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Proceedings of the CCC Student Symposium at HWC: Spring 2018

Publication representing student presentations of the CCC Symposium Series.

Proceedings of the City Colleges of Chicago Symposium: Spring 2018

CCC LogoHarold Washington College hosted the second college-wide CCC Symposium on April 27, 2018. Students and staff gathered to listen to eight student presentations.

Schedule of Events

9:30: Opening Remarks

9:40: Ivory Murphy (English)

10:00: Ali Kleiche (Economics)

10:20: Imane Elanni (Linguistics)

10:40: Francis Ahn (Literature): Apollonian Rebellion in a Modern Age

11:00: Enfinity Jones (World Languages)

11:20: Cyrille Traore (Linguistics)

11:40: Owusu Bekoe (Political Science): The Causes of Discrimination Against LGBT People in Ghana

12:00: Closing Remarks

[For presenter information and documents, see the box to the right for a list arranged in order of presentation.]


Francis Ahn: Apollonian Rebellion in a Modern Age

Francis Ahn is pursuing an AA in Business/Economics, with the intention to pursue an MBA with an emphasis towards sustainability.

Abstract: A presentation of the spirit of Apollonian rebellion and how it applies to the modern era. 

Cyrille Traore

Cyrille is an international exchange student. He hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Linguistics with an emphasis on African languages.

Owusu Bekoe: The Causes of Discrimination Against LGBT People in Ghana

Owusu is pursuing an AA in Political Science with hopes of transferring to Howard University if Fall 2019. 

Abstract: This research anaysis the factors involved n the general social rhetoric against LGBT individuals and Ghana, as a way to understand the sociopolitical injustice and violence that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual minorities suffer in African countries like Ghana.

The Causes of Discrimination Against LGBT People in Ghana- Paper (Click to open)

The Causes of Discrimination Against LGBT People in Ghana- Presentation (Click to open)‚Äč