A Celebration of Scholarship! 2007 Schedule

The sixth annual A Celebration of Scholarship! will be held the week of March 19, 2007 at John Carroll University. All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, March 19, 2007

All Week:  Exhibit: Celebrate the Arts: The Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library Lobby

12:00-1:15 PM  Celebrate the Arts at Lunch!
Lombardo Student Center, Schott Atrium

3:15 PM  Faculty Research Reception
Sponsored by the Academic Vice President
& the Academic Deans
[By invitation only]

5:30 PM  Opening Lecture
Mitsui Distinguished Lecture
“The Politics of H20: Political Pluralization and Hydropower Policy in China”
Andrew Mertha
Sponsored by East Asian Studies
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
 

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

All Week:  Exhibit: Celebrate the Arts: The Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library Lobby

10:00-11:30 AM  Paper/Panel Session A
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Conflict & Compromise in the Labrang Community: Cultures of the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Moderator: Dr. Nietupski
Melissa Cigoi, Nick Mercurio, Alecia Ott, Rosemary Stanitz-Skove, Jeff Villanueva

Paper/Panel Session B
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Stiles
Individual Presenters:
(1) Desmarie Carter:
(2) Dr. Gregory DiLisi: “Thank You for Flying the Vomit Comet”
(3) Dr. John Rausch: “Interrater Reliability Methods for Nominal & Qualitative Data”
(4) Dna. Maria St. Catherine De Grace Sharpe: “Vatican Studies/Divinity, Intelligence & Diplomacy”

12:00-1:15 PM  Celebrate the Arts at Lunch!
Lombardo Student Center Atrium

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session C
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Mr. McGibony
Individual Presenters:
(1) Alicia Miller: “The Impact of McDonald’s in Japan”
(2) Ashley Boone: “New Approaches to Basic Public Speaking Requirements: Storytelling”
(3) Vanessa Esquibel: “Social & Cultural Capital Acquisition through a Middle School Science & Math Program”
(4) Dr. Lisa Shoaf: “Close Examination of an Online Charter School”

Paper/Panel Session D
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “John Paul II and Women in the Church”
Moderator: Fr. Shubeck
Brian Bremer, Linda Kawentel, Nicholas Kuhar & Jason Shifflet

3:30-5:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session F
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Mason
Individual Presenters:
(1) Candice Monroe: “Color Has No Action”
(2) Elizabeth Holowecky: “Commercialization of Religion in Japan: Illustrated through Temple Markets”
(3) Katie Homar: “The Wife of Bath as an Embodiment of Chaucerian Poetic Practice”
(4) Dr. Nancy Taylor: “The Spirituality of Career Choice: Living a Life that Matters”

5:30-7:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session G
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Development of Caring Dispositions in Children in Cleveland & Buffalo: Kindergarten Teachers’ Experience”
Moderator: Dr. Fabrykowski
Presenters: Dr. Krystyna Nowak-Fabrykowski, Monica Helinski, April Reed

Paper/Panel Session H
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “Human Illness & Medical Care: The Interface of Biology & Culture”
Moderator: Dr. Long
(1) Tom Albani, Megan Kolupski, Brittany Krist: “Persian Gulf War Syndrome: The Conflict through American Medicine & Culture”
(2) Randy Stalter, John Francis, Frank Santoiemmo, Matt Thi: “ALS & the Cultural Influences on Patient Treatment & Coping Strategies”
(3) Melissa Cigoi, Jamie Rhodes, Laura Siciliano: “Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome: A Qualitative Approach”
(4) Brittany McLane: “Chinese Acupuncture in Northeast Ohio: Practitioner Attitudes Regarding Western Influence & State Policy”

7:30 PM  Media Ethics Panel
Conference Room, Lombardo Student Center
Moderator: Dr. Hendrickson
Panelists:
James F. Kirsch, Ferro Corporation
J. Gordon Priemer, Heartland Developers
Davis Young, Kent State University
Tim White, WKYC-TV3
Jay Miller, Crain’s Cleveland Business
Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, JCU’s Center for Media Ethics, and the JCU Boler School of Business
 

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

All Week:  Exhibit: Celebrate the Arts: The Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library Lobby

10:00-11:30 AM  Paper/Panel Session I
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Donnelly
Individual Presenters:
(1) Josh Brickner: “Voter Participation among Adolescents & Young Adults”
(2) Timothy Dunn: “The Spiritual Exercises–A Call to Justice”
(3) James Menkhaus: “The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius through Shakespeare”
(4) Dr. Francis Ryan: “Resisting the Absolute Monarch: Thomas Becon’s The New Polecy of Warre (1542)”

Paper/Panel Session J
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “Broadcast Interviewing”
Moderator: Dr. Schmidt
(1) Sean McClure & Jillian Dansko: “Interviewing Styles in the Colbert Report”
(2) Crista Spehar & Eileen Krock: “Comparison of Male & Female Broadcast Interviewing Styles”
(3) Robert Duns: “Interviewing in Serious & Non-Serious Television Shows”

12:00-1:15 PM  Course Development Lunch
Administration Buliding, Faculty Lounge
Reservations Requested; Faculty only
Moderator: Dr. Colleran
Presenters: Dr. James Lissemore, Biology; Dr. Marc Kirschenbaum, Mathematics & Computer Science; Dr. Graciela Lacueva, Physics; Dr. Denise Ben-Porath, Psychology; Dr. Richard Grenci, Management, Marketing & Logistics; Dr. Jen McWeeny, Philosophy

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session K
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Issues in Mass Media Ethics”
Moderator: Sr. Flannery
(1) Leisa Campbell: “Defining Intellectual Property as It Relates to Technology & Global Ethics Policies”
(2) Zachary Egnot: “Game of Shadows: The Ethics of Anonymous Sources in Sports Reporting”
(3) Michelle Dunphy: “Advertising in an Era of Product Integration: Clever or Unethical?”
(4) Jared Petsy: “Media of the Streets: Legitimatizing Graffiti as Art & Culture in the Face of Criminal Stereotypes”

Paper/Panel Session L
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Fenske
Individual Presenters:
(1) Sarah Widman: “Rationalizing away Guilt: The Role of Cognitive Disorders in Academically Dishonest Behaviors”
(2) Mei-Ling Rivera-Cerezo: “Independence, Statehood, & the Problem of Puerto Rican Colonization”
(3) Jacqueline Hicks: “A Descriptive Analysis of College Student Perceptions of Inmate Access to Privileges”
(4) Katharine Anne Gabele: “Mushroom Clouded Memories: The Atomic in Film”

3:30-5:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session M
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: History, Memory, & Identity in Northern Ireland: Experiences of the Belfast Summer Institute
Moderators: Drs. Peden & Wiedenhoft
Krista Corabi, Matt Harmon, Linda Kawentel, Miriam McGinn Moorer, James Murphy, Marrisa Patsey, David Schuld, Katie Sedon

Paper/Panel Session N
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “East Asian Art History”
Moderator: Dr. Chou
(1) Meredith Lea: “Ma Yuan & his Bamboo and Duck by a Rushing Stream”
(2) Matthew Chmielewski: “The Art of Gesture: Retelling of Kabuki Theatre Utilizing Woodblock Prints”
(3) Wes Johansen: “Hakuin Ekaku and Zenga”
(4) Natalie Wilson: “The Noh Mask: An Investigation into the Act of Ancient Japanese Theatre”

5:30-7:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session O
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Poetry as Discovery: A Reading & Discussion of Poetry Writing by Students”
Moderator: Dr. Metres
(1) Christopher Kempf: “Patriot Acts”
(2) Robert Kumazec: “The Apple Press”
(3) Rhiannon Lathy: “The Picture She Hides”

Paper/Panel Session P
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “Contemporary Social Issues”
Moderator: Dr. Harris
(1) Elizabeth Mahoney, Erin Odachowski: “Teen Pregnancy & Poverty”
(2) Jenny Denton, Laura Siciliano: “Domestic Violence: Causes, Consequences, Connections to Poverty, & What is being Done”
(3) Rachel Mihna: “The Black-White Achievement Gap”
(4) Scott Adams: “International Social Security Privatization”
   

7:00 PM  Lecture
“Scholarly Communication, Strategies for Change”
Ray English
Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries, Oberlin College
Sponsored by Grasselli Library
Grasselli Library, Muer Room

7:00 PM  Lecture
TITLE: TBA
Ed Gordon
National award-winning journalist
Sponsored by The Office of Multicultural Affairs
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
  

Thursday, March 22, 2007

All Week:  Exhibit: Celebrate the Arts: The Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library Lobby

10:00-11:30 AM  Paper/Panel Session Q
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Girls Gone Subordinate: Reinforcement of Negative Stereotypes of Women”
Moderator: Dr. Dianna Taylor
Abbey Fox
Katherine Sedon: “The Aging Women”
Erin Jackson
Julie Mrozek: “How Negative Stereotypes of Women Contribute to Violence Against Women”
Monica Kwiatkowski

Paper/Panel Session R
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: Grauel & Summer Research Faculty Presentations
Moderator: Dr. Beadle
Dr. Gerald Guest, Art History & Humanities
Dr. Larry Schwab, Political Science
Dr. Dan Palmer, Mathematics & Computer Science

12:00-1:15 PM  Celebrate the Arts at Lunch!
Lombardo Student Center Atrium

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session S
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Political Issues of the 21st Century: Governance, Nationalism, and Regional Hegemony”
Moderator: Dr. Hahn
(1) Joshua Marcin: “Using Political Pressure to Seek Economic Dominance in a Post-Cold War Latin America”
(2) Douglas Walton: “Neoliberalism & Identity: Nationalist & Indigenous Movements in Bolivia & Ecuador”
(3) Ilya Batikov: “From Bombs to Ballots – The Hamas Movement in Governance: January – November 2006″

Paper/Panel Session T
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “The Complexities of Poverty”
Moderator: Dr. Harris
(1) Alison Cyperski, Angela Hughes: “The Effect of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic”
(2) Mary Ellen Madden, Rachel Munford: “The Relationships among Poverty & Substance Abuse”
(3) Scott Adams, Elizabeth Frimel:“The Psychology of Poverty”
(4) LeTanya Cintron, Alana Hernandez: “Poverty & Recidivism among Ex-Offenders”

3:30-5:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session U
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Border Encounters: JCU Students in Tijuana”
Moderator: Dr. Kolesar, Honors Program
Jillian Kaltenbach, Jessica Serbin, Douglas Walton, Jonathan Tramontana

Paper/Panel Session V
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Krukones
Individual Presenters:
(1) Gretelyn Button: “Literature Review of the Factors Affecting Student Success within the Economics Major”
(2) Sahar Shouman: “Charter Schools: A Better Alternative?”
(3) Diamond Summers: “The African American Concept of Death: Associated with African Heritage & Christianity
(4) Katherine Sedon: “Virginia Woolf & Mother Nature: The Aging Female Archetype in Society & Psyche”

5:00 PM  Reception for Participants
(By invitation only)

6:00-7:30 PM  Paper/Panel Session W
Dolan Science Center, A202
PANEL: “Green Chemistry”
Moderator: Dr. Kwan
(1) Brad Hauser: “Pros and Cons of the Use of Coal”
(2) Paul Schroder: “Biofuels”
(3) Dr. Miles Coburn: “JCU’s BL 331 Course: Global Climate Change”
(4) Matt McDiarmid: “Green Chemistry: Money and the Environment”
(5) Philip Zuzolo: “Renewable Energy Sources for the Near Future”
(6) Katherine Conry: “Green Building”

Paper/Panel Session X
Dolan Science Center, A203
PANEL: “Senior Honors Projects in the Humanities & Social Sciences”
Moderator: Dr. Kolesar, Honors Program
(1) Kristy Calaway: “Testimonial Li terature: Its Importance, Relevance, & Efficacy in Latin America”
(2) Rhianon Lathy: “The Picture She Hides: A Collection of Poems”
(3) Joseph Rich: “Inherited Genetic Modifications & Their Impact on Future Generations”
(4) Margaret Virostek: “The Effect of Mortality Salience & Authoritarianism on Judgments of Arab vs. European American”

Paper/Panel Session Y
Dolan Science Center, E130
PANEL: Grauel & Summer Research Faculty Presentations
Moderator: Dr. Beadle
Dr. Philip Metres, English
Dr. Michael Nichols, Chemistry
Dr. Joseph Kelly, Religious Studies

7:00-8:30 PM  Poster Session
Dolan Science Center, Muldoon Atrium
Refreshments
See also the poster display “Spotlight on Psychology” on the third floor of Dolan East.