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Schedule of the 15th Annual Academic Symposium

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Mar 17, 2014, 10:02:48 AM

symposiumMarygrove College 15th Annual Dr. Chaepyong (JP) Song Academic Symposium
Friday, March 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Madame Cadillac Building
Denk Chapman Hall

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Denk Chapman Foyer

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Jacqueline El-Sayed, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Donald E. Levin, PhD, Dean of Faculty

SESSION 1: “Sustenance and Sustainability”
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Moderator: Olivia Walls, Undergraduate Student, Computer Information Systems

“Indigenous Wisdom and the Practice of Sustainability”
Jesse Cox, MTh, M Div
Director of Campus Ministry, Adjunct Instructor

“Al Gore on Climate Reality: Why We Need to Act”
Karen Ebeling, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology

“Power Plants: The Beauty and Politics of Guerrilla Gardening”
Jennifer M. Meacham
Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian

SESSION 2: “New Approaches to Research”
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Moderator: Joi Jennings, Undergraduate Student, Health Sciences

“Cycles; Claws; Those Types of Things”
Charles Brian Crane, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

“Improving Pedagogy: Student Self-Evaluation Using a Retrospective Pre-Post Evaluative Design"
Debra Hanselman, MSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work

“School Social Workers’ Attitudes Toward Children with HIV/AIDS”
Leona Mickles-Burns, MSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Light Lunch
Denk Chapman Foyer

SESSION 3: “The History of the Book”
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Moderator: Adam Scanlon, Undergraduate Student, English

“The History of the Coffee-Table Book: A Study of Leisure, Gender Roles, and the Eighteenth-Century Coffee-House”
Alana Alford, Graduate Student, English

“The Vanity of Authors: A ‘Press’-ing Issue in the History of the Book”
Denise Ervin, Graduate Student, English

“Letter Writing During Times of War”
Jennifer Mlutkowski, Graduate Student, Education

SESSION 4: “From the Gold Coast to the Third Coast”
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Moderator: Leo Kopack, Undergraduate Student, Art and History

“The Dawn of the Color Line in Industrial Detroit, 1916-29”
Thomas Klug, PhD
Professor of History

“The Americanization of Mary: Contesting Cultural Narratives in Disney’s Mary Poppins”
Donald E. Levin, PhD
Dean of Faculty and Professor of English

“From Colonization to Freedom: The Development of Universities in Ghana”
Jahzara Mayes Otoo
Teacher Certification Officer, Department of Education

SESSION 5: “BOLD in Our Neighborhood”
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Moderator: Elena Munoz, Undergraduate Student, Business

“How Green Is Your Map?”
Karen F. Dimanche Davis, PhD
Associate Professor and Director, Humanities Program

“BOLD in Our Neighborhood: Participatory Action Research and the Marygrove Area Survey”
Jann Hoge, PhD
Associate Professor of Social Work
Julie Laforet, BSW
Adjunct Faculty, Social Work
Jennifer Tsui, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Denk Chapman Hall

Symposium Committee:
Co-Chairs: Thomas Klug, PhD, & Loretta G. Woodard, PhD
Brian Crane, PhD
Judith Heinen, PhD
Donald E. Levin, PhD
Lourdes Torres, PhD
Jennifer Tsui, PhD

Topics: Academic Symposium, All Campus News

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