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 2003 Symposium

Research Symposium


Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium 2003
May 1 & 2, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Keynote Address - Dr. Robert Pennock
April 30th, 7:30 pm Olin 1


Research Presentations
    
Thursday, May 1  
   
SESSION I: ECONOMICS
Economics Honors
Smith Room
Session Chair: Professor Michael Donihue
9:00-12:00 AM  
   
9:30 am Vanessa L. J. Haleco ('03)
  Alternative Currencies: Their Social and Economic Contribution to Communities
10:00 am Katrina Noyes ('03)
  The Economic Effects of British Colonialism on India: An Analysis of the Goods and Capital Markets, 1853-1947
11:00 am Peter Newberry ('03)
  Possible Contraction and Its Effect on 2002 Major League Baseball Attendance
   
SESSION II: SOCIOLOGY
Hurd Room
Session Chair: Alec Campbell
10:00 AM -12:00 PM  
   
10:00 am Sarah D. Style ('03)
  Children of Incarcerated Parents: The Theoretical Foundations of Innovative Programming
10:30 am E. Ryan Swank ('03)
  Taxation of Advertising as a Tool for Social Change
10:45 am Amanda Kellar ('03)
  CHILD LABOR AND CORPORATE AMERICA, IS THERE A CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP?
11:00 am Andrea Taylor ('03)
  From Propaganda to Publicity: An Analysis of the Advertising Council over the Past 60 Years.
11:30 am Courtney Fry ('03)
  Bolivian Public Policy in the Context of the Global Economy: Is There Another Viable Development Strategy for Bolivia?
   
SESSION III: ECONOMICS
Economics Honors
Smith Room
Session Chair: Professor Michael Donihue
1:00-3:30 PM  
   
1:00 pm Donna M. Pitteri ('03)
  Solid Waste Management in Maine: Challenges and Possible Solutions for Waterville
1:30 pm Grete Rod ('03)
  Capital Market Integration in Europe: Differing Experiences in the East and the West
2:30 pm Abigail Benjamin ('03)
  Economic Impact of Colby College on the Waterville Economy
3:00 pm Christopher A. Zeien ('03)
  Tying Together World Economies: Using an Estimation of the J-Curve Phenomenon to Recreate the Asian Currency Crisis of 1997
   
SESSION IV: HISTORY
HI 446 Historical Epidemiology
Lovejoy 318
Session Chair: Professor Jim Webb
1:00-4:00 PM  
   
1:00 pm Amity Burr ('03)
  A Surgical History of Breast Cancer
1:30 pm Elyssa Ford ('03)
  Yellow Fever in 19th Century Texas: A Critical Study and a Comprehensive Analysis
2:00 pm John Knoedler ('03)
  International Disease in Minnesota: The Effect of Immigration on Tuberculosis in the 19th and 20th Century
2:30 pm Matthew Mahoney ('03)
  Stopping the Spread of Influenza in 1918: The Maine Method
3:00 pm Lauren Tiberio ('03)
  Transformation Through Time: A History of Anorexia Nervosa
   
SESSION V: EAST ASIAN STUDIES
Freeman Scholars
Hurd Room
Session Chair: Professor Ken Rodman
1:00-2:15 PM  
   
1:00 pm Michael S. Crawford ('04)
  Engaged Buddhism in Thailand
1:15 pm L. Maclagan Cathles ('03)
  The Relation Between Physical Qualities and Gas Flow Through Snow.
1:30 pm Jessica Kellett ('04) and Emily Posner ('04)
  The Commodification of Life and Water in Northern Luzon, Philippines
1:45 pm Doan Trang T Nguyen ('03)
  Vietnamese Interpretation and Integration of Religions
2:00 pm Ellie Roan ('03)
  Search for Roots: The Influence of 'The Past' on Fifth Generation Film
   
SESSION VI: MUSIC
Music and Contemplative Practice:Hearing the Divine
Whitney Room
Session Chair: Professor Steven Nuss
1:00-2:30 PM  
   
1:00 pm Kate Heidemann ('04)
  Hidden Divinity in Music: Gyorgy Ligeti's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
1:30 pm Alexander Browne ('03)
  Time in Music and Contemplative Practices
2:00 pm Seth Aylmer ('04)
  Sounding Images, Praying Time
   
SESSION VII: MUSIC
Imagining Music: New Modes of Musical Discourse
Whitney Room
Session Chair: Professor Steve Saunders
3:00-4:30 PM  
   
3:00 pm Victoria C. Hayes ('04)
  Taking Note(s): Discoveries in Reception History Through Musical Reviews of the Beethoven Violin Concerto
3:15 pm Kate Hughes ('03)
  The Last Protest Singers?: Musical Meaning in the Indigo Girls' 'Our Deliverance'
3:30 pm Robert D. MacBain ('04)
  Sampling and the Death of Mechanical Reproduction
3:45 pm Sarah Chapple-Sokol ('04)
  Cross-cultural, Technological, and Sociopolitical Influences in South African Kwela Music
4:00 pm Edward J. Piasecki ('03)
  Unmasking 'The Perfect Stranger': Pierre Boulez, Frank Zappa, and the Common Ground Between Modernism and Postmodernism
   
SESSION VIII: GENERAL SESSION
Hurd Room
Session Chair: Professor Paul Josephson
3:00-5:45 PM  
   
3:00 pm Alexandra Gelbard ('03), Anthropology
  Racism in Cuba: Yesterday and Today
3:30 pm Meade Barlow ('03), Theater and Dance
  'Sonqoba Simunye:' Black and White Theatre Under the Apartheid Regime
3:45 pm Adam N. Grassi ('03), Art
  Early Admission: A Redesigned Entrance to the Colby Campus
4:00 pm Jennifer A. Varley ('03) and Christopther K. Varley, Psychology
  A Review of Phenomelogy and Treatment of Childhood Depression
4:15 pm Melvin K. Ladera ('03), History
  Early Minority Students of Colby College
4:45 pm Erin Bodner ('03), Brooke Harris ('03) and Jaclyn Gilman ('03), History
  Panel Discussion Regarding the Intersections of Judaism, Feminism and the Queer Movement


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