Graduate English Hosts Annual Spring Conference May 6

Essays will be presented by students from the University of St. Thomas, the University of North Dakota, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota at the Graduate English Program's annual spring conference on Friday, May 6.

The event will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center. Dr. Marisa Kelly, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Martin Warren, interim graduate program director, will give brief opening remarks at 2 p.m. in Room 108. The conference panels will follow.

Panel information

2:15-3:30 p.m. concurrent panels:

  • Panel I: “Reading the Politics of Gender,” in Room 102
  • Panel II: “Fault Lines in British Modernisms,” in Room 108

3:45-5 p.m. concurrent panels

  • Panel III: “Theoretical Intersections in Film and Literature,” in Room 102
  • Panel IV: “If it is for Man to Perform Great Actions, it is for Women to Inspire Them: Questions of Independence in Sydney Owenson’s Woman; or, Ida of Athens,” in Room 108

5:15-6:45 p.m. concurrent panels

  •  Panel V: “Representation and Identity in Postcolonial Literatures,” in Room 108
  • Panel VI: “Reconstructing American Literature,” in Room 102

The conference program, which lists presenters and their papers' titles, can be viewed here.