2010 Graduate Research Conference

Friday May 21, 2010

North Creek Events Center, University of Washington Bothell

Welcome, coffee & pastries

8:30 – 9:00
Emcees: Ben Gardner and Susan Harewood


Panel A - Bodies, Borders, Belonging

9:00 – 10:45
Chair: Eric Stewart

Salena Farris
OutWrite Identities   
Capstone Advisor: Jeanne Heuving
Second Reader: Aimee Beth Leggett
Portfolio Advisor: Kari Lerum

Ann Ferreira
Recontextualizing Hakani   
Capstone Advisor: Ron Krabill   
Second Reader: Bruce Burgett
Portfolio Advisor: Jeanne Heuving

Joshua Heim
In an Adda Space and Time?   
Capstone Advisor: Benjamin Gardner   
Second Reader: Manish Chalana
Portfolio Advisor: Bruce Burgett

Myrella Thompson    
The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Knowledge and Understanding   
Capstone Advisor: Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren   
Portfolio Advisor: Elizabeth Thomas

Alan Williams   
"Mormon" and "Queer" at Crossroads   
Capstone Advisor: Susan Harewood
Portfolio Advisor: Jeanne Heuving

Panel B - Ethnography: Self, Space, and Belonging

11:00 – 12:15
Chair: Kari Lerum

Joy MacTavish-Unten   
Mixed-Race LGBTQ Families: Identities, Strategies and Support Systems   
Capstone Advisor: Kari Lerum
Second Reader: Rebecca Aanerud
Portfolio Advisor: Bruce Burgett

Faith Simonelli
Cultural Identity in Children within Shifting Cultural Boundaries   
Capstone Advisor: Elizabeth Thomas
Second Reader: Leslie Ashbaugh
Portfolio Advisor: Eric Stewart

Jayne Swift  
Hot for Teacher: Sex Work and Academic Spaces   
Capstone Advisor: Kari Lerum
Portfolio Advisor: Eric Stewart

Lunch

12:15  – 1:15


Panel C - Locating Auto-ethnography

1:15 – 2:30
Chair: Jeanne Heuving

Trina Ballard    
Environmentalism On Board - Becoming a Surfer Citizen Scientist   
Capstone Advisor: Benjamin Gardner   
Second Reader: Sean Schmidt
Portfolio Advisor: Elizabeth Thomas

Valerie Heuschkel    
Private Pleasure   
Capstone Advisor: Kari Lerum   
Second Reader: Jeanne Heuving
Portfolio Advisor: Eric Stewart

Christine Nelson    
Becoming a Diversity Worker   
Capstone Advisor: Jeanne Heuving
Second Reader: Susan Harewood
Portfolio Advisor: Elizabeth Thomas

Panel D - Sights, Sites, Re: cites

2:45 – 4:15
Chair: Joe Milutis

Tyler Pratt
Re:Sounding Community: Soundscapes and the Performance of Community Meaning   
Capstone Advisor: Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren
Portfolio Advisor: Ben Gardner    

Randi Courtmanch
The Black Heart and other works – Meaning Making in Art Practices   
Capstone Advisor: Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren
Portfolio Advisor: Susan Harewood   

Angelica Macklin    
Scholarly Activism Through the Documentary Process   
Capstone Advisors: Ron Krabill and Jonathan Warren     
Second Reader: Greg Mullins
Portfolio Advisor: Susan Harewood

Jeremy Richards    
Nietzsche! The Musical   
Capstone Advisor: Joe Milutis   
Second Reader: Constantin Behler
Portfolio Advisor: Jeanne Heuving

Reception

4:15 – 6:00 

 

Abstracts

Download presentation abstracts here (.pdf).