2013 Student Research Conference:
26th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. • Atrium, South Wing of OP
Studio Art Display

8:30 am - 7:00 pm • University Art Gallery
Annual Juried Student Exhibit

8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1324
SESSION 108
Oral -
Interdisciplinary I

Presiding: Linda Twining

8:00

108 - 1  EMMA J. BROCKSCHMIDT
Mr. Pamela J. Ryan and Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentors
Futuristic and Dystopian Literature and Society's Perception of Human Genetics

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8:00 - 9:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 110
Oral -
English I

Presiding: Alanna Preussner

8:00

110 - 1  HOLLY E. FLING♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Deconstruction of Gender in Willa Cather's O Pioneers!

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8:15

110 - 2  KIRK A. SCHLUETER
Dr. James D'Agostino, Faculty Mentor
"Hate Poem": Experimenting with the Traditional Form of the Love Poem

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8:30

110 - 3  MCKINLEY MURPHY♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Something He Had Missed: The Language of Flowers in Wharton's The Age of Innocence

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8:45

110 - 4  INGRID K. ROETTGEN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
When Bill Comes Marching Home Again

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9:00

110 - 5  KATHRYN J. MCCLAIN♦
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Edith Wharton's Sleight of Hand - So Slick You Won't Believe Your Eyes: Deitic Shifts Directing Audience Attention in The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence

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

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 201
Oral -
Moby Disk: From Page to Stage and Screen

Presiding: Sarah Mohler

0:00

201 - 1  SARAH L. DYKES
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
Moby Dick: A Children's One Act

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0:15

201 - 2  TOM G. FRANKEN
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
To Gaze Upon God: Visual Abstraction in "The Symphony", From Melville's Moby-Dick

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0:30

201 - 3  AMANDA L. MEYERS
Dr. Sarah Mohler, Faculty Mentor
A Whale of a Tale; a child-like interpretation of Moby Dick

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1232
SESSION 205
Oral -
History

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

10:15

205 - 4  SARAH E. HARFORD
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Writing With Swords: The Clash Between Science and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1320
SESSION 207
Oral -
English II

Presiding: Priscilla Riggle

9:30

207 - 1  NATALIE E. VONARX
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
"Babylon Revisited": a Reflection of Fitzgerald's Life

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9:45

207 - 2  MOLLY A. TURNER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Hunger Games : A Blessing or a Curse?

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10:00

207 - 3  AMANDA B. HAMILTON
Dr. Linda Moore, Faculty Mentor
Inexhaustible Complexity: Opposing Yet Coinciding Viewpoints in Toni Morrison's Tar Baby

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10:15

207 - 4  DAVID J. GIOVAGNOLI♦
Dr. Priscilla Riggle, Faculty Mentor
Know Thyself: Error Analysis, Grammar Instruction, and Introductory Composition

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10:30

207 - 5  ROBERT E. OVERMANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Language of the Female Body: A Feminist Analysis of Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North and Nawal El Saadawi's Women at Point Zero

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11:00 am - 12:15 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Collaboration in a Distributed Cognitive Ecosystem; Cross-Disciplinary Lessons from Arts and Science

Bruno Louchouarn, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Music and Cognitive Science Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA


1:00 - 3:30 • MG 2090
SESSION 306
Oral -
Secondary English MAE Interns

Presiding: Barbara Price

1:00

306 - 1  ANDREW P. COCHRAN♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking and Dr. Barbara Price, Faculty Mentors
Audio Clip Assessment: Using Audio Files to Provide Meaningful Feedback

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1:20

306 - 2  RYAN M. KULAGE♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Evaluating the effectiveness of performance-based assessment while teaching Shakespeare

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1:40

306 - 3  RACHEL M. BROWN♦
Dr. Barbara Price and Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentors
Improvisation in the Secondary English Classroom: How Improvisation Activities Can Lead to an Increase in Student Engagement and Understanding

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2:00

306 - 4  DANI R. DELL'ORCO♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
The Influence of Popular Culture on Synthesis Writing

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2:20

306 - 5  DANIEL TEBEAU♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Exploring Student Reactions to Young Adult Literature Versus Canonical Texts

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2:40

306 - 6  JONAH M. KRUEGER♦
Dr. Rebecca Dierking, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Rubrics on Poetry Writing

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1320
SESSION 308
Oral -
English III

Presiding: Monica Barron

1:00

308 - 1  GEORGE B. KOORS♦
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Hammam

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1:15

308 - 2  HALEY A. HUNTER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cultural Hybridity: A Solution for the Isolated Individual in Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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1:30

308 - 3  ZEESHAN R. RESHAMWALA♦
Dr. Monica Barron, Faculty Mentor
Hanging on at Breakneck Speed: Tales of the Local Trains of Bombay

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2:15 - 2:30 pm • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

2:30 - 3:30 • OPPH
SESSION PA-3
Performance Art -
Music III

Presiding: Warren Gooch

2:30

PA- - 1  OLIVIA M. WIKLE*, VICTORIA L. SIMKINS, JON T. GINDER, SHELLEY J. WASHINGTON, JOEL E. FISCHER♦, PHILIP M. ARNOLD, NICK J. MALUF, ANDREW W. STEINBECK, EDWIN P. FATTIG♦, TRAIX A. HEIDEN, JAMES L. COOPER♦, RYAN D. HASKINS, ANNIE C. KRAMER, ERICA M. ROBERTSON, ANTONIA D. BRISTER, TIMOTHY D. COOPER, NICOLE L. DOMZALSKI, REBECCA I. GREINER, and ELIZABETH A. WILLIAMSON
Dr. Warren Gooch, Prof. Aaron Fine, and Prof. Jose A. Zayas-Caban, Faculty Mentors
"Collages in Collaboration": A Joint Creative Project Involving Art, Music, and Poetry

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2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 405
Oral -
English IV

Presiding: David Partenheimer

2:30

405 - 1  KIRK A. SCHLUETER
Dr. David Partenheimer, Faculty Mentor
The Atomic Model of the Novel: The Novel as Short Story

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2:45

405 - 2  AUDREY E. HAGER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Portrayal and Representation of Women in Mahfouz's Midaq Alley and Salih's Season of Migration to the North

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3:00

405 - 3  CONNOR J. STANGLER
Dr. David Partenheimer, Faculty Mentor
Pilgrim of Unity: Adams, Franklin, and an Elusive Education

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3:15

405 - 4  BASIA M. DANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Relationships and Religion: A Look at the Religious Parallels within Susan Abulawha's "Mornings in Jenin"

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2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1096
Recommendations, Applications, and Grad School Life: A Panel on Graduate Education

2:30 - 3:30 • MG 1098
IRB -- Get it Right the First Time

3:30 - 4:30 pm • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception


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