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2015 Alumni College Presentations

Humanities Center's 2015 Alumni College Fellows received a $2,000 fellowship and participated in Alumni College, which took place on Saturday, October 12, 2015 during the university's Homecoming Activities. 

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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