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Humanities Research Institute Fall Term Symposium
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber

Opening remarks
Carol Merriam, Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities

Session I - 9:00 a.m.
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"

Coffee/tea break
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session II - 10:30 a.m.
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"

Closing remarks
Douglas Kneale, Dean, Faculty of Humanities

Faculty Recognition Lunch
Hosted by the Office of the Dean of Humanities
RSVP for lunch to Michèle Black ( by Dec. 4, 2014

Upcoming funding deadlines: December 15th, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

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