The English Department’s Master of Arts Essay Presentations will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the O’Shaughnessy (“Leather”) Room of O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.
Graduating students will discuss the process of creating and writing their essays. The event is free and open to the public. An appetizer reception will begin at 4:45 p.m.
Presenting this year:
- Betsy Bance
- “Primitivism and Sexual Liberation in Nigger Heaven: Carl Van Vechten’s Personal Investment in the Depiction of Harlem”
- CarolAnn Hook
- “Negotiating Space and Recognition for the Childless in a Pro-natalist Society”
- Kate Indrelie
- “Developing Dogme: The Political Aesthetic of Lars von Trier’s Manderlay”
- Courtney Jarboe
- “Death Infecting Life: A Psychoanalytic Reading of the Dying Poetess in Felicia Hemans and Christina Rossetti”
- Andrew Kleinke
- “The Guilty Spectator in Michael Haneke’s Caché ”
- Amy Monson
- “Recovering the Elder Woman in Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina: A Queer Feminist Approach”
To R.S.V.P. or for more information call Joyce Poley, (651) 962-5628.