Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne participated in the International Whitman Week, held in New York City in late May.
Esther Kentish presented “Bridging the Gap: The Dichotomy between Neuropsychology and Data Visualization” at the Oxford Neuroscience Symposium, held on March 20.
On March 30, two students present at Anguish: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference:
- Austin Horne, “Either/Or: The Roles of Addiction, Higher Powers, Anhedonia and Solipsism in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest”
- Marissa Morgan, “Azealia Banks vs Cardi B: The Great Debate, Evolved”
- Jessica Dionne, “The Dean and the Father of the Black Magic Aesthetic: Langston Hughes and LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)”
- Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, “Langston Hughes as Artist: Tracing the Literary Word in the Artistic Medium”
Students in the department’s Technical Communication Association, led by president Esther Kentish, successfully hosted its annual unconference. SpeedCon 2019 — Diversified was held on April 19. JASON SWARTS gave the keynote, titled “How We Make Technical Knowledge.”