2010-2012 Graduate Presentations

These are graduate student presentations given in 2012 and earlier.

College of Arts and Sciences
English

2012

  • Justina Clayburn. “Writing Retreats:  Surviving the Writing Process.”  Michigan College English Association, Grand Valley State University, 26 October 2012.
  • Scott Kabel. “Song, Survival, and Language Learning.”  Michigan College English Association, Grand Valley State University, 26 October 2012.
  • Ellen Nogueira Rodrigues. “Survival in the Classroom:  Group Work and the Second Language Learner.”  Michigan College  English Association, Grand Valley State University, 26 October 2012.

2011

  • Justina Clayburn. “Defending Chaucer’s Squire:  Sympathizing with a Failure.”  Michigan College English Association, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 14 October 2011.
  • Myles Compton with Bruce Closser. “Putting Him in His Place:  A Case Study of Directness as a Tutoring Strategy.”  Michigan College English Association, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 14 October 2011.
  • Liana Kim, Karina Mamora. “Taking risks: challenges of being a female minority teacher.” Paper presented at Michigan College English Association, University of Michigan, Dearborn, October 14, 2011.
  • Thula Lambert. “How English Became a Global Language: Language as Power.” Paper presented on a panel of Andrews University graduate students at the Michigan College English Association Conference, University of Michigan, Dearborn, October 14, 2011.
  • Meghan Rudley-Wazoua. "Are other languages at risk because English has become the Global Lingua Franca?" Paper presented at the Michigan College English Association University of Michigan, Dearborn,
    October 14, 2011.

2010

  • Lilian Correa, Julia Kim, Karina Mamora, Meghan Rudley. Making U- Turns (2010) Finding the way back home: Voices of hyphenated Americans at the "second turning points" (immigrant acculturation). Paper presented on a panel of Andrews University graduate students at the Michigan College English Association Conference, Henry Ford College, Dearborn, October 15, 2010.
  • Thula Lambert. “How Did I Get Here? Finding My Way to a Department of English.” Paper presented on a panel of Andrews University graduate students at the Michigan College English Association Conference, Henry Ford College, Dearborn, October 15, 2010.
  • Ellen Rodrigues.  “How did I get here?”  Paper presented at the Michigan College English Association Conference, Henry Ford College, Dearborn, October 15, 2010.
  • Justina Clayburn and Jillian Panigot. “’How Did I Get Here?’ (Finding One’s Way into a Department of English).”  Paper presented by a panel of Andrews University Department of English graduate students at the Michigan College English Association, Henry Ford Community College, 15 October 2010.
Seminary

2012

  • Davide Sciarabba. “II Timothy 4:7 and the Ethics of Competition: a Biblical Perspective.” Paper presented at the Student Religion Studies Conference at the Midwest Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL Feb, 2012. View Abstract
  • Adelina Alexe. "The Relation between God’s Omni Volition and Human Suffering a Look into Calvinism, Arminianism, and Open Theism." Paper presented at the Adventist Theological Society Spring Symposium, Walla Walla, WA, April 20, 2012. 
  • Davide Sciarabba. “Sports and Competition in Higher Education: A Search for Values and Ethics.” Paper presented at the session on “Sport and Culture” at the Oxford Roundtable, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, England, July, 2012.  View Abstract
  • Adelina Alexe. "Does God Care for Creation? The Origins and the Future of Natural Evil: A Comparison Between the Theistic Evolutionary Model and the Recent Historical Creation Model." Paper presented at the Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Chicago, IL, November 17, 2012.  View Presentation
  • Adriani Milli Rodrigues. "Creation and Theodicy: Protological Presuppositions in Evolutionary Theodicy." Paper presented at the Fall Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Chicago, IL, November 17, 2012. View Presentation
  • Jeffrey Hudon. “The Tall Hisban Cultural Heritage Project, Jordan.  Report on Excavations and Restoration Work in 2011-2012.”  Paper read (with Robert D. Bates and Øystein S. LaBianca) on November 16, 2012 at the ASOR Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

2011

  • Jeffrey Hudon. “The Water System at Tall Jalul.”  Poster presentation (with Christie Goulart) on November 19, 2011 at the ASOR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Kessia Reyne Bennet. "A Mission of Righteousness, Intercession, and Inclusion in Amos 9:11-12." Paper presented at the Adventist Theological Society in conjunction with the Evangelical Theological Society, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2011.
  • Jeffrey Hudon. “ASOR and Global History: Past, Present and Future.”  Paper read (with Øystein S. LaBianca) on November 17, 2011 at the ASOR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Tiago Arrais. "A New Place for Sola Scriptura." Paper presented at the Spring Symposium of the Adventist Theological Society, Lincoln, NE, April 1, 2011. 
  • Jeffrey Hudon. “Judahite Expansion into Philistia during the Early Eighth Century BCE:  What is the Historical and Archaeological Evidence?”  Paper read on March 7, 2010 at the Southeastern Regional (SECSOR) Meeting (AAR, SBL, ASOR), Atlanta, GA.