College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

School of World Languages and Cultures

2015 Capstone

The 2015 WLC Capstone Festival will be held May 13-15, 2015, in WLC-North, Room 118, as follows: Wed, May 13, 12-4; Thurs, May 14, 8-3:35; Friday May 15, 8-11. See the schedule below for details. Event stream at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/csumb-wlc

Schedule

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2015 Capstone Festival Presentation Schedule. See Schedule link for text version
2015 Capstone Festival Presentation Schedule

Student names and titles

Víctor Argüelles Hernández ☀☀

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La representación del autóctono en la novela indigenista latinoamericana | The Portrayal of the Native in the Latin American Indigenous Novel | Advisors: Dr. Donaldo Urioste, Dr. Rafael Gómez

Joshua James Baldwin

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「子供を持つ事」について —アメリカ人・日本人大学生の意見比較— | American and Japanese University Students’ Views on Having Children | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Alexander David Castillo

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日本とアメリカでの「おもちゃ」に関する認識調査 | Toys for Joys: America and Japan’s View on Toys | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Allan Khalil Coello

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歌舞伎—日米大学生による伝統芸能に対する見解— | American and Japanese University Students’ Perspective of Kabuki | Advisors Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Alexander Haley Dacuyan

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日本とアメリカでのオノマトペの使い方と認識度の違いについて | Onomatopoeia: A Comparative Study of Usage, Awareness, and Perception Between Japanese and American University Students | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Atamyot Kaur Dhaliwal

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Los peligros del trabajo agrícola y su representación en el arte y las letras

chicano/latinos | The Hazardous Conditions of Agricultural Farm Work and Its Portrayal in Chicano/Latino Art and Letters | Advisor: Dr. Donaldo Urioste

Colette Isabel English

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日米における旅行に関する大学生の意識調査 | Perception of Travel and Tourism among Japanese and American University Students | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Linda R. Flores ☀☀

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Las actitudes de los bilingües tempranos hacia el cambio de código en el condado de Monterey | Early Bilinguals’ Attitudes Towards Code-Switching in Monterey County | Advisor: Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata

Pedro Omar Guerrero

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El uso de los verbos “ver” y “mirar” por los hablantes de herencia del condado de Monterey | The Use of the Verbs Ver and Mirar by Heritage Speakers in Monterey County | Advisor: Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata

Alejandro Gutiérrez

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El uso de los tiempos verbales imperfecto y pretérito por los hablantes de herencia hispana en el condado de Monterey | The Use of the Imperfect and Preterite Verb Tenses by Spanish Heritage Speakers of Monterey County | Advisor: Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata

Giavanna Marie Hampton

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学位取得に向けての親の関与:日米間の比較 | Family Expectations for University Degrees in America and Japan | Advisors:Dr. Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

John Christopher Hasseler

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「Anki」使用者の外国語学習の際に生じる不安度減少への見解 | Guided Study and Learning Anxiety Reduction Through Anki | Advisors Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Joshua Robert Jackson

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日米の自動販売機に対する見解の相違 | Vending Machines: Comparing Convenient Qualities Between Japan and America | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Stephanie Angela Litz

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日本とアメリカでの外国語の必要性に対する認識度の比較 | A Comparison of Awareness: The Need for Foreign Language in Japan and the United States | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Cecilia Guadalupe Lujano

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El Poder y la traducción: traduciendo Adiós a las armas de Ernesto Hemingway en España bajo el régimen de Franco | Power and Translation: Translating Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms in Spain Under Franco’s Regime | Advisor: Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata

Shelby Nicole Lydon ☀☀

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タトゥーに関する日本とアメリカの大学生の 見解の相違 | Tattoos: Japanese and American Perceptions | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Javier Martínez-Cabrera

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La figura del terrateniente en Pedro Páramo por Juan Rulfo | The Image of the Landholder in Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Paramo | Advisors: Dr. Donaldo Urioste, Dr. Rafael Gómez

Mary Dorothy McElroy

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異人種間のデートに対する日米間の容認度の相違についての調査 | The Acceptance of Interracial Dating in Japan and America | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Kiara Yvonne McLaurin

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日米の大学生による「ほんね」と「たえまえ」の使い方 | The Usage of Honne and Tatemae in Japanese and American Relationships among University Students | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Taylor-Ann Miyoko Moore

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「国際児」に対する日米の見解 | Perceptions of “Mixed-Race Children” in Japan and the United States | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Ana Cristina Oropeza

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La representación del feminismo en la poesía de Alfonsina Storni | The Portrayal of Feminism in the Poetry of Alfonsina Storni | Advisors: Dr. Donaldo Urioste, Dr. Rafael Gómez

Andrew Steven Pampuch ☀☀

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アメリカと日本の「笑い」の違いとその文化的背景 | Comedy: A Cultural Comparison Between Japan and America | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Cristian Jimenez Reyes

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必修科目である外国語教育に関する日米大学での認識調査 | Perception on the Language Requirements in the University Education System of Japan and America | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Janet Patricia Rodríguez

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La representación de la mujer en la obra literaria de Junot Díaz | The Portrayal of Women in the Literary Works of Junot Díaz | Advisors: Dr. Donaldo Urioste, Dr. Rafael Gómez

Nicole Alexandra Saldaña

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日本とアメリカのスイーツ—大学生のスイーツショップに関する意見の比較— | Japan and America Sweet Tooth: A Comparison of University Students’ Opinions on Sweet Shops | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Richard Thomas James Sweet

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ソーシャルネットワークに関する意識調査—日米大学生の比較— | Perceptions and Usage of Social Networks: A Comparison of Japanese and American University Students | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Julio Cesar Tellez-Gonzalez

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サッカーを通して観る日本、アメリカ、メキシコの文化と社会 | Understanding Cultures and Societies through Soccer in Japan, America and Mexico | Advisors: Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Dr. Shigeko Sekine

Sergio Torres

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La figura del inmigrante en la literatura chicana | The Portrayal of the Immigrant in Chicano Literature | Advisor: Dr. Donaldo Urioste

☀☀Indicates WLC Capstone Award Recipient

CSUMB WLC Class of 2015 Photograph
Class of 2015

3rd row - Back (left to right): Alexander Dacuyan, Sergio Torres, Stephanie Litz, Kiara McLaurin, Shelby Lydon, Taylor-Ann Moore, Andrew Pampuch, Javier Martínez-Cabrera, Joshua Baldwin, Richard Sweet

2nd row: Atamyot Dhaliwal, Cecilia Lujano, Ana Oropeza, Linda Flores, Carolina Arguijo, Cristian Reyes, Colette English, Jasmin Pedraza, Nicole Saldaña

1st row - Front: Alejandro Gutiérrez, John Hasseler, Victor Argüelles Hernández, Pedro Guerrero, Janet Rodríguez, Alexander Castillo, Dr. Donaldo Urioste, Dr. Yoshiko Saito-Abbott, Giavanna Hampton, Mary McElroy, Joshua Jackson, Julio Tellez-González, Allan Coello

2015 Capstone Event QR Code
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Abstracts

Japanese and Spanish Abstracts

Japanese Abstracts, Titles and Advisors

Spanish Abstracts, Titles and Advisors

Photos from the Festival Presentations on Flickr.com

Dr. Urioste's photos from the Festival and Commencement 2015