TiA 2013 Schedule

TiA 2013 is free and open to the public. All events are in the Campus Center (Petteruti Lounge or Leung Gallery, 2nd floor) and the Salomon Center for Teaching (rooms 202 and 203).   

Please follow the links below to see the titles and presenters within each panel!

Friday, April 26th, 5:00-5:30 Opening Reception, Petteruti Lounge:
5:30 Keynote Address by Professor Ken Miller, Professor of Biology, with introductory remarks by Dean Katherine Bergeron, Dean of the College and Professor of Music (watch here)

Saturday, April 27th, 11:30-12:50 
Transformers: Aesthetic Narratives in Disguise (watch here)
Making S*** Happen: Community Engagement as a Mechanism for Success (watch here)

Saturday, April 27th, 1:00-2:20
Political Revisions: Proposing Original Theories and Models (watch here)
Campus, Food, Community (watch here)
Artists + Scientists: Problem-Solvers, Storytellers, Collaborators (watch here)

Saturday, April 27th, 2:30-3:50
Performance, Perception, and Presentation: Structures of narration and behavior (watch here)

Saturday, April 27th, 4:45-6:00 —please note the time adjustment of these panels!
Creativity and Self-Expression (watch here)
Contesting Landscapes: Constructing Seescapes (watch here)
Rural America Across the Centuries: Exploring the Power Dynamics of Smoke Pipes, Fracking and Undocumented Farmhands (watch here)

Sunday, April 28th, 11:30-12:50
Breach of Faith: Unveiling Government Bias in Health Access and Standards (watch here)
Creating Opportunities through Education and Activism (watch here)
From Exclusion to Empowerment in South Africa, Vietnam, Guatemala and Tunisia (watch here)

Sunday, April 28th, 1:00-2:20
Articulating the Edge: Art & Approximation
From Patients to Policy: (De)Personalization in Contemporary Health Care (watch here)
Modern Family: Communication, Identity, and Support (watch here)

Sunday, April 28th, 2:30-3:50
Unintended Consequences of Technological Innovation (watch here)
Strategies and Barriers to Social Change (watch here)
Agency and Identity: Negotiating the Self in Challenging Contexts (watch here)

Sunday, April 28th, 4:00-5:20
Enhancing the Brown Experience through Mindfulness and Self-Reflection (watch here)

Sunday, April 28th, 4:00-6:00 Poster Session in Leung Gallery

Sunday, April 28th, 6:00-7:00 Closing Reception in Petteruti Lounge

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Transformers: Aesthetic Narratives in Disguise
Saturday, April 27th, 11:30-12:50 in Petteruti Lounge
Facilitated by Catherine Axe ’87, Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Support Services
– The Music Made Me: A Study of Classical Music in Television Advertising, Madeline Sall (Advisor: Joshua Tucker, Music)
Form and Representation, Ethan Zisson (Advisor: Richard Fishman, Visual Arts)
The Legacy of Pattern and DecorationElaine Kuckertz (Advisor: Denise Davis, Gender and Sexuality Studies)
From Heaven to Earth: On the Religious and Aesthetic in Feuerbach, Wagner, and Nietzsche, Matthew Peterson (Advisor: Thomas A. Lewis, Religious Studies)

Making S*** Happen: Community Engagement as a Mechanism for Success
Saturday, April 27th, 11:30-12:50 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Jim Amspacher, Career Advisor and Director of Careers in the Common Good, CareerLAB
Mayors and Education: Promoting Social Capital, Nell Brodsky (Advisor: Wendy Schiller, Political Science)
– Students for Obama: A Campus, State, and National Collaboration, Taylor Daily & Mark Raymond
The Utility of Participatory GIS for Community Management of Urban Greenspace, Victoria Elmore
The (Post-)Brown Conversation, Evan Schwartz, Marguerite Joutz ’15, Nikhil Kalyanpur

Political Revisions: Proposing Original Theories and Models
Saturday, April 27th, 1:00-2:20 in Petteruti Lounge
Facilitated by Kisa Takesue ’88, Director of Student Leadership Programs, Office of Summer and Continuing Studies
Explaining Social Inclusion Policies: Emergence Theory and the Case of BrazilAna Carolina Barry Laso (Advisor: Claudia Elliott, International Relations)
Protecting Religious Freedom: A New Interpretation of the First AmendmentLaura Curlin (Advisor: Corey Brettschneider, Political Science)
– Private Property and Beneficence, Tyler Bourgoise (Advisor: David Estlund, Philosophy)

Campus, Food, Community
Saturday, April 27th, 1:00-2:20 in Salomon 203
Facilitated by Dilania Inoa ’99, Program Manager, Swearer Center for Public Service
– A Case Study of the Native Food Sovereignty Movement, David Granberg (Advisor: Elizabeth Hoover, American Studies and Ethnic Studies)
Cultivating Hope: A Community-Based Research Partnership, Mary Alice Reilly (Advisor: Kathryn DeMaster, Environmental Studies)
Eating and Activism: How the Brown Market Shares Program Engages Students and Changes the Food System, Leah Douglas
– Raising the Bar on Nutrition for the Type 2 Diabetic, Andrea Radke (Advisor: Mary Flynn, Biology)

Artists + Scientists: Problem-Solvers, Storytellers, Collaborators (ppt)
Saturday, April 27th, 1:00-2:20 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Tim Shiner, Director, Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center and Student Activities Office
– Investigating Intersections of Natural and Built through Visual Art, Brenda Zhang (Advisor: Paul Myoda, Visual Art)
– Visual Storytelling Workshops: Teaching Visual Literacy and Image-Making, Charis Loke & Rajvi Mehta (Advisor: Ian Gonsher, Engineering)
– The Social Being of Science, Deivid Ribeiro

Performance, Perception, and Presentation: Structures of narration and behavior
Saturday, April 27th, 2:30-3:50 in Petteruti Lounge
Facilitated by Kelly Garrett, Director, LGBTQ Center
– Student Perceptions, Experiences, and Attitudes Regarding Sexual Culture at Brown, Kelsey Collins (Advisor: Cynthia Rosengard, Behavioral and Social Sciences)
– (De)Constructed Truth: The role of media in identity formation, David Manning (Advisor: Sherine Hamdy, Anthropology)
“What’s up, girl?”: Gendered Language Use Among Adolescents, Kate Khanna (Advisor: Paja Faudree, Anthropology)

Creativity and Self-Expression
Saturday, April 27th, 4:45-6:05 in Petteruti
Facilitated by Jessica Brodsky ’14, CRC Digital Archives and Social Media Coordinator
– Space for Creativity – a cultural critique on conditions for creativity within Vietnamese schools, Linh Dao (Advisor: Jennifer Costanza, Development Studies)
– Quantitative Lenses: How Does Scientific Study Shape Perception of Daily Life and Interactions?, Urmila Chadayammuri & Xiangjun Shi
Songs From Within: Music Written by Inmates at the Rhode Island Prison, Jonah David (Advisor: Michael Kennedy, Sociology, and James Moses, Music)

Contesting Landscapes: Constructing Seescapes
Saturday, April 27th, 4:45-6:05 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Mary Grace Almandrez, Assistant Dean of the College and Director, Third World Center
Sea Level Rise, Sovereignty, and the Meaning of One Meter, Daniel Sherrell
– Strong Communities, Resilient Ecosystems: New Perspectives on Marine Conservation Planning in the Gulf of California, Katherine Siegel (Advisor: Heather Leslie, Environmental Studies and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
– Transformation from the Hollows: The Resource-Intervention Chain and its Implications for Collective Action and Social Transformation, Kathryn Cohen (Advisor: Michael Kennedy, Sociology)
The Kuhls of Kangra and National Employment Guarantee: The story of a community irrigation systemMaya Sikand (Advisor: Kathryn DeMaster, Environmental Studies)

Rural America Across the Centuries: Exploring the Power Dynamics of Smoke Pipes, Fracking and Undocumented Farmhands
Saturday, April 27th, 4:45-6:05 in Salomon 203
Facilitated by Janet Isserlis, Adult Literacy Programs, Swearer Center for Public Service
Farmhand and Farmer: Exploring the Legal Environment that Conditions this Precarious RelationshipBo Schlagel (Advisor: Evelyn Hu-DeHart, History)
– Locally Manufactured Red Clay Tobacco Pipes in New England, Brandon Tomasso (Advisor: Patricia Rubertone, Anthropology)
– Fracking and Farmers in Pennsylvania, Becca Rast (Advisor: Kathryn DeMaster, Environmental Studies)

Breach of Faith: Unveiling Government Bias in Health Access and Standards
Sunday, April 28th, 11:30-12:50 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Shane Lloyd MA’10, Assistant Director, Third World Center
The future of generic HIV drugs in the US, Jennifer Lee (Advisor: Timothy Flanigan, Biology and Medicine)
The American Rejection of the BCG Vaccine for Tuberculosis: A Story of Nationalism, Radiation and the Rise of American Scientific Culture, Alexandra Linn (Advisor: Joan Richards, History)
Sharing Stealing and Secrecy: Understanding the Changing Definition of Property and Global Governance through the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, Olivia Petrocco (Advisor: Michael Kennedy, Sociology)
A Woman’s Choice: Factors Impacting Women’s Access to Abortion in Brazil and Vietnam, Natasha Kumar (Advisor: Patricia Symonds, Anthropology)

Creating Opportunities through Education and Activism
Sunday, April 28th, 11:30-12:50 in Petteruti
Facilitated by Gail Cohee, Lecturer, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Director, Sarah Doyle Women’s Center
Participatory Citizenship: (DREAM) Activism and the Creation of Self, Holly Dechelle Doerflinger (Advisor: Jessaca Leinaweaver, Anthropology)
SATurdays @ Brown: Expanding College Access in Rhode Island, Michael Stewart (Advisor: Peter Gilchrist, Swearer Center for Public Service)
– Education for Liberation: Perspectives on Mexican American Studies, Voices of Students and Teachers, Monica Marie Sanchez (Advisor: Hilda Llorens, Ethnic Studies)
– Algebra in (Slow) Motion: The Value of Reflection in Community Work, Rachel Peterson (Advisor: Ralph Johnson, Swearer Center for Public Service)

From Exclusion to Empowerment in South Africa, Vietnam, Guatemala and Tunisia
Sunday, April 28th, 11:30-12:50 in Salomon 203
Facilitated by Peggy Chang, Director, Curricular Resource Center
– Memories of the Vietnam War, My Dang (Advisor: Beth Taylor, English)
Travel, Talk, Tell: TunisiaRahel K. Dette (Advisor: Jonathan Ready, English)
Democratizing the Airwaves: The Pan-Maya Community Radio Movement in GuatemalaMaia Chao (Advisor: Paja Faudree, Anthropology)
Post-Apartheid South African Higher EducationCeli Khanyile-Lynch (Advisor: Corey Walker, Africana Studies)

Articulating the Edge: Art & Approximation
Sunday, April 28th, 1:00-2:20 in Salomon 203
Facilitated by Joseph Browne ’11, Coordinator, New Scientist Program, Science Center
– Creativity & Consciousness, Micah Thanhauser & Jack deTar (Advisor: Hal Roth, Religious Studies)
The Tempest: Magic, Movement, and Methexis, Rebecca Maxfield (Advisor: Rebecca Schneider, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies)
– “If you don’t know what shape it is”: Playwriting, Poetry, and Failures of Language, Ben Freeman (Advisor: Marcus Gardley, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies)

From Patients to Policy: (De)Personalization in Contemporary Health Care
Sunday, April 28th, 1:00-2:20 in Petteruti
Facilitated by Janet Isserlis, Adult Literacy Programs, Swearer Center for Pubilc Service
– The Good Life at the End of Life for South Korean elders living in Toronto, Canada, Christine Moon
– Physicians and Their Patients in Literature: Using literature to craft a humanistic approach to medicine,  Alyssa R. Thomas (Advisor: Arnold Weinstein, Comparative Literature)
– “Can the Center Hold?” : Health Policy Stewardship in Rhode Island Health Care Reform, Keally Cieslik (Advisor: Susan Allen, Community Health)
– Evaluating the Communication between Urgent Care Centers & Emergency Departments, Rachel Ratchford (Advisor: Rebekah Gardner, Biology and Medicine)

Modern Family: Communication, Identity, and Support
Sunday, April 28th, 1:00-2:20 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Shane Lloyd MA’10, Assistant Director, Third World Center
– Homosexuality and The Family in Contemporary Vietnam, Le Huy Nguyen Tran (Advisor: Evelyn Hu-DeHart, History)
– The Role of Gender in Mother-Infant Interactions and Infant Motor Development, Gopika Krishna (Advisor: Anne Fausto-Sterling, Biology and Medicine)
Refugee Parental Involvement: Opportunities and ObstaclesSidney Scott (Advisor: Deborah Rivas, Education Studies)

Unintended Consequences of Technological Innovation
Sunday, April 28th, 2:30-3:50 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by Carol Cohen ’83, Associate Dean of the College for First Year and Sophomore Studies
Personalization and the Internet: What are you missing?, Nikhil Kalyanpur
Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and International Security Concerns, Sarah L. Forman
An Autopsy on Submarine Patents: A Window into Expectations of the Technological FrontierAlexander Bell (Advisor: Oded Galor, Economics)
Heralding the Future of NewsDanielle Marshak & Claire Peracchio

Strategies and Barriers to Social Change
Sunday, April 28th, 2:30-3:50 in Petteruti
Facilitated by Jim Amspacher, Career Advisor and Director, Careers in the Common Good, CareerLAB
Partnership Versus Paternalism: Why the Direct Service Mode Won’t Fix the Global Health Crisis, Jessica Mitter, Connor Barnhart & Piervito Williams
– Should the Nonprofit Sector Exist?: Examining the Role of Charity in Society, Rebecca Kagan (Advisor: Corey Brettschnieder, Political Science)
Impact Investing in the Northeast, Allen Kramer, Gladys A. Ndagire & Paige Warren-Shriner (Advisor: Alan Harlam, Public Policy and Swearer Center for Public Service)

Agency and Identity: Negotiating the Self in Challenging Contexts
Sunday, April 28th, 2:30-3:50 in Salomon 203
Facilitated by Janet Cooper-Nelson, University Chaplain
Silence Re-Oriented: The Performative Construction of IdentityKarwai Ng (Advisor: Timothy Bewes, English)
Identity Strategies of Young Women Bhutanese Refugees, Anna Quinn (Advisor: Don Operario, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Public Health)
Harbingers of Hope? A Systematic Study of Racial Identity and Experiences Reported by Students With One Black Parent and One White Parent, Marley Pierce (Advisor: Hilda Lorens, Ethnic Studies)

Enhancing the Brown Experience through Mindfulness and Self-Reflection
Sunday, April 28th, 4:00-5:20 in Salomon 202
Facilitated by David Blanding, Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
Yoga And Mindfulness: Building a Community at the Heart-center of College Hill, Riyad Seervai
– MAPS: Navigating Peer Advising with the Matched Advising Program for Sophomores, Isha Gulati & Jocelyn West (Advisor: Peggy Chang, Curricular Resource Center)
– $ocial Classmates: Disentangling Classism, Rie Ohta

Sunday, April 28th, 4:00-6:00 Poster Session in Leung Gallery
Performance Variation among Major League Baseball Closers: Field Evidence of Situational Pressure Effects, Anthony Bakshi (Advisor: Pedro Dal Bo, Economics)
– The New Scientist Program: Leveling the Playing Field for Science Students at Brown, Lily Chan, Damilola Idowu & Tanayott Thaweethai (Advisor: Joseph Browne, Science Center)
– Implementing School Nutrition Standards in Rhode Island, Katie DeAngelis (Advisor: Patricia Risica, Epidemiology)
Partnership for Adult Learning (Sujaya Desai, Christine Moon & Sandra Yan)
The Theories and Effects of Imposing Natural Electrical Fields and Currents on Potted Plants, William Gasner (Advisor: Fred Jackson, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
The CHEER Project: Emergency Room Diversion Through a Free Nurse-Run Walk-In Clinic, Ryan Handoko & Sheryl-vi Rico (Advisor: Anne de Groot, URI Institute for Immunology and Informatics)
Computational Modeling of Scene-selective Visual Neurons, Jung Uk Kang (Advisor: James Hay, Computer Science)
Down Syndrome and the Role of Regulator of Calcineurin 1 (RCAN1), Antoinette Oot (Advisor: Wolfgang Peti, Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology)
Analysis of Focal Palatine Erosion in Captive and Wild Namibian Cheetahs, Katherine Reardon (Advisor: Ken Miller, Biology)
The Future is Nauseous: Salmonellosis in a Warmer and Wetter Rhode Island, Gabriel Schwartz (Advisor: Katherine Smith, Biology)
– Aerotropolis, New South Wales, Cody Shulman (Advisors: Hilary Silver, Sociology, and Kurt Teichert, Environmental Studies)
– Rapamycin: Modulation of Alloreactivity in Immunotherapy, Simon Vecchioni (Advisor: Loren Fast, Biology and Medicine)
Universal Objectives, Unexpected Outcomes: Western Humanitarianism and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Kimberly Faith Wachtler
– Mental Health in American Samoa: A Mixed Methods Analysis, Sheena M. Wood (Advisor: Stephen McGarvey, Community Health, International Health Institute)
– 2013 Campus Life Student Leadership Awards

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