Harold Washington College hosted the first college-wide CCC Symposium on December 1, 2017. Students and staff gathered to listen to eight student presentations.
9:30 am: Opening Remarks
9:40 am: Evander Strong (College to Careers): College to Careers
10:00 am: Jennifer Honeycutt (Humanities): All the President's Men: An Analysis
10:20 am: Cyrille Traore (Linguistics): The N'Ko Writing System
10:40 am: Mylena Sena and Ziyi Zhu (US History): Slavery and Constitution
11:20 am: Lexie Chen (US History): African Slave Labor in Early America
11:40 am: Isaias Rogel (Literature): Whitewashing as a Defense Mechanism
12:00 pm: Francis Ahn (Life Sciences): GMOs and the Obfuscation on Global Impact
12:20 pm: Closing Remarks
For presenter information and documents, see the box to the right for a list arranged in order of presentation.
Evander Strong: College to Careers
Evander currently volunteers in the career resources office. He aspires to become a lawyer.
Abstract: Evander provided students with information regarding the types of resources available to students at the Career Center and how he helps students through his volunteering.
Jennifer Honeycutt: All the President's Men: An Analysis
Jennifer is pursuing an AA degree in Communications and is a participant in the DePaul Transfer Partnership Program with the City Colleges of Chicago. She looks forward to a career in public relations.
Abstract: An in-depth analysis of visual and immersion storytelling in the film All The President's Men. Special attention given to the importance of lens types, lighting choices, and screen placement in evoking empathy and tension in the viewer. A multi-media presentation using stills from the film to allow a shot-by-shot analysis of cinematographer choice and provide an experiential opportunity for the audience.
All the President's Men: Analysis (Click to open)
All the President's Men: Presentation (Click to open)
Cyrille Traore: The N'Ko Writing System
Cyrille is an international exchange student. He hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Linguistics with an emphasis on African languages.
Abstract: A presentation about a modern type of African writing system called N'ko. N'Ko is a writing system for the Manding languages of West Africa and the name of the literary language written in that script.
The N'Ko Writing System (Click to open)
Mylena Sena and Zhiyi Zhu: Slavery and Constitution
Zhiyi Zhu is pursuing an AA in Political Science with hopes to transfer to UIUC Fall 2019. She then hopes to pursue a Juris Doctorate and become a lawyer.
Mylena Sena is a student at Harold Washington College.
Abstract: This project involves researching about how important role did the slavery present in society; in addition, to the American Revolution. The goal is to show that the slavery was crucial in the American history during its beginning in the 18th to early 21st century. This has be done by examining slave’s narratives, and examining events such as Jim Crow Laws (the motivation of these laws were separating the races and ceased African-American status quickly rise up.) Through showing that the American slavery lives on in memory, this study highlights the significance of the revolution in shaping the movements of The United States government.
Slavery and Constitution (Click to open)