Celebration of Scholarship 2010 Schedule

The ninth annual A Celebration of Scholarship will be held the week of March 22, 2010, at John Carroll University. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monday, March 22, 2010

All Week: Celebrate the Art Exhibit
Grasselli Library Lobby

Noon-1 p.m.  Celebrate The Arts at Lunch!
Lombardo Student Center Atrium

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session A
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: John Day, Ph.D., Academic Vice President
Presenters:
(A.1) Natalie Terry: “The Ethics of Outsourcing on a Jesuit Campus”
(A.2) James Menkhaus: “The Catholic After Image of Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island”
(A.3) Charles Zarobila, Ph.D.,: “The Mystery of the Incunabulum”

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session B
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Susan Long, Ph.D., Sociology and Criminology
Panel: “Community Health in JCU and Northeast Ohio”
Presenters:
(B.1) Mary Benson, Lauren Bianchi, Chelsea Getts, Katherine Pollock, Lauren Singley, Alicia Sovocool: “Making the JCU Community Healthier: Results from the 2009 Survey and Interview Research”
(B.2) Theresa Prabucki: “Birth Practices in Northeast Ohio”

3:30-4:45 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session C
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Jan Larsen, Ph.D., Psychology
(C.1) Jamie Ott: “A sin tax on bottled water to save public drinking water”
(C.2) Christopher Axelrod: “International Monetary Lending and Trade Involvement”

3:30-4:45 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session D
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Elizabeth Stiiles, Ph.D., Political Science
(D.1) Kristen Kolenz: “El Salvador, Then and Now”
(D.2) Maggie Antonelli: “Intersexuality and Biopower: The Deconstruction of Gender/Sex Binaries”
(D.3) Simran K. Kahai, Ph.D.: “Determinants of Innovative Capability of A Nation”

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session E
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Philip Metres, Ph.D., English Department
Panel: “Creative Writing in the World: Reflecting on Service”
Presenters: Kara Krawiec, Joey Kim, Sarah Miller, Lydia Munnell

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session F
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Brenda Wirkus, Ph.D., Philosophy
(F.1) Mike Piero: “Orwell’s Animal Farm and Picasso’s Guernica: The Union of Allegory and Modernism”
(F.2) Sarah Barchick: “Meret Oppenheim’s Transformation: Subject to Signifier”
(F.3) CANCELLED Candice Markle, M. Ellen Matthews, Lora Zoller: “Attitudes Toward Same-Sex Marriage: An Examination of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Allied College Populations and General College Populations”

6 p.m.  Opening Reception for Participants
Dolan Science Center, Reading Room
By Invitation Only

7-8:30 p.m.  Poster Session
Dolan Science Center, Muldoon Atrium
Refreshments

7:30 p.m.  Tres Vidas
Administration Building, Kulas Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts, the Honors Program, and Latin American Studies

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Noon-1 p.m.  Scholarly Lunch Series
Dolan Science Center, Reading Room
Reservations required
Dave Rainey, Psychology
Title: “Trash Talk in Sport: A Normative Rule”
Katherine Gatto, CMLC
Title: “Gonzalo de Berceo, Medieval Spanish Poet of Miracles”

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session G
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Peter Kvidera, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Arts and Sciences
(G.1) Lisa Shoaf, Ph.D.; Linda Quinn, PhD.; and Nikki Modarelli: “Examining the Strategic Planning Process in a Catholic Grade School”
(G.2) Medora W. Barnes, Ph.D.,: “Balancing Beliefs, Behaviors, and a Baby: How women decide on maternity leave length”

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session H
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Ruth Fenske, Ph.D., Grasselli Library
Session Cancelled
(H.1) Jillian Landon: “Entomology: Collecting and Pinning Insects”
(H.2) Diane Campbell, Ph.D., and Tom Short, Ph.D.,: “Predicting Student Of Color Persistence: A Conceptual Model Using Student, Institutional, And Environmental Characteristics”

3:30-4:45 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session I
Dolan Science Center, Dolan E 243 [Note Room Change]
Moderator: Daniel Palmer, Ph.D., Math and Computer Science
Panel: “Virtual Learning Moments: Using Second Life as a Second Classroom”

3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session J
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderators: Peggy Finucane, Ph.D., and Tracee Patterson, Center for Service and Social Action
Panel: “Partners in Pedagogy: The Praxis of Service Learning”

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session K
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Sheila McGinn, Ph.D., Religious Studies
(K.1) Joe Merry: “Consuming All-Inclusive Resorts: Fantasy, Reality, & Nightmare”
(K.2) Megan McGinnity: “Exploration of Women and Cosmopolitanism in the Victorian Novel: Charlotte Brontë’s Villette, Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh, and George Eliot’s Middlemarch”
(K.3) Patrick Neff: “The Significance of Erfurt 1 with regard to Augustine’s Thought on Perpetua and Felicitas”

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session L
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: James Krukones, Ph.D., Associate Academic Vice President
(L.1) Mark Bartholet: “Moral Development in El Salvador: An Analysis of Hydroelectricity”
(L.2) Sara Lynn Gafford: “The Others:  Neither Recusants Nor Protestants:  The Principles of the Henrician Catholic Bishops ”
(L.3) Bridget Ludwa: “Drawing Lines in Syria”

5-6:15 p.m. Panel: “Student Activism on the JCU Campus”
Dolan Reading Room
Moderator: Nicholas Santilli, Ph.D.,
Andy Trares
MOVED to Thursday at 5 PM

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Noon-1 p.m.  Scholarly Lunch Series
Dolan Science Center, Reading Room
Reservations required
Speaker: Dianna Taylor, Philosophy
Title: “‘Two Answers to the Question: What is Enlightenment?”

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session M
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Tracy Masterson, Ph.D., Psychology
Panel: Autism
Presenters:
(M.1) Tyler Bond, Lindsey Gandolf, Emily Ferron: “Undergraduate Internship at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism: Benefits to JCU Students”
(M.2) Matthew Taylor, Nicole Ryder, Cassandra Brown: “Incorporation of Service Learning in Developmental Psychology Courses: A Mutually Beneficial Learning Tool”

2-3:15 p.m. Paper/Panel Session N
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Penny Harris, Ph.D., Sociology and Criminology
Panel: “Brendan Manor Program Evaluation: Qualitative Community-Based Research”
Panelists: Abby Burns; Audra Distefano; Kathleen Fibbi; Katherine Funk; Chelsea Getts; Sarajane Kukawka; Anastasia Mitchell; Lauren Rich; Clarissa Sarsama; Dylan Schroeder; Lauren Singley; Kaitryn Snider; Nikita Stange; Bridgit Wyrock

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session O
Dolan Science Center, E241 [Note Room Change]
Moderator: Mark Bartholet, Graduate Student
Panel: “Six Contemporary Catholics: Jim Caviezel, Steven Colbert, Mary Ann Glendon, Anne Rice, Tim Russert, & Tim Shriver”
Panelists: Ian Bailey, Trevor Burke, Patricia Mariano, Gabby Ruchames, Matt Loya, and Michael Carano

3:30-5 p.m.  Faculty Research Reception
Dolan Science Center, Reading Room
(By invitation only)

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session P
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Maria Marsilli, Ph.D.
PANEL: “Student Research on Yucatán’s Society, Economics, and Ecology”
Presenters:
(P.1) Catherine Distelrath, “Expatriates in Mérida City”
(P.2) Carolyn Ellis, “Micro-Finances in Mexico and Yucatán,”
(P.3) Heidi Mathiott, “Ecology of the Yucatán’s Cenotes”
(P.4) Heather Rosenberger, “Continuity and Change in Yucatecan Culture”

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session Q
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Jackie Schmidt, Ph.D., Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts
Panel: “Creativity, Innovation, Invention and Idea Development”

6:30 p.m.  Woelfl Seminar in Public Policy
“Health Care Reform: This Time is Different?”
Speaker: Mark Rushefsky, Ph.D.
Dolan Science Center, Donahue Auditorium
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Noon-1 p.m. Celebrate The Arts at Lunch!
Lombardo Student Center Atrium

1-2 p.m. “Meet the Artists” Reception
Grasselli Library Lobby

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session R
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Santa Casciani, Ph.D., CMLC Department
Panel: “Issues in Italian Literature”
Presenters:
(R.1) Chelsea VanBergen: “A Journey In and Out of Color: Narrative Techniques in C. E. Gadda’s That Awful Mess on Merulana Street”
(R.2) Luigi G. Ferri, Ph.D.: “A New Approach to an Old Question: on the Structure of A. Manzoni’s I Promessi Sposi”

2-3:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session S
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Mark Waner, Ph.D., Center for Faculty Development
Panel: “Innovative Solutions for Retreat Centers”
Panelists: Maya Saryyeva; Kelly White; Xiaoyan Zhou

3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session T
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Kathleen Lis Dean, Ph.D., Student Development and Assessment
Panel: “Inspiring leaders to excel: An Ignatian approach to student leadership development at John Carroll”
Panelists: Kyle O’Dell, Ph.D.; Lena Chapin

3:30-4:45 p.m. Paper/Panel Session U
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderators: Peggy Finucane, Ph.D., CSSA and Mark Waner, Ph.D., Center for Faculty Development
Panel: “Creating Lives of Meaning”
Panelists: Michele Scott Taylor, Ph.D.; Nancy Taylor, Ph.D.

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session V
Dolan Science Center, A202
Moderator: Nicholas Santilli, Ph.D., Associate Academic Vice President
(V.1) Katie Kavulic: “Regulating Soil and Water Conservation in Cuyahoga County”
(V.2) Jane Killian: “Ethics and Modernity: The Reconceptualization of Western Morality”

5-6:15 p.m.  Paper/Panel Session W
Dolan Science Center, A203
Moderator: Duane Dukes, Ph.D., Sociology and Criminology
(W.1) Nikita Stange: “Catholic University Students and the Connection between Religion, Contraception, and Personal Beliefs- Understanding the Importance of Various Factors in Helping Students Make Decisions about Contraception in Their Lives”
(W.2) James W Rudyk Jr: “Where Black Meets Queer:  The Intersection of Race and Sexuality in Popular American Culture”

5-6:15 p.m.  Panel: “Student Activism on the JCU Campus”
NOTE: New Time
Dolan Reading Room
Moderator:
Andy Trares