Please join us for the annual MA Colloquium where Master’s students share their research with fellow students and faculty.

MA Colloquium 2019
Wednesday, July 3rd
2 – 6 PM
Gordon Wood Lounge

2:00-2:05 PM
OPENING REMARKS

2:05-3:25 PM
PANEL 1 (Chaired by Alanna Gray)

Ruth Truong: “The Value of Author Paratexts for Exploring Claudia Rankine’s
Interdisciplinary Approach to Racism in Citizen: An American Lyric”

Geoff Bates: “Hybrid City, Hybrid Self: Representations of Urban Space in Delhi Calm,
Corridor, and Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir”

Sara Adams: “The Economy and Ecology of Dirt and Human Waste in Henry Mayhew’s
London Labour and the London Poor”

Deanna Young: “Translating the Old English Poem ‘Soul and Body II’”

3:25-3:35 PM
BREAK

3:35-4:55 PM
PANEL 2 (Chaired by Geoff Bates)

Meghan Tibbits: “Working for No Money: Aid Slavery and Debt-Peonage in Renzo
Martens’s Enjoy Poverty Episode III”

Simon Turner: “Speech in Action: (Mis)communication and Achieving Desire in E. M.
Forster’s Maurice”

Kelli Knox: “From Me, To You & Back Again: Generosity, Self-Interest, and The
Community in Thomas Deloney’s Jack of Newbury”

Rebecca Campagna: “Robert Burns’ Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: Rubbing
Elbows and the Hidden Figures of the 1787 Edinburgh Edition’s Subscription List”

4:55-5:00 PM
CLOSING REMARKS

5:00-6:00 PM
RECEPTION

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