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Undergraduate Literature Student Senior Thesis Presentations

Posted by bgsuenglish on April 21, 2008

Literature majors from Dr. Bill Albertini’s English 499 Senior Thesis Workshop will each be giving a brief presentation based on her/his thesis research on Wednesday or Friday of this week.

All presentations will take place in East Hall 117.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 12:30 PM-1:20 PM:

  • Vanessa Garlock, “The 1950s, Social Change, and Identity”
  • Betsy Eggers, “Trauma and Narrative in Relation to the Holocaust Memoir”
  • Susan Lavalley, “Generations of Women Across the Twentieth Century: An Analysis of The Hours and Mrs. Dalloway
  • Kristen Bryson, “The Lenses of Shakespeare: Adaptation, Feminist and Historical Theories”
  • Ryan Sawyer, “The Ironic Problem of Transvestite Theater in Renaissance England”
  • Ashley Cooper, “Determining Masculinity: Homosocial Spaces in Fight Club
  • Meredith Dixon, “Speak Up: Embracing Controversial Issues in Adolescent Literature”
  • Katy Tschuor, “The World of CSI: Miami
  • Jayme Wilfong, “The Power of Generating Dialogue: Short Fiction as Possible Trauma Narrative”
  • Becky Wilson, “The Changing Meanings of Motherhood”

Friday, April 25, 2006, 12:30 PM-1:20 PM:

  • Kenny Rogers, Jr., Title TBA
  • Brendan Aucoin, “A Drive to Die For: How the Bond Cars Affect James Bond”
  • Nick Dever, “Shakespeare: A Renaissance Feminist?”
  • Lucas Groh, “The Greater Thematic Elements of Collapse and Destruction in T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood, and Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises
  • Tim Cable, “Measured ‘Confessions’: The Poetry of Maxine Kumin”
  • Diana Waugh, “Southern Modernism and Female Sexuality: Imagery and Voice in The Sound and the Fury and Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Megan Honingford, “The Effect of Setting on Trauma in Literature”
  • Dana Pable, “Knee Deep in Nietzsche’s Lies”

Hope to see you all there!


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