Three Students Present at History Conference

UC history majors Lindsay Hogan 2012, Nathan Schmalhofer 2012 and Julia Glauberman 2014, presented their research at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference April 21 at Kutztown University, accompanied by their faculty mentor, Assistant Professor Susanna Throop.

Students Julia Glauberman, Nathan Schmalhofer and Lindsay Hogan present at History Conference.

Phi Alpha Theta is the national honor society for history. Hogan and Schmalhofer presented aspects of their honors work in papers titled, respectively, “God’s Cartography: Religious Morality and Mercantile Forces in Medieval Islamic Maps and Texts” and “The Investiture Controversy: A Desire for Unity as a Cause of Conflict.” Glauberman presented research in a paper titled “Messages of Hatred and Tolerance: Portrayals of the ‘Other’ in Medieval Christian Art and Polemical Literature.” All three papers were very well-received, reports Dr. Throop.