Western History Association Annual Conference 2014


Five Concordia International School Shanghai high schools students have been invited to present their research at the 2014 Western History Association Annual Conference.

Notre Dame Invitation - Top

Letter of invitation from Notre Dame University and the Western History Association

At the WHA Annual Conference, the Concordia students will present the following sessions:

  • Thursday: Film Screening 1:30-2:30
  • Saturday: 8:30-10:00 Teaching Demonstration: Scholarship in the Classroom: Mark Johnson and students from Concordia International School Shanghai
  • Saturday: 10:30-12:00 Students discuss the following exhibits:
        “Butte, Montana’s Anti-Chinese Boycott of 1896-1897,” Alec Richards
        “Never At Rest: Chinese Burial Practices in the American West,” Madison Boll
        “In Their Own Words: Translating Documents from Montana’s Chinese Community,” Karis Tai
        “Chinatowns & Change: The Legacy of Mme. Chiang Kai-shek’s 1943 Tour,” Natalie Liu
        “The Chinese Empire Reform Association: Seeking Western Solutions to China’s Problems,” Allen Wang
              “Sitting in Limbo: Cold War Obstacles to Chinese-American Migration,” Allen Wang

“The opportunity we have been given to present at the Western History Association is unsurpassable. I am honored to have the chance to present my documentary films to an audience of PhD professors and fellow researchers. From this trip, I hope to gain further connections with those who are influential in the history and film world. I look forward to deepening my research and presentation skills for the conference.”

– Madison Boll, student film maker and historian