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Annual English Studies Conference Schedule Finalized

We are elated to announce that our eboard has finalized the ESC schedule! The Conference will run from 10:15-4 on Saturday, March 16th. We would love to see as many people as possible in attendance for any part, or all of, the event! We will be posting the bios of presenters in the coming days. For now, here is the schedule!

 

English Studies Conference 2013

 

10:15-10:55

 

Snacks and Mingling

(2 Speakers May be present, depending on their schedules)

Brown 3025

 

10:55-11:00

 

Welcome

Brown 3025

Catherine Bailey: Opening Remarks

 

11:00-12:05

 

Panel 1: “Power and Progress”

Literary Analysis

Brown 3025

 

Kendall Rock: The Evolution of Literature: An Analysis of Three Notable Texts from Three Major Literary Movements  

Kalani Bates: Foucault’s Silence Personified: Spivak’s Subaltern as Silent Presence

Ian Benjamin Hollenbaugh: Swyved to Deth: Obedience in Marriage According to the “Wife of Bath’s Tale”  

Jenaba D. Waggy: Marry in Haste (Repent at Leisure)

Chair: Catherine Bailey

 

12:10-1:10

 

Panel 2: “Sports and Literature: Checking the Box Score”

Creative Writing

Brown Hall 3025

 

Readings and discussion by:

Glenn Shaheen         

Franklin Cline

Dan Mancilla

Chair: Catherine Bailey

 

1:10-1:20

 

Break

 

1:25-2:35

 

Panel 3: “Poetry Readings”

Creative Writing

Brown 3017

 

Kenneth Ronald Jakubas: Sink Or, The man in the camping chair, Running Cows, Darkness: In Faith, In These Skulls, Dream

Ian Benjamin Hollenbaugh: A Valediction, Muros Demolire-Tear Down Walls, A Tragic Tail

Andrea Walker: Selected poems

Andrea England: Selected poems from NO SECRETS

Chair: Kalani Bates

 

Panel 4: “The Night Before”

Dramatic Reading

Brown 3002

 

Molly Pfaff: The Night Before

Chair: Kaitlyn Mitchell

 

Panel 5: Gender, Society, and Literature

Linguistics and Literary Analysis

Brown 3002 (To immediately follow “The Night Before”)

 

Kait Mitchell: Exploring Dualism through Lady Bracknell and Sherlock Holmes

Alyssa Nayyar: “Taking Your Va-Jay-Jay on Vacation”: Naming Sex Organs in Popular Magazines

Tim Schilling: Patriarchal Anxieties and the Contemporary Amazon Symbol in the New Wonder Woman

Chair: Catherine Bailey

 

2:40-4:00

 

Panel 6: “Prose Readings”

Creative Writing

Brown 3025

 

Tyler James Smith: Dark Roads

Kenneth Ronald Jakubas: How to Make a Book & Other Preservations

Andrea Walker: Missionary Position

Shannon Hascall-Reyes: A Precious Memory

Chair: Kalani Bates

 

4:00-4:05

 

Closing Remarks

Brown 3025

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