Warm up with the Humanities Spring 2017

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of Research by New Faculty

Friday, February 24, 2017 1-4PM, Room 421 Belk Library and Commons

Sponsored by the Humanities Council


  • Melisse Brunet, Hayes School of Music
  • Khadija Fouad, Department of Biology
  • Allison Fredette, History Department
  • Ann Pegelow Kaplan, Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies
  • Alex McAllister, Belk Library and Information Commons
  • Colin Quinn, Anthropology Department
  • Scott Relyea, History Department
  • Christina Verano Sornito: Anthropology Department


1:00PM  Welcome  Dr. Neva Specht,  Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

30 Minute Presentation

1:15-1:45PM   Ann Pegelow Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global

            Studies, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Program

            "P a s s a g e / s : Lost & Found Photography, Refugee Crises, and Privilege"

3MR Presentations

1:50-2:00PM  Melisse Brunet, Assistant Professor, Hayes School of Music

           “Behind the Scenes:  The Conductor”

2:00-2:10PM  Allison Fredette, Lecturer, History Department

                             "Adultery as Legal Manipulation: Divorce in Antebellum Western Virginia." 

30 Minute Presentation

2:15-2:45PM  Khadija Fouad,  Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

                         "American Muslim Undergraduates' Views on Evolution"

 2:45-3:00PM Break (Refreshments Provided)

 3MR Presentations

3:00-3:10PM      Alex McAllister,  Assistant Professor, Belk Library and Information Commons

            “The Place of Foundational Library Resources in a Digital Humanities World”

3:10-3:20PM     Colin Quinn,  Lecturer,  Anthropology Department

                            "How Can Archaeology Be An Advocacy Tool For Modern Communities?"

3:20-3:30PM     Scott Relyea,  Assistant Professor, History Department

                           “The Only Emperor: Identity and Mimicry in Southwest Qing China”

30 Minute Presentation

3:30-4:00PM      Christina Verano Sornito, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

"Everyday Enchantment in the 21st Century Philippines: Updating the Concept

of Mari-it"


Published: Feb 17, 2017 9:46am