SPRING 2016 Colloquium Schedule

Held at Anderson House, Leir I seminar room

February 10

Juliane Straetz, M.A. Candidate, “Instagram and the Human Body: Between Visual Pleasure and Visual Pressure”

Laura Jungblut, M.A. Candidate, “The Language of Indigenous Politics: Winning but Losing”

Michael Fisher, M.A. Candidate, “What Mrs. Wright Said: Using Susan Glaspell's Trifles to Teach Hélène Cixous' Écriture Féminine in Higher Education”

February 24

Julia Castellett, M.A. Candidate, Sexuality and Sentiment - Love in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Henry Robbert, M.A. Candidate, “'Nothing Was the Same’: The Construction of Black Identity in American Hip Hop Discourse”

Arthur George Kamya, M.A. Candidate, “Our American Cousin: Odyssey of a Satire." 47th Annual NeMLA Convention

March 2

Nick Sancho-Rosi, M.A. Candidate, “(Non)Being and Language in Ursula LeGuin’s A Wizard of Earthsea”

Jacqueline Schnieber, M.A. Candidate, “Gender, Race and Human Rights: Black Masculinity in Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

Ama Bemma Adwetewa-Badu, M.A. Candidate, “The Power of Sight: Hybridity and Dis(re)orienting the Self in Aidoo’s Our Sister Killjoy”

Linda Blinova, M.A. Candidate, “Reading and Interpretation of Jack Kerouac in 1990s Russia: The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac and Subs by Gleb Teleshov”

March 30

Linda Roghaar, Author and Publisher, on publishing

Ona Russell, Author, on creative writing