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Spring Humanities & Arts Graduate Conference

Spring 2020 Conference Details

During a time of fear and uncertainty, it is so important to retain our sense of community. This is why we made the decision to move forward with the 5th Annual Crafting Civil Discourse Conference in a shortened online format.

The Crafting Civil Discourse Roundtable: Learning and Teaching During a Pandemic took place on Saturday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Zoom.   

Roundtable presenters included: Becky Tracey, Sandra Doller, Martha Stoddard Holmes, Nikole Barnes and Jake Lovell. 

Past Presentations

Postmodernism in Winesburg, Ohio, Robbie Hammel

Egoism and the Post-Anarchic: Max Stirner's New Individualism, Kristian Pr'Out

Hiding in Plain Sight: A Historical and Cultural Study of Gay Community in America, Luis Quintenilla

The Contrary Cycle of Dominance and Care, Lisandra Natali De Luca

Anime as Literature, Quito Barajas

Rendered Out of Commission: Othered Arabs and Abject Rhetoric in Service of Empire, Yasmin Manley

The College Student, Bryanna Martinez

 Shia LaBeouf by Shia LaBeouf: Subversive Recontextualization and Celebrity Self-Authorship, Elizabeth Roush

Anaylzing "The Culture Industry" through Parks and Recreation's Tom Haverford, Lara Amin

Red Dead Recolonization, Ian Galbraith

Problematizing Female Representation in the Post-Colonial Realm, Mikayla Keehn

Constructed Landscapes: Impact on Physical Space and Bodily Experience, Erica Wahlgren

The Idea of Key West Poetics: Unraveling Hart Crave and Wallace Stevens' Modernist Imperialism, Jan Leonard Maramot Rodil

Jadis & Morgan le Fay: Sisters in Witchcraft, Kerry Baker

Never Just "Snow White": The Fair Little Princess, Zev Anbar

She's a Dangerous Woman (to Society): The Cultural Work of Babyface, Rachel Seymour

Abjection and the Witch in Film and Literature, Jesse Grizzle


2019 graduate conference attendees



2019 graduate conference attendees

2019 graduate conference solo presentation