Two CLAHS majors were among the five Virginia Tech undergraduates selected to represent Virginia Tech at the 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds Conference.

Cassandra Cogan, International Relations, presented “The ICC, the US, and France: Can We Move Past Hypocrisy and Into the Future of International Justice?” Her faculty mentor was Paul Heilker, Department of English and Honors College.

Zainab Shamim, English Literature, presented “Of Race and Caste: Discrimination Across Cultures in Shakespeare’s Othello and Bhardway’s Omkara.” Her faculty mentor was Katharine Cleland, Department of English.

The conference took place March 24–26 at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech representatives were selected by a competitive referred process.