Brandon University’s Senior Colloquium

Monday, April 9, 2018

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 – 10:00 Divergent Modes of Being

  • Cierra Stamper, “Examining the Implications of Gender Roles in Serial Killer Couples”
  • Trent Nelson, “Assessing the Molecular Consequences of the Loss of Emg1-Utp2 Protein-Protein Interaction in the Bowen-Conradi Hutterite Syndrome Ribosomopathy”
  • Anna Hawkins, “The Bipolar Lens”

10:00 – 11:00 The Gene in the Bottle

  • Harold Grove, “Plastic is Served to Hungry, Hungry Wax Worms”
  • Caleb Northam, “Metabolic and Physiological Effects of Silencing the PGC- 1 Coactivators in Larval Zebrafish”
  • Ahmed Omar, “Prostaglandin E2 promotes embryonic growth and angiogenesis in zebrafish”

11:00 – 12:00 Life on the Prairies

  • Bradley Bator, “Relationship of Ungulate Population Density to Habitat Quality in Riding Mountain National Park”
  • Richelle Bamber, “Restoration of ecotone between harvested and natural peatlands in SE Manitoba”
  • Richard Wong, “A Man Without A Land: A Journal Entry”

1:00 – 2:00 It’s All About Location, Location, Location

  • Thomas Shaw, “Adding Geo-location to the MQTT Protocol”
  • Ursula Geisler, “Should Emergency Management in Canada utilize the Sphere Handbook when Interacting with Indigenous Communities?”
  • Bob Macumber,Home Burial (An Adaptation of Robert Frost’s Poem)”

2:00 – 3:00 New Analyses of Old Issues

  • Alexandra Mackay, “Give the Bovines a Break: Re-examining the evolution of tuberculosis”
  • Emily Kroeker, “Trouble in Paradise: The Argument in Paradise Lost”
  • Bob Macumber,Ethics and the Postmodern: Analysing New Media in Generosity”

3:00 – 4:00 New Perspectives on War and its Heroes

  • Jessi Gilchrist, “Seeing Gender in British Defence Planning: Strategic Bombing, Air Raid Precaution, and Maternalism”
  • Justin Shannon, “Glitter Bombing: The Production of the Homonational Subject in the War on Terror.”
  • Whitney Hodgins, “Tommy Prince”

4:00 – 5:00 Views on Nations

  • Keith Murkin,Canada against Carbon: What’s wrong with the Pan Canadian Approach?”
  • Silas Lee, “Federalism Untold: Indigenous Governance and Sovereignty”
  • Bailey Pelletier, “Child Marriage and the Politics of Development in Ghana”