ETS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Apr 15, 2016

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The annual ETS Undergraduate Conference was held on Friday April 15, from 3:30 to 5:30 in HL 211. The schedule featured a variety of presentations, including critical essays, poetry, and short fiction written for ETS courses.

ETS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Panel 1: Short Fiction
Alice Blank: “Fall Back”
Danielle Ledesma: Untitled
Alice Chen: “Beautiful Humans,” “Bad Tone”

Panel 2: Theorizing the Early Modern Stage
Liz Lillie: “Incest on the Stuart Stage as a Response to a Shifting Social Structure”
Zachary Ashare: “Hamlet’s Torment: Screenplays as Tools”

Panel 3: Poetry
Cody Benbow: “Mutiny,” “That Tangier Sky,” “An Evocation,” “Acts of Remembrance”
Kellie Miller: “You Were Never There”
Mi-jung Kwon: “I’m Most Sad When,” “Mr. Bill,” “They Don’t Think I Remember”
Santiago De Jesus Villalobos: “Of Hearts and Hands,” “Yo Confieso”

Panel 4: Re-imagining Social Boundaries
Zainab Abdali: “Language as a Weapon in the Postcolonial World”
Saraounia Mboka-Boyer: “Queering the Boundary Between Life/Death, Body/Soul in The Day I Died”
Aaron Guttenplan: “Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’: An Ambivalent Love Letter”

Panel 5: Short Fiction
Alexander Kerekes: “Freddy the Scourge”
Fernely Durand: “Y-ggep Lilac”
Mark DiBona: “It Will Happen”


Summer 2017 ETS 119-1: Sounds of Protest and Change: Literature of the American Civil Rights Movement
May 19, 2017
MoTuWeTh 2:00-3:45p.m. | Dr. Meina Yates-Richard How did the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements impact American literature?
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Faculty and PhD candidate receive Humanities Center fellowships
May 17, 2017
Dr. Mike Goode (Associate Professor) will be a Faculty Fellow in Spring 2018; T.J. West (PhD candidate) will be a Dissertation Fellow in 2017-2018.
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PhD students chosen for teaching awards
May 16, 2017
Evan Hixon and T.J. West have received Outstanding TA Awards; Amy Burnette and T.J. West have received James Elson Teaching Awards
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MAYmester ETS 410-5: Ghosts, Money, and Monsters in the Victorian Short Story
May 16, 2017
MTWTF 8 a.m.-noon | Dr. Claudia Klaver When it comes to weird, we have NOTHING on the Victorians.
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