Becoming Revolutionaries: A Conference in Honor of Timothy Tackett

Department: History

Date and Time: September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017 | 8:00 AM-8:00 AM

Event Location: Humanities Gateway 1030

Event Details

Friday: September 22, 2017

Session 1: Our Good City of Paris

Chair: Nancy Fitch, California State University - Fullerton
David Garrioch, Monash University, Becoming Revolutionaries in the Streets of Paris
Don Sutherland, University of Maryland, The Hanged Men: Effigies and the French Revolution
Micah Alpaugh, University of Central Missouri, Becoming Atlantic Revolutionaries: Parisian Mobilization in International Context

Lunch, 12:00-1:30

Experiencing and Perceiving the Revolutionary Era

Chair: Peter McPhee, University of Melbourne
Angela Haas, Missouri Western State University, Revolutionary Religious Practices: Rituals and Resistance to the Constitutional Church
Mette Harder, SUNY-Oneonta, ‘Robbers, muddlers, bastards, and bankrupts?’: Prosopography and the Thermidorian Convention
Rebecca Spang, Indiana University, Becoming the Archives parlementaires: Deputies, Secretaries and Editors, 1789-1794
Jack Censer, George Mason University, Napoleon at War in the Paintings of Antoine-Jean Gros

Roundtable: Tim Tackett’s Impact on Scholars of Greater France

Chair: Ian Coller, University of California, Irvine
Patricia Goldsworthy-Bishop, Western Oregon University
Adam Guerin, Eckerd College
Amelia Lyons, University of Central Florida
Laura Sextro, University of Dayton

Opening Keynote

Chair: Ted Margadant, University of California - Davis

Michel Biard, Université de Rouen, “Réflexions autour de la terreur”
Saturday, September 23, 2017:

Creating the Revolutionary Dynamic

Chair: Jack Censer, George Mason University
Jeremy Popkin, University of Kentucky, Deputies and Journalists in Revolutionary Politics
Bob Blackman, Hampden-Sydney College, Solving Problems of Public Order through Constitutional Revision in Fall 1789
Alan Forrest, University of York, Issues of Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Politics of the Early Revolution
Adrian O'Connor, University of South Florida – Saint Petersburg, Politics Lost: Thinking about Contestatory and Constitutional Politics in the Early French Revolution

Lunch, 11:45-12:45

The Coming of the Terror

Chair: Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, California State University - San Marcos
Peter McPhee, University of Melbourne, Choosing Sides in Revolutionary Times
Marisa Linton, Kingston University, The Power of Emotions: New Light on the Conventionnels and the Process of the Terror
Ted Margadant, University of California - Davis, Provostial Justice and the Hors la Loi Decree of March 1793
Carla Hesse, University of California - Berkeley, Trials of the Terror: New Data

Roundtable: Tim Tackett as a Mentor

Chair: Helen Chenut, University of California, Irvine
Bob Blackman, Hampden-Sydney College
Eric Ruckh, Southern Illinois University
Elizabeth Bond, Ohio State University
Kate Marsden, Wolford College
Micah Alpaugh, University of Central Missouri
Nicolas Tackett, University of California - Berkeley


Chair: Sarah Farmer, University of California, Irvine

Lynn Hunt, University of California-Los Angeles, “Visualizing Society”

Closing Remarks

Timothy Tackett, University of California - Irvine, “Itineraries, Historical and Personal”