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End of Year Recognition

April 21, 2010

Senior Capstone Projects

Theses:

Katie Ledwidge: “A Race of Devils: Illegitimacy in Frankenstein” - Advisor: Essaka Joshua

Melanie LeMay:  “The Place of Lesbian Narratives in Young Adult Fiction” - Advisor: Susan Harris

Mandy Lewis: “Perceptions and Realities: Discerning the Relationship Between Mayan Women and the Roman Catholic Church” - Advisor: Susan St. Ville

Patrick Tighe: “Whose Right? Whose Fantasy? An Anti-Pornography Argument” - Advisor: James Sterba/Co-Advisor: Yael Prizant

Samantha Williams: “Home Birthing: A Divergence from the Alienation of the Technocratic Paradigm” - Advisor: James McKenna

Internships:

Gabbie Guajardo - Boys & Girls Club (South Bend, IN)

Andrea Jacobson - St. Margaret’s House (South Bend, IN)

Meaghan Jennings - S.O.S. of the Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County (South Bend, IN)

Jess Mahon -  The Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County (South Bend, IN)

Melanie LeMay - Resource Center Dallas (Dallas, TX)

Cara Nazareth - Child Trends, Inc. (Washington, DC)

Miriam Olsen - Gender Relations Center (Notre Dame, IN)

Jill Schroeder - Children’s Defense Fund (Washington, DC) 

 

 Annual Undergraduate Writing Prize 2010 Recipient

Genevieve D. Willis Thesis Prize

Amanda Lewis—Majors: Sociology, Gender Studies

“Perceptions and Realities: Discerning the Relationship Between Mayan Women and the Roman Catholic Church” - Advisor: Susan St. Ville

 

Boehnen Summer Internship Grants 2010 Recipients

Alessandra Bouchard: The Women’s Center, Cambridge, MA

Erica Iantorno: Bonneville Chicago Radio Group, Chicago, IL

Kelly McGauley: Figment Magazine, New York, NY

Anne Reser: Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter, Marion, OH

Catherine Scallen: Bitch Magazine, Portland, OR

 

Graduate Minor Recipients

Emily Difilippo: Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Ryan Downey: Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Regina Ingiosi: Master of Theological Studies in Systematics

Abigail Palko: Ph.D. in Literature

Samantha Schalk: Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

 

Honor Society Awards

Academic Journal Entrants

Sean Grammel: “Mother-questing Through Stories of Origin”

Scott Mitchell: “Integrating Identities: Negotiating the Religious Lives of Homosexual Christians in the Netherlands”

Jillian Schroeder: “Biologically Universal, Culturally Individual: The Cultural Construction of Responses to Menstruation”

Staysha Sigler: “Edward Cullen Gets the Blood Pumping: The Desire for Fated Love in Twilight”

Patrick Tighe: “Whose Right? Whose Fantasy? An Anti-Pornography Argument”

 

2009/2010 Officers

Mandy Lewis, President

Miriam Olsen, Vice-President

Jillian Schroeder, Secretary

Patrick Tighe, Treasurer

 

2010/2011 Officers

Robyn Grant, President

Anna Katter, Vice-President

Kelly Pierson, Secretary/Treasurer

 

New Members

Patrick Bears, Elise Gerspach, Robyn Grant, Melanie LeMay, Kelly McGauley

 

Graduating Seniors

Patrick Bears, Meaghan Jennings, Melanie LeMay, Mandy Lewis, Miriam Olsen, Jillian Schroeder, Patrick Tighe

 

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