2014 Student Research Conference:
27th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 a.m. • 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 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. • University Art Gallery
Annual Juried Student Exhibit

8:00 - 9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 101
Oral Paper -
History I - Senior Seminar

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

8:00

101 - 1  NICHOLAS A. RUPEL
Dr. Marc Becker, Faculty Mentor
A Regional Difference: Examining the Differing Levels of Violence in Post-Conquest Spanish America

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9:00

101 - 5  MARY CATHERINE MCELHONE
Dr. Jeff Gall and Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentors
On and Off the Battlefield: Camaraderie Between American Servicemen Fighting in World War II

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9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

9:30 - 10:45 • MG 2001
SESSION 201
Oral Paper -
History II - Senior Seminar

Presiding: Thomas Zoumaras

9:30

201 - 1  HELMUT A. RENTSCHLER
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
The Good, The Bad, and the Organized: Prohibitions Effect on the American People

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9:45

201 - 2  JACOB B. O'ROURKE
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras and Dr. Sally West, Faculty Mentors
Educated Elites Views on Serfdom and its Effects on the Emancipation of the Sefs

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10:15

201 - 4  ANN M. FRYDRYCH
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
The Fall of Cardinal Wolsey

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10:30

201 - 5  ALEXANDER T. FOWLER
Dr. Mark Hanley, Faculty Mentor
The Role the Newspapers Played in Public Opinion of the Civil War

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1320
SESSION 205
Oral Paper -
English VIII

Presiding: Hena Ahmad

9:30

205 - 1  JAMILLIA E. LUNN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Debunking the Myth of "the Dark Continent": Chinua Achebe's portrayal of pre-colonial Ibo society in his novel Things Fall Apart

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9:30 - 10:45 • VH 1324
SESSION 208
Oral Paper -
Education/Communication Disorders

Presiding: Wendy Miner

9:45

208 - 2  ERIC M. BALSMAN♦
Dr. Julie Lochbaum, Dr. Torbj√∂rn Wandel , and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
Uncommon Bond: The 1946 to 1948 Kirksville State Teachers College Championship Basketball Teams

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9:30 - 10:45 • OP 2117
SESSION 210
Oral Paper -
Music II

Presiding: Jesse Krebs

10:15

210 - 4  KENNA J. BOGUE
Prof. Pat Mickey, Faculty Mentor
The Integration and Influences of Military and Music in the Ottoman Empire

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9:30 - 10:45 • OP 2210
SESSION 212
Oral Paper -
Art II - Art History

Presiding: Sara Orel

10:15

212 - 4  STACI L. SANDERS* and CALIE M. HOLDEN
Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentor
Assessing and Addressing Needs in a Small Museum

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

Students as Digitally Enabled Scholars: Undergraduate Research in the Information Age

Jeffrey McClurken Chair and Professor of History and American Studies, University of Mary Washington


1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1232
SESSION 309
Oral Paper -
English V

Presiding: Elizabeth Delmonico

1:45

309 - 4  DOUGLAS M. TAUL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Cultural Weight of Agha Shahid Ali's "Prayer Rug"

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1:00 - 2:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 311
Oral Paper -
Interdisciplinary

Presiding: Scott Alberts

1:15

311 - 2  CAROLINA SCALZO
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
A Musical Trajectory: Analysis of Anti-political sentiments in Brazilian Popular Music

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2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

2:30 - 3:30 • VH 1236
SESSION 403
Oral Paper -
Disability and Society

Presiding: Randy Hagerty

2:30

403 - 1  CHRISTOPHER P. WILLIAMS
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Breeding Eugenics in the United States

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3:30 - 4:30 • GEO - SUB
SESSION P-1
Poster -
Art - Art History

P-1 - 1

ALEXANDRA S. TIMMER
Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentor
Kirksville Ghost Tour: A Look at the Legends and Myths that Surround Truman State University and Kirksville, MO

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Student Union - Georgian Room
Reception

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. • Student Union - Conference Room
Phi Kappa Phi Reception for Members Participating in the SRC and Officers Installation

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. • VH 1010
Graduate Research Symposium


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