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Arts & Sciences Symposium Monday-Wednesday

The annual Arts & Sciences Spring Symposium, a three-day schedule of faculty presentations, begins Monday with a noon presentation by Ohio State professor Dr. Terrell Morgan. All the presentations will take place in the Multi-Media Studio in the Library on the first floor. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, April 14

12:00 p.m.- Dr. Terrell Morgan, Ohio State University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese – Okra and Columbus: Doing Historical Linguistic Research in Our Own Backyard

1:00 p.m. - Kristina Bardos, Art History, A Constructed Ruin: Haussmann's Paris and the Salpetriere Madwoman

1:30 p.m. - Dr. Matt Adkins, Humanities, Lost Opportunities: Translating the Intercepted Franco-Cherokee Preliminaries of 1756

2:15 p.m. - Dr. Phyllis Gorman, Social Sciences, Trans * Activism: A Preliminary Review of Claims Making, Membership and Tactics

2:45 p.m. - Dr. Doug Gray, Communication, Frankenstein's Monster as Hero of Consciousness

3:15 p.m. - Chris Higgins, Humanities, FEMA at Pompey: Emergency Management and Disaster Response in the Roman Empire

Tuesday, April 15

12:00 p.m. - Dr. Tracy Little, Social Sciences, Green Skin, Flying Monkeys, Magic Potions and Pointy Hats: An Overview of the Anthropology and Popular Culture of Witches

12:30 p.m. - Jeremy Baker, Social Sciences, Messaging Choices and the Christian Right: A Study of Chick Tracts

1:00 p.m. - Dr. Ben Trotter, Humanities, A World of Paper: Information and Jean-Baptiste Colbert de Torcy (1696-1715), Louis XIV's Last Foreign Secretary

1:30 p.m. - Jonathan Racster, Social Sciences, The Changing Definitions and Dialogs Surrounding Family in the 21st Century

2:15 p.m. - Dr. Ron Elizaga, Psychology, Eyes on the Prize: Stereotype Threat, Abstract Construals, and Helping Students Overcome Obstacles Beyond Their Control

2:45 p.m. - Dr. Michael Taylor, Humanities, Emmanuel Levinas and "the Palestinian" Question

3:15 p.m. - Matthew Wilson, Autism College Transition Program, Autism and Higher Education: Theory into Practice

3:45 p.m. - Dr. Adam Keller, Biological and Physical Sciences, Future Scientists of Ohio: "Choose Ohio First" STEM Programs

Wednesday, April 16

2:30 p.m. - Rocco Di Pietro, Music and Humanities, Imaginal Listening in the New Works of Rocco Di Pietro

3:15 p.m. - Brent Funderburk, Social Sciences, Psychotherapy in China: Exploring Social Change and Social Science in East Asia

3:45 p.m. - Teddi Lewis-Hotopp and Megan McWilliams, Academic Affairs, Early Alert: FOCUS, Powered by Starfish - Student Success and Our Title III Grant