2016 Student Research Conference:
29th 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
BFA/BA Thesis Exhibit

8:00-9:15 • MG 2001
SESSION 101-
ORAL PAPER -
BIOLOGY

Presiding: Dr. Stephanie Fore

9:00

101- - 5  ALYSSA K. JOHNSON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Diseases and Pests of the New World: A Metaphor for the Gendering of Early America

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

9:30-10:45 • OP 2210
SESSION 203-
ORAL PAPER -
MUSIC I

Presiding: Dr. Curran Prendergast

9:30

203- - 1  JENNIFER M. RUBIN♦
Dr. Jay Bulen and Dr. Curran Prendergast, Faculty Mentors
The Experiences of Five Female Collegiate Band Directors: A Collective Case Study

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9:30-10:45 • MG 2090
SESSION 204-
ORAL PAPER -
HISTORY

Presiding: Dr. David Robinson

10:15

204- - 4  DEVON TORRENCE
Dr. David Robinson and Dr. Sally West, Faculty Mentors
Czech Women Under the Soviet System

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9:30-10:45 • MG 2050
SESSION 206-
ORAL PAPER -
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

Presiding: Dr. David Murphy

9:45

206- - 2  KATLIN A. WALKER
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
The Noble Qur'an: An Egalitarian Exegesis

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9:30-10:45 • MG 1096
SESSION 208-
ORAL PAPER -
ANTHROPOLOGY/COMMUNICATIONS

Presiding: Dr. Amber Johnson

10:00

208- - 3  EMILY J. WILDHABER
Dr. Paul Shapiro and Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentors
The Oxymoron of the Feminist Catholic

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

Repairing the Damaged Brain: How do we Stop the Next Apocalypse?

Dr. Greg Gerhardt, Professor of Anatomy & Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry and Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky Health Sciences Center in Lexington, KY


1:00-2:15 • MG 1098
SESSION 304-
ORAL PAPER -
HEALTH SCIENCE/NURSING

Presiding: Dr. Alicia Wodika

1:00

304- - 1  MANDI BREHM
Prof. Melissa Holcomb and Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentors
Reproductive Healthcare for the LGBTQ Family and the Midwife Model of Care

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1:00-2:15 • MG 1000
SESSION 308-
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH III

Presiding: Dr. Hena Ahmad

1:00

308- - 1  COURTNEY L. SHANNON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Soiled Doves Fly Again": Nazneen's Journey of Finding Herself Through Sexuality in Monica Ali's Brick Lane

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2:00

308- - 5  ELIZABETH A. BURNES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Symbiosis to Neurosis to Diagnosis: Recognizing How Conforming to a Destructive Society Results in Mental Illness in Tsitsi Dangarembga's 'Nervous Conditions'

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1:00-2:15 • VH 1328
SESSION 309-
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH II

Presiding: Dr. David Gillette

1:45

309- - 4  TALIESYN CEDERWALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Challenging the Cultural Expectations of Women: An Analysis of Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

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

2:30-3:30 • MG 2090
SESSION 407-
ORAL PAPER -
ENGLISH X

Presiding: Dr. Elizabeth Delmonico

3:15

407- - 4  EMILY N. STOBBE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Landscape as Metaphor in Season of Migration to the North

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2:30-3:30 • VH 1212
SESSION 403-
ORAL PAPER -
Women and Gender

Presiding: Dr. Julia Edgar

2:30

403- - 1  UMMEKULSOOM ARIF
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Indian American Dream: A Cultural Perspective of Sejal Badani's Trail of Broken Wings

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2:45

403- - 2  HANNAH WHITT
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Communism's Effect on Women in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis

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


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