2010 Student Research Conference:
23rd Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am - 2:30 pm • Student Union Main Hallway
Registration

8:00-9:15 • VH 1432
SESSION 7
Oral Paper -
English I

Presiding: Sarah Mohler

8:00

7 - 1  ERIN M. NEUMAN ♦
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
The 13th Way to Inherit: An Applicable Discussion on the Lyric Poem

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8:15

7 - 2  AMY E. REYNOLDS
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
Magic and Melody in the In-Betweens: Breaches of Binary Reasoning in Sir Orfeo

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8:30

7 - 3  THOMAS W. LECAQUE♦
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
Troy Reborn: Wace, Benoit, and the Trojan Legitimacy in the Court of Henry II

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8:45

7 - 4  DANIEL R. GRANDA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Detrimental Effects of "Mimicking the Master" in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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9:00

7 - 5  JENNIFER C. JALACK
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Love-Making and Sign-Making, But Not in That Order: The Semantics of Desire in Italo Calvino's "Cosmicomics"

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 10
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies I

Presiding: Don Krause

8:00

10 - 1  KRISTA M. CRIDER
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
From Page to Screen: A Feminist and Aesthetic Analysis of the film Twilight

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8:30

10 - 3  ALEXANDRIA N. BOLES
Mr. Don Krause, Faculty Mentor
Gender Roles Within Horror Films: A Feminist Criticism of Hollywood Stereotypes

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1304
SESSION 13
Oral Paper -
English VI

Presiding: Sally Cook

8:00

13 - 1  PAMELA J. TROXEL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Secrets of the Rose: William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

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8:15

13 - 2  MONICA J. MORREY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Anarchic Linguistic Artistry: Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience"

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8:30

13 - 3  IRA J. KING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Reliably Unreliable: Saleem Sinai as Narrator in Rushdie's Midnight's Children

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8:45

13 - 4  TREVOR A. GRIZZELL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hybridity and Agency in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses

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9:00

13 - 5  JESSICA M. JENKOT
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
All She Wanted Was A Rose: A Feminist Reading of Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily"

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 14
Oral Paper -
Classics

Presiding: Bridget Thomas

8:45

14 - 4  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI
Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentor
Classical Nontraditionalism: The Relationship Between Catullus and Modernist Poetry

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8:00-9:15 • VH 1232
SESSION 15
Oral Paper -
English XI

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

8:00

15 - 1  STEPHEN C. KAINZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Macondo Time Zone: A Postcolonial Interpretation of Time in Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude

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8:15

15 - 2  MELISSA W. KAPITAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Colonialism and Nationalism in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken Column

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8:30

15 - 3  REBECCA L. SIMINGTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Root Canal: Uprooting Zadie Smith's White Teeth

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8:45

15 - 4  JENNIFER E. PAUTZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper withdrawn

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9:00

15 - 5  KATHERINE G. MCWHERTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Colonialism and Religion in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus

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8:00-9:15 • MG 2090
SESSION 16
Oral Paper -
History

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

8:30

16 - 3  SHAWN E. PETERS
Prof. Claire Peckosh, Faculty Mentor
Thoughts and Reflections on Hannah Webster Foster's The Coquette

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9:15 - 9:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

9:30-10:45 • MG 2090
SESSION 22
Oral Paper -
Philosophy & Religion

Presiding: Dereck Daschke

9:45

22 - 2  ANDREW J. MCCALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Phenomenological Reading of Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1236
SESSION 24
Oral Paper -
Education

Presiding: Donna Rhinesmith

9:30

24 - 1  STEPHANIE M. CHRISSOTIMOS♦
Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentor
Two Ways To Stimulate Relevant Classroom Discussion

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1304
SESSION 28
Oral Paper -
English IX

Presiding: Emily Murdock

9:30

28 - 1  AMANDA M. BUCKWALTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Analysis of Steve Martin's Shopgirl

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9:45

28 - 2  KRISTEN G. LILLEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Reading of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House

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10:00

28 - 3  SHAWN M. BODDEN* and MICHAEL A. CHAPMAN
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Zany Tzara!

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10:15

28 - 4  DEREK J. FRANKLIN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Isolation and Alienation: Colonialism's Impact in Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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10:30

28 - 5  CRYSTAL M. BILLINGTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hozho Beauty and the Value of Life in Luci Tapahanso's poem "It Has Always Been this Way": A Postcolonial Analysis

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1432
SESSION 30
Oral Paper -
English VII

Presiding: Alanna Preussner

9:30

30 - 1  SHANNON C. HARBAUGH♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Edward Cullen: Out of the Closet and into Our Carnal Desires

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9:45

30 - 2  VALERIE R. SPENCER
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Paper Withdrawn

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10:00

30 - 3  PATRICK R. SILVEY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Vigilantes, Cowboys, and Morality: The Western Dime NovelWorth Every Penny

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10:15

30 - 4  JAMES D. MEGAHAN
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Dogs, Pigs, and Sheep: Pink Floyd, George Orwell, and the Human Condition

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1232
SESSION 32
Oral Paper -
English XII

Presiding: Matt Felzke

9:30

32 - 1  LAURA C. GORDAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"I Am Not My Mother": Postcolonial Reform Without Female Role Models

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9:45

32 - 2  AMANDA B. HAMILTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Personal Freedom Through Resisting Gender Roles in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

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10:00

32 - 3  AMANDA E. JACKSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Deadly Eroticism: The Politics of Desire in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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10:15

32 - 4  KITTY C. RICE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Motherhood in Jhumpa Lahiri's "Unaccustomed Earth"

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11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Two Keys, One Photograph, and What Wasn't There: The Unlikely Origins of Three Books

Denise Von Glahn, Professor of Musicology and Director of the Center for Music of the Americas at The Florida State University, College of Music


1:15-2:30 • VH 1236
SESSION 36
Oral Paper -
Linguistics and Foreign Language

Presiding: Mary Shapiro

1:30

36 - 2  TALIA C. LINNEMAN♦
Dr. Sally Cook, Faculty Mentor
Helping English Language Learners Avoid Unintentional Plagiarism

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1324
SESSION 39
Oral Paper -
English X

Presiding: Deana Judah

1:15

39 - 1  ASHLEY S. KLEINSORGE*, KATHRYN FRITZ, ANDREW HARPER, KAYLA JUNGERMANN, MONICA J. MORREY, KEENAN SCHOTT, EMILY A. WARD, ANNA WHITEHEAD, NICHOLAS A. CARRELL, DANIEL C. ROBACZEWSKI, and JEFFREY H. CABATINGON
Dr. Charles Breed, Faculty Mentor
Life Studies Framed by History

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1:30

39 - 2  EMI E. GRIESS
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Music and Poetry: A History of Collaboration

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1:45

39 - 3  SHAWN M. BODDEN
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Maxima in Minima

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2:00

39 - 4  EMI E. GRIESS
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Genre Blending

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1010
SESSION 44
Oral Paper -
Music III

Presiding: Marc Rice

1:15

44 - 1  EUGENIA A. SIEGEL♦
Dr. Marc Rice, Dr. Warren Gooch, and Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentors
Stereotypical or Atypical: The Portrayal of The Governess in Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw"

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1432
SESSION 48
Oral Paper -
English III

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

1:15

48 - 1  CAROLYN U. BOYER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper withdrawn

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1:30

48 - 2  JESSICA A. MORGAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Issues of Self-Esteem and Self-Identity in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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1:45

48 - 3  ALISSA M. WALKNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Untouchability and Incest: The Love Laws' Commentary in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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2:00

48 - 4  JESSICA L. REAVEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Identity Politics: Deconstructing "Latino" in the Works of Junot Díaz and Piri Thomas

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2:15

48 - 5  RACHELLE Q. WALES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
William Faulkner and "A Rose for Emily": Products of Their Time

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1304
SESSION 49
Oral Paper -
English II

Presiding: Robert Mielke

1:15

49 - 1  CLINTON P. MOHS
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Social Identification in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony

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1:30

49 - 2  ZEESHAN R. RESHAMWALA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Kipling's Antipodean Attitudes Towards Race and Imperialism in Colonial India

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1:45

49 - 3  ARTESIA S. WILLIS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
An Examination of African Feminism in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: Identity versus Culture

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2:00

49 - 4  CLINTON P. MOHS
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Race in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick as Allegory For a Young America

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2:15

49 - 5  REGINA D. RODGERS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
For the Love of Caste in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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1:15-2:30 • VH 1232
SESSION 50
Oral Paper -
English XIII

Presiding: Shannon Harbaugh

1:15

50 - 1  JOANNA K. BESS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
All Those Ravin' Women: Feminist Connections in Aeschylus' The Oresteia

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1:30

50 - 2  MOLLY R. REICH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Didn't Mother (Nature) Teach you how to Read: Ecofeminism in Purple Hibiscus and The God of Small Things

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1:45

50 - 3  CLARE C. ECHTERLING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Multiculturalism, Identity, and Intimacy: The Construction of Home within "Part Two: Hema and Kaushik" of Jhumpa Lahiri's Unaccustomed Earth

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2:00

50 - 4  LEIA P. WILSON
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
Free Association With Things In My Bedroom

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2:30 - 2:45 pm • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Break

2:45-4:00 • VH 1320
SESSION 60
Oral Paper -
Communication/Women & Gender Studies IV

Presiding: Diane Johnson

3:15

60 - 3  LAURA A. WARMBRODT
Dr. Elizabeth M. Clark, Faculty Mentor
Feminist and Narrative Analysis of the Film Little Miss Sunshine

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1304
SESSION 61
Oral Paper -
English V

Presiding: Tracey Hurt

2:45

61 - 1  KATHRYN A. TOOMEY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Compliance With and Rejection of Gender Roles in William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" and Kate Chopin's "The Storm"

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3:00

61 - 2  KATHERINE E. KENNISON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Shifting Marital Roles in "A Temporary Matter" by Jhumpa Lahiri

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3:15

61 - 3  COREY C. ELKINS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Patriarchal Oppression in William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

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3:30

61 - 4  PATRICK F. LINHARES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"A Rose for Emily" and Gender Role Confliction

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3:45

61 - 5  NICK E. WALLNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Strong But Dependent: A Look at Faulkner's Emily

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1232
SESSION 62
Oral Paper -
English IV

Presiding: Patrick Silvey

2:45

62 - 1  MADISON C. MARCH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Paper Withdrawn

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3:00

62 - 2  SARA E. BESSERMAN
Dr. Paul Yoder , Faculty Mentor
Subverting Masculinity in Victorian Gothic Literature

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3:15

62 - 3  EMILY A. WARD
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"In Their Beds and In Their Kitchens": Gender Roles in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes: A Love Story

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3:30

62 - 4  LISA N. SCOTT
Dr. Heather Cianciola, Faculty Mentor
Sherlock's Rival: Jane Eyre as Detective and the Crime of Female Selfhood

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3:45

62 - 5  ALLISON B. PHILLIPS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"This Business of Womanhood is a Heavy Burden": Femininity and Education in Ama Ata Aidoo's Changes and Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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2:45-4:00 • VH 1432
SESSION 63
Oral Paper -
English VIII

Presiding: Deana Judah

2:45

63 - 1  MONICA J. MORREY
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Cooper's Great Failure: A Historical and Literary Comparison of Eve Effingham and Josephine March

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3:00

63 - 2  LAURA E. FERRY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
John Wesley Powell and Colin Fletcher: Exploring Attitudes Toward the Grand Canyon

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3:15

63 - 3  GRANT A. KLING♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
The American Sublime; The Travels of John Powell and Colin Fletcher in the Grand Canyon

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4:45 - 5:45 pm • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


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