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School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies Division III Presentations

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
West Lecture Hall, FPH

WHO IS WELCOME? THE POLITICS OF SPACE AND PLACE
9­-9:50 a.m.

Monique Baron
If you cook the way you walk, I'd even lick the pot: An Inquiry of the Cuban Piropo
Elyssa Czynski
Deconstructing Chiraq: Chicago hip hop as a multi-­-faceted hidden transcript
Hester Tittmann
Who Is Welcome Here? An Ethnographic Analysis of Small-­-Scale Urban Design in Oakland & San Francisco


MUSIC, IDENTITY, AND COMMUNITY
10­-10:45 a.m.

Jake Trail Tozer
Individualism, Community, and Instrument Making in Santa Cruz, California: An Insider's Perspective on Lutherie
Thomas Jeffrey Heisler
Don't Take the Mask Off the Ole' Lone Ranger; Captain Luke and the Drinkhouse Blues
James Perry Hartman
Cordas de Saudade: The Role of the Viola Caipira in Brazil's Harvest Festivals

PEDAGOGY AND PRACTICE: THE AFFECT AND EFFECT OF THE DIGITAL
10:50-11:35 a.m.

Angus Davidson
Music Making in the Liberal Arts: Deepening Composition and Performance Through A Multi-­-Disciplinary Approach
Marii Nyröp
embarrassment_party: contemporary artistic practice and the affects of cloud computing
Fiona Stewart Taylor
Autobiographical and Diary Comics: The Changing Face of Autography

TRANSLATION AS PEDAGOGY, THINKING INTERSTITIALLY
11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Annie Westphal
How "La Bete" Became "The Beast": The Translation Turn in Fairy Tale Studies
Zach Baker
Of Reading: Thinking Towards the Interstice
Morgan Mielnick
Global Teaching and Learning: A Language Study Based in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Field Study in Brazil

LUNCH FROM 12:30­-1 p.m.

ILLUSION, INTIMACY AND INFLUENCE IN LITERATURE
1­-1:45 p.m.

Wyatt Miles
Jeanette Winterson: Exploring the interplay between choice and intimacy
Martha Krauz
The Necessary Illusion: Narrative and Figurative Language in Virginia Woolf and T. S. Eliot
Robert McGarry
Literary History and Influence in James Joyce's Ulysses

MEMORY, HEALING, AND REDEFINING TRAUMA
1:50-2:35 p.m.

Irissa Baxter
Liberation Photography and the Holocaust Sublime: Lee Miller and Margaret Bourke-­-White
Barbara Morrison
Remembering the Virgin Mary: Redefining Vulnerability, Femininity, and the Divine
Alexis Reed
Christianity, Healing and Science: Exploring Medically Inexplicable and Miraculous Cures at Lourdes

ERASURE AND VISIBILITY: VIOLENCE, MEDIA, AND (COUNTER)REPRESENTATIONS
2:40­-3:50 p.m.

Jules Cowan
States of Emergency: Nation-­-State Militarism and Mixed Media Resistance
Jenna Bitar
Palestinian Visibility: Prison Artwork as a Combatant to Israel's Policy of Erasure
Marguerite Sacerdote
Orange Is the New White: Manifestations of Whiteness and the Politics of Representation on Television
Chelsea Kai Roesch
American Rape Culture: Media Representations of Sexual Violence in a Postfeminist Era

DAVID SMITH SCHOLARS IN AMERICAN STUDIES
4­-5:15 p.m.

Cat Guzman
Beyond the Razor Wire: Narrative Portraits of Three Formerly Incarcerated Women
Susannah Raynor Faber
Masculinity and Minimalism: A Critical Reading of Work of Carl Andre, Donald Judd and Anne Truitt in the 1960s
Alishia Alther
From the Moody Garden Gang to the Old Wise Lesbian Collective: Sites of Lesbian Resistance in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1956­-1982
Louisa Lebwohl
"With blood it will be written": public memory and the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire

5:30 Reception

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