Monday, February 28, 2011

English Studies Symposium --- Monday, March 7, 2011--11:30-1:00

From Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff:
You are invited to attend the annual English Studies Symposium on Monday, March 7th, at 11:30 (until about 1:00) in room H 106, and please feel free to extend this invitation to other students and faculty.

I am so pleased to be able to announce the line up.  We have five speakers this year, all presenting work from their honours seminars last term.  The symposium should be especially appealing to students who will be taking/considering honours studies.

ES Symposium Speakers
Kerry Counahan
"Refiguring Male Apotheosis in Early Modern and Restoration Female Elegies"

Patricia Oprea
"Barthian Bliss at the Interstice of Order and Disorder in Johnson’s The Unfortunates"

Jami McFarland
"Containment and Contamination in Blomkamp’s District 9"

Katrina Schurter
"W. H. Auden’s 'In Memory of W. B. Yeats': A Twentieth-Century Gendered Revisioning of the Elegy"

Kelsey Behnke
"Examining the Unbounded Nature of The Unfortunates: The Disordered Act of Reading"

Queries can be addressed to Dr. Marc Plamondon <> who deserves special thanks for organizing this year's event.