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Student Conference

The Fifth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 8, 2016

Call for Papers, Panels, and Poster Sessions inspired by Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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Student Conference 2015
Student Conference 2014
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Student Conference 2012
Student Conference 2011

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The Fourth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 10, 2015, Call for Papers

Theme: Music and the Brain
Inspired by the 2014-2015 common book, Musicophilia (Adobe PDFCall For Papers)

2014 Open Books – Open Minds Writing Awards

First Place: Jessica Mandeville, Poe, Melville, and Whiteness

Second Place: Cameron Osteen, Paintings and the Biodome: Simulacra and Simulation in PYM

Third Place: Patrick Pride, Tsalal: the 19th-Century American Nightmare

2014 Poster and Multimedia Exhibit Awards

Individual Poster Award: Gabriel Morrison, The Empty Gallery

Group Poster Award: Identity in America, project created in FYS: Talkies and More



Previous Calls for Papers and Conference Programs:

The Fourth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 10, 2015

Theme: Music and the Brain - Inspired by the 2014-2015 common book, Musicophilia
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2015 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Lauren McDonough, Playing the Way to Equality in the Civil Rights, Feminism, and LGBTQ Movements

Second Place: Remson DeJoseph, My Soul Has Sung Deep Like the Rivers: How the Abolition of Slavery Birthed Generations of Music

Third Place: Max St. George, Music vs. Noise: Philosophical and Aesthetic Perspectives

 

 

 


The Third Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 11, 2014

Theme: Imagination and Exploration - Inspired by the 2013-2014 common book: PYM
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2014 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Jessica Mandeville, Poe, Melville, and Whiteness

Second Place: Cameron Osteen, Paintings and the Biodome: Simulacra and Simulation in PYM

Third Place: Patrick Pride, Tsalal: the 19th-Century American Nightmare

2014 Poster and Multimedia Exhibit Awards

Individual Poster Award: Gabriel Morrison, The Empty Gallery

Group Poster Award: Identity in America, project created in FYS: Talkies and More

The Second Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

April 12, 2013

2012-2013 common book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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The 2013 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Dawn Danella, Night Doctors: Exhuming the Truth

Second Place: Philip Goldman, Trusting the Reliable Narrator: Narratological and Lacanian and Perspectives on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Third Place: Matthew Leo, Henrietta Lacks: Copyright 2010

The Inaugural Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

2011-2012 common book: When the Emperor Was Divine March 30, 2012
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