STS Honors Symposium

Friday, May 26, 2023. 12:00 - 2:30 pm
Mendenhall Library Building 120, Room 101A & Via Zoom

Please join us for the STS Honors Symposium on Friday, May 26, 2023 from 12-2:30pm at Mendenhall Library.  Each STS Honors student will do a short presentation of their honors thesis followed by a Q&A.  Feel free to come and go as your schedule permits though your support for as many of the presenting students as possible would be greatly appreciated. This is an open event so please do invite family, friends and any others who might be interested in attending.  Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

12: 10 PM - 12:30 PM
Sommer Alex advised by Jennifer King
"Digital Panopticons: The Carceral Logics of Surveillance in Neighborhood Safety Apps."

12: 35 PM - 12:55 PM
Keeley Akagi advised by Joe Nation
“The Tactics of Community Organizations in the Environmental Justice Movement."

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Erica Okine advised by Tanya Luhrmann
"Demanding Beauty: A Critical Analysis of Quality of Life for Women with Facial Disfigurement."


1:35 PM - 1:55 PM
Caroline Reinhart advised by Mikael Wolfe
“The Poisoning of Fort Ord: Veterans’ Perceptions of Institutional Accountability.”

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Michelle Gan advised by Angele Christin
“Interpretation Makes All the Difference: How Content Moderators Construct Organizational Identity and Navigate Ambiguity."