Panel Session II, 1:30-2:45pm

Transitioning Genre and Convention: Romance, Heroines, and YA Literature
Room 305
Moderator:
Susie Chakmakian, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “Keeping Up With ‘Shippers’: Romance Readers in the Age of Fan Fiction” Sarah Sherman, Central Connecticut State University, English
  • “A Neuroaesthetic Understanding of the Romance Novel” Bernadette Roe, Binghamton University, English
  • “Simulation and Selfhood: The ‘Double Bind’ of the ‘Hardwired’ Heroine” Stephanie Vega, McMaster University, English
  • “Multiplying X and Getting Y: Generation X Young Adult Authors and Their Generation Y Audience” Alyssa Taft, University of Rhode Island, English & Library Information Studies, @alyssa_taft

 

Trans-Neurology: Cognition, Memory, and Psyche
Room 306
Moderator:
Marie Tate, University of Rhode Island, Psychology

  • “The Neuroaesthetic Journey: An Argument for Teaching Affect in Secondary English Language Arts” Sara Lovell, Binghamton University, English
  • “Marx as the Philosophical Cognitive Neuroscientist” Todd Mele, Salve Regina University, Sociology & Anthropology
  • “Positive Psychology in Dickens’ Bleak House: Transforming Our Reading of the Psyche” William Bowden, University of Rhode Island, English

Transcendent Materials: Metamateriality, Entropy, and Eschatology
Room 309
Moderator:
Elizabeth Foulke, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “Mie-metamaterial Thermal Emitter for TPV Systems” Alok Ghanekar, University of Rhode Island, Mechanical Engineering
  • “Entropy, Heat Death, and Inherent Vice” Gary Vaspol, Salve Regina University, Humanities, @MuchoMass
  • “’East to Eden’: Cardinal Direction as Symbol in Medieval Irish Eschatological Texts” Darcy Ireland, Providence College, History, @darcyireland
  • “No Country for Mineral Rights: A Hedonic Valuation of Tight Gas Development in Colorado” Andrew Boslett, University of Rhode Island, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

The Influence of External Noise on Standardized Neurocognitive Assessment: A Roundtable
Room 311
Moderator:
Dr. Jeff Konin, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy

  • Desiree Santaniello, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy
  • Megan Donnelly, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy
  • Katlyn Cleverdon, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy
  • Anne Luckhardt, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy
  • Brendan Boyle, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy
  • Timothy Ramos, University of Rhode Island, Physical Therapy

Transforming Life into Art: A Poetry Reading by the Southern Connecticut State University’s MFA Program
Room 313

  • Lynn Marie Houston
  • Sean Igoe
  • Shelby Lanaro
  • Rebecca O’Bern
  • Elizabeth Wager
  • Laura Ahking
  • Lindsay Carey

Transitions, Translations, and Shifting Definitions
Room Hoffmann-154
Moderator:
Xinqiang Chang, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “Milton, Monarchy, and Liberty” Bernard Krumm, Hofstra University, English
  • “In Fragments: Sappho, Anne Carson, and Contemporary Translation” Julia Brush, University of New Hampshire, English, @juliafbrush
  • “Shared Pages: Intertextuality In Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Walter White’s Flight and the Figure of the ‘New Negro Woman’” Christian Gallichio, University of Massachusetts-Boston, English
  • “We Were Young in Mumblecordia: When Mumblecore Films Transitioned to Hollywood” Francesca Borrione, University of Rhode Island, English, @fraborrione
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