A Celebration of Scholarship! 2008

The seventh annual A Celebration of Scholarship! will be held the week of March 10, 2008 at John Carroll University. All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, March 10, 2008

12:00 – 1:15 PM  Celebrate The Arts at Lunch!

5:30 PM  Opening Lecture
Mitsui Distinguished Lecture
“The Trouble with Korean History”
Mark Peterson
Sponsored by East Asian Studies
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
 

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

12:00 – 1:15 PM  Celebrate The Arts at Lunch!

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session A
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. David La Guardia, Academic Vice President
(A.1) Dr. Charles Zarobila: “Golden Touch: Use of Gold in Illuminated Manuscripts”
(A.2) Dr. Tom Kelly: “Constructively Confronting Controversy in the Classroom”
(A.3) Dr. Nancy Taylor; Kevin Panek: “Empathy and Forgiveness: Tools for Personal Freedom and Social Justice”

3:30-5:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session B
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Cynthia D. Marco-Scanlon, Center for Career Services
(B.1) Melanie Faithwalker: “A Correlational Study of the Relationship between Sensation Seeking Behavior, Life Satisfaction, Emotional Intelligence, and Depression”
(B.2) Dr. Daniel Palmer: “Re-igniting the Spark of Interest and Creativity in Computer Science: Robotics in the Classroom”
(B.3) Dr. Deborah Gries Zawislan: “Institute for Educational Renewal Great Schools Framework”

Paper/Panel Session C 
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Robert Kolesar
HONORS PANEL: “Yucatan Study Trip”
(C.1) Joseph Griesmer: “The Henequen Industry, Haciendas, and Mayan Slavery”
(C.2) Joseph Merry: “Commodification of Maya Culture in the Yucatan”
(C.3) Alexandra Philips: “Mayan Migrants in Los Angeles and Houston”
(C.4) Zack Walker: “The Influence of NAFTA on the Yucatan”

5:30-7:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session D
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Mindy Peden, Political Science
PANEL: “Nationalism & Citizenship”
Presenters: Sara Capraruolo, Elyse Wagner, Caitlin Huey-Burns, Kendra Yurgoinas, Carolyn Clauss

Paper/Panel Session E
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Peggy Finucane, Center for Service & Social Action
PANEL: Poverty & Solidarity Summer Internships
Participants: Liberty Bost, Samantha Cocco, Abbey Fox, Joshua Marcin, Sarah Stroney, Emily Tillmaand

 
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session F
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Richard Hendrickson, Communications & Theatre Arts
PANEL: “The Future of Journalism”
Presenters: Andrew Rafferty, Katie Mahoney, Dana Ingraham, Meghan Wolf, Thea Letteri

Paper/Panel Session G
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Linda Eisenmann, College of Arts & Sciences
(G.1) Dr. Greg DiLisi: “Project WISE: Working in Informal Science Education”
(G.2) Dr. Barbara D’Ambrosia: “Making Narrated Video Demonstrations”
(G.3) Dr. Daniel Palmer: “What Do Human Swarms, Japanese Number Puzzles, and Fake Earthquakes Have in Common?”

3:30-5:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session H
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Jacqueline Schmidt, Communications & Theatre Arts
PANEL: “Interviewing/Communication in Organizations”
Presenters: Sarah Levicky, Kelly D’Amato, Jessica Van Horn, Erica Miller, Sylvia Lesisz, Theresa Gromek

Paper/Panel Session I
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderators: Dr. Richard Clark, Sociology & Dr. Jeanne Colleran, English
PANEL: “Peace Building & Conflict Transformation in South Africa”
Presenters: Dr. Shirley Seaton, Jessica Alvis, Stephanie Besser, Jovanna Silipigni

Paper/Panel Session J
Dolan Science Center, W116
Moderator: Dr. Sheila McGinn, Religious Studies
PANEL: “Cleveland Area Local Religions Project: Ethnic Catholic Parishes in Cleveland”
Presenters: Robert Ramser; Jeremy London, and other tba

5:30-7:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session K
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Penny Harris, Sociology
PANEL: “Applied Research at the Thea Bowman Center:
The evaluation of three programs”
Presenters: Genna Tartamella, Chester Banaszak, Boris Bosnjak, Samantha Cocco, Vanessa Esquibel, Lydia Spates and David Negrelli

Paper/Panel Session L
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Lauren Bowen, Associate Academic Vice President
(L.1) Eliese Goldbach: “A Boy in Dian’s Shape: The Actaeon Speech in Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II”
(L.2) Ruth Tynen: “From Text to Film in Jane Austen’s Novels: The Translation of Content”
(L.3) Anthony Tarescavage: “Piecing Together the Outcomes Measures Puzzle: Finding the Right Fit for the CCF”
(L.4) Bryan Mauk: “The Voice of Social Justice in Homilies”

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

12:00 – 1:15 PM  Celebrate The Arts at Lunch!

1:30-3:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session M
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Gloria Vaquera, Sociology
(M.1) Vanessa Esquibel: “Social Capital Acquisition of Middle School Latino/a Students Through a Summer Math and Science Program”
(M.2) Fade Eadeh: “What Demographics Predict Civil Liberties Opinions?”
(M.3) Jessica Klingshirn: “Madame Roland: Navigating the Grey Area Between Traditional Gender Norms and the Political Arena of the French Revolution”
(M.4) Jacqueline Hicks: “The Impact of Students’ High School Experiences on Their Perceptions of Diversity at a Predominantly White University”

Paper/Panel Session N 
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Robert Kolesar
HONORS PANEL: “Race and Sex in American Popular Culture”
(N.1) Maggie Antonelli: “Disney’s Dream World: A Fantasy for Whites”
(N.2) Ilya Batikov: “Ethnicity, Race, and The Jazz Singer”
(N.3) Joe Reed: “Can You Dig It? Examining Gender, Racial, and Political Identities in Blaxploitation”
(N.4) Jaclyn Schneeberger: “Race, Gender, and Their Instersection in Gone With the Wind”

3:00-5:00 PM  Research Reception
Dolan Science Center, Reading Room
By invitation only

5:30-7:00 PM  Paper/Panel Session O
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Dr. Barbara D’Ambrosia, Mathematics & Computer Science
(O.1) Stephanie Besser: “Crime in South Africa”
(O.2) Michael Dietz: “Using a Web Application to Improve Corporate IT Infrastructure Support”
(O.3) James Menkhaus: “Concurrent Themes in Ignatian Spirituality and the Just Peacemaking Theory”
(O.4) Dna. Maria St. Catherine De Grace Sharpe: “The Delicacy of Caviar: The Extinction of Sturgeon and Its Impact on the International Trade Market of Caviar”

Paper/Panel Session P
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Dr. Robert Kolesar
HONORS PANEL:”Race, Science, and History”
(P.1) Stefanie Jung: “The Liberal Orthodoxy Exposed”
(P.2) Tina Lattouf: “Race, Science, and History”
(P.3) Joe McKenna: “Race and Its True Colors”
(P.4) Niki Stange: “Race, Science, and History: A Final Reflection”

7:00-8:30 PM  Poster Session
Dolan Science Center, Muldoon Atrium and other first floor areas
Refreshments