Colby Liberal Arts Symposium 2018
May 3, Colby College, Waterville, Maine


Open CLAS Presentations - Held on days around May 3

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SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society
Diamond Ostrove
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus and Denise Bruesewitz and Chris Walker
05/04/18  -  10:00 am - 10:50 am  
   
 
 
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Global Food Policy
Diamond 141
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/04/18  -  11:00 am - 12:15 pm  
   
  Caughron, Anna M. ('18)
  Climate change and maple sugaring in Canada and the United States: Is risk perception influenced by producer scale?
  Churchwell, Amber D. ('20)
  Companies affecting the well-being of broiler chickens in farms
  Hanschka, Eli T. ('19)
  Climate change and indigenous knowledge: Combatting Alaskan Inuit food insecurity
  Howard, Emma R. ('18)
  Big Chocolate's labor problem
  Meidell, Riley C. ('18)
  Taro and food self-sufficiency in Hawaii
  Park, Julia M. ('18)
  Potential for genetic engineering of cassava in to alleviate famine in the southwest region of Madagascar
  Stanfill, Jina ('18)
  Conflict and cattle consumption in India
  Von Ehr, Julia M. ('19)
  The long-term consequences of the short-term quinoa boom
   
SESSION : RUSSIAN
2018 CBB Russian Symposium -- The Russian Novel
Lovejoy 215
Session Sponsor: Elena Monastireva-Ansdell
05/04/18  -   5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  
   
  Blauer, Katherine M. ('19)
  Water and Baptism Symbolism in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"
  Cheff, Victoria A. ('18)
  State Power and Creativity: The Sun and the Moon in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"
  Woodruff, Beatrice B. ('19)
  Bird Imagery in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"
  Beehler, Cary E. ('18)
  Eyes, Vision, and Glasses in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"
  Watson, Andrew D. ('18)
  Texts and Authorship in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
International Environmental Policy
Diamond Atrium
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/07/18  -   9:00 am - 9:50 am  
   
  Brown, Peter ('20)
  Learning from mistakes: An analysis of renewable heat policies across Europe
  Douma, Allison W. ('20)
  Returning to tradition: Using traditional agriculture to improve health and biodiversity
  Grinnell, Willow W. ('20)
  The global plastic market: China bans imports, the EU leads world in plastic regulation
  Hurley, Meghan A. ('20)
  Preventing the monopolization of conservation: Improving local involvement in the establishment of protected areas in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Latta, Isabella C. ('20)
  A win for the whales? An investigation into the efficacy of the whaling ban
  Lechtman, Bronya E. ('20)
  When food becomes commoditized: The impacts of corporate monopolization of agriculture in India
  Nisbet, Catherine M. ('20)
  Air quality in Mexico City: An institutional failure to protect human health during rapid urban growth
  Peterson, Ian D. ('21)
  Park lands in Patagonia: Land ethic or land grab?
  Wang, Chengyang ('18)
  China's regulation of waste imports
  Williams, Kaya L. ('18)
  Sharks are friends not food: The effectiveness of implementing bans on shark finning
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society
Diamond Ostrove
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus and Denise Bruesewitz and Chris Walker
05/07/18  -  10:00 am - 10:50 am  
   
 
 
   
SESSION : SOCIOLOGY
Starting a Business or Nonprofit? Lessons from Sociology
Diamond 221
Session Sponsor: Natalie Aviles
05/08/18  -   9:30 am - 10:45 am  
   
  Allen, Bennett C. ('20)
  Group Project Presentation
  Andonian, Haley Laura ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Attar, Samantha J. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Avant, Marnay C. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Carter, Samantha M. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Cutler, Mallory H. ('19)
  Group Project Presentation
  Haut, Catherine E. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Mason, Kathleen F. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  McKenna, Megan A. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Patterson, Ian S. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Pitter, Marissa S. ('19)
  Group Project Presentation
  Taft, Sarah E. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Weeks, Timothy J. ('20)
  Group Project Presentation
  Winslow, Caroline L. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  di Galoma, Camilla G. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Global Food Policy
Diamond 141
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/08/18  -  11:00 am - 12:15 pm  
   
  Arnold, Laura A. ('18)
  Environmental and social implications of the Costa Rican pineapple industry
  Black, Aidan S. ('18)
  Food security through agro-forestry: Chagga home gardens in Tanzania
  Goldston, Charles W. ('18)
  The current state of the Bahamian queen conch (Strombus gigas) fishery and management decisions for the future
  King, Katherine S. ('19)
  Urban food deserts in the United States and how to end health inequalities caused by food inaccessibility
  Levenson, Brian K. ('18)
  Reducing ethanol consumption in the US while raising farmer wages
  Mapstone, Elli C. ('19)
  Rediscovering cassava in Brazil
  Moreno Ruiz, Arissa A. ('18)
  Super-policies for the super-fruit: The globalization of açaí
  Watson, Helen C. ('20)
  The real cost of superfoods: The loss of tradition in quinoa growing regions in South America
   
SESSION : RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Belonging in this place: Stories about Maine's Jews
Waterville Public Library
Session Sponsor: Freidenreich, David M.
05/08/18  -   1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  
   
  Ding, Ling ('18)
 
  Shoer, Sarah A. ('18)
 
  Sessions, Samuel O. ('21)
 
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
International Environmental Policy
Diamond Atrium
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/09/18  -   9:00 am - 9:50 am  
   
  Larkin, Conor J. ('20)
  Where is your phone? Electronic waste in a developing world
  Lincoln Lenderking, Hania M. ('20)
  Killer conservation? Trophy hunting as a method of conservation in Africa
  Ling, Chang ('20)
  The Mekong Hydropower System: A developing regional regime?
  McHale, Michael T. ('19)
  Saving elephants: The role of African governments and China
  Singer, Suzanne E. ('20)
  The environmental, economic and socially driven concerns of menstrual care waste
  Singh, Kabir ('20)
  Hydropower and people: Externalities of the Rogun Dam dispute
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society
Diamond Ostrove
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus and Denise Bruesewitz and Chris Walker
05/09/18  -  10:00 am - 10:50 am  
   
 
 
   
SESSION : COMPUTER SCIENCE
Analysis of Algorithms
Davis 301
Session Sponsor: Dale Skrien
05/09/18  -   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  
   
  Ahn, Kevin W. ('20), Slager, Kyle W. ('20), Dickey, Ian B. ('18) and Dickey, Lawrence W.,, Jr. ('18)
  The graph color problem
  Hu, Jiaheng ('20), Jiang, Liwei ('19), Deng, Yitong ('20) and Lian, Yue ('19)
  Graph Algorithms
  Ma, Yuanfang ('21), Kamal, Ahmed W. ('21), Qraitem, Maan ('20) and Shastry, Adithya M. ('21)
  The Graham scan algorithm for convex hulls
  Martin, Matthew J. ('18), Carlson, Adam L. ('18), Chance, Graham T. ('18) and Sefah, Neil K. ('18)
  The Knapsack problem
  Quan, Yutong ('20), Chen, Zilin ('18), Liu, Qingbo ('21), Ha, Kimberly T. ('19) and Gross, William L. ('18)
  Cryptography and error correcting code algorithms
  Solis Canales, Ana S. ('18), Zhang, Muyuan ('18), Yang, Jianing ('18) and Abulhab, Zena ('19)
  The stable matching problem
  Turner, Nicolas M. ('21), Parham, Charles A. ('20), Majgaard, Carl-Philip ('18) and Coyne, Michael J. ('19)
  The Ford Fulkerson algorithm
   
SESSION : SOCIOLOGY
Starting a Business or Nonprofit? Lessons from Sociology
Diamond 221
Session Sponsor: Natalie Aviles
05/10/18  -   9:30 am - 10:45 am  
   
  Dixon, Nile E. ('20)
  Group Project Presentation
  Ferri, Michael A. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
  Gould, Danielle L. ('18)
  Group Project Presentation
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Global Food Policy
Diamond 141
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/10/18  -  11:00 am - 12:15 pm  
   
  Backstrand, Sarah W. ('18)
  An assessment of farmers' perception of climate change and adaptation of crops in Uganda
  Connolly, Matthew J. ('18)
  High quality wood, poor quality policy: Overcoming threats to sandalwood (Santalum album) in India
  Dodge, Henry A. ('18)
  Farmers markets and income inequality in California
  Haut, Catherine E. ('18)
  Use of genetically modified crops on the Hawaiian islands
  Klinkenberg, Ingrid S. ('20)
  Modern cattle farming systems in the United States of America
  Lee, Camille A. ('19)
  Waste Not: The Clean Plate Club
  Levine, Renata Q. ('18)
  Scarcity amid abundance: Food deserts in the US
  Peelle, Barlow L.,, Jr. ('18)
  Mitigating pollution from the dairy sector in New Zealand
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society
Diamond Ostrove
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus and Denise Bruesewitz and Chris Walker
05/10/18  -   7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
   
 
 
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
International Environmental Policy
Diamond Atrium
Session Sponsor: Travis Reynolds
05/11/18  -   9:00 am - 9:50 am  
   
  Berry, Katherine G. ('20)
  The Brazilian soybean market: Driven by China, driving deforestation
  Cassidy, Arthur G. ('19)
  Saving the last of the Vaquita marina in the Gulf of California
  Garza, Lilli Y. ('20)
  How fair is Fair Trade? An investigation Into the world's coffee market
  Johnson, Josiah M. ('19)
  Examining the efficacy of the Moratorium Protection Act as a measure to prevent sea turtle bycatch
  Martin, Lena E. ('20)
  Wolf management policy and people in Norway: Searching for an equitable solution
  McNamee, Hudson L. ('18)
  Degradation of soil and livelihoods: A case study of erosion mitigation strategies in East Africa
  Poore, Tiffany M. ('20)
  Loss, damageā€¦and aid (?): Climate canaries raise the red flag and are received with passivity
  Sears, Helen B. ('20)
  Crossing lines: The tangle of policies controlling overfishing in international waters
  Sefransky, Mae R. ('20)
  Poaching for piano keys: Will a global ban on ivory help to stop illegal elephant hunting?
  Tonkel III, J. Rock ('20)
  Corporate land grabbing and resource extraction in developing nations
  Tupper, Skylar B. ('20)
  Deep seabed mining: Exploration as beneficial or detrimental
  Winslow, Caroline L. ('18)
  Deforestation and desserts: Investigating the social and ecological outcomes of palm oil sustainability certifications
   
SESSION : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Environment and Society
Diamond Ostrove
Session Sponsor: Philip Nyhus and Denise Bruesewitz and Chris Walker
05/11/18  -  10:00 am - 10:50 am  
   
 
 

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