May 23, 2005
Humanities Division presents student research
By Scott Rappaport
Student accomplishments in the Humanities Division will be
highlighted on June 1 and 2 at three separate events during
UCSCs Student Achievement Week.
Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference
The Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference is an annual
event that features presentations of the most significant research
by students majoring in linguistics or language studies during
the current academic year. A large number of linguistics undergraduates,
as well as most of the departments graduate students and
faculty, attend this conference.
A highlight of the event is a keynote presentation by a graduate
with a B.A. in linguistics or language studies from UCSC. This
years keynote speaker is Gina Taranto, who graduated in
1994 with a B.A. in linguistics from Kresge College with honors.
She went on to earn a Ph.D. in linguistics at UC San Diego and
currently holds the position of discourse analyst/linguist at
H5 Technologies in San Francisco.
The conference will take place on Wednesday, June 1, from 2
p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Silverman Conference Room at Stevenson
Literature Undergraduate Colloquium
This annual event showcases and celebrates undergraduate academic
work in the Literature Department. The colloquium is a daylong
series of panel presentations in which the students present
academic papers on a range of topics, sharing them with an audience
of faculty, students, and family. The event--free and open to
the public--takes place on Thursday, June 2, in Kresge College,
Room 159. Contact the Literature Department at (831) 459-4778
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
for the schedule of presentations.
Humanities Undergraduate Research Award (HUGRA) Colloquia
The 2004-05 Humanities Undergraduate Research Award project
presentations will take place on Wednesday, June 1, from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Stevenson College Fireside Lounge. Undergraduate
students Cody Wofsy (philosophy), Stacy Hartman (Spanish literature),
and Mozelle Foreman (literature) will be giving presentations.
For more information, contact Norma Ray in the Humanities Division
at (831) 459-4477.
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