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18 Oct
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Oct 18, 2019 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM


Dean’s Award for Summer Research Conference 2019

Panel One
10:00 to 11:30 am

Featuring research on food co-ops as an alternative community; Chinese influence on Italian fashion; urban land use in New York City; urban life in Kyoto; dance and design; and plastiglomerates in Hawaii

Discussant: Karen Holmberg
Panelists: William Beaudoin (BA '20) Cecilia Bien (MA '20)Anna Ezzy (BA '20) Ayaka Fujii (BA '20) Nunnapat “Spencer” Ratanavanh (BA '20) Benjamin Weinger (BA '20)

Panel Two
12:30 to 2:00 pm 

Featuring research on feminist self-portraiture; American traditional circus experiences; sculpture and choreography; the music and art in Japanese nature; Latinx representation in television; and Hasidic identity in fashion

Discussant: Yevgeniya Traps
Panelists: Tia Glista (BA '20) Madeline Hoak (MA '20) Sophia Isidore (BA '21) Aine Nakamura (MA '20) Natalie Sharpe (BA '20) Joseph Rafael Kaplan Weinger (BA '20)

Panel Three
2:30 to 4:00 pm

Featuring research on judicial language in Manhattan arraignment courts; American media narratives of Venezuela and Panama; global migration and refugees; legal definitions of non-traditional families; Foucauldian influences on Chinese politics; digital technology in politics and society; and Muslim communities in China

Discussant: Duncan Yoon
Panelists: Lizzy Cheshire (BA '20) Sophia Gallagher (BA '21) Efton Jiles (MA '21) Cade Richmond (BA '20) Tianmo Wang (BA '20) Kevin Weiskirch (BA '20) Boheng Zhang (BA '21)


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