2013 Undergraduate Humanities Symposium

2nd Annual Undergraduate Humanities Symposium, Spring 2013

Panel One—Storytelling in Literature and Art

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:00 PM—1:30 PM

Student Union Plantation Suite

Brandon Naquin, “An Assessment of Wildness in ‘Walking’ and The Blithedale Romance

Danielle Evans, “Kara Walker’s Silhouettes of Narratives”

Lillie Conner-Flores, “Edgar Allen Poe’s Skeletons in the Closet”

Moderator: Todd Kennedy

Panel Two—Mass-, Social-, and Multi-Media

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 2:00 PM—3:15 PM

Student Union Plantation Suite

Amy Jo Wisehart, “Chuck Close vs. Traditional Thinking in the World of Art: Creating a Bridge Between Painting and Photography”

Jacob Williams, “Meaning on the Small Screen: Television’s Place in the English Department”

Frank DiNicola, “Internet Elitespeak 13375p34k [/litspik/], 1337, |_££t, or Leet [/lit/] as an American English Dialect”

Moderator: Cathy Richard

Panel Three—Philosophy and the Historic Individual

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 5:00 PM—6:15 PM

Student Union Plantation Suite

Trevor Boudreaux, “Diderot, d’Alembert, and DNA: An Eternal, Golden Thread”

Gavin Johnson, “#SwayingANation with 140 Characters or Less: President Obama’s Use of Classical Rhetoric in his 2012 Twitter Campaign ”

Joseph Foret, “Wholly Diver, Darren Taylor and the Nature of Fame and Admiration in American Popular Culture”

Moderator: Allen Alexander

Presented by Sigma Tau Delta and the College of Arts & Sciences

Free and open to the public