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20 Oct
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Oct 20, 2017 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM


Dean's Award for Summer Research Conference

Join us as the 2017 winners of the Dean’s Award for Summer Research share their projects and research findings. Gallatin faculty will serve as discussants. Refreshments will be provided.

Panel 1: 10 am-11:30 am
Featuring mental health in the Dominican Republic; color perception in the dress controversy; terrorism and hate crimes in America; performance and civic engagement; and the language around sex and gender identity

Discussant: Kim DaAosta

  • Shayna Feuer (BA '18)
    Mari Galicer (BA '18)
  • Emiy Hocket (BA '18)
  • Kendra Prat (BA '18)
  • Sophie Walker (BA '19)
Panel 2: 12:30-2 pm
Featuring an ethnography of a family's migration; education policies in Ghana; and tourism in Block Island, RI; and New Orleans architectures and cultural preservation.
Discussant: Jacob Remes
  • Tsering Bista (BA '18)
  • Maame Boatemaa (BA '19)
  • Rachel A.G. Gilman (BA '18)
  • Nyelah Sawyer (BA '19)
Panel 3: 2:30-4 pm
Featuring dementia and euthanasia; the Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway; the intersections of gender and corporations; preservation of dance and choreography; and the language of genderqueer identity.
Discussant: Lisa Daily
  • Lili Dekker (BA '18)
  • Grace Easterly (BA '19)
  • Lindsay Karchin (BA '19)
  • Alice Lambert (BA '18)
  • Léah Miller (BA '18)