Lo­cal stu­dents present re­search in New Or­leans

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SAL­IS­BURY — Two Mid-Shore col­le­gians were among the some 15 Sal­is­bury Univer­sity stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff and alumni who re­cently pre­sented re­search at the Pop­u­lar Cul­ture/Amer­i­can Cul­ture As­so­ci­a­tion in the South’s an­nual con­fer­ence in New Or­leans.

Se­nior his­tory and English ma­jor Va­lerie Ab­bott of Stevensville pre­sented “The Di­vi­sion of the Chesapeake Bay: Ori­gins of Con­flict Lev­els on the Eastern Shore and Main­land Vir­ginia.”

Se­nior his­tory ma­jor Ka­te­ria Ro­driguez of Centreville pre­sented “The Dragon’s For­got­ten Peo­ple: Is­lamic Mi­nori­ties, Ethno-Cul­tural Iden­ti­ties and the Pol­i­tics of Reli­gion in the Peo­ple’s Re­pub­lic of China.”

Fund­ing for SU’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in the con­fer­ence came from the Charles R. and Martha N. Ful­ton School of Lib­eral Arts, Frankiln P. Per­due School of Busi­ness, SU Hon­ors Col­lege, Grad­u­ate Stud­ies and Re­search Of­fice, and Provost’s Of­fice.

For more in­for­ma­tion call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU web­site at www.sal­is­bury.edu.

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