Humanities Core
Student Research Symposium


Friday, April 22, HIB 135.

Students will present their UROP-prizewinning projects.


Panel  1: 10:00-10:50am

Christy Munson, “The Rhetoric of an Era: An Analysis of the Post-September 11th Speeches of George W. Bush and their Adverse Effects”

Justin Ong, “Glory: The Importance of Story Truth in Commemorating the 54th Massachusetts Regiment”

Jenny Ji, “Not Just for Laughter: The Solemn Facet of Art Speigelman’s Maus

Dominic Javonillo, “Walt Disney and Propaganda: Creating Patriotism during the Second World War”


Panel 2: 11-11:50am

Clay Ammentorp, “The Virtual War: Representing and Criticizing Militarism in Games”

Melanie Martinez, “War Through the Lens of Tarantino: Inglourious Basterds’ Overthrowing of the Third Reich and the Classical Hollywood Film”

Shirby Wang, “Becoming The Walking Dead

Trinh Tran, “Anti-Vietnam War Posters: The Techniques used to Appeal to Civilians and Their Effectiveness”


Light refreshments will be served.

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Friday, April 22, Symposium