College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

School of World Languages and Cultures

2021 Capstone

The Faculty in the School of World Languages and Cultures was pleased to present the 2021 WLC Capstone Festival held in streaming format Thursday and Friday, May 20-21, 2021. Students earning the B.A. in Japanese Language and Culture (JLC), and the B.A. in Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures (SLHC) from CSU Monterey Bay presented their Capstone project work. These projects reflect the synthesis of knowledge, skills, and abilities developed over the course of a student’s learning experience at CSUMB.

Headshots of WLC Class of 2021 Students accompanied by CO logo of Class of 4 Million

The School of World Languages and Cultures is part of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS).

View student projects as a GoogleDoc or PDF including student headshots, titles, abstracts, research questions, and links to student portfolios or view their presentations.

The WLC Major Capstone (WLC400) was taught by Dr. Christine Fernández, Dr. Shigekko Sekine, and Dr. Dustin Wright. The 2021 WLC Capstone Project Course Instructors were Dr. Christine Fernández, Dr. Shigeko Sekine, and Dr. Dustin Wright.

Format: Students have pre-recorded their presentations, and will take questions live following the playback of their presentation.

Presentation Order, Presenters and Majors

Thursday, May 20, 2021 (Day 1)

8:30 Welcomes

8:40 Sandi Cervantes Morales and Sofia Ramirez, SLHC. ☀☀

9:00 Kara Albright and Grant Kelly, JLC.

9:20 Haide Garcia and Cindy Perez, SLHC.

9:40 Hana Jacinto and Joel Rosas, JLC.

10:00 Break

10:10 Vanessa Castro and Gabriela Zamora-Ramirez, SLHC.

10:30 Ren Funes and Maya Lopez, JLC.

10:50 Martha Ríos and Rubí Uribe, SLHC.

11:10 Beatriz Cruz and Michelle Wang, JLC.

11:30 Break

11:40 Laura Galván and Jason Lansdale, SLHC.

12:00 Morgan Ashley Backlin and Chelsea Gabbard, JLC.

12:20 Yesenia Farfan and Jesus Loza Méndez, SLHC.

12:40-45 Closing

Friday, May 21, 2021 (Day 2)

8:30 Welcomes

8:40 Ashley Nequiz and Kristen Rodriguez, JLC.

9:00 Claudia Orduño and Aurora Pacheco, SLHC.

9:20 Jonathan Dudrey and Jerron Rushing, JLC.

9:40 Adriana Arevalo and Isabel Landeros, SLHC

10:00 Alexander Roman and Jeremy Ruiz, JLC

10:20 Break

10:30 Shane Lamoreaux and Nami Olson, JLC ☀☀

10:50 Johana Heredia and Elisa Vera, SLHC

11:10 Bryan Alapisco, Anthony Herrera and Albert Zhu, JLC

11:40 Rosa Pérez and Guadalupe Torres Lustre, SLHC

12:00 Alyssa Davis and Asia Ridley, JLC

12:20 Capstone and Major Awards Decision

12:30~12:50pm Student Recognition and Event Closing

Recognition

Following the presentations, student work was recognized for excellence. The icon ☀☀ indicates WLC Capstone Award Recipients.

  • Thursday, May 20, 2021

    8:30 Welcomes

    8:40 Sandi Cervantes Morales and Sofia Ramirez, SLHC. ☀☀

    9:00 Kara Albright and Grant Kelly, JLC.

    9:20 Haide Garcia and Cindy Perez, SLHC.

    9:40 Hana Jacinto and Joel Rosas, JLC.

    10:00 Break

    10:10 Vanessa Castro and Gabriela Zamora-Ramirez, SLHC.

    10:30 Ren Funes and Maya Lopez, JLC.

    10:50 Martha Ríos and Rubí Uribe, SLHC.

    11:10 Beatriz Cruz and Michelle Wang, JLC.

    11:30 Break

    11:40 Laura Galván and Jason Lansdale, SLHC.

    12:00 Morgan Ashley Backlin and Chelsea Gabbard, JLC.

    12:20 Yesenia Farfan and Jesus Loza Méndez, SLHC.

    12:40-45 Closing

    Friday, May 21, 2021

    8:30 Welcomes

    8:40 Ashley Nequiz and Kristen Rodriguez, JLC.

    9:00 Claudia Orduño and Aurora Pacheco, SLHC.

    9:20 Jonathan Dudrey and Jerron Rushing, JLC.

    9:40 Adriana Arevalo and Isabel Landeros, SLHC

    10:00 Alexander Roman and Jeremy Ruiz, JLC

    10:20 Break

    10:30 Shane Lamoreaux and Nami Olson, JLC ☀☀

    10:50 Johana Heredia and Elisa Vera, SLHC

    11:10 Bryan Alapisco, Anthony Herrera and Albert Zhu, JLC

    11:40 Rosa Pérez and Guadalupe Torres Lustre, SLHC

    12:00 Alyssa Davis and Asia Ridley, JLC

    12:20 Capstone and Major Awards Decision

    12:30~12:50pm Student Recognition and Event Closing

    Recognition

    Following the presentations, student work will be recognized for excellence and the icon ☀☀ will be appended to student groups to indicate WLC Capstone Award Recipients.
     

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