Third Annual LAS Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference this Friday!

This Friday, March 4th the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will be hosting Crossing Boundaries the third annual LAS Interdisciplinary Conference. 

The event will be held between 12:00-5:00 pm in McGowan South. The conference will feature graduate research from students across the humanities as well as a keynote, “Scholarship Outside the Box”  hosted by LAS faculty.

A full schedule of events is available below, or contact for questions.


12:00-12:15         WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
 Lucy Rinehart, Interim Dean & Associate Professor of English​

12:20-1:35           PAPER SESSION I

Group A: “Gender Identity in Literature”

Group B: “Power Identity”

Group C: “Space”

1:45-3:00              PAPER SESSION II

Group A: “Human Interaction & Resources:

Group B: “Imperialism & Globalism”

Group C: “Performing Identity”

Group D: “Mythical Personas”

3:00-4:00              POSTER SESSION & SNACK BREAK

4:00-5:00              FACULTY & PROFESSIONAL PANEL
Topic:                   “Scholarship Outside the Box”
Moderator:        Julia Lippert, Public Health
Paisly Kauth, Sustainable Urban Development
Laith Saud, Religious Studies
Constance Sheehan, Social Work
Nan Zabriskie, Theatre School


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