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“Burgeoning Explorations in Literary and Textual Analysis”

Posted by bgsuenglish on December 9, 2009

Graduate students in Dr. Erin Labbie‘s ENG 6010 will be hosting a mini-conference that will take place over two days (Thursday, December 10 and Wednesday, December 16). The conference is a culmination of the student’s work this semester, and it is a chance to practice their performance locally before giving papers at National Conferences in the spring.

Burgeoning Explorations in Literary and Textual Analysis

Part 1 – Thursday, December 10, 2:30pm – 6:00 pm; East Hall, Room 306

2:30-300: Dr. Erin Labbie, “Literary and Cultural Studies Research Methods Course Review: English, Textual Power, Ideological Structures, and the University in a Global Economy”
3:00-3:30: Elizabeth Sherwood, “Faces of Evil and Fear in True Blood”
3:30-4:00: Ashlie Dabbs, “The Worst of Both Worlds”

4:00-4:30: Break (Class Evaluations)

4:30-5:00: Matt Dauphin, “Pushing Daisies Away: Community Through Isolation”
5:00-5:30: Shuqing Guo, “Power and Performance in Farewell my Concubine
5:30-6:00: Scott Sundvall, “Cyberculture and Schizoanalysis”

Informal Reception at Reverend’s, 6:15ish-7:ish

Part 2 – Wednesday, December 16, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; East Hall, Lounge

10:00-10:30: Tiffany Le Roi, “Conventions of Late-18th – Early 19th- Century Society: Transgressions and their Consequences in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Emma
10:30-11:00: Peter Schank, “Philip, Pip, Handel, and Pip: Changing Names and Establishing Identity in Great Expectations
11:00-11:30: Sophie Kottmayer, “Living Nostalgia: Brian Friel’s Translations”

11:30-12:15: Break (Lunch)

12:15-12:45: Xiadong Liu, “Two-way Traffic—A Study of the Collaboration of Cultural Hegemony from the Perspective of the Recipients”
12:45-1:15: Albert Bereznay, “Heresy, Canonicity, and Medieval Ideology within Contemporary Literary Studies, A Work in Progress”
1:15-1:45: Laurel Adams, “Can You Feel Me? The Transmission of Affect in Contemporary Poetry”

All faculty and students, friends and family are welcome to attend.


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