Session 1N

McNair Session - Culture Shifts, Social Change, Social Movements: Past and Present

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM | Moderated by Devon Pena
Add to my favorites Poetry of the Rafidin Valley: Iraqi Poetry in the Twentieth Century (1900-1940)
Presenter
  • Fawziah Al-Hlaly, Senior, Near Eastern Studies (Languages & Civilization) Presidential Scholar
Mentor
  • Terri DeYoung, Near Eastern Languages & Civilization

Add to my favorites Soft Slips of Flesh: The Female Body as a Place of Sexual Violence, and Site of Economic, Social, and Cultural Exchanges
Presenter
  • Merzamie (Mimi) Cagaitan, Senior, English, Comparative History of Ideas McNair Scholar
Mentors
  • Sonnet Retman, American Ethnic Studies
  • Michelle Liu, English

Add to my favorites Pastiche and Humor in the Neo-Slave Narrative
Presenter
  • Alexander (Alex) Catchings, Senior, English (Creative Writing) Mary Gates Scholar, Presidential Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Sonnet Retman, American Ethnic Studies

Add to my favorites Environmental Justice at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Site: Utilizing Local Knowledge Systems to Transform Risk Science and Management
Presenter
  • Jacinta Heath, Senior, Anthropology: Medical Anth & Global Hlth EIP Scholar, McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Devon Pena, American Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Program on the Environment

Add to my favorites He’s Just a Man: Power Imbalance Between Female and Male Characters in American Media
Presenter
  • Wenona Kimbro, Senior, Applied Linguistics, Portland State University McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Kimberley Brown, , Portland State University

Add to my favorites The Changing Depiction of the Model Minority Myth: Asian Americans During the 1980s
Presenter
  • Gregory Loh, Junior, History, University of California, Davis McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Cecilia Tsu, History, University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Conversi sed non Pervrsi: Contextualizing the Gilbertine Lay Petition of the Twelfth Century
Presenter
  • Dustin Thomas (Dustin) Neighly, Senior, History McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Robert Stacey, History

Add to my favorites Cultural Transmission through Dancehall Music
Presenter
  • Julia Ruble, Junior, Anthropology, University of California, Davis Presidential Scholar
Mentor
  • Wale Adebanwi, African Studies, University of California, Davis

Add to my favorites Love and Marriage in Black and White: Mixed Marriage in the Black Press during the 1960s
Presenter
  • Janelle White, Junior, American Ethnic Studies, English (Creative Writing) McNair Scholar
Mentor
  • Terry Anne Scott, American Ethnic Studies