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Student Conference

The Fourth Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 10, 2015, Call for Papers

Theme: Music and the Brain
Inspired by the 2014-2015 common book, Musicophilia (Adobe PDFCall For Papers)

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



Images from Previous Conferences

Student Conference 2014
Student Conference 2012
Student Conference 2011

Previous Calls for Papers and Conference Programs:

The Third Annual Open Books – Open Minds Conference

April 11, 2014, Call for Papers

Theme: Imagination and Exploration
Inspired by the 2013-2014 common book: PYM
(Adobe PDFCall For Papers)

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The Second Annual Open Books – Open Minds Student Conference

2012-2013 common book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks April 12, 2013
(Adobe PDFCall for Papers)

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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
(Adobe PDFCall for papers)

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