HRI Conferences and Symposia

Faculty of Humanities

HRI Conferences and Symposia

 Conferences and Symposia 2014 - 2015

1. The Humanities Research Institute's Fall Term Symposium was held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in the Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber. The title of the symposium was "Moving Targets, Shifting Landscapes". The speakers were as follows:

Session 1: Chair: Fanny Dolansky (Classics)
Roberto Nickel (Classics), "Grievous Lust: Aphrodite's Gift to Paris and the Origins of the Trojan War."
Jessica Clark (History), "Hair Cropping in British West Indian Prisons."
Julia Polyck-O'Neill (PhD student, Interdisciplinary Humanities), "Doug Land: Vancouver and Douglas Coupland's Interdisciplinary Praxis."

Session 2: Chair: Virginia Reh (Dramatic Arts)
Jason Hawreliak (Digital Humanities), "How Videogames Mean: A Multimodal Approach to Analysis and Design."
Andrew Pendakis (English Language and Literature), "In The Middle of Things: On The Semiotics of Centrism."
Katharine von Stackelberg (Classics), "'Pseudo-Classical' Subversion: The Roman Garden of Louise du Pont Crowninshield."