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"