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The Sixth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 19, 2017

Call for Papers, Panels, and Poster Sessions inspired by
Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

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2016 Open Books – Open Minds Writing Awards

First Place: Makara Keo, The Faceless Man: Loss of Identity in the Canefields

Second Place: Zackary HeonFukú Americanus: A Geopolitical and (Neo)Colonial Curse

Third Place: Jessica Simpson, Gender in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Honorable Mention: Brian Gould, Radical Nerd Trilingualis

Honorable Mention: Rachel Plunkett, Not a Bad Guy: Sexism in Junot Diaz’s This is How You Lose Her

The Fifth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 8, 2016

Call for Papers, Panels, and Poster Sessions inspired by Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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The Fourth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 10, 2015

Theme: Music and the Brain - Inspired by the 2014-2015 common book, Musicophilia
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2015 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Lauren McDonough, Playing the Way to Equality in the Civil Rights, Feminism, and LGBTQ Movements

Second Place: Remson DeJoseph, My Soul Has Sung Deep Like the Rivers: How the Abolition of Slavery Birthed Generations of Music

Third Place: Max St. George, Music vs. Noise: Philosophical and Aesthetic Perspectives

 

 

 


The Third Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 11, 2014

Theme: Imagination and Exploration - Inspired by the 2013-2014 common book: PYM
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2014 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Jessica Mandeville, Poe, Melville, and Whiteness

Second Place: Cameron Osteen, Paintings and the Biodome: Simulacra and Simulation in PYM

Third Place: Patrick Pride, Tsalal: the 19th-Century American Nightmare

2014 Poster and Multimedia Exhibit Awards

Individual Poster Award: Gabriel Morrison, The Empty Gallery

Group Poster Award: Identity in America, project created in FYS: Talkies and More

The Second Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

April 12, 2013

2012-2013 common book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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The 2013 Open Books – Open Minds
Writing Awards

First Place: Dawn Danella, Night Doctors: Exhuming the Truth

Second Place: Philip Goldman, Trusting the Reliable Narrator: Narratological and Lacanian and Perspectives on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Third Place: Matthew Leo, Henrietta Lacks: Copyright 2010

The Inaugural Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

2011-2012 common book: When the Emperor Was Divine March 30, 2012
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