Brandon University’s Senior Colloquium

Monday, April 10, 2023

Stay for the day or stop-by any one of our themed sessions. All presentations will be held in the Louis Riel Room.

9:00 a.m.  Creative Writing: Discovering Connections

  • Cassidy Klassen, “Your Son”
  • Randy McLeod, “Strugglers”
  • George Phillips, “Our Clan”

10:00 a.m.  Interwar Manitoba

  • Trinity Nylen, “A Push for Something More: Rural Women’s Organizations in Southwestern Manitoba”
  • Jesse Snyder, “Reform and Growth of Manitoba Education System: 1916-1930”
  • Marshall Northam, “The Lawrence Lees Murder: Commons, Conservation, Policing, and Print”

11:00 a.m.  Microscopes, Telescopes, and Computers

  • Beatrice Gatien, “Investigating the Roles of YWGAB in Breast Cancer”
  • Desmond Lagace, “Disentangling Double-Lined spectroscopic Binary Star Spectra”
  • Hashim Farooq, “What Are the Most Significant Predictors of Stroke Occurrences and How Can These Predictors Be Used to Develop an Effective Stroke Risk Prediction Model?”

12:30 p.m.  Gender and War

  • Paul Refvik, “Judeo-Bolshevism, Colonialism, and Military Masculinity: Nazi Sexual Violence on the Eastern Front”
  • Janis (Daa Won) Kim, “Wartime Rape and Peacetime Rape: Where Do WE Draw the Line”
  • Jessica Giesbrecht, “The War on Trans Bodies”

1:30 p.m.  Resistance

  • Katja Buchholz, “’What Was Originally Owed to Our People’: Chemawawin Cree Nation’s Resistance and Advocacy in the Face of Forced Relocation”
  • Jasmine Ramsay, “Using Deliberative Democracy in Brandon Manitoba”
  • Emmanuel Bach Camargo, “Samba, Music, and Resistance: A Look at the History Behind One of the Most Iconic Genres of Brazilian Music”

2:30 p.m.  Disconnection

  • Megan C. Secord, “Where Are They Now? Exploring Mental Health, Loneliness, and Avoidant Coping in Young Adults”
  • Kailey Thompson, “Parenting and Attachment Styles on Kark Triad Characteristics: The Mediating Effects of Socioeconomic Status”
  • Holly Kalyniuk, “The Deafening Silence”

3:30 p.m.  Creative Writing: Life and Death

  • Maddie Pennell, “As the Sun Sets”
  • Joel Neumier, “The Creation Story of Esterram”
  • Blaire De La Mare, “Save the Bunnies”