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"OUTSIDERS & MONSTERS IN AMERICAN CULTURE" - Virtual Student Research Panels, 9th Annual American Studies Conference

Date: 03-28-2022

Time: 05:50 PM


MONDAY 3/28, 5:50-6:50pm: 

Panel 1: Reclaiming Space, Transforming Narratives of the “Other”
  • Mormon Infamy: The Ordinance of Posthumous Baptism - Presenter: Arden Massoia
  • The New “Old” West – Uncovering the Other in the Shaping of the Frontier - Presenter: Felicia Horn
  • Carrie Mae Weems – Counter-Hegemony Through Photography  - Presenter: Samuel Raffalli
  • Positions and Predicaments of Blackness – Poetry Reading  - Presenter: Adam Boaz
Moderator: Anna Lawrence, Associate Prof, History, Fairfield University

MONDAY 3/28, 7:00-8:00pm

Panel 2: Sites of Otherization: Politics, Religion, and Sexual Identity
  • Confirming “Monsters”: The Supreme Court Confirmation Process after Robert Bork - Presenter: Vincent Gritzuk 
  • The Republican Religion: Mitt Romney and the Conservative Evangelical Ethos - Presenter:  Madeline Hossler 
  • Mormonism and Same-Sex Attraction - Presenter: Danielle Sondgeroth 
  • Log Cabin Republicans & the Construction of Male Citizenship in the GOP - Presenter: Molly Lamendola
   Moderator: Lydia Willsky-Ciollo, Assoc. Prof, Religious Studies, Fairfield University

For more information, contact Dr. Gwendoline Alphonso / 2032544000 ext (2861) /