Announcing the Quin Morton ’36 Freshman Research Conference
The Princeton Writing Program is pleased to announce the Quin Morton ’36 Freshman Research Conference, which will take place on Friday, April 11th. The conference will showcase the scholarly work of a range of exceptional Fall 2013 Writing Seminar students from different courses and disciplines. During the conference, our distinguished freshman writers will give 10-minute presentations of their work in small panels, followed by question-and-answer sessions. We invite faculty and members of the wider university community to come help us recognize our students as they present their work before a large academic audience for the first time.
Date: Friday, April 11th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a break for lunch between 12:15-1:30
Guests are welcome to stop by for any session or combination of sessions!
Place: Hargadon Hall G001 & G002. Enter through Baker Hall.
Program of Events
Peter Park, "A Question of Honor? The Importance of Pragmatism in American Interventionism"
Melissa Parnagian, "The Asterisk: Inequalities of Affirmative Action"
Selena Kitchens, "Holy Grails and Golden Hands: Redemption in the Morte d'Arthur and A Song of Ice and Fire"
Katherine Lee, "To Nerd or Not to Nerd: Representations of Scientists in The Big Bang Theory"
Margaret Wang, "Heisenberg as the Uncertainty Principle: What is Walter White?"
Alice Tao, "Bounded by Beauty: The Influence of Photography on Perception and Approaches to Cultural Landscape Assessment"
Natsuko Sato, "The Vocaloid Case Study: Examining Advancements in Music Technology"
Paul Rosen, "Feeling Backward and Better: Female Disability in Empire Falls"
Cailin Hong, "Gender, Power and Sexual Transgression in American Beauty"
Vinicius Amaral, "Calling to the Underworld: How the Clash's London Calling Redefined a Cultural Era"
Katie Hanss, "George Washington Carver: Man, Myth, and Historical Perspective"
Juliette Hackett, "The Effects of Society's Attitude and Current Legislation on the Well-Being of Teenage Sex Offenders Who Committed Consensual Statutory Rape"
Vivian Chen, "Too Big to Fail: Resolution Procedure for Systemically Important Financial Institutions"
Arunraj Balaji, "Reactions to Paranormal Horror: The Search for a Comprehensive Theory"
Martha Jachimski, "Melancholia: A Portrayal of Major Depression as an Existential Reality Check"
Jonathan Liebman, "A Smile on a Tormented Face: Absurdist Consciousness and Post-Reflective Identity in Camus' L'Étranger"
Panel B G002 Hargadon Hall
Emily Chen, "Expanding the View of Asian-American Autobiographies: From Expressions of the Collective Self to Multidimensional Voices of History"
Lulu Chen, "Genius: Society, Mythology, and You"
Lori Bin, "Realness and Gender Identity: Is Drag as Subversive as it Seems?"
Andy Hakim, Emma Ljung, Benjamin Weber