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Conferences and Symposia 2013 - 2014
1. The Humanities Research Institute's Fall Term Symposium was held on Monday, December 16, 2013 in the Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber. The title of the symposium was "Power, Position and Politics". The speakers were as follows:
Session 1: Chair: David Schimmelpenninck (History)
Ning Wang (History), "Zhou Yiliang: 'A Bookish Scholar' Bowing to the Communist Power."
Natalee Caple (English Language and Literature), "Cultural Production as a Critical Lens, or, Creative Assignments in the Non-Creative Writing Classroom."
Karen Fricker (Dramatic Arts), "Somewhere between Science and Legend: Cirque du Soleil and Robert Lepage's Totem."
Session 2: Chair: Gyllian Raby (Dramatic Arts)
Terrance H. McDonald (PhD student, Interdisciplinary Humanities), "A Visual Interrogation of Masculine Mythologies: Barney's Cremaster Cycle and Masculinities."
Julie Morris (PhD student, Interdisciplinary Humanities), "The Steambunk Fetishization Effect: Female Gender Politics and the Sexualized Body in Steampunk Performance."
Carrie Murray (Classics), "Isolation versus Interaction: Investigating Life on the Island of Pantelleria During the Iron Age."