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Senior Research Symposium

Christina Bowerman, ‘13

Double Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Religious Studies
Advisor:  Christa Craven and Chuck Kammer
Pray the Gay Away: An Examination of Masculinity in the Ex-Gay Movement
Participated in the Student Presentation, CoRE Cube in Andrews Library

Kelsey Jandrey, ‘13

Double Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology
Advisors:  Stacia Kock and Christa Craven
I.S. Title: A Dress Is Not A Yes:  A Feminist and Sociological Analysis of Slutwalk as a Response to the Politics of Victimization
Participated in the Student Presentation Session, Wishart 101

Heather Kirk, ‘13

Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Advisor:  Nancy Grace
I.S. Title: The Glitter Bath: A Feminist Study of Race, Class, and Gender in Five Disney Classic Animated Feature Films
Participated in the Student Presentation, Gault Library for Independent Study

Alexandra Muto, ‘13

Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Advisor:  Nancy Grace
I.S. Title: Making Fun of the World and Observing It: An Examination of Viewers’ Interactions with Comedy About Gender and Masculinity in the Apatow Company’s Films
Participated in the Student Presentation, Gault Library for Independent Study

Charlotte Shapiro, ‘13

Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Advisor:  Stacia Kock
I.S. Title: Women Bleed. Period. An exploration of feminine hygiene companies’ print and commercial advertisements
Participated in the Student Presentation Session I, APEX in Gault Library

Liz Worrall, ‘13

Major: Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Advisor:  Stacia Kock
I.S. Title: M to F to Endangered:  The Violent Consequences of Breaking the Gender Binary
Participated in the Student Presentation, Taylor 111

Meredith Loken, '12

Double Major: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science
Advisors: Nancy Grace and Michele Leiby
I. S. Title: Body Wars: Nationalism, the State, and Wartime Sexual Violence in Guatemala and Sri Lanka
Participated in the Student/Faculty Collaborations, Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall

Sarah Hunt, '12

Major: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Advisor: Raymond Gunn
I.S. Title: Welcome to Whose Life is it, Anyway! Where Gender is Made Up and Genitals Don't Matter: An Examination of Ideas of Masculinity and Femininity by People Across the Gender Spectrum
Participated in the Oral Presentation Session IV - Gender Roles

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