Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at Central States Anthropological Society in April, 2017

October 30, 2017

Fall 2017 Newsletter item

Students, alumni, and faculty presented at Central States Anthropological Society in April, 2017.

Students included:

  • Denise Ruvalcaba ’19: “Parental Gendering Practices for Infants Under Two Years”
  • Tiffany Matzas ’19: “Changing Channels: A Case Study of Subversive Masculinities in Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe”
  • Moya Roarty ’19: “Infant Technology Consumption: Who Supports It and Why?”
  • Misha Laurence ’18: “An Epistemological Comparison Between Two Paradigms of Medical Cannabis Use”
  • Nadia Graese ’17: “Finding a Voice: Speech and Voice Therapy for Female-to-Male Individuals”

Alumni that presented were:

  • Claire Branigan ’11: “Memory and the Ni Una Menos Movement in Argentina”
  • Branigan is getting her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign 
  • Scott Olson ’15: “Configuring Brotherhood: Leather, AIDS, and Memories of Kinship”
  • Olson is getting his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa

Faculty that presented were:

  • Brigittine French: “Remembering Tammy Zywicki: The Specter of Feminicide in the Americas“
  • Shuchi Kapila: “Postmemory and Historical Trauma in the Indian Partition of 1947”