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Mike Kniesel, Lisa Lamson, and Megan Cross all participated in Central Michigan’s International Graduate Historical Studies Conference March 28-29th. All three are Master’s students in the Graduate Program in Policy History at BGSU, recently completing their theses. The conference was titled “Relocating History, Repositioning the Past.”

Kniesel’s paper was titled “‘So Satan hath his Mysteries to bring us to Eternal Ruine:” Satan as Provocateur in Puritan Ministers’ Writings, 1684-1702.” Lamson’s paper was titled “‘Strange Flesh’ in the City on the Hill: Early Massachusetts Sodomy Laws and Puritan Spiritual Anxiety, 1629-1699.” Cross’ paper was titled “Formulas for Cultural Success: Behavioral Prescriptions in Early American Translations of Perrault’s Classic Fairy Tales.”