 1:15-2:45 pm

Robert Saldin, University of Virginia
"World War II and the Democratic Party's Ideological Shift"

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Mentor: David Mayhew, Yale Professor of Political Science

 

Derek Webb, University of Notre Dame
"'Blowing out the Moral Lights around us': Abraham Lincoln, Political Religion, and the Declaration of Independence"

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Mentor: William Galston, University of Maryland Professor of Political Science

 

Moderated by: James Ceaser, University of Virginia Professor of American Politics

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