August 30-31, 2013
University of Guam Campus
51 Papers and Posters on Marianas History
The University of Guam, Guam Preservation Trust, Guampedia, and the Northern Marianas Humanities Council hosted the 2nd Marianas History Conference on the UOG Campus in Mangilao, Guam, from August 30-31.
Dr. Anne Perez Hattori and Dr. Keith L. Camacho were the keynote speakers at the conference. Camacho presented “Militarized Incarceration: The US Navy’s War Crimes Tribunals Program of Guam, 1945-1949″. Hattori presented “Chamorro Barmaids, Congressmen, and the 21st Century Doings of Marianas History.”
The conference covered a full range of topics associated with the Archipelago’s history under the following general categories: Ancient History; Early Colonial (17th-18th centuries); Late Colonial (19th-early 20th centuries); World War II; Recent (post-war); and Oral History and Genealogical Research. The general categories correspond to the 1st Marianas History Conference.
In addition to papers, posters that address the conference theme and/or topics were exhibited through the 2nd day of the conference.