doctoral students Nada Berrada, Robert Flahive, Leigh McKagen, and Shelby Ward participated in the Virginia Social Sciences Association Conference, which took place April 21 at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

Berrada presented “Surveying the ‘Arab Youth Survey’”; Flahive’s presentation was titled “Rewiring Colonial Urbanism: Refashioning Preservation in Addis Ababa”; McKagen presented “‘Space: The Final Frontier’: Imperial Narratives in Science Fiction Television”; and Ward’s paper was titled “Mapping as Claiming: The Neocolonial Reproductions and Representations in Sri Lankan Tourist Maps.”