Examined Life 2018



THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2018 installment of The Examined Life: An Undergraduate Conference in the Liberal Arts!

Our award winners for this year’s event are:

Media Studies

Best Paper: Rachel Duong, Lebanon Valley College, “Social Protest in the Age of the #Hashtag”
Honorable Mention: Shaquel Marshall, Lebanon Valley College, “From Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter: Social Media and Social Movements”

Philosophy, Religion and Literature

Best Paper: Janeen Selfridge, Duquesne University, “The Transformation of Masculinity in Braham Stoker’s Dracula”

Honorable Mention: Ryan Farrell, Saint Vincent College, “Creation and Eternity: The Debate Between Aquinas and Bonaventure”

History and Applied Studies

Best Paper: Matthew Adams, Penn State University-Altoona, “Ambulatory Asylum: Investigating the New Forms of Protection Provided by Information and Communications Technology in the Context of 21st Century Migrations”

Honorable Mention: Paul Kasunic and Mitchell Hogue, Saint Francis University, “Creating Stronger Bonds: Saint Francis University’s Environmental Chemistry Class Informs the Community about Lead Exposures”



Plans for the 2019 conference are being developed. Please check back here for details, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join our email list.