Innovation, Inequalities and Identity: Politics and Social Change in the University, in the City [EVENT]

April 20, 2016

Innovation, Inequalities and Identity: Politics and Social Change in the University, in the CityInnovation, Inequalities and Identity: Politics and Social Change in the University, in the City

Location: John D. Rockefeller Library, Digital Scholarship Lab (1st Floor)

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The Conference:
Innovation, Inequalities and Identity:
Politics and Social Change in the University, in the City

Introduction starting at 9:00 AM

9:15 Neharika Goyal (BEO)
“Incentivizing Social Innovation: Determining the Role of Intellectual Property Protections in the Social Space” Thesis Advisor: Mark Suchman Reader: Willam Allen

9:35
Cara Mund (BEO)
There She Is: Money, Power, and Gender Inequality An Organizational Analysis of the Miss America Organization
Thesis Advisor- Professor Hilary Levey Friedman Reader- Professor Carrie Spearin

9:55 [Redacted] and Anthony Gandolfo,
“Investment’s Generation Gap: Old and New Models for Financial Investment and a Proposal for their Reconciliation”

10:15
Marcus Tippens,
“Fluidity of Multiracial Individuals’ Racial Identities”

10:35
Rudy Torres
“Quien Soy? The Centrality of Language in the Identity Formation of Latinxs That Don’t Speak Spanish” Thesis Advisor: Michael Kennedy Reader: Jose Itzigsohn

10:55
Justice Gaines
“Activism’s Price: The Commitment and Costs of Undergraduates Making Social Change”

11:15
Evert E. Justice Finger
“Identity Dissociation: Expanding the Foundation”

11:35
Andrea Wistuba Behrens
“Changes in Social and Cultural Capital: An Exploration of the Transitions and Experiences of Second-Generation College Students at Brown University”
Advisor: Gregory Elliot; Reader Michael D. Kennedy

11:55
Merone Tadesse
“Student, Status, Identity: An Autoethnographic Reflection.”


12:15
Elise Mortensen,
“The Privilege of Critical Making: Capital, Whiteness and Engagement at the Rhode Island School of Design” Advisor: Michael Kennedy Reader: Stefano Bloch

Lunch: 12:35-1:15

1:15
Erin Cohee
“Cultural vs. Economic Capital: The Burning Man Case Study”
Thesis Advisor: Michael Kennedy; Special Advisor: Meghan Kallman; Reader: Lisa DiCarlo


1:35
Diane Turner
A Contested Culture: The Roles of Identity, Trauma, and Open Dialogue in the Trigger Warning Dispute”  Advisor: Michael Kennedy Reader: Carrie Spearin

1:55
Shannon Frost
“Athlete Predispositions: A Case Study of the Political Preferences of Student Athletes at Brown University” Advisor: Michael Kennedy Reader: Carrie Spearin

2:15
Hannah Pullen-Blasnik
Policing Gentrification: An Exploratory Analysis of Stop-And-Frisk and Income Disparity in Brooklyn, NYC
Thesis Advisor: Margot Jackson Thesis Readers: Rachel Franklin, Jordan T. Camp

2:35
Daniel Echevarria,
“Gentrification in Bushwick Brooklyn”

2:55
Jada Flake
“Suicide amongst Black Children: How black families communicate when we talk about suicide”

3:15
Jocelyn Caster
“Leaders Among Leaders: A Case Study on the Demographics of Brown University’s Undergraduate Organizational Student Leaders” Advisor: Margot Jackson, Reader: Mark Suchman