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Events from 2020

Tools for Reading the Environment: Literary Field Guides & Poetic Inventories as Place-Making Literature, Lily Jones

Soupbone: Toward Public and Collective Humanities, Phoebe Pan

Events from 2019

Skilled Narration, Beautiful Language, and Sympathy for the Villain: How Texts Dehumanize the Lolitas and Ledas of Literature, Julia Berrebi

Antirealism: A History, Ben Diener

Power of Programming: The History and Theory of Film Curation, Emma Dreyfuss

Indigenous Superheroism in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Juliette Greene

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Intellectual Insurgency and the Subversive Academy: Palestinian Women, Violent Resistance, and the Erasure of Political Subjectivity, Nicholas Kattoura

Incorporating Movement into High School Choral Classrooms: A Practical Approach, Peri Leavitt

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Written in the Margins, Katherine Maleckar

Deconstructing the Politics, Erotics, and Poetics of Contemporary Feminist Text in the Post Me Too Era, Gabi Shiner

Events from 2018

A Friendly Discourse: How Should A Person Be? At the Intersection of Female Friendship and Epistolarity, Leah Cohen

Using Filipino American National Democratic Activism as a Lens for Redressing American Empire in the Philippines, Melissa Harris

“Get Yourself Out of Whatever Cage You Find Yourself In”: The Queerness of Form in Contemporary Queer Literature, Elly Higgins

Events from 2017

Consider the Mantis Shrimp: Semiotics and Authorship in Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler, Zoe Ginsberg

Investigating Allomorphy in a Coordinating Conjunction: A Corpus Study of Hiaki (Yaqui) Into(k(o)), Olivia Hay and Mattea Scheiber Koon

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Dealing with the Digital: Literary Media, Mediated Narratives, and Sketchy Politics, Amanda A. Leopold

Reading' the Tracking Shot in Nadja and Marienbad, Eleanor H. Van Buren

Events from 2016

To Come Alive in Our Experience: The Sounds of Listening in Sigurd F. Olson, Allison Fulton

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To Come Alive in Our Experience: The Sounds of Listening in Sigurd F. Olson, Allison Fulton

Don't Look Back: A Retrospective on Orpheus and Eurydice in Augustan Poetry, Emma Sterling

Events from 2015

Damsels in Distress no More: Grimm’s Fairy Tales and Modern Conceptions of Girlhood, Kasey Cheydleur

“The Whole Vexed Question”: Seamus Heaney, Old English, and Language Troubles, Una Creedon-Carey

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“The Whole Vexed Question”: Seamus Heaney, Old English and Language Troubles, Una A. Creedon-Carey

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Living in an (Im)material World: Consuming Exhausted Narratives in New Grub Street, Emma C. Eisenberg

Eat me/Drink me: Lewis Carroll’s Alice as Canonical Commodity, Emma Hadden

Reading the Landscape: Race, Gender, and Capital in Western Constructions of Nature, Asher Kaplan

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Can Bình Speak?: Marginalization, Subversion, and Representation of the Subaltern in Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt, Joanne Eun Jung Lee

Shakespeare in the Round: Harmonic Logic of the Globe, Sophia Richardson

Untenable Boundaries: J.M. Coetzee’s Summertime and the Autobiography of All Writing, Sarah Westbrook

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Mechanical Aspirations of Written Things in Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Maxwell Harrison Cohn

The Unsolved Problem: Anger and Female Authorship, Ryann Eastman

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On the Genealogy of Obscenity: Naked Lunch and The Death of Obscene Literature, Luke Harrison

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Hearing Beyond the Veil: Benjy Compson and the Acousmatic Experience, Adam Hirsch

Negotiating Respectability: Black Women's Struggle for Self-Representation, Nicole Nance

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Meaningful Play: Exploring the Possibilities of the Novel in Don DeLillo's White Noise, Steven Quam

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Manhattan Transference: Reader Itineraries in Modernist New York, Sophia Bamert

Manhattan Transference: Reader Itineraries in Modernist New York, Sophia Bamert

Function of Faith in Gesang Der Junglinge, Ross Chait

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Hybrid Rhythms, Antithetical Echoes, and Autopoiesis: Intersections Between Sound, Self, and Nation in the Poetry of Yeats, Connor Stratton

Events from 2012

Symbolism and Language Within The Handmaid’s Tale and its Relevance to Literary Scholarship, Brittany Brahn

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"And the Light Flood Over the Land": Reading Region in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead, Joshua Davidson

“Trying to Say”: Memory, Overheard Mothers, and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury, Arielle Kaplan

A Never-Changing Map: Cartographic Experiments and a Return to the Subject in Cloud Atlas, Rebecca Nieto

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A Poetics of Space: Opening Up a World Through Vessel Metaphors in Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Lili Pariser

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The Authority of Difference: Culturally Effected Realism in Whitman and Henry James, Lindsey Jaynes

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The Sentence, The Novel, and Autobiography: The Histories of Reading and Self in Bunyan and Rousseau, Samuel Rowe

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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The Luminous Halo: The Place of Language in The Waves and The Years, Rachel Luban

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“Only Connect”: Music’s Role in Forster's A Room with a View, Tammela A. Platt

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The Never-Ending Quest: Possession as a Postmodern Literary Romance, Allison L. Carlisle

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Exile: The Implications of Separation From Language During Genocide, Kehan DeSousa

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Why Floods be served to us in Bowls: Emily Dickinson's Souvenirs, Hannah Lee

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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An Eelnet Made for the Eel Fighting: Layers of Obscurity and the Continuous Present in the Space of Robert Lowell's Poetry, Alena Jones

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Jack Spicer and the Phenomenology of Meaning, Benjamin J. Kossak

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An Infinity of Questions: Dramatizing Science on Stage, Emily Miranker

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Historias Nacionales ... or, Nation, Narration, and the End of the World in the Works of Jorge Luis Borges, Hannah Alpert-Abrams

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Man Thinking about Nature: The Evolution of the Poet's Form and Function in the Journal of Henry David Thoreau 1837-1852, SH Bagley

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"Life into Dry Bones": Emergence of the Female Artist and Community Integration in L.M. Montgomery's Novels of Development, Laurie Elizabeth Stein

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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A More Porous Postmodernity: Absurdity, Politics, Consumerism and the Cultural Authority of Spongebob Squarepants, Annie Gaus

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Reading and Teaching Third World Women's Literature in the First World: Colonialism and Feminism in Crick Crack, Monkey and Nervous Conditions, Elvie Miller

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What's Really in Alaska?, Renata Perri Silberblatt

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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In Need of Nature's Nourishment, Anna Gardner-Andrews

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Dramatic Relocation: The Time and Place for Shakespeare on Film, Lydia Lunning

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"Stuff You Really Want to Read:" Pleasure and Negotiation in Teen Magazine Reading, Margaret E. Troyer

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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All Hands Withdrawn: Touch and the Failure of Intimacy in A Passage to India and The Pisan Cantos, Douglas Diesenhaus

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Word is Born: Critical Gaps and the Poetics of Hip-Hop, Kabir Hamid

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Inheriting a Jewish Consciousness: Reading with a Sense of Urgency in George Eliot's Daniel Deronda, Joshua Mason

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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A Moment of Transcendence: Encountering Each Other In and Beyond the Fiction of Raymond Carver, Amy Lynn Leo

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Canons, Culture Wars and History: A Case Study of Canonicity Through the Lens of The Blithedale Romance, Daniel L. Shiffner

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Metametascience Towards Reconciliation, John P. Kennedy

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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Looking Through a Lens: A Viewer's Story about Love and the Movies, Jennifer Waldo

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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Science Fiction: Rhetoric, Authenticity, Textuality and the Museum of Jurassic Technology, Jeremiah Dyehouse

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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No Longer Children, Not Yet Adults: Adolescence in the Fiction of L.M. Montgomery, Cathlin M. Davis

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"Yes, friends, these clouds...Are...stage machinery": An Exploration of Subject in John Ashbery, Shauna Sutherland

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Relating to the Rood, Christopher C. LeCluyse

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Faith and Banishment: The Artistic Credo of Katherine Anne Porter, Paul Richard Jaskunas

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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"As If I Could Do Anything Except Just Sit and Stare": A Gaze of a Viewer/Reader in Psycho and To The Lighthouse, Stephanie Hunt Hegstad

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Classifying Gilbert and Sullivan, Joshua Rutsky

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Spaces Between: Towards Depolarized Readings of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Bethany Suzanne Schneider

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Say What I Mean: Metaphor and the Exeter Book Riddles, Sarah L. Thomson

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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"Nobody Said Anything" Issues of Communication in the Short Stories of Raymond Carver, Darren Bosch

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The Mythmaking Self (or the Myth Making Self): Fiction and Experience in Galway Kinnell's The Book of Nightmares, Michael Patrick Robertson

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Mary Shelley, Victor Frankenstein, and the Powers of Creation, Danielle Kolker

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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In Pursuit of "Our Heroine's Biographer": A Study of Narrative Method in Henry James' The Portrait of a Lady & The Ambassadors, James C. Davis

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Gravity's Rainbow: Modernist Discourse Vineland: Postmodernist Discourse, Ted Mouw

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Frowning Babe or Brightening Glance? Blake and Yeats's Particular Uses of Metaphor, Daniel Muir

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The Fiction of Truth: Intergenerational Conflict in the Life and Works of Flannery O'Connor, Elizabeth Reed

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"As If She Had No Secrets": Approach, Recognition, and Coming of Age In Alice Munro's Lives of Girls and Women, Catherine Laura Sweeney

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Multiple Identities/Multiple Narrative Strategies: Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior, Gabrielle N. Dean

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The Reinscription and Qualification of the Feminine in Elizabeth Stoddard's The Morgesons, Jeffrey Mihok

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Breaking and Connecting in the Short Stories of Flannery O'Connor: "The Look of This Fiction is Going to be Wild" (Grace Minus Nature Equals Mystery), John Benjamin Schwartz

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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Oedipus Fallen: Irony in the Fiction of Milan Kundera, Douglas Lauen

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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The Fool As a Provisional Role in Shakespeare: Three Examples, Santha Cassell

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The Commercialization of the Colloquial Voice: Raymond Carver and the Minimalist Aesthetic, Cara Diaconoff

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The Function of Forest in The Faerie Queene: Seeing the Woods for the Trees, Nicholas Randell

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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"Are You Speaking?": A Speech Act Analysis of Pinter's A Kind of Alaska and No Man's Land, Brian M. Britt

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Four Voices of Pound in Cantos I-XVII, Malcolm D. Childress

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Visionary Excitability and George Eliot: Judeo-Mythic Narrative Technique in Daniel Deronda, Barbara Stufflebeem

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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History, Action and Identity in "Upon Appleton House": Andrew Marvell and the New Historicism, Theodore Chen

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A New Topography: Elizabeth Bishop's Late Poems, Jennifer Soalt

Theses/Dissertations from 1984

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Social Ethics in the Novels of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Alison A. Case