Fighting Words

March 28, 2014 (Friday)

Fighting Words

15th Annual Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Conference

8:45-9:15a | REGISTRATION

9:15-9:30am |OPENING REMARKS

9:30-10:40am | ALIENATION
Moderator: Kathy Peiss, Roy. F and Jeanette Nichols Endowed Professor of History

Sarah Shihadah, CAS 2014; Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Imposed Imaginations and Narrative Violence

Shawn Teo, CAS 2014; Political Science and History
Becoming One Nation: National Identity in Singapore

Davis Butner, CAS 204; Architecture and Music
Brutalism as a Means for Performance: A Study of the Warring Nature of Spatial Design and Musical Composition as Envisioned by Iannis Xenakis

10:50am-12:00pm | DEMONSTRATION
Moderator: Kathleen Brown, Professor of History

Yae-Jin Ha, CAS 2014; History of Art
"Comfort Women Wanted": Uncovering the Violent Past through
Visual Language

Robert Franco, CAS 2014; History
World War II on the Equator: Antifascism, Gender, and Democracy in Ecuador's May Revolution of 1944

Panarat Anamwathana, CAS 2014; History
Studies in Nonviolence: The Gendered Nature of Quaker Charity

1:00-2:10pm | REFORMATION
Moderator: Sidney Rothstein, Graduate Student (Political Science)

Steven Perez, CAS 2014; History
Once and For All: Nationalist Concentration Camps during the Spanish Civil War

Antonios Cotzias, CAS 2015; Philosophy, Politics and Economics
The Debt of a Hand

Nicole Hammons, CAS 2015; History and Philosophy
The Legitimization of Nonviolence in U.S. Politics

2:20-3:30pm | REPRESENTATION
Moderator: Timothy Corrigan, Professor of English and Cinema Studies

Shaj Mathew, CAS 2014; Comparative Literature
Literary and Literal Violence in Roberto Bolaño's 2666

Samuel Schnittman, CAS 2014; History of Art
"All are punished": Violent [Self-]Destruction in Pieter Bruegel's Triumph of Death

Olivia Rutigliano, CAS 2014; English and Cinema Studies
Stealing the Show: An Investigation of the Three Unsolved Academy Awards Robberies

3:30-3:45pm | CLOSING REMARKS