Washburn students at Kansas Association of History

This past weekend, Washburn ruled at Kansas Association of History’s annual conference in Salina. Five faculty members and five students gave presentations. Among students, Kristina Gaylord illuminated the work of woman Wobbly Lucy Parsons, Evan Thomas discussed the growth of suburbs in Depression-era Topeka, Mary-Lucia Darst explicated the subtexts of familial contest in Mozart’s opera Mitridate, Amanda Phillips explained the successes and failures of Chiang K’ai-Shek, and Hannah Thompson both examined H. Ryder Haggard’s Zulu trilogy and presented her award-winning paper on iconoclasm in post-Amarna Egypt (and took the stage again to receive her award). If you have any of them in your classes, be sure to congratulate them on a job well done.