2016 Cultural Studies Research Conference

Friday, May 20, 2016
10:30 am-2:30 pm

University of Washington Bothell
North Creek Events Center

Free and open to the public. 

Program Schedule

10:30-10:45 am

Amadanyo Oguara
Ron Krabill, Director, Master of Arts in Cultural Studies

10:45-11:45 am

Amadanyo Oguara
Pedagogy: Interpretive Music Performance - "The Art Of Musical Storytelling"
Portfolio Advisor: Jed Murr
Capstone Advisor: Susan Harewood

Maya Zaidenstadt
The Women's Workshop: Building a Positive Community of Women, Discussing Sexuality, Bodies and Relationships
Portfolio Advisor: S. Charusheela
Capstone Advisor: Rebecca Aanerud

Rezina Habtemariam
Portfolio Advisor: Ron Krabill
Capstone Advisor: Jed Murr

11:45-12:00 pm

12:00-1:00 pm

Helen K. Thomas
Untitled: Centering Teens of Color in Young Adult Literature
Portfolio Advisor: Bruce Burgett
Capstone Advisor: Linda Watts

Shannon Leigh
Catch-22: Applying Narrative and Thematic Analysis to Understand the Veteran Suicide Crisis
Portfolio Advisor: Ron Krabill
Capstone Advisor: Eric Stewart

Josie Garcia-Turner
STAR: Affective Trans Resistance to the Carceral State
Portfolio Advisor: Sarah Dowling
Capstone Advisor: micha cárdenas


1:15-2:00 pm

Shayna L. Elbling
The Cauldron of Memory, draft
Portfolio Advisor: S.Charusheela
Capstone Advisor: Rebecca Aanerud

Marcus J. Johnson
 The “New Blacks:” Race, Identity, and Black Consciousness in the United States Media
Portfolio Advisor: Yolanda Padilla
Capstone Advisor: Dan Berger

2:00-2:30 pm

Past Conferences

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