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Daniel Gorman Jr.

Daniel Gorman Jr. is a historian, teacher, and consultant.

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Conference Papers and Presentations

  • “Closed Mouth, Open Mind: Lewis Henry Morgan and the Religion of Cognition.” “Radicalism & Reform,” 43rd Annual Conference of the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, Rochester, NY, Mar. 18, 2022. Also: “Belief & Identity,” 12th Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of History, Syracuse University, Mar. 26, 2021.

  • Co-author with Nigel Maister, Meaghan Moody, and Joshua Romphf. “Managing The Government Inspector: Staging a Virtual Play in a Pandemic.” DHSI 2021: Project Management in the Humanities, University of Victoria, June 9, 2021.

  • “Digitizing Rochester’s Religions: Piloting a Community–University Partnership in the Digital Humanities.” DHSI 2020 Virtual Conference & Colloquium, University of Victoria, Jun. 3, 2020. Also: Connecticut Digital Humanities (CTDH) 2020 Conference, Trinity College, Feb. 29, 2020. Abstract accepted to Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Digital Humanities 2020 conference, “Carrefours/Intersections,” Ottawa, Canada, July 22–24, 2020, but the conference was canceled because of COVID-19.
  • Co-author with Andreína Soto Segura. “Writing History Among the Tombstones: Notes from Har Hasetim.” “Making History Public(s): Presenting the Collective,” University of Michigan 2019 Graduate Student Conference in U.S. History, May 10–11, 2019.

  • “Fair Traveler: May Bragdon at the Columbian and Pan-American Expositions.” “(Im)material Culture: Identity and Agency in Commonplace Objects,” 28th Annual Milton Plesur Graduate History Conference, University at Buffalo, March 8–9, 2019. https://gsa.buffalo.edu/ubgha/milton-plesur-graduate-history-conference/2019-2/.

  • Workshops at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, co-facilitated with Rev. Dr. C. Denise Yarbrough, E. Finkle, E. Henry, et al. Toronto, ON, Canada, November 2–6, 2018:
    • “Interfaith Café: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue on Parliament Themes.”
    • “Interfaith Leadership for 21st-Century Professionals.”
    • “Harmony Among Generations: An Intergenerational Dialogue.”
  • “Abner Woolman’s Colonial World: Quaker Politics and Literacy Before the American Revolution.” Religion and Politics in Early America Conference, John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics and the Society of Early Americanists, Washington University in St. Louis, March 1, 2018. Also: 12th Annual Graduate History Symposium: “Singular Voices, Multiple Identities,” University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 6, 2016; 21st Annual James A. Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 19, 2016.

  • “Sarah Fenster’s Neighborhood: Demography, Community, and One Child’s Life in 1900 Jewish Philadelphia.” Religion and Culture in the Americas Seminar, Center for American History and Culture, The Newberry Library, February 2, 2018. Also: Association for Jewish 49th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., December 18, 2017; Villanova Graduate Student Public History Symposium: “People and Place: The Making and Meanings of Har Hasetim in Gladwyne, PA,” Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, May 5, 2016.

  • “The Untold Stories of Mormonism Exposed.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, Children’s/YA Series Books and Dime Novels Panel, San Diego, California, April 12, 2017.

  • “Toward the Evening Star: The Rochester Origins of the Latter-day Saints.” 11th Annual Graduate History Symposium: “Instability & Insecurity,” University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 7–8, 2015. Also: 20th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 28, 2015.

Events Organized

I have also given several invited lectures and presentations.

  • “Panel Discussion: Identity,” “Papers for the People: A Dime Novel Symposium,” Northern Illinois University Libraries, Nov. 5, 2020. Conducted over Zoom because of COVID-19. Full recording: https://youtu.be/BRk_sQzl5cU.

  • HASTAC Digital Fridays: “The Grad School Application Process: A View from the Trenches.” HASTAC and The Futures Initiative, Graduate Center, City University of New York, Sept. 20, 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sQ1-9set2U.

  • “Many Ways to Make Your Way.” Keynote Address, Pearl River High School Honors Night, Pearl River, N.Y., March 6, 2018.

  • Historian Career Presentation. Franklin Avenue Elementary School, Pearl River, N.Y., January 10, 2017.