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Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture


2021 Undergraduate Conference Program

Join any of following panels on Friday, November 12 at 1:30 via Zoom by clicking here.

1:30 p.m. - Literature & Rhetoric

Moderated by Kent Rudolph and Stephen Kowalkowski

Olivia Alsup, "Alienation in Nervous Conditions and The Metamorphosis"

Catherine Sheffield, "Creative Expression Used to Build Speech Identity"

Bailey Alexander, "Paratext for The Friend: How Audience Perspective Shapes Literary Value"

Sarah Stevens, "Dante's Sodomites as Sinners: Sympathetic or Savage?"

2:15 p.m. - Poetry

Moderated by Sari Shuler and Kristen Tinch

Joseph Shoulders, "Are Podcasts a Return to Oral Storytelling?: Exploring the Survival of the Epic Sundiata"

Kaylee Coleman, "Wealtheow: Empowered of Helpless"

Katelyn Bennett, "'A Sight to Dream of, Not to Tell': An Analysis of Lesbian Attraction and Femininity in Coleridge's 'Christabel'"

Kaylee ben Yosef, "Close Reading Su's 'Instant Ramen'"

3:00 p.m. - Perspectives on Toni Morrison's Beloved

Moderated by Emily Snyder and Tori Palmore

Ellie Schueler, "Enslaved to the Past"

Valerie Feldker, "The Eyes of Beloved "

Sage Osborn, "Beloved Critical Analysis: Love in the Trauma of Slavery"

 

Best in Conference 2020 Winners

Literature & Rhetoric: Bailey Alexander, senior, Danville, KY "Paratext for The Friend: How Audience Perspective Shapes Literary Value"

Poetry": Joseph Shoulders, senior, Adairville, KY "Are Podcasts a Return to Oral Storytelling?: Exploring the Survival of the Epic Sundiata"

Perspectives on Toni Morrison's Beloved: Sage Osborn, sophomore, Georgetown, KY "Beloved Critical Analysis: Love in the Trauma of Slavery"

 

 

 

 


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