Spring 2014 Program of Events
Friday, April 11, 2014
Amanda Irwin Wilkins, Director, Princeton Writing Program
Peter Park, "A Question of Honor? The Importance of Pragmatism in American Interventionism"
Melissa Parnagian, "The Asterisk: Inequalities of Affirmative Action"
Maria Medvedeva, Moderator
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?"
Brendan Wright, Moderator
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"
Danielle Meinrath, Moderator
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"
Joseph Califf, Moderator
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"
Khristina Gonzalez, Moderator
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"
Timothy Recuber, Moderator
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?"
Timothy Haupt, Moderator
Conference organized by Andy Hakim, Emma Ljung, and Benjamin Weber. Sponsored by the Princeton Writing Program.