Join the American Studies Program for the
2016 American Studies Senior Thesis Symposium and Annual Party!
Tuesday, December 13th: 11am-4pm, Thesis Presentations | 4-6pm Annual Holiday Party
Walsh Library, 4th Floor, O'Hare Special Collections Room, Fordham Rose Hill Campus
11-12:15 Identities in Context
Brendan Caulfield: “O’er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Gay”:
The Rainbow Flag and the Construction of LGBTQ Nation
Katherine Mobilia: Frozen and Feminism: Why Bloggers Can't 'Let it Go'
Marlena Gutierrez: My Mothers’ Daughter: Voicing Identity through Lived Catholicism
1:00-2:15 Alternative Narratives
Rebecca Sinski: Imagination and Narrative as Reform: Social Criticism in The Wire
Tyler Tagliaferro: The Mall Killers: Racism & Rumor in the Demise of Three Ohio Shopping Malls
Madelyn Murphy: Our Stories Plant Seeds: The Transformative Power of Prison Education
2:30-3:45 Policies & Politics
Shelley Wu: Asian Americans for Equality: Mobilizing Asian American Communities in New York City
Melanie Sheehan: Exploding Mines: The Rank-and-File, the New Left, and Vietnam-Era Militancy in the UMWA
Ben St. Clair: Broken yet Stabilized
Repairing NYC’s apartments goes deeper than removing rent regulations
4-6: Annual Party and Celebration of our Seniors, the American Studies Class of 2017!
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