Conference Program

NO PREREGISTRATION IS NECESSARY. ALL THEMATIC PAPERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PREREADING UNDER THE "PAPERS" TAB. PLEASE CONTACT NOEL LENSKI (lenski@colorado.edu) FOR LOGIN AND PASSWORD.

Friday, September 27, 2013

All Sessions In The British Studies Room, Norlin Library, Fifth Floor, West Side

Greetings: 9:15-9:30: Officers of the University

Russell Moore, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Ann Carlos, Associate Dean for Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
Morning: 9:30 – 12:30: Ancient and Medieval Western Societies
9:30 – 10:30 — Part One: Paper Summaries
9:30 – 9:40 Introduction of topic and speakers Noel Lenski, Department of Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder
9:40 – 9:50 Greek Society Peter Hunt, Department of Classics University of Colorado, Boulder
9:50 – 10:00 Roman Society Walter Scheidel, Department of Classics, Stanford University
10:00 – 10:10 Late Antiquity Kyle Harper, Department of Classics and Letters, University of Oklahoma
10:10 – 10:30 Overview Noel Lenski
10:30 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:30 — Part Two: Discussion among conference participants
11:30 – 11:40 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 — Part Three: Open Discussion
Lunch: 12:30 – 2:00: Catered for participants and guests
Afternoon: 2:00 – 5:00: Non-Western Non-State Societies
2:00 – 3:00 — Part One: Paper Summaries
2:00 – 2:10 Introduction of topic and speakers Cathy Cameron, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder
2:10 – 2:20 Native American Christina Snyder, Department of History, Indiana University
2:20 – 2:30 Slavery as Structure, Process or Lived Experience, or Why Slave Societies Existed in Pre-contact Tropical America Fernando Santos-Granero, Researcher, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama
2:30 – 2:40 Non-State Societies in Africa Paul Lovejoy, Department of History, York University
2:40 – 3:00 Overview Cathy Cameron
3:00 – 3:10 Coffee Break
3:10 – 4:00 — Part Two: Discussion among conference participants
4:00 – 4:10 Coffee Break
4:10 – 5:00 — Part Three: Open Discussion
Evening: 6:30: Dinner for participants

 

NO PREREGISTRATION IS NECESSARY. ALL THEMATIC PAPERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PREREADING UNDER THE "PAPERS" TAB. PLEASE CONTACT NOEL LENSKI (lenski@colorado.edu) FOR LOGIN AND PASSWORD.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

All Sessions In The British Studies Room, Norlin Library, Fifth Floor, West Side

Morning: 10:00 – 1:00: Modern Western Societies
10:00 – 11:00 — Part One: Paper Summaries
10:00 – 10:10 Introduction of topic and speakers Daina Ramey Berry, Department of History, University of Texas, Austin
10:10 – 10:20 Brazil Walter Hawthorne, Department of History, Michigan State University
10:20 – 10:30 American South Robert Gudmestad, Department of History, Colorado State University
10:30 – 10:40 Persian Gulf and Arabia Matthew Hopper, California Polytechnic State University
10:40 – 11:00 Overview Daina Ramey Berry
11:00 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 12:00 — Part Two: Discussion among conference participants
12:00 – 12:10 Coffee Break
12:10 – 1:00 — Part Three: Open Discussion
Lunch: 1:00 – 2:30: Catered for participants and guests
Afternoon: 2:30 – 5:30: Non-Western State Societies
2:30 – 3:30 — Part One: Paper Summaries
2:30 – 2:40 Introduction of topic and speakers Gwyn Campbell, Department of History, McGill University
2:40 – 2:50 Slavery, Societies, States, and Other Structures Irrelevant to History in Africa Joseph Miller, Department of History, University of Virginia
2:50 – 3:00 Ottoman Empire Ehud Toledano, Tel Aviv University
3:00 – 3:10 Korea Kim Bok Rae, Center for International Area Studies, Andong University, Korea
3:10 – 3:30 Overview Gwyn Campbell
3:30 – 3:40 Coffee Break
3:40 – 4:30 — Part Two: Discussion among conference participants
4:30 – 4:40 Coffee Break
4:40 – 5:30 — Part Three: Open Discussion
5:30 – 5:40 Coffee Break
Envoi: 5:40 – 6:20: What is a slave society?
James F. Brooks, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM
Evening: 7:00: Dinner for participants