Fourth Annual Student-Faculty Conference in European Studies
Sponsored by European Studies, the Wendy and Emery Reves Center for International Studies, and the QEP-Mellon Initiative
Friday, April 10
4:30 p.m. Key note speaker, Washington 201
Roberto M. Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies; Italian; and Director of Graduate Studies - Duke University
"The Youth is Watching Us!" Postwar Italian Film and European Youth Cultures
Saturday, April 11
Student Panels, Board of Visitors Boardroom - Blow Hall, Third Floor
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Music, Fashion, and Pop Culture
- Alexandre Pouille, "Façonnable: The Creation of Modern Youth French Fashion"
- Amanda Cottingham, "Hip Hop in Relation to Minority Youth Culture in France"
- Anne Ball, "Prose Combat: French Rap in the 1980s and 1990s"
- Sarah Gwilliam, "The Rise of ‘Pop Islam’ in Britain"
10:45 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.: Education, the State, and Cultural Production
- Anca Cretu, "Between Music and Sub-Culture: Analysis of Manea and Hip-Hop in Romania"
- Katelyn Andell, "A Country Divided: A Comparative Study of the German Education System"
- Courtney Downing, "Stealing History: Fascist Revisionist History in Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria"
- Vadim Shneyder, "The People’s Truth for the Little Ones: National Bolshevik Children’s Cinema during the Stalin Period"
12:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and Closing Remarks