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Fall 2010 Capstone Presentations

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The Department of Communication Studies welcomes the SU Community to attend the upcoming Capstone presentations on December 1 and 2. Please click on the link above for the complete schedule.

December 1 from 4-6 p.m., Connie McNab Ballroom
Alana Buenrostro – Quienes Soymos?:  An Autoethnographic Account of the Mexican American Borderland Identity  

Andrew Ivy:  Afrocentricity and The Boondocks  

Emily Laird – America’s Favorite Serial Killer:  Dexter and the White Masculinization of Rationality  

Laura Romer – Arendt and Narratives  

Allen Smith - Environmental Rhetoric:  BP Oil Spill  

Amanda Talisman – Advertising Culture and YouTube:  How Advertising Plays on Consumer Desire      

December 2 from 4-6 p.m., Connie McNab Ballroom  
Jayne Furlong - Questioning Heteronormativity Through Rock Musical Films  

Brady Granger – True Blood and Citizenship:  Examining Social Hieararchies in Bon Temps, Louisiana  

Francisca Lopez – Kappa Delta Chi:  The Development and Performance of Latina Identity  

Bailey Thompson – Teen Sex & Sexuality:  Audience Responses to 16 and Pregnant  

Lori Warren – Camping with Gaga:  Resisting Hegemonic Constructions of Gender and Sexuality