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7th Annual Academic Festival

May 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pitzer 7th Annual Academic Festival will take place this coming Thursday, May 7th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m (PST) with a lunch break between 12-1 p.m.

There will be more than 15 oral presentations over Zoom for students presenting their senior theses, research projects, and creative works. There will also be over 10 student presentations with materials accessible on Sakai with Q&A forums posts for the students to respond to questions on their work.

Zoom Presentations (10-15 minutes each)

(Schedule subject to change)

Interdisciplinary Session 1 (9-10 a.m.)

Faculty Moderator: Marcus Rodriguez

  • Sophie Basseches –  Sociology
  • Sharon Fong –   Biology
  • Sophia Montano –   Anthropology
  • Sahana Mehta – International Intercultural Studies & Feminist Gender Sexuality Studies

Interdisciplinary Session 2 (10-11 a.m.)

Faculty Moderator: Jessica Kizer

  • Donnie Denome – Public Health
  • Kieran Silva – Studio Art & EA Double Major (presentation on art)
  • Emily Dauwalder – Sociology and Dance Double Major
  • Michael Lindberg – Biology

Interdisciplinary Session 3 (11 a.m.- 2 p.m.)

Faculty Moderator: Andre Wakefield

  • Michael Gould – Sociology and Human Rights Analysis (Double Major); Spanish (minor)
  • Dejah Taylor – Africana Studies
  • Trudi Henderson –  Anthropology
  • TBD

Interdisciplinary Session 4 (1-2 p.m.)

 Faculty Moderator: Geoffrey Herrera

  • Mia Kenworthy –  Sociology & Molecular Biology
  • Emily Gao –  Asian American Studies
  • Jan Bragado –  IIS/Cognitive Science
  • Roshni Patel  – Sociology

Interdisciplinary Session 5 (2-3 p.m.)

Faculty Moderator: Dan Segal

  • Amanda Martin-Lawrence – Sociology, legal studies minor
  • Melanie Venet – Environmental Analysis, Science Track
  • Chloe Hase – Major: Psychology, Minor: Africana Studies

Sakai Participants 

  • Emily Dauwalder – Sociology and Dance Double Major
  • Elaine Fouché – Psychology
  • Sharon Fong –  Biology
  • Grace Greene – Cognitive Science
  • Sophia Hunt – Psychology and Sociology Combined Major
  • May Ko – Biology
  • Michael Lindberg – Biology
  • Emily Ng – Environmental Analysis & Sociology double major
  • Kieran Silva – Studio Art & EA Double Major (presentation on art)
  • Michael Springer-Gould – Sociology and Human Rights Analysis (Double Major) Spanish (minor)
  • Melanie Venet – Environmental Analysis, Science Track
  • Ezra Womark – Mathematical Economics

Further details, adjustments, and a digital booklet featuring details for each presentation will be sent ahead of the Academic Festival.

We also want to acknowledge other related academic events being hosted by staff and faculty colleagues, including those listed below:

  • Art Galleries Senior Exhibit – 2020 Senior Thesis Virtual Art ExhibitionNo Single Sources, which will be presented online, and will go live at NoSingleSources.com on May 7
  • Intercollegiate Media Studies Student Showcase (Details Coming Soon)
  • Spanish Final Projects (invitation-based event, details coming soon)

Details

Date:
May 7, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Tags:

Venue

Virtual Event
CA United States

Organizer

Dean of Faculty