2007 Graduate Research Conference
Friday, March 23, 2007
9:00AM Opening Remarks
Susan Gustafson, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute
9:10AM Panel I – Gender and the Creative Process
Marie Sumner Lott, Department of Musicology, Eastman School of Music, "Thinking Outside the Salon: Negotiation Tactics in Louise Farrenc’s Piano Quintets, opp. 30 and 31 (1839-40)"
Godfre Leung, Program in Visual and Cultural Studie, Me tangere/Noli me legere: My Hysterical Emily Dickinson"
Jennie Lightweis-Goff, Department of English, "Fallen Giants, Rebels, and Men: Canonicity and Paternity in African-American Literature"
10:40AM Panel II - Sexuality and Gendered Roles
Joseph Jones, Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, "Homophobia in Secondary Schools: An Investigation of Teachers' Perceptions Through a Collaborative Professional Development Program"
Rebekah Greene, Department of English, "The Forgotten Murderess: Sarah Stout Littles and the Problems of the “Weaker Sex” in the 1858 Stout Trial"
Michelle Finn, Department of History, "The Doctor's Prescription: Wonder Woman as a Model for Womanhood in 1940s America"
12:00PM Lunch Provided
1:00PM Panel III – Religious and National Identities
Shaza Khan, Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, "American Muslimah: Motives and Consequences for identifying as 'Muslim' within the Diaspora"
Linda Quinlan, Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, “'When we sing/they hear their lives retold': Some reflections on how and why students at religious colleges might be invited to (re)consider gender identity"
Rolien Hoyng, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, "Veiling and Viewing the Veil: Spectacles and Debates on Muslim-Dutch and Native-Dutch Identity"
2:30PM Panel IV – Representation and the Body
Victoria Pass, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, "Dancing, Drawing, and Falling in Love: Artists’ Representation in Popular Films of the 1950s"
Kathleen Casey, Department of History, "Cross Dressers and Race Crossers: Blackness and Gender on the American Popular Stage"
Hossein Khosrowjah, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, "The Vagaries of the Return of the Repressed: Theocratic Censorship, Patriarchal Proscription and Contemporary Feminist Currents in Iranian Cinema"
4:00PM Keynote Address
Greta Niu, Department of English