Symposia

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Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Alexander Catchings, "Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes: The Integrated Audience's Gaze on Black Performance," 2013.

Symposia African American

Christopher (Chance) Campbell, "Formal Mimicry as Literary Genre Art: Signs of Performative Authorship in Darko Vukovic's 'Closings' and Katarina Grgic's 'Early April'," 2013.

Symposia Genre Theory

Jordan Augustine, "NSFW: The Subversive Cultural Logic of Anonymous Online Culture," 2013.

Symposia Culture, Digital Humanities

Jeremy Goheen, "But Will I Be a Man?' The Masculinity Strategy in Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke," 2013.

Symposia Gender

Alejandro (Alex) Guardado, "Cinema of Loss: Exploring the Role of War and Trauma in Burundian Films," 2013.

Symposia Film/Cinema

Kali Swenson, "Imagining a Novel Nation: The Indian English Novel and the Indian Independence Movement," 2013.

Symposia Literature, Culture

Tiffany Loh, "All Up In The Hair: The Significance of Coiffure in Crome Yellow," 2013.

Symposia Literature

Jon Volkman, "Through the Eyes of the Mongoose: The Intent of Audience," 2012.

Symposia

Melanya Materne, "Literature in the Common Core State Standards: A Critique," 2012.

Symposia Education

Stephanie Whitney, "Exploring the International Student Experience: Improving the University's Response to a Changing Student Population," 2012.

Symposia Education

Alexander Catchings, "Pastiche and Humor in the Neo-Slave Narrative," 2012.

Symposia African American

Sarah Poppe, "Circles within Circles: George Herbert’s Poems around Poems, ad infinitum," 2012.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Sher-Min Yang, "The Literature of Sexuality: Evolving British Attitudes through the Later 20th Century into Contemporary Times," 2012.

Symposia Sexuality, 20th Century

Merzamie (Mimi) Cagaitan, "Soft Slips of Flesh: The Female Body as a Place of Sexual Violence and Site of Economic, Social, and Cultural Exchanges," 2012.

Symposia Sexuality, Feminism and Feminist Theory

Brandon Weaver, "Visual Violence: Deconstructing the Romani Myth in Three Films of Tony Gatlif," 2011.

Symposia Global Studies

Joseph Frantz, "Donald Justice and New Formalist Poetry," 2011.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Jessica Jungwirth, "Tutors as Participant Researchers: How English Language Learners (ELLs) Taught Us Better Ways to Support Writing and Learning," 2011.

Symposia Pedagogy

Kenneth Yuen, "Meaning, Metaphor, and Linguistic Indeterminacy," 2011.

Symposia Linguistics

Anne-Cecile (Lorelai) Germain, "The Controversy of the Tea Party in Contemporary American Culture in Light of Dissent Theories of Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn," 2011.

Symposia American

Jonathan Armoza, "From France to Arcadia to Louisiana: An Examination of 'Civilizing Discourse' and Materialism in Acadian-Cajun Folk Tales," 2011.

Symposia Comparative Literature

Sarah Poppe, "The Literary Body: Modernist Experiments with Object and Image," 2011.

Symposia Modernism

Michelle Kwon, "Imperial Profiling: Reading Western Figurations of 'Global' Citizenship through Egypt's 'Facebook Revolution'," 2011.

Symposia Digital Humanities

Brian Hardison, "Contexts of Colonization: The Literary-Historical Treatment of the Anglo-Saxon Settlement," 2011.

Symposia History

Ella (Sonja) West, "An Analysis of First Person Narratives by Women Political Prisoners in Apartheid South Africa," 2010.

Symposia African, Women Writers

Rebecca Mark, "Trans(form)ative Language: Asian American Poetry and Racial Difference," 2010.

Symposia Race and Ethnicity, Asian American, Language, Poetry and Poetics

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