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Student Presentations

Short videos of the students discussing their experiences are linked to their names and a videos of their presentations are linked to the talk titles.

The Big Dig III - Fall 2018

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Nachbahr Address

Thomas Ward, Ph.D. -“The Life of the Mind: When Class Overwhelms Race and Gender”

Student Presentations

Beatrice King, ’19, a History major, had a grant which allowed her to accept an otherwise unpaid internship with Gramercy Global in Berlin Germany.

Megan Adlem, ’20, a Classical Civilization major, had a Student Summer Program grant to participate in an archaeological dig: “Excavating in the Aegean: The Case of Despotiko at College Year in Athens.”

Marisa Gochie, ’19, a Biology major, had a Student Research Fellowship to investigate
“The Limits of Renewability: The Ethics of ‘Clean Energy’ in Costa Rica.”

Phoebe Labat, ’19, a History major, had a Student Research Fellowship to investigate her project   “Exploring the Connections between the Choctaws and the Irish during and after the Great Irish Famine.”

Hannah Loiselle, ’19, a Global Studies and History major, had a Student Research Fellowship to investigate her project on “The Rise of Humanitarianism in the Middle East: The Early Years of the British Syrian Mission (1860-1891).”

Gail Rabasca, '19, a Political Science major, had a grant which allowed her to accept an otherwise unpaid internship with the National Endowment for the Humanities: Office of Congressional Affairs.

The Big Dig II - Fall 2017

Nachbahr Address

Student Presentations

The Big Dig - Fall 2016

Student Presentations

Panel 1 - Digging Women

  • Katie Wright, Summer Study: Troia Archaeological Summer School and Halmyris Excavation
  • Ian McNeely, Research Fellowship: “The Female Ideal: Representation and Myth in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika”
  • Kelly Keenan, Research Fellowship: “Narratives of Women in the Rwandan Genocide”

Panel 2 - Learning Language and Law

  • Joshua Ziesel, “A Corpus-Based Linguistic Study of Greek Tragic Interjections in Roman New Comedy”
  • Calix O’Hara, Research Fellowship: “The Transcription and Analysis of Sentences Commentaries”
  • Joshua Ziesel, German Study at the Goethe Institut
  • Margaret Kenna, Internship, Hartford Superior Court: The Office of the Public Defender (Judicial District/Part A)

Panel 3 - Digging into Fine Art

  • Rebeccah Swerdlow, Research Fellowship: “Mariana Mirroring Penelope: A Case of Classical Influence on Pre-Raphaelite Painting”
  • Kelly Mueller, Internship at Western Reserve Historical Society
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