Panel Session I 11:00 AM-12:15 PM

Understanding Femininity

Swan 305

Moderator: Molly Hall, University of Rhode Island, English

‘Protect teenage girls at costs’: Selfie, millennial feminism, and the history of girl culture” Anna Brecke, University of Rhode Island, English, @anna_brecke

20 Years Later-Why Buffy Still Matters: An Examination of a Canceled Show’s Continued Life” Jenna Guitar, University of Rhode Island, English, @guitar_jenna

Problems in Pornography: How Camgirls Can Reshape Porn Culture” Jonathan Lollar, Texas State University, Applied Philosophy and Ethics

The Women’s March 2017: Heidegger, De Certeau and the Pussy Hat” Gary Vaspol, Salve Regina University, Humanities, @Gvaspol

 

Understanding the Coast

Swan 309

Moderator: Clayton Michaud, University of Rhode Island, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Modeling Angler Preferences for Catching and Releasing Fish: An Application to Atlantic Striped Bass” Andrew Carr-Harris, University of Rhode Island, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Perspectives on Emerging Water Quality Monitoring Technologies: Understanding Factors that Affect Technology Adoption in Coastal Management” Nelle D’Aversa, University of Rhode Island, Marine Affairs

Rhode Island Green and Resilient Infrastructure Project (GRIP): Using Natural Landscaping Techniques and Designs to Improve Coastal Infrastructure Resilience and Stormwater Management” Clara Decerbo, University of Rhode Island, Marine Affairs

Explaining Consumer Differences in Response to Seafood Information Campaigns” Michael Weir, University of Rhode Island, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

 

Understanding Difference

Swan 311

Moderator:André Katkov, University of Rhode Island, English

Early Life Experience and Financial Independence of Young Adults: Evidence from 2007 Child Development Supplement, 2013 Transition to Adulthood and PSID” Xu Cui, Unviersity of Rhode Island, Human Development and Family Studies

Predictors of successful behavior change within multiple affective risk behaviors” Southey Saul, University of Rhode Island, Clinical Psychology

Sexual Functioning of Lesbian Survivors of Breast Cancer” Rosara Torrisi, Widener University, Human Sexuality Studies, @LISexTherapy

 

Understanding Stories

Swan 306

Moderator: Samuel Simas, University of Rhode Island,  English and Library and Information Studies

“Rape, Rape Culture and Trauma: Poetry Presentation and Reading” Laura Ahking, Southern Connecticut State University, MFA in Poetry

“Finding Their Stories: An Interdisciplinary Approach for School Counselors and LGBT Students” Sarah Bryski, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, School Counseling

“‘You Have No Control: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?’: Narratives and Power” Susan Chakmakian, University of Rhode Island, English and Library and Information Studies

“Examining Math Teachers’ Emotionality as Sites for Change” Timothy Marum, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Mathematics Education, @tmarum23

 

Exploitation, Harm, and Law: Global Cases

Swan 313

Moderator: Professor Donna M. Hughes, University of Rhode Island, Gender & Women’s Studies and Sociology & Anthropology

Methods to evaluate strategies to combat child labor and trafficking in fisheries in Ghana” Kristine Beran, University of Rhode Island, Marine Affairs, additional author: Alexis Piccirillo

U.S. Military in South Korea: Prostitution, Law and Policy” Amy Levesque, University of Rhode Island, History

Prostitution, Law & Harm” Rachel Small, University of Rhode Island, Behavioral Science, additional author: Monee Reis

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