April 26, 2013 from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Oberlin College Science Center

The fourth annual Senior Symposium at Oberlin College and Conservatory celebrates the academic and artistic endeavors of members of the Class of 2013. More than fifty seniors on 16 panels will each give a presentation regarding work they performed for honors or capstones or research they conducted individually or with a faculty mentor.

The 2013 Senior Symposium is cosponsored by the Office of the Dean of Studies and the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

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2013
Friday, April 26th
1:00 PM

2013 Senior Symposium Program

Office of the Dean of Studies
Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

Science Center

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

1:30 PM

A Prison of Culture: Afterlives of Dictatorship in a Community Arts Center

Sofia LeBlanc, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

A Translation of Ränder by Jürgen Becker

Emma Hosford, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

An Archaeometric Study of Black Gloss Ceramics from Monte Pallano, Abruzzo

Akemi Berry, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Did Glaciers Cover the Planet? An Inquiry into “Snowball Earth”

Christopher Rackauckas, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Environment and Disease: The Effect of Heavy Metal Ions on Huntington’s Disease

Marion (Myung Rang) Park, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Evocations of Childhood in the Music of Ravel

Andrew Wise, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Heard And Not Seen: The Child in Contemporary Euro-American Pop Music

Asher Butnik, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

How Does the Present Affect Interpretations of the Past? La Nación and the Memory Debate in Argentina

Alexis Burdick-Will, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Lo que el carro cambio: Changing the Performance of Tradition in A Transnational Community

Rocio León, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Reconsidering the Puebloan Languages in a Southwestern Areal Context

Michael Everdell, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Teaching History in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Maggie Paulin, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Disparate Effects of Photo ID Laws on Voter Turnout Across Race and Ethnicity

Thomas La Voy, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Italian Madrigal, Anglicized: Modal Theory and Enharmonic Chromaticism

Nicholas Osborne, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Translating Chris Ware's Lint into Russian

Matthew Davis, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Translation: Alexandra David-Néel's Writings on China and Tibet

Megan MacDonald, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Access and Activism: Reproductive Health at Oberlin College, 1960-1980

Brittany Craig, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Color Organology

Stefan Berg, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

César Aira and Spanish Inheritors of the French Avant-Garde

Emma Smart, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Facing Cultural Subjugation: Ainu and Okinawan Identity through Literature and Music

Cassandra Guevara, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Function of Faith in Gesang Der Junglinge

Ross Chait, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Groundwater Storage in Western China and Eastern Tibet Observed from Precipitation-Discharge Hysteresis

Alden Gilliom, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Human Connection as Activism: Analysis of a Student Movement for Global Health

Julie Christensen, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Luis García Montero's Quedarse sin ciudad: The City as Phoenix in Post-Dictatorial Spain

Alice McAdams, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Manhattan Transference: Reader Itineraries in Modernist New York

Sophia Bamert, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Obsession, Incest and Eating Dirt: Internalization and the Reader's Response in One Hundred Years of Solitude

Laura Weiss, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Original Film Score to Méliès' A Trip to the Moon

Andrew Churchill, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Remote Sensing Gypsum in the Chihuahuan Desert

Arianna Goodman, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Social Responses to Alcohol Flush Reaction

Alex Hamada, Oberlin College
Han Jung, Oberlin College
Karl Orozco, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Soundin’ National Cultcha: Creolization, Migration, and Jamaican Music

Warren Harding, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Using Short-Lived Radionuclides to Explore the Effects of Agricultural Drainage Tiles on Erosion Depth in the Vermilion Watershed, Ohio

Jennifer Bower, Oberlin College

Science Center, K209

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Achievement Goals as a Factor of Homophily

Katherine Lemoine, Oberlin College

Science Center, A262

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Building the Post-Industrial Community: New Urbanism in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Steven Niedbala, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Chris Burden: Body and Sculpture

John Michael Morein, Oberlin College

Science Center, A209

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Winter's Tale

Carter Sligh, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Engaging with Music Through Technology in the 20th Century and Beyond

Max Mellman, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Inclusivity and Incarnation: How the New Monasticism Straddles the Line Between Church and Culture

Aimee Klingbeil, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Land Reform and Democratization in Rajasthan State

Jason Bent, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Media Coverage of the US HIV/AIDS Epidemic's Blood Bank Controversy

Anna Dardick, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Painting Siblings, Performing Gender: Gaze and Pose in Sofonisba Anguissola's Double Portrait of a Boy and Girl of the Attavanti Family

Lisa Yanofsky, Oberlin College

Science Center, A209

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Private Corrections, Public Implications: The Local Economic Realites of Private Prisons

Charlotte Landes, Oberlin College

Science Center, A254

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Re-membering, Re-telling and Re-surfacing Histories: An Examination of Memory in Post-Dictatorial Chilean Society

Elise Shulman-Reed, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Renegotiating a Beheading: Literary Opposition to Varna Hierarchy in Shambuka’s Story

Thomas Nunan, Oberlin College

Science Center, A255

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Abyssal Womb: Queer Spectatorship and Abjection in Horror Cinema

Hannah Scharlin-Pettee, Oberlin College

Science Center, A209

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Content of Thought Experiments and Philosophical Context

Kevin Gilfether, Oberlin College

Science Center, A262

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Evolution of Ecophysiological Divergence in Asteraceae Tribe Coreopsideae

Jonah Joffe, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Phylogenetic Reach of Hybridization-Based Enrichment

Rebecca Mostow, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtue of Attunement: Contributions of Yuasa’s Embodied Self-Cultivation Practices to Toadvine’s Ecophenomenology of Difference

Pailyn Brown, Oberlin College

Science Center, A262

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We Were Never Meant to Survive: A Localized Discussion of Historic Erasure, Black Churchwomen, and Possible Solutions in Cleveland, Ohio

Tiesha Cassel, Oberlin College

Science Center, A155

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Widespread Population Sampling of Gaillardia (Asteraceae)

Spencer Wight, Oberlin College

Science Center, A154

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM