Session: Oral 1, May 21, 2021 9:35am – 11:05am
Room: Cultural Studies
Moderator: Yuqing Guo
Co-Moderator: Shawnie Leaf
Recording Link: Click Here
Presenters/topics below are in order of presentation. Each presentation was approximately 10 minutes long.  Move the video forward in 10-minute increments to skip to the next topic.   


Presenter Name(s) Project Title
Vanessa Torres Humanizing Narratives of TRIO First Generation Students of Color and their STEM Transformations within the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jasmin Navarrete Generational Status and the College Experience
Margaret O’Hara Beyond Gilead: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Intersection Between Literature and Human Rights in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments
MICHELLE MANN WEI First Generation Taiwanese American Identity Formation
Jennifer Nguyen Mix & Match: Cultural Difference on Partner Reflective Functioning
Edelya Borges
Joshua Swank James Baldwin and Elijah Muhammad: An Analysis of National Identity and Race
Melissa Reyes The Socioeconomic and Health Impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community in Orange County
Celeste Villegas
Natalie Aguilar Transnational Trajectories of Women Latinx Musical Artists, 2016-Present
Amy Santa Maria Spanish/English Bilingualism