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City College Fellowships Program

Twelfth Annual Research Conference

Panel I

9:30 - 10:45 NAC 6/316

Natasha Mishchenko, Cryptography and the SSH Protocol: Connecting Computers Securely
Gabriella Clemente, On a Modified Fourier Transform involving the Jacobian Determinant
Neelam Prashad, Moderate Depression and Attentional Interference in a PTSD and Trauma-Exposed Sample

Panel II     

9:30 - 10:45 NAC 6/309

Debra Williams, Nature and Animality in the Postmodern World of Octavia Butler’s DAWN
Nikeeyia Howell, Masquerades in the World of Barbie: An Examination of How Toy Company Mattel Constructs Notions of Femininity and Masculinity
Mayelin Perez, Killing the Gothic Heroine: Feminist Readings of the Female Gothic and the Politics of Canonicity

Panel III   

11:00-12:15 NAC 6/316

Josetin Benjamin, The Use of Federal Courts in Enforcing International Environmental Law
Joel Sati, The 1.5 generation - On Jus Nexi Citizenship and Rootedness
Sben Korsh, Constructing Water: Jamaica Bay, 1898 - 1942
Jeffrey Kasper, Small Civic Spaces: Children’s Farm Gardens in New York City, 1934-1964

Panel IV   

11:00-12:15 NAC 6/309

Orubba Almansouri, From Mouth to Ear to Paper to Screen: Impacts of Oral Tradition on Middle Eastern Literature and Film
Shanna Jean-Baptiste, The Personal is Political: Rethinking Haitian Identity in Fernand Hibbert’s Les Thazar, 1907
Tamra Lepro, Moving Like Men: Armoring and Dismantling Women’s Agency in Shakespeare’s Anthony and Cleopatra and Othello

Panel V  

1:45 - 3:00 NAC 6/316

Rachel Ansong, Rewriting Identities in Noviolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names
Tameekia Imani Cooper, Can the Hyphen Speak? A Theoretical Reading of the Postcolonial Identity in Alain Mabanckou’s Black Bazaar (2009)
Rocio Rayo, Reproducing Nicaragua: A Feminist Reading of Debates over Motherhood and Abortion Under Sandinista Rule, 1983-1988
Corey Burke, Eating Out: Ethics, Consent, and Authenticity in Feminist Porn and Fair-Trade Food Politics

Panel VI  

1:45 - 3:00 NAC 6/309

Emily Graham, Entartete Kunst: Degenerate Art and the Third Reich
Emmanuel Lachaud, Imagining the Haitian Nation-Family: From Domestic Patriarchalism to State Authoritarianism, 1801-1843
Samina Sirajuddowla, Gods, Floods, and Genghis Khan: Anticolonialism and Subalternity in the Literary Corpus of Kazi Nazrul Islam
Karim Elhaies, National Masculinity: Intersections Between West and East 

May 2, 2014

NAC 6/316
NAC 6/309
All are welcome to attend!