Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Dissertation Conference

On Thursday, 19th May, from 10am in W/222, the Department will be holding it's annual Dissertation Conference. Some of our 3rd year students will be presenting work based on their recently completed dissertations. It's a good opportunity to hear about the research of classmates and if you're a 1st or 2nd year then come and be inspired ready for your final year.

The programme contains some really exciting and interesting projects.
10:15 – 11:15: Media, Representation and discourse
A Contemporary Civilising mission? Media Representations of Asylum Seekers in Europe
Tess Corina
7 British Muslim Women, One Destination: A Discursive analysis of Muslim Women’s Identity in British Media
Samantha Woodcock
Menstruation in the Media: A discourse on disgust
Hazel McMillan
11:30 – 12:30: Gender & Social Life
Gendered Play: An observational study
Sophie Potter
Love Aptually: An investigation into young adults’ experiences and perceptions of mobile dating
Melissa Whitaker
Women in the Criminal Justice System
Grace Phillips
1:15 – 2pm Identity & Society
The Normalization of University: A Bourdieusian Analysis of First-Generation Undergraduate Entry to the University of York
Abby Bowling
The Impact of Globalisation on Cultural Identity: A study of Yorkshireness.
Charlotte McNeils
2pm – 2:40pm: Politics, State and Society
Devolution in the UK: An exploratory study into Political Participation and Engagement amongst University Students from London & Yorkshire & Humber
Richard Crawshaw
A Theoretical Paper on the Civilian-Military gap in Singapore & USA.
Gwyn Ng

Refreshments will be provided, all welcome, hope to see you there!

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