Presentation Schedule

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Session One - Main Hall Room 104
9:15am-9:45am Katharine Kollman Science and the Colonial Ideology: The Case of French Colonization
9:45am-10:15am Willa Johnson Africa in Panels: Representing African Reality in Francophone Comics

Torrey Smith

(2016 Harrison Award Winner) New Orleans: A Creole City
Faculty Moderator - Professor Eilene Hoft-March


Session Two - Main Hall Room 104
11:00am-11:30am Karina Grady Méret Oppenheim and the Implications of Her Use of Fur as a Material
11:30am-noon Veronica Bella Reading Through Biographical Lenses: Art Through Life and Life Through Art
noon-12:30pm Regan Martin What’s Expected from Us: Interpreting the Work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Faculty Moderator - Professor Ben Tilghman


Session One - Main Hall Room 201
9:15am-9:45am Emma Reading The Paradox of Egalitarian Discourses and Gender Inequalities in 21st Century American New Music
9:45am-10:15am Tatiyana Jenkins A Recipe for Black Girl Magic: A Critical Study of the Mise-en-scène in Beyoncé's Visual Album Lemonade, as a Radical Representation of Black Women
10:15am-10:45am Margaret Koss The Unfinished Life of Pablo: Artistic Tradition and Musical Innovation in Kanye West’s Evolving Album  
Faculty Moderator - Professor Sonja Downing


Session Two - Main Hall Room 201 
11:00am-11:30am Leo Leventhal Netflix: What Are You Even Doing?
11:30am-noon Mark Lofgren The Fall and Rise of Marvel
noon-12:30pm Olivia Rowe The Disappearance of Romantic Comedies: Where Did They Go and Why?
Faculty Moderator - Professor Amy Ongiri


Session One - Main Hall Room 211
9:15am-9:45am Jack Plasterer Freiheit, Bildung, und Wohlstand für Alle: The Role of Der Freidenker in Advancing the Cause of Workers’ Rights
9:45am-10:15am Katie Singer Volksgemeinschaft Propaganda, the Working Class, and Passive Consent in Nazi Germany

Allison Brooks-Conrad

Mu Isamaa On Minu Arm: The Intersection of Music, Nationalism, and Reclaimed Tradition and the Estonian Singing Revolution
Faculty Moderator - Professor Jake Frederick


Session Two - Main Hall Room 211
11:00am-11:30am Sarah Axtell History in the Gutter: Birgit Weyhe’s Narrative Comics in the Context of the German Canon
11:30am-noon Justin Lenz Who Owns the Fairy Tale? The East German Cultural Resurgence of Fairy Tales Post-1960
Faculty Moderators - Professor Alison Guenther-Pal


Session One - Main Hall Room 216
9:15am-9:45am Mia Bathke Colette: The Fauve Author
9:45am-10:15am Natalie Ortega Wells Gendered Boundaries: The Limits of Joanna Russ’ Creative Process

Annie Harincar

Abandon Not All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here: Realism and Romance
in Charlotte Lennox’s The Female Quixote
Faculty Moderator - Professor Celia Barnes


Session Two - Main Hall Room 216
11:00am-11:30am Neal Bauer Curation, Creativity, and Controversy in China: Through the Looking Glass
11:30am-noon Noah Gunther Creativity, Freedom, and Storytelling in Interactive Digital Media

Allison Holley

“The Small Matter of Maintaining Her Sanity”: Creativity and Balance in
Young Adult Literature
Faculty Moderator - Professor Tim Spurgin


Session One - Main Hall Room 401

9:15am-9:45am Cameron Nasatir Tsaritsyn and the Military Specialists: A Gateway to the Conflict Between Stalin and
9:45am-10:15am Greta Fritz The Return to Mother Russia: An Analysis of the Authoritative Discourse of Soviet Female Veterans after the Great Patriotic War
10:15am-10:45am Max Loebl NGO and INGO Support Systems for Internally Displaced People in Ukraine
Faculty Moderator - Professor Peter Thomas


Session Two - Main Hall Room 401

11:00am-11:30am Suzanne Hones French Causative Revisited: A VP Shell Analysis
11:30am-noon Kyle Labak Dangerous Times at Nirvana High: The Perils of Writing in a Foreign Language
noon-12:30pm Sierra Parker Words Without Meaning: Aphasia from Vygotsky to Luria
Faculty Moderator - Professor Kuo-ming Sung


Session One - Main Hall Room 404

9:15am-9:45am Brenna Ori The Benedictine Influence on the Secularization of Medical Theory and Practice
9:45am-10:15am Elliot Mackin Damage as Devotion in Middle Byzantine Manuscripts
10:15am-10:45am Gabriella Makuc Songs of Reform and Chants of Trust: Lived Theologies of the Ecumenical Communities of Iona and Taizé
Faculty Moderator - Professor Martyn Smith


Session Two - Main Hall Room 404

11am-11:30am Grayson Petit Ecclesiastical Reform of Peter I Alexeyevich Romanov: Change in the Clergy
11:30am-noon Brett Barnard Supplanting the “Wrong” with the “Right”: A Synoptic Overview of Christian and Islamic Attitudes Towards the Subject of Heresy
Faculty Moderator - Professor Martyn Smith


Session One - Main Hall Room 012

9:15am-9:45am Erin Schrobilgen Race, Identity, and Performance in the Relationships of The Escape; Or, A Leap for Freedom
9:45am-10:15am Alanna Rieser The Mystical Sphere in 19th Century America: Kabbalistic Themes in Walt Whitman
10:15-10:45am Lucy Wallitsch Forming a Feeble Mind: Cognitive Disability in American Fiction, 1830-1940
Faculty Moderator - Professor Melissa Range


Session Two - Main Hall Room 012

11am-11:30am Alex Kurki The Montana Council of Defense
11:30am-noon Colby Lewis RN: The Creation of a Cold Warrior
noon-12:30pm Victoria Scott Following the Records: A Case Study: The Outagamie County Insane Asylum and Its
Lack of Patient Records
Faculty Moderator - Professor Jerald Podair


Session One - Main Hall Room 003 (papers in Spanish)

9:15am-9:45am Kyle Labak Juego de honor: la economía interna de El remedio en la desdicha
9:45am-10:15am Hannah Ganzel La patria versus la sangre: Una exploración de las políticas del cuerpo en la obra Las paces de los reyes y la judía de Toledo por Lope de Vega
10:15-10:45am Lindsay Holsen Un discurso en el silencio: El dialogo entre las obras Machuca y Post Mortem
Faculty Moderator - Professor Madera Allen


Session Two - Main Hall Room 003

11am-11:30am Rebecca Schachtman & Juliana Earvolino Sorting Out Stereotypes: Evaluating the Differing Content and Implications of Stereotypes About Men and Women
11:30am-noon Shana Pike How Cultural Attitudes Affect Sexuality Practices, Values and Self-Esteem: A Cross-Cultural Exploration Between the Netherlands and the United States
noon-12:30pm Kyle Kottwitz Man Forgets His Mantra: Woody Allen, Hegemonic Masculinity and the Men’s
Liberation Movement
Faculty Moderator - Professor Beth Haines


12:30pm-2pm BUFFET LUNCH Proceed to the luncheon at Warch Campus Center, Esch Hurvis Studio (224)

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