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History Majors to Present at April Association Meeting

March 19, 2014

Ten members of Cal State Fullerton's Theta-Pi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history, will be sharing their research and experiences producing a student journal during the April 17-19 Southwestern Social Science Association meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Taking part in a roundtable discussion, "Carrying the Torch: Production of a Quality Student-History Journal," will be graduate students Timothy Barrette, Matthew Bustos, Benjamin Harrison Cartwright, Joey Hwang and Matthew Snider; and seniors Dane Royster, Paulette Torres and Danielle Turner.

Several members will also be presenting papers:

  • Matthew Bustos — "Richard Nixon and the American Indians: Administrative Protocol Forged on the Gridiron"
  • Stefani Marguerite Johnson, a senior majoring in both theatre arts and history — "The Knight With the Shining Armor: An Insight Into the Popularization of the Romantic Knight Through the Romances of Chretien de Troyes"
  • Graduate student Gloria Lopez — "Have Americans Forgotten the Cold War? Rethinking Our Sites of Memory"
  • Matthew Snider — "Climbing the Rabbit Hole: Neo-Historicism in a Thoroughly Subjective Field"
  • Danielle Turner — "A Comparison of Viking Raiding and Settlement in France and England"

The CSUF chapter has received the honor society's "Best Chapter Award" for 32 years in a row; its journal, "Welebaethan," has been recognized as "Best Student History Journal" for more than 25 years.

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