Symposium Schedule

 
Crounse Hall in the spring

2017 John C. Young Scholars Symposium Schedule

Saturday • April 29, 2017

Both sessions take place in the Vahlkamp Theater inside Crounse Hall.
Coffee and breakfast will be served from 9:00 – 9:30.
 
 

Morning Session (9:30 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.)

Opening Remarks by Kerry Paumi
 
9:30 – 10:00 • Valentine Banor
“White Artists in Hip-Hop: Emulation, Appreciation, or Appropriation?” (Mentor: Nathan Link)
 
10:00 – 10:30 • Courtney P. Lucas
“Welcome to Pikeville: Exploring Local Color Through Literary Analysis and Creative Writing” (Mentor: Azita Osanloo)
 
10:30 – 11:00 • Genda Zhao
“Ethnographic Investigation on the Manchu Ethnic Minority in the Age of Growing Urbanization in China” (Mentor: Kaelyn Wiles)
 
11:00 – 11:30 • Michael Hart
“Determination of the Inhibitory Effects of Antibodies on Amyloid-ß Aggregation in Alzheimer’s Disease” (Mentor: Kerry Paumi)  
 

Afternoon Session (1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.)

1:00 – 1:30 • Sadhvika Reddy
“The Exoticized Woman: The Commodification of Other-ized Women in Visual Culture” (Mentor: Amy Frederick)
 
1:30 – 2:00 • Kirsten Giesbrecht
“Mathematically Modeling Splenic Artery Aneurism Formation” (Mentor: Ellen Swanson)
 
2:00 – 2:30 • Alexandra Hibbs
“Mevlevi Sufism in America: Contemporary Applications of Islamic Discourse and Spirituality” (Mentor: Matthew Pierce)
 

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