We had multiple Baylor students win prizes and honors at the 9th Annual Phi Alpha Theta History Conference hosted by Texas State University on April 24, 2021. These students were also in Dr. Ronald Angelo Johnson's HIS 3371 course this spring.
Congratulations to Abigail Bragg who won the 3rd place prize for Best Undergraduate Panel Presentation at Texas State’s History Conference! Abigail is a junior majoring in Middle Grade Social Sciences. Her presentation, “Harlem’s Hellfighters and Renaissance: How the Art of World War I Soldiers Expressed a Holistic Black American Identity” can be viewed here: https://mediaflo.txstate.edu/hapi/v1/contents/permalinks/Rf5q4NMa/view.
Congratulations to Myracle Sadie Fielding who won 2nd place for Best Undergraduate Virtual Poster at Texas State’s History Conference! Myracle is a senior majoring in Medical Humanities. Her poster, “The Elite Association: Contextualizing the Leisure and Nightlife of the Black Elite in a White-Centric Narrative” can be viewed here: https://www.txstate.edu/history/research/phi-alpha-theta/events/2021-conference/pat-conference-media/pat-session-posters.html.
Congratulations to Austin Pistor who won the 3rd place prize for Best Undergraduate Virtual Poster! His presentation, “The Evolution of Racism: The Rise and Fall of the Political Control of the KKK in Dallas Through 1929” can be viewed here: https://mediaflo.txstate.edu/hapi/v1/contents/permalinks/x7HLd94C/view
The following panel presentations received Honorable Mentions for the Undergraduate Panel Presentation category:
Rahjon “RJ” Singleton
All panel presentations and virtual posters can be viewed at https://www.txstate.edu/history/research/phi-alpha-theta/events/2021-conference/pat-conference-media.html