Editorial Board

Adil Ahmed
Rudi Batzell, Chair
Rain Che Bian
Allon Brann
Steven Brooks
Wyatt Ford, Layout Editor
Merrell Hambleton
Andrew Tillett-Saks
Alexandra Jardine Wall
Volume 1
Issue 1
Spring 2008
Te Columbia Undergraduate
A Publication of the Columbia University Undergraduate History Council
The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History is a biannual publication released each
spring and fall. The Journal is published by the Columbia University Undergraduate
History Council, with support from the Columbia University History Department and
the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History and the Barnard College History
Department. None of the above take responsibility for statements of fact or opinion made
by the contributors.
Yearly subscriptions: $30; institutional, $100; student $10. The Columbia Undergraduate
Journal of History is also available online at http://cujh.columbia.edu.
All communications should be directed to cujh@columbia.edu or to: Undergraduate
Journal of History / Columbia University History Department / 611 Fayerweather Hall/1180
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Submission Guidelines
All articles submitted to the Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History must be nominated
by a professor at an accredited university or college. Teaching assistants may also nominate
papers, but should receive approval from the course professor. The nominating professor
certi£es that the nominated article represents outstanding undergraduate scholarship. 1o
nominate an article, the professor must send an email to cujh@columbia.edu, including:
the name and position of the nominating professor; the the institution in which the
undergraduate is enrolled; the class for which the paper was written; the title of the
nominated article; and contact information for the nominated author.
Nominated articles must include footnotes and a bibliography that conform to the
Chicago or Turabian style guide. Articles should be submitted as word documents or rich
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Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Herbert Aptheker Undergraduate History
Conference at Columbia University
The International Law of War as Viewed Through the
Spatial Order of Carl Schmitt
Willful Forgetting: Methodological Approaches to the
Problem of Historical Memory
Controlling Flint: Inclinations and Obstacles to Workers’
Control in the 1937 Sit-Down Strike
Herbert Aptheker, a brooklyn native, earned both his bachelor’s degree
and his doctorate at Columbia University. His doctoral dissertation
was later published in 1943 as American Negro Slave Revolts, and is a
seminal work on slave resistance.
The Herbert Aptheker Undergraduate History Prize is awarded
by the Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History Editorial Board from
the pool of papers that are submitted to the Journal for publication.
Award-winning authors are invited to present their papers at the
Herbert Aptheker Undergraduate History Conference, for which
they receive an honorarium of $150.*
* Andrew Tillett-Saks will not receive the honorarium, as he is a member of
the Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History Editorial Board.
Lectures by the Recipients of the
2008 Herbert Aptheker Undergraduate History Prize