Panel Session III, 3:00-4:15pm

Transcultural Spaces
Room 305
Moderator:
Danielle Cofer, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “The Creation of a Global Caribbean Consciousness, Away from the Caribbean” Ana Almeyda-Cohen, University of Pennsylvania, Hispanic Studies
  • “M. Butterfly and the Oriental Fantasy” Xinqiang Chang, University of Rhode Island, English
  • “Theatrical Music and Cultural Capital in The Tempest and Le Bourgeois gentilhomme” Susan Chakmakian, University of Rhode Island, English
  • “Space in #BlackLivesMatter” Michael Barry, Jr., Providence College, History, @MTBarryJr

Transforming Perspectives in Military and Political History at the Eve of WWI
Room 306
Moderator:
Molly Hall, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “Irish Parallels” Connor Toole, Providence College, History
  • “British Depictions of Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1888-1890” John Donegan, Providence College, History
  • “The Execution of ‘Breaker’ Morant: An Early Victory for International Justice?” E. Matthew Connolly, Providence College, History, @mcemc

A Domestic and International Crisis: Case
Studies of Human Trafficking in Rhode Island, South Korea and Ghana
Room 309Moderator:
Professor Donna M. Hughes, University of Rhode Island, Gender & Women’s Studies and Sociology & Anthropology

  • “The Prevalence of High-risk Female Youth Recruited Into Sex Trafficking in Rhode Island” Faith Skodmin, Rhode Island College, Social Work
  • “Linking Fisheries with Child Trafficking in Ghana” Kristine Beran, University of Rhode Island, Marine Affairs
  • “Domestic and Transnational Trafficking of Women around US Military Bases in South Korea” Amy Levesque, University of Rhode Island, History

Transmissions from the Electronic Age: Selfies, Film, and Digital Discourse
Room 311
Moderator:
Catherine Winters, University of Rhode Island, English

  • “Selfie-promotion: Transforming Perceptions through Selfie Angles” Amanda Guitar, Binghamton University, Anthropology
  • “The 70 mm Project” Gary Vaspol, Salve Regina University, Humanities, @MuchoMass
  • “Digital Funeral: An Evolution of the Poetic Author from Wordsworth to The Jabberwocky Engine” Susan Munson, University of Rhode Island, English

Motivating Students Inside and Outside the Classroom across Disciplines: A Roundtable
Room 313

  • Jim Blair, University of Rhode Island, Business Administration, @MrMarketingPhD
  • Carrie Gill, University of Rhode Island, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Jacqueline Cohen, University of Rhode Island, College Student Personnel
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