2015 Student Research Conference:
28th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. • University Art Gallery
Annual Juried Student Exhibit

8:00-9:15  • VH 1010
SESSION 102
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH II

Presiding: Kevin Manley

8:00

102 - 1  JARED D. RICHARDS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Samurai Against the West: Conflicting Ideals Represented in Yukio Mishima's Spring Snow

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8:00-9:15  • VH 1224
SESSION 103
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH III

Presiding: Dr. Alanna Preussner

8:15

103 - 2  MACKENZIE R. PERRON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Motherhood in Kyung-Sook Shin's Please Look After Mom

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8:00-9:15  • MG 2050
SESSION 105
ORAL PAPER -
HISTORY

Presiding: Dr. Huping Ling

8:15

105 - 2  HANGE LIU
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Compare Chinese Students in US in last century and present

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8:30-8:45 • MG 1098
SESSION 116
ORAL PAPER -
ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Presiding: Stephen Shapiro

8:30

116 - 1  LINDSAY N. LAMP
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Gender Identity and Sexuality in the Asian-American Community

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8:45-9:15  • MG 1098
SESSION 117
ORAL PAPER -
ASIAN STUDIES

Presiding: Stephen Shapiro

8:45

117 - 1  CHELSEA A. MCCOY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Ignorance is Blissfully Painless to Your Mental Health: A Psychiatric Analysis of Stones of the Wall

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9:00

117 - 2  JAZMINE N. NEWSOME
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Asian American Women On The Screen and the Burden of Representation

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

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Pollen: More than Something to Sneeze at

JEFFREY M. OSBORN Dean of the School of Science and Professor of Biology at The College of New Jersey


11:00 - 12:15  • MG 1000
SESSION 201
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH IV

Presiding: Dr. Hena Ahmad

11:30

201 - 3  MARGARET A. STORMES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Motherhood as Identity in Kyung-sook Shin's Please Look After Mom

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11:45

201 - 4  JACQUELYN I. HOWELL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Teriyaki vs. Takoyaki: Yukio Mishima's View of Westernization in Japan in Spring Snow

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11:00 - 12:15  • VH 1010
SESSION 202
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH V

Presiding: Keving Manley

11:00

202 - 1  JARED K. DICKERMAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
An Analysis of Agha Shahid Ali's "Cracked Portraits" and "Snowmen" in The Half-Inch Himalayas

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11:15

202 - 2  OLIVIA R. MUEGGE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Familial Roles as a Post-Structuralist Device in Please Look After Mom

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11:30

202 - 3  ALEXANDRA E. MOORE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Im Not Racist, But...": An Examination of Colonial Racism in Kamila Shamsies A God in Every Stone

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11:45

202 - 4  EVAN T. CIONI
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Criticism of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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12:00

202 - 5  MARIA G. TABOADA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Living Under the Colonial Thumb: The Portrayal of the Individual in A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie

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11:00 - 12:15  • VH 1224
SESSION 203
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH VI

Presiding: Dr. Charles Boughton

11:00

203 - 1  MARGARET C. FRANKLIN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Class Politics in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

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11:15

203 - 2  JOSHUA WELLS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Looking at War through the Enemy's Eyes": Reading Dang Thuy Trams Last Night I Dreamed of Peace

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11:00 - 12:15  • VH 1212
SESSION 218
ORAL PAPER -
ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Presiding: Dr. Thomas Capuano

11:00

218 - 1  MAAFIA G. OWUSU
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS (Successful Asian Women)

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11:15

218 - 2  RILEY C. BRADSHAW
Dr. Huping Ling, Faculty Mentor
Sexual Portrayals of Asian Women in Society

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

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

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


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