History Students Awarded Graduate Presentation Funding

Two History M.A. students, Alika Bourgette and Crystal Smith, received funding from Graduate Education to present their research at an interdisciplinary conference in October. Both students were awarded $500 Graduate Presentation Awards, which provide financial support for graduate students who present research at a professional conference.

Bourgette and Smith presented their work at the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities “East and West” held at Sacramento State on October 29, 2016. Bourgette’s paper was entitled “Paving Paradise: The Royal Hawaiian and the Rise of Waikiki Tourism, 1901-1929.” Smith presented her research entitled “More of Deeds than Words: Italian-American Anarchism at the End of the First World War.”

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