Graduate Student Travel-to-Conference Grant Archive

2010-2011 | 2009-20102008-2009 | 2007-2008 | 2006-2007 | 2005-2006 | 2004-2005 | 2003-2004 | 2002-2003 | 2001-2002 | 2000-2001 | 1999-2000 | 1998-1999 | 1997-1998
Competitive grants of up to $350 ($600 for overseas travel) are annually made to M.A. and Ph.D. students to support presentation of humanities research at conferences in their disciplines. This call goes out each fall and spring.

Academic Year 2010-2011

Peter Baker | Hispanic Studies “Babel, DalÍ, Borges” Reversing   the Fall of Babel: Fragmented Unities in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian  Literature, Cultural Studies and Linguistics Conference at the  University of Texas at Austin

Ted Henry Brown | Political Science “Deliberate Deliberation: James Madison and the Protection of Minority Speech Rights” Southwestern Social Science Association in Las Vegas, Nevada

Dayoung Chung | English “The Aimless but Purposeful Wandering in W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of SaturnThe 2011 Annual Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association in Vancouver, Canada

Claire Cothren | English “Crucifying the Investigative Drive: Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist and Sexual Sublimation” Society for Cinema and Media Studies in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sarah Hart | English “Rhetorics of Loss: Values of Absence and Affect in Frost and Dickinson” Literature, Rhetoric, and Values in Waterloo, Canada

Ji Nang Kim | English “Testifying Diasporic Bodies: Trauma, Narrative, and History in Nora Okja Keller’s Comfort WomanThe 42nd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Amy Larsen | English “‘The Refusal of Memory in J.P. Stassen’s Deogratias: A Tale of RwandaConference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Values at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada

Julie Newberry | English “Giving and Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Its Contraries in A Mask and Paradise RegainedSouth-Central Renaissance Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

Joon Hyung Park | English “Subjective Vision and Nineteenth-Century Optics: Emerson on Goethe and the Panorama” The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference in Claremont, California

Neall Pogue | History “The Lost Environmentalists: The Struggle Between Conservative Christianity and the Environment in the 1970s” The American Society for Environmental History Conference-2011 in Phoenix, Arizona

Jacob Schornick | English “Hybrid Bodies in Guy of Warwick: Interpreting Amorant and Colbrond’s Monstrosity” The International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Genci Shehu | English “Enthymemes in the Transnational Classroom of Composition and Rhetoric” The 62nd Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication in Atlanta, Georgia

Judith Bohr | Philosophy “Preventing the Rise of the Black Messiah: Relegating Fred Hampton’s Assassination to a Symbol” 9th Biennial International/National Radical Philosophy Association Conference at the University of Oregon

Brittany L. Collins | Communication “Black Leader or Leader who Happens to be Black? Racial Identity Politics among African American Leaders” Critical Ethnic Studies Conference at the University of California at Riverside

M. Melissa Elston | English “Kent Monkman: Subverting European Visual Discourses of Gender and Geography” Conference on College Composition & Communication in Atlanta, Georgia

Celia Emmelhainz | Anthropology “The Ethics of Self-Representation for Short-Term Christian Missionaries to Post-Soviet Central Asia” Circulation: The 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in New Orleans

Jennifer Gaffney | Philosophy “Evolution, Poetry and Growth” Collegium Phaenomenologicum: Philosophy Across Borders and Idioms in Citta Di Catello, Italy

Lauren K. Howard | Hispanic Studies “Racism and Religious Bias in Spanish Language Dictionaries” 35th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Yeonsik Jung | English “‘Husband’s first lesson in Americanism’: Silent Film and the Gendered Dynamics of Americanization” Tales of Transit: Narrative Migrant Spaces in Transatlantic Perspective, 1830-195 in Antwerp, Belgium

Linda Lelo | Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences “Understanding the experience of African American visitors at the African Burial Ground National Monument” Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference V in Binghamton, New York

Brett H. Lowry | Anthropology “Celtic Symbols, Celtic Identities: The Cultural Appropriation of Symbols in Celtic Ethnopagan Tradition” Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in New Orleans, Louisiana

Candice Chovanec Melzow | English “The Ticking Bomb Argument: Concord and Controversy in the Torture Debates” Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lacie Osbourne | English “Passion and Reason Coincide: redefining the Perception of ‘Woman’ in Hays’ memoirs of Emma Courtney” International Conference on Romanticism in Lubbock, Texas

Anthony Pepitone | Philosophy “Conceptions of the Highest Good: From Rational Theory to Radical Theology” North Texas Philosophical Association, 43rd Annual Meeting at the University of North Texas

Dennis L. Winston | English “Triple O.G.: Iceberg Slim and His Redemptive “Bad Nigger” Legacy” UNCG’s 21st Annual Conference on African American Culture and Experience at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 

Dustin Alan Wood | Communication “Speaking their Language: An Analysis of the Apostle Paul’s Areopagus Address” Building Bridges: 96th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association in San Francisco, California

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2009-2010 Academic Year

Michael Beatty | History “Keeping Their Tea Down: Did a Cultural Faux Pas Derail the 1789 Creek Negotiations?” at the 31st Mid-America Conference on History in Norman, OK

Michael Beilfuss | English “‘Use It Well’: Progress, Reciprocal Ownership, and the Environment in Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses” at the 2009 Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA

Rian T. Bobal | History “A Tool of the Soviets: Race and the Eisenhower Administration’s Introduction to Gamal Abdel Nasser” at the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Conference at the University of Wisconsin

Christina V. Cedillo | English “‘Sweet as Communion’: Images of Leprotic Discharge in Female Hagiography” at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI

—–“Shifting Aspasia: The Figure of the Rhetorical Woman as Antanaciastic Trope” at the International Society for the History of Rhetoric Conference in Montreal, Canada

Kimberly Cox | English “The Working Class Home: Poverty, Trash and the Home Dream in Bastard Out of Caronlina and the Beans” at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference in Philadelphia, PA

Joelle Cruz | Communcation “Work Advice and the Voice of Management: Constraining the Working Woman in Glamour and Essence” at Matters of Communication: political, cultural, and technological challenges, International Communication Association, Singapore 

Laura Gongaware | Anthropology “Does Treasure Hunting Make Cents?: The Financial Downside to Salvaging Shipwrecks” at the Society for Historical Archeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archeology in Jacksonville, FL

Sarah Hart | English “Lyric’s Desire for Dialogue: Poetic Motive in Joyce’s ‘Chamber Music'” at the Modernist Studies Association Conference 11: The Languages of Modernism in Montreal, Canada

Charles Heaton | History “Enforcing Unfree Labor” Slave Patrols as a Policing Mechanism in the British Atlantic World” at the Polices et empires coloniaux 1700-1900 Conference in Paris, France

Rebecca S. Ingram | Anthropology “Faience and Glass Beads from the Late Bronze Age Shipwreck at Uluburun, Turkey” at the Seventh International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East in London, England

Tyler Kasperbauer | Philosophy “Minding and Liking Nonhumans” at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology in Atlanta, GA 

—–“The Possibility of Ape Morality” at the Society for Philosophy and Psychology in Bloomington, IN

Soo Kim | English “Radical Cosmopolitanism in Salman Rushdie’s Fury (2001)” at the 2009 Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA

Sun-Jin Lee | English “Re-imagining Paradise: Toni Morrison’s Critical Mythogenesis in Paradise” at the American Comparative Literature Association 2010 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA

Ryan Malphurs | Communcation “Could you hear me above the laughter?: The Role of Laughter in the U.S. Supreme Court” at the National Communication Association 95th Annual Convention in Chicago, IL

Joon Hyung Park | English “‘Not Learned to Generalize, and to Take Enlarged Views’ on the ‘Moving Picture’ of the Slavery: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Moving Panoramas” at The American Literature Association (ALA) Conference on “Harriet Beecher Stowe and Visual Culture” in San Francisco, CA

Jared Peatman | History “The Gettysburg Address as Foreign Policy” at the Lincoln Bicentennial Conference: European Readings of Abraham Lincoln, His Life and Legacy in Paris, France

Murat Rodriguez | Hispanic “La Eleccion de Antigona: Una reinterpretacion del mito en las escritoras Latinas en Estados Unidos” at the Reflections in the Margins: Representation of the Marginalized in Iberian and Latin American Literature in Chicago, IL

Ho-Rim Song | English “Distributed Subject and Nonovision: Assembled Individual Subject in Superorganism in Blood Music” at the 23rd Annual Conference of Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts in Atlanta, GA

James Stamant | English “Bodies of/and Water: Boundaries, Geographies, and A Farewell to Arms” at the 14th Biennial International Hemingway Society Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland

Beverly Van Note | English “Locating Herself Generically: Moderata Fonte’s and Elizabeth Cary’s Gendered Species” at the Renaissance Society of America in Venice, Italy

Kristen Vogel | Anthropology “Resembling ‘A Passenger, Not a Package of Goods’: The Boyce Decision and the Role of Common Carriers” at the Missouri Valley History Conference in Omaha, NE

Peyton Elaine Wofford | Political Science “On Martha Nussbaum’s Abstract Aristotelianism” at Martha Nussbaum, Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice at the University of Nottingham, England 

Anne Marie Womack | English “Gendered Paradigms of Citizenship: Hemingway’s Disruption of Soldiering, Childbearing, and Nursing” at Hemingway’s Extreme Geographies, 14th Biennial Hemingway Society Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland

David Wright | Philosophy “Liking and Minding Nonhumans” at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology in Atlanta, GA

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2008-2009 Academic Year

Audrey Bryant | Hispanic Studies “El mito del judio y el Otro en el peregrinaje a Santiago de Compostela” at the Myth and Mythmaking in Iberian and Luso-Hispanic Literatures Conference in Chicago, IL 

Damon Bach | History “The Prison Was the American Dream: Youth Revolt and the Origins of the Counterculture” at the 2009 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference in New Orleans, LA

Courtney Beggs | English “The Different Widows: Mary Pix, Financial Discourse, and The Business of Mothering” at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Richimond, VA

William Collopy | History “‘Work with Your Hands’: The American Catholic Church’s Investment in Vocational Training for Negroes” at the American Catholic Historical Association Spring Meeting in Philadelphia, PA

Sara Day | English “Don’t Show, Don’t Tell: Narrative Intimacy in Diary Fiction for Adolescent Women” at the International Conference on Narrative in Birmingham, UK

Wayne Downs | Philosophy “Art as a Language for Pain” at the Verge Arts Series Conference: Arts and Community in Langley, Canada

Jessica Durgan | English “The Colonial Object and the Domestic Novel: India and Empire in Charlotte Young’s Countess Kate” at the 17th Annual British Women Writers Conference in Iowa City, IA

Sonya Fritz | English “Figuring the Visual Spaces of the Garden and Beyond in Victorian’s Children Literature” at the Oxford Children’s Literature and Youth Culture Colloquium in Oxford, UK

Elizabeth Hatfield | Communication “Facebook as Speech Code: Considering its Application in the College Classroom” at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA

Dana Lawrence | English  “‘So make ready now your paper and ink’: Dialogic Battlegrounds in Isabelle Whitney and Veronica Fran” at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in St. Louis, MO

Linda Lelo | Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences “Exploring the Conceptual and Analytical Framing of Dark Tourism: From Darkness to Intentionality” at the Tourist Experiences: Meanings, Motivations, Behaviours in Preston, UK

Ryan Malphurs | Communication “Judicial Sensemaking at the Supreme Court” and “Patriotic Terrorists” at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA

Malek Mohammad | English “Majority and Minority: Beyond Dignity and Towards a Language of Generosity” at the International Conference, Minorities and Power in the English-Speaking World, in Caen, France

Methal Mohammad | Teaching, Learning and Culture “Teaching and Learning in Iraq: Memorization versus Constructivism” at the American Education Research Association in San Diego, CA

Lola Norris | Hispanic Studies “Indians, Frenchmen and Spaniards on the South Texas Plains: Alonso de León’s Expedition Diaries” at the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference in Houston, TX

Penny Otey | Communcation “When Inauthenticity Is Not an Option: Emotional Labor, Identity, and Faith in a Faith-based Organization” at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA

Deborah Pfuntner | English “Children of Grasmere: The Tragedy of the Green Family and Romantic Response” at the Romantic Circulations: 20th International Conference of the British Association for Romantic Studies in London, UK

Margie Serrato | Anthropology “Rape: A Cross-Cultural Look at the Definitions and Uses of Sexual Violence” at the Association for Reserch on Mothing’s 12th Annual Conference: Mothering, Violence, Militarism, Wra, and Social Justice in Toronto, Canada

Katie Stephenson | English “A Revival of Poetry as Song: Allen Ginsberg, Rock-and-Roll, and the Return to the Bardic Tradition” at the John F. Kennedy: History, Memory, Legacy, an Interdisciplinary Conference in Grand Forks, ND

Elizabeth Talafuse | English “Monstrous Motherhood in the Late-Victorian Works of Lucy Lane Clifford” at the 18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference in Iowa City, IA

Gina Terry | English “‘Poetical Illusions’: Text and Image in the Literary Annuals” at the Biennial International Conference for the British Association for Romantic Studies in London, UK

Brandon Ward | History “‘The War Had Come to Roost in Our Own Backyard’: Black-Brown Relations and the Vietnam Antiwar Movement” at the 2009 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference in New Orleans, LA

Christopher Westgate | Communcation “Writing the Acoustic: Radio Poetics and the Typography of Sound in the 1920’s” at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA

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2007-2008 Academic Year

Michael Beilfuss | English “‘Country You Could Walk into’: Mystical Enthymemes in Hemingway’s Early Short Stories,” at the 13th Biennial International Hemingway Society Conference in Kansas City, MO.

Delilah Besa | History “Recipe for Democracy: Home Economics in San Antonio, Texas 1945-1950,” at the Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting in Corpus Christi, TX. 

Larry Blomstedt | History “Let the Chief Take the Heat: Congress and the Decision to Intervene in Korea, 1950,” at the Southwestern Historical Association Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. 

Christina Cedillo | English “‘La Poverella’: St. Francis and the Gendering of Androgyny,” at the Annual Gender and Medieval Studies Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Leslie Edwards | English “Orwellian Domesticity,” at the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Long Beach, CA.

Miranda Green-Barteet | English “The Search for Home: Interstitial Spaces in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth,” at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference in Buffalo, NY.  

Kiyoon Jang | English “Edgar Allan Poe and the Author-Fiction: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838),” at the American Comparative Literature Association 2008 Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA.

Matthew Keyworth | History “Manufacturing Unity: Solidarity Formation and the San Antonio Pecan Shellers’ Strike of 1938,” at the Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting at Corpus Christi, TX. 

Soo Y. Kim | English “Fiction of Betrayal, Betrayal of Fiction: Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting (1993) and Porno (2002),” at the Novel and Its Borders Conference in the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Sunjoo Lee | English “Seductions of Life: Nietzchean Aestheticism in Donna Tartt’s The Secret History,” at the 17th International Congress of Aesthetics in Ankara, Turkey. 

Linda Lelo | Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences “Gathering Community Histories for Heritage Tourism: Insights and Challenges for Collaborative Tourism,” at the 13th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism in Orlando, FL. 

Seunggu Lew | English “The Geography of Conspiracy: Almanac of the Dead as a Post-Cold War Conspiracy Narrative,” at the 29th Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations Meeting in Albuquerque, NM. 

Derek Mallett | History “Uncle Sam’s Men: Hitler’s Generals in Post War Germany,” at the Society for Military History Annual Meeting in Ogden, UT.  

Ryan Malphurs | Communication “Abstract and Concrete Values,” “Terrorism or Physical Rhetoric?,” and “Media Construction of President Bush,” at the National Communication Association’s Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

Nicole McDaniel-Carder | English “Seriality and Collections of Old Comic Strips in Art Spiegelman’s In the Shadow of No Towers,” at the 2007 Festival of Cartoon Art: Academic Perspectives on Graphic Storytelling in Columbus, OH.

Malek Mohammad | English “An Undignified Utopia,” at the English Graduate Student Association Colloquium, York University in Toronto, Canada.

Lacie Osbourne | English “Quiet Revenge: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Response to The Dunciad,” at the 29th Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations Meeting in Albuquerque, NM. 

Jared Peatman | History “Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, and British Neutrality,” at the British Scholar Conference in Austin, TX. 

Diane Rolnick | Hispanic Studies “Bilingual Representation in “STUFF” by Coco Fusco and Nao Bustamante,” at the XVII Congreso de la Asociacion Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Feminina Hispanica in Seville, Spain.

Young-Hyeong Ryu | English “Strangers in the Country: The Marginal Position of Communal Memory in George Eliot’s Community,” at the 16th Annual British Women Writers Conference in Bloomington, IN.

Preston Stovall | Philosophy “Pragmatism and the Normative Theory of Rationality,” at 100 Years of Pragmatism (the Western Canadian Philosophical Association 44th Annual Meeting) in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Mike Streeter | English “The Inner Light: Accounting for Abstraction in Milton’s Materialist Monism,” at the 9th International Milton Symposium in London, UK.

Masa Sukovic | Communication “Your Mother and Mine: Narratives of Illness and Motherhood” and “The Representation and Role of Women in Serbian Culture,” at the 2007 National Communication Association Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

Elizabeth Talafuse | English “Misandry and Macho Maidens: Framing Men and Masculinity in Sarah Scott’s Millenium Hall,” at the 16th Annual British Women Writers Conference in Bloomington, IN.

Jacob Tootalian | English “‘Every Beast is a Philosopher’: Fancy and the Relational in The Blazing World,” at the International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference in Sheffield, UK; “Friar Bacon’s Books: The Scientific Agency of a Renaissance Romance Magus,” at the South Central Renaissance Conference in Kansas City, MO.

Kristen Vogel | Anthropology “Borderlands of Freedom: Colonial Legacies and Southern Slave Law in Lousiana,” at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society in La Rochelle, France.

Katherine Walters | History “The Origins of a Legal Movement: Race, Gender, Class, and the White Primary in Texas,” at the 92nd Annual Convention of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Charlotte, NC.

Peyton Wofford | Political Science “Telos, Psyche and Politics: The Aristotelian Struggle against Libido Dominandi,” at the 2007 Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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2006-2007 Academic Year

You-Kyong Ahn | Architecture “Preserving the Pantheon in Rome: The Role of Critical Architectural Features in Adaptive Reuse Projects,” at the Annual Meeting of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, Auburn, AL.

David C. Bailey | Communication “America’s Capitalist Covenant: Using the Jeremiad to Defend Wal-Mart’s Corporate Practices,” at the National Communication Association Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Blanca Camargo | Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences “Understanding Cultural Relationships in Natural Area Tourism Destinations,” at the 4th Annual Conference on Peace Through Tourism, Kampala, Uganda.

Pearce Creasman | Anthropology “The Cairo Dashur Boats: Social and Symbolic Applications,” at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in San Diego, CA.

Margaret Carstarphen | English “Waiting for ‘the awful thing’ in Jackson’s Dilemma,” at the Conference on Iris Murdoch: Morality and the Novel, Kingston, U.K.

Sara Day | English “The Taming of the … Who?: Transformation and Gender Roles in Teen Comedies Inspired by Shakespeare,” at the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Kim Diaz | Philosophy “Art, Identity & Everyday Experience,” at the (Be)longing: Art & Identity in an Age of Anxiety conference in British Columbia, Canada.

Michael Doron | History “The Accounting Profession’s Response to the Union Corruption Scandals of the 1950s,” at the Accounting History Doctoral Colloquium at the 5th Annual Accounting History International Conference in Banff, Canada.

Kent Dunnington | Philosophy “Are Christian and Modern Liberal Democracy Incompatible?,” at the Annual Academy of Religion conference in Washington, D.C.

Christopher Garrett | English “The Problem of Authorship and Anonymity in Seventeenth-Century Devotional Literature: Examining the Attribution History of T.S. (aka Thomas Sherman),” at the Textual Scholarship and the History of the Book conference in London, England.

Jake Greenblum | Philosophy “Rights and Their Critical Potential,” at the Brennan Conference: Constructing the Political in Chicago, IL.

Tracey Hayes | History “Strangers Among Us: German, Jewish and Polish Relations during the German Occupation, 1915-1918,” at the conference on the Legacy of the Holocaust: The World Before, The World After in Krakow, Poland.

Jacob Heil | English “Printing Censorship: Donne’s Satyres in Poems, by J.D.,” at the South Atlantic MLA Annual Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Holly Hirsch | Communication “From Othering to Understanding: Patient-Provider Interaction Surrounding Sex Reassignmant Surgery,” at the International Communication Association’s 56th Annual Conference in Dresden, Germany.

Tony L. Kroll | Communication “Multiple Meanings of Cancer Through Paintings from Hollis Sigler’s Breast Cancer Journal,” at the International Conference on the Arts in Society Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Amy Larsen | English “‘Charm’d with Wit and Beauty’: Romance Fiction and Representations of True Love in Life Writing” at the South-Central Renaissance Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Ryan Malphurs | Communication “President George W. Bush’s Mythic Frontier Rhetoric,” at the 2007 National Conference of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Boston, MA.

Tracy McLawhorn | English “Variant Versions of ‘The Will’,” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

Gina Opdycke | English “‘It must be read’: Sexuality, Textuality, and the Antagonism of Meaning in Orlando,” at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Boston, MA.

Philip Park | Philosophy “A Libertarian Response to Thomas Pogge,” at the Mid-South Philosophy Conference in Memphis, TN.

Deborah Pfuntner | English “The Re-Creation of Flora MacDonald,” at the Conference on Narrating the Eighteenth Century in Exeter, England.

Sonya Sawyer | English “Romanticizing the Child’s City: Representations of Urban Space in Children’s Fiction,” at the New Directions in Children’s Geographies Conference in Northampton, England.

Zachary Schaefer | Communication “A Rebel Without: An Examination of Midwest Motorcycle Culture,” at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Albuquerque, NM.

Mary Beth Sullivan | Political Science “The Bond of Aristotelian Language Among Medieval Political Thinkers,” at the Communities of Learning, Religious Diversity, and the Written Record, 1085-1453 Conference in Clayton, Australia.

Jenny Whisenhunt | English “The Alienated Metropolis: Cinematic Urban Paranoia in Paul Haggis’ ‘Crash’,” at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Tucson, AZ.

Jennifer Willyard | Communication “Disempowering the Prince: Machiavelli’s ‘Exhortation’ and the Fate of the Medici,” at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia, PA.

Jill Yamasaki | Communication “Expressions of Self from a De-Selfing Illness,” at the 2007 National Communication Association Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX.

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2005-2006 Academic Year

Dante Bartoli | Anthropology “Amalfi’s Submerged Harbor: Results of the 2005 Survey,” at the 107th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal, Canada.

Larry Blomstedt | History “The Struggle for Bipartisan Foreign Policy During the Korean War,” at the Organization of American Historians Regional Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Stephen Campbell | Philosophy “Hare on Possible People,” at the 9th Annual Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference, Oxford, England.

Debbie Cunningham | Hispanic Studies “The Ramon and Espinosa Expedition of 1716: A Philological Study of Two Original Diaries,” at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, Lubbock, TX.

Nancy DeBono | Anthropology “The Classification of Canaanite Amphoras,” at the In Poseidons Reich Conference, Frankfurt, Germany.

Benjamin Ford | Anthropology “Seeds of the Automobile Dealership: Spatial Arrangement of a Nineteenth-Century Carriage Works,” at the Society for Historical Archaeology 2006 Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Gabriela Guazzo | Sociology “Relative Responsibility: How the Freedom Fighter Becomes a Terrorist,” at the International Sociological Association World Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Carter Hunt | Recreation, Park, and Tourism Science “Big Success, Small Scale? Ecotourism in Nicaragua and Peru,” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Denise Jodlowski | Communication “Wake Up! Understanding the Power of the Religious Narrative in HIV/AIDS Discourse,” at the National Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Sean Kelly | History “Curzon’s Transcaucasian (Mis)Adventure and the Meaning of Empire in Post-War Britain,” at the North American Conference on British Studies, Denver, CO.

Soo Kim | English “John Has Two Wives? Romantic Friendship and Gender Switching in Dinah Mria Mulock’s John Halifax, Gentleman,” at the 2006 British Women Writers Conference, Gainesville, FL.

Nicholas Lawrence | English “‘Spinning Dervishes’: Dancing the Memoir in Fuller’s Summer on the Lakes,” at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Ryan Malphurs | English “Abstract Values, Concrete Values, and Hybridization in the New Rhetoric,” at the Rhetoric Society of America’s Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN.

Naho Maruyama | Recreation, Park, and Tourism Science “Authenticity, Promotion, and Meanings of Southwest Tourist Art in Santa Fe, NM,” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jana McLain | Hispanic Studies “Governor De Leon’s 1690 Expedition: A Comparative Study of Original and Revised Manuscripts,” at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, Lubbock, TX.

James Noland | Philosophy “Personal Survival, Community, and Aboration,” at the Society of Christian Philosophers Pacific Regional Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Jane Stuart | Communication “Crisis Management Rhetoric of the EDA and MERCK in Response to VIOXX,” at the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Justin Vaughn | Political Science “The Straussian Roots of Neoconservatism?,” at the Southwestern Political Science Association 2006 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Ryan Wadle | History “The Naval Order of the United States,” at the Society for Military History Conference, Manhattan, KS.

Lowell Mick White | English “Reliction,” at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

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2004-2005 Academic Year

Amanda Baumle | Sociology International Sociological Association Conference, Malta

Courtney Beggs | English Midwest American Society for 18th Century Studies, St. Louis, MO

Olivia Burgess | English Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI

Margaret Carstarphen | English Iris Murdoch: A Reassesment, Kingston-Upon-Thames, England

Sungdo Cho | English Modernist Studies Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada

D’Lane Compton | Sociology International Sociological Association Conference, Malta

Pearce Paul Creasman | Anthropology American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA

 James Francis, Jr. | English Refractory Superheroes Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Christopher Garrett | English International John Bunyan Society Conference, Bedford, England

Leslie Gautreaux-Edwards | English South Central MLA, New Orleans, LA

Jason Godin | History 72nd Meeting of the Society for Military History, Charleston, SC

David Gore | Communication Rhetoric & Economics: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Decatur, IL

Lindsey Grubbs | English South Central MLA, New Orleans, LA

Amanda Himes | English 18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference, Lafayette, LA

Phillip Johnson | Anthropology Ocean Explorations Conference, Tongatapu, Tonga

Sara Jordan | Political Science Toleration, Multiculturalism, and Problems of Identity Conference, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Marie Leonard | Sociology Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, IL

Carmen Massera | Architecture VIII Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil

Ilan Mitchell-Smith | History 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI

Malek Mohammad | English Modernist Studies Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Kevin C. Motl | History East Texas Historical Association Spring Meeting, Galveston, TX

Upali Nanda | Architecture ACSA Northeast Regional Conference, Syracuse, NY

Gina Opdycke | English North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Montreal, Quebec

Jungsik Park | English Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI

Emil Salim | Philosophy Faith and Reason: Historical and Contemporary Contributions Conference, Lexington, KY

Randall Sasaki | Anthropology Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Sonya Sawyer | English Midwest MLA Convention, St. Louise, MO

Min-Young Seo | Architecture 36th Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Philip Smith | History Race and Place Conference, Birmingham, AL

Ali Steere | Anthropology Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historic and Underwater Archaeology, York, England

Gali Zilbershtein | Architecture First International Conference on Safety and Security Engineering, Rome, Italy

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2003-2004 Academic Year

Jayant Anand | Anthropology 102nd AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Sheri Anderson | Modern and Classical Languages Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASS0) 2003, Edinburg, TX

Priyadarshini Banerjee | English Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS) 11th Annual Conference, Newport Beach, CA

Hassan Bashir | Political Science Southwestern Political Science Association Annual 2004, Corpus Christi, TX

Suzanne E. Boys | Communication International Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA

Sonjeong Cho | English North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), New York, NY

Jaemin Choi | English Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS) 11th Annual Conference, Newport Beach, CA

John Churchill | Philosophy Mid-Atlantic Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Baltimore, MD

Nichole DuPlessis | English Francis W. Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis and Friends, Upland, IN

Jane Flaherty | History Economic History Society Annual Meeting, Egham, England

Allen S. Gehring | Philosophy Interdisciplinary Movements in Philosophy Conference, Buffalo, NY

Sarah Hart | English Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention, Mizzoula, MT

David Henderson | Philosophy REALIA – Contemporary Issues in Philosophy of Science, Digby, Nova Scotia

Erin Hollis | English International James Joyce Symposium, Dublin, Ireland

Sheila Pat Jordan | Modern and Classical Languages 37th Congress of The Southwest Council of Latin American Studies, San Antonio, TX

Cherry Lynne Pyburn Levin | English American Culture Association, San Antonio, TX

Heidi Luchsinger | Anthropology 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Montreal, Canada

James Pruitt | History Southern Conference on Britisch Studies, Memphis, TN

Rosa Elena Saenz | Modern and Classical Languages Conference of Identity and (Auto)biography, Montreal, Canada

Lindsay P. Sloan | English Cityscapes Conference, Aberystwyth, Wales

Paul J. Springer | History Society for Military History Conference 2004, College Park, MD

Rebecca Stout | English South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 2003 Convention, Hot Springs, AR

Grace Turner | Anthropology Flowing Through Time: Exploring Archaeology Through Humans and Their Aquatic Environment, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Lowell Mick White | English Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Convention, San Antonio, TX

Dongshin Yi | English Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Convention, San Antonio, TX

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2002-2003 Academic Year

Maria Ayala | Sociology 36th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Beijing, China

Jason Barrett | Anthropology 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, WI

Borris Brummans | Communication International Communication Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

Debbie Cunningham | Modern and Classical Languages 13th Annual Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, Austin, TX

Jane Flaherty | History Organization of Americans Historians Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN

Matthew Foust | Philosophy Cross Currents: New Intersections in Comparative Philosophy, Manoa, Hawaii

Allen Gillespie | Anthropology American Anthropological Association’s 101st Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Kay Goldman | History Port Jews Conference, Cape Town, South Africa

Deke Gould | Philosophy 48th Annual Florida Philosophical Association Meeting, Gainesville, FL

Phil Gray | Political Science Convivium: Siena Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Loudonville, NY

Matthew Harpster | Anthropology American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario

Amanda Himes | English Women’s writing in Britain in 1660-1830, Alton, England

Jonathan Himes | English Symposium for the Bicentennial of Elias Lonnrot, poet of The Kalevala, Turku, Finland

Misty Krueger | English 11th International Society for 18th Century Studies Congress on the Enlightenment and the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society for 18th Century Studies, Los Angeles, CA

Shilpa Ranganatha | Sociology 36th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Beijing, China

David Stewart | Anthropology American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY

Gillian Teubner | Communication National Communication Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA

Alina Walker | English African Literature Association Conference, Alexandria, Egypt

Rebecca Watts | Communication Southern State Communication Association, Birmingham, AL

Ann Wilson | Political Science APSA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Lingui Yang | English Sixteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, TX

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2001-2002 Academic Year

Jason Barrett | Anthropology Society of American Archaeologists 67th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO

Ken Bugajski | English American Conference on Romanticism, Oxford, OH

Sonjeong Cho | English South Central Modern Language Association 58th Annual Meeting, Tulsa, OK

Rosemarie Coste | English South Central Modern Language Association 58th Annual Meeting, Tulsa, OK

Nicole DuPlessis | English Conference on College and Communication, Chicago, IL

Laura Durden | English International Conference on Caribbean Literature, Trois-llets, Martinique

Yvonne Frear | History Spring 2002 East Texas Historical Association Meeting, Texarkana, TX

Jeremy Garrett | Philosophy 4th Annual Rocky Mountain Student Philosophy Conference, Boulder, CO

Les Harrison | English Midwestern Modern Language Association 43rd Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH

Buddy Howell | Communication National Communication Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia

Niles Illich | History 14th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Michelle Kells | English Rhetoric Society of America, Las Vegas, NV

Chris Krieser | English Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL

Mary McBride Lasco | English Western Literature Association, Omaha, Nebraska

Laura Martinez | Communication International Communication Association Conference 2002, Seoul, Korea

Jude Meche | English Modern Language Association, New Orleans, LA

Thomas Nestor | History 7th Annual Barnes Club Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Nicolas Rangel | Communication 2002 Southern Communication Association Annual Convention, Winston-Salem, NC

Catherine Schmutz | Philosophy Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis, TN

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2000-2001 Academic Year

Claire Carly | English South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Birmingham, AL

Mi-Su Kim | English The Ohio Shakespeare Conference, Toledo, OH

Taehoon Kim | English Mapping the Nation, 24th Annual Conference, NASECS, Portland, Maine

Rachel Martin | Communication 2001 Southern State Communication Association Convention, Lexington, KY

Susan Murphy | English 5th National Writing Centers Conference, Baltimore, MD

Kevin Real | Communication International Communication Association, Washington D.C.

Sam Sweitz | Anthropology The Society for Historical Archeology 2001 Conference, Long Beach, CA

Xiaolei Wu | Anthropology 6th Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies Conference, Valdosta, GA

Lingui Yang | English Conference of College Teachers of English, Amarillo, TX, and 7th World Shakespeare Congress, Valencia, Spain

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1999-2000 Academic Year

Julie Aipperspach | English Aphra Behn Society Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Amy Childers | English Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, MN

Jane Flaherty | History Economic and Business Historical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

Youngjoo Kim | English 56th South Central Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Memphis, TN

Jason Mallory | Philosophy 3rd Annual Graduate Conference at the SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

Molly McBride | English Cormac McCarthy Society Conference, San Antonio, TX

Holly McIntush | Communication Southern State Communication Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA

Patricia Ocanas | English San Antonio College 6th Annual Multicultural Conference, San Antonio, TX

Daniel Ryan | Communication National Communication Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL

Nicole Taylor | English American Association for Applied Linguistics, Vancouver, B.C.

Gillian Teubner | Communication National Communication Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL

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1998-1999 Academic Year

Thad Botham | Philosophy 1st Annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference, Boulder, CO

Michelle Hall Kells | English 1999 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA

Roy Joseph | Communication Southern State Communication Association Conference; St. Louis, MO

John Krajicek | English Languaging 99 Conference, Denton, TX

Chris Kreiser | English James Joyce Conference, Charleston, SC

Deshae Lott | English Nathaniel Hawthorne Society; San Francisco, CA

Jude Meche | English Twentieth Century Literature Conference; Louisville, KY

Tomas Pollard | English World War II: Beginning and Aftermath Conference; Loudonville, NY

Stephen Puryear | Philosophy American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Kevin Real | Communication Southern States Communication Association Conference; St. Louis, MO

Debra Reid | History Rustica Nova: International Conference of Rural Studies, Somero, Finland

Jennifer Thibodeaux | History 22nd Annual Mid-American Medieval Association Conference; Lawrence, KS

Jessica Weber | Communication Southern State Communication Association Conference San Antonio, TX

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1997-1998 Academic Year

Samantha Cantrell | English Biennial Main Congress of the South African Society for General Literacy Studies, Johannesburg, S. Africa

Martin Carcasson | English Southern States Communication Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Yvonne Davis Frear | History Southwestern Social Sciences Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas

Owen Lynch | Speech Communications Western States Communication Association Conference, Denver, CO

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