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2015 Alumni College Presentations

To access individual presentations, please click on the presenter's name and you will be directed to their individual page.

Panel: "STRANGE PLACES"

 Keira V. Williams, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor, Honors College
"Paving the Road to Oz"

Christopher Witmore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"Old Lands. A Chorography of Eastern Morea, Greece"

Christine M. Walker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, History
"Island Intimacies: Illegitimacy and Baptism in Colonial Jamaica"

Panel: "MEDICINE AND MORALS"

Starra Priestaf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, French, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"Emphatic Encounters: Medicine and the Humanities"

Laura M. Calkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
"A Sense of Sin: Women, In/Fertility, and Bioethics in British Medical Opinion, 1940-1950"

Howard Curzer, Ph.D.
Professor, Philosophy
"Good People with Bad Principles"

Panel: "LITERATURE AND LOGOS: FIGURING SELF AND OTHERS"

John Beusterien, Ph.D.
Professor, Spanish, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"A Short History of Mustangs and Armadillos"

Allison Cattell, Ph.D.
Instructor, German, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"Remembering Susanna"

Carmen Pereira-Muro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"Writing the Land: Ecofeminism in Two Spanish 19th-Century Authors"

Panel: "MANAGING WEALTH AND POWER"

Andrew Gibb, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Theatre & Dance
"Rehearsing California: Californios, Anglos, and the Performative Fashioning of the Usonian West"

Abigail Swingen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
"The Pulse of the Body Politick: The South Sea Bubble and Economic Disaster Management in Early Modern Britain"

Sara Guengerich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
"Daughters of the Inca Conquest: Indigenous Noblewomen in the Conquest and Colonization of Peru"

 

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