The First Conference Day: Our Panel

After providing you with an overview of the first conference day as well as a summary of the keynote presentation, we can finally get to the most important thing: Our own panel! Two presentations from our Munich people made up Panel 5: Joanna King, Sabrina Luttenberger and Joyce Osagie talked about the musical protest of …

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The First Conference Day: Keynote

The first keynote presentation on Friday was definitely a highlight of the conference. The speaker was Jeanne Theoharis, distinguished professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of City University of New York. She is especially famous for her biography of Rosa Parks titled "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks," which won a 2014 NAACP Image …

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Introductions Part 4

In our preparatory meeting on Friday we did trial runs for every group presenting in Lisbon. This fourth and last introductory post will introduce Dannie Snyder, who is in her third Master's semester of American History, Society and Culture at the LMU in Munich, and her presentation for the Dikes of Courage conference. The topic of …

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Introductions Part 3

During our preparatory meeting on Friday we filmed an introductory video with every group presenting in Lisbon. In the third video (the link can be found here) Joanna King, Sabrina Luttenberger and Joyce Oduwa Osagie introduce themselves and their topic for our panel. Joanna and Sabrina are both Master's students of American History, Society and …

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