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Work-in-Progress Presentations

Work in Progress Talks give research fellows at the Tanner Humanities Center opportunity to present the latest work on their current research and to receive feedback in a casual setting from faculty, staff, students, and community. Open to the public but seating is limited, light lunch provided.

Talks are held every spring in the Jewel Box, Room 143
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities BLDG - CTIHB (MAP)
Please 801-581-7989 for ADA accommodation.

40 minute talk plus 20 minute Q&A. Talks begin promptly at Noon.


Spring 2020 Work in Progress Talks
Thursday, February 20th
: Melissa Parks, Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Communication
"Manufacturing Resilience: Eugenicist-Environmentalism and the Redwood Genome Project"

Thursday, February 27th: Catherine Mayes, Associate Professor, School of Music
"No Room at the Inn: Class, Gender, and Vernacular Music in Enlightenment Vienna"

Tuesday, March 3rd: Sasha Coles, Graduate Research Fellow in Latter-Day Saints Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Silk Worlds, Women's Work, and the Making of Mormon Identity, 1852-1910s"


Tuesday, March 24th: Andrew Hayes, Honors College Fellow, Department of Philosophy
"The Problem of Self-Knowledge: Agency and First-Person Opacity"

Tuesday, March 31st: Brandon Clark, Graduate Research Fellow, Department of History
"Environmental History of the Colonial Americas"

Tuesday, April 7th: Cori Winrock, Graduate Research Fellow, Department of English
"Digital Text-iles: Stitching Hybridity"

Tuesday, April 14th: Maureen Mathison, Associate Professor, Department of Writing and Rhetoric Studies
"The Rhetoric of Controversy within Science"

Last Updated: 6/30/21