English and Modern Languages Undergraduate Symposium
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Who this event is for
G301, Gibbs, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site
This symposium will feature papers from across EML by final-year undergraduate students in English, Drama, Creative Writing, and Modern Languages. They will be presenting research from their dissertations and other final-year projects.
In four sessions chaired by our MA students, there will be opportunities for questions, a chance to hear about new research being done by undergraduates, and of course the afternoon will also include tea, coffee and biscuits. Please do come along to hear about some exciting discoveries and to support your fellow students!
||Panel 1: Sexing the Body and the ‘Equality’ of the
Chair: Suzie Wright
|Beth Rollings: ‘Feminism and fragmentation in the work of Shelley
|Evie Lonsdale: ‘“Can an angel be found”? The Male Eunuch in the
attainment of the Human Mitsein in The
Magic Toyshop and The Passion of
||Panel 2: Narrating Relationships|
Chair: Sarah Waters
|Eliza Thielker: ‘Reading and Writing Queer: E.M. Forster, Michel
de Certeau, and Narrative.’
|Emma Bates Garcia: ‘Bonds of brotherhood
and male friendships in Shakespeare's works.’
|Aisling Macaonghusa: ‘How to Build Los Angeles: a film.’
||Panel 3: Representing Women|
|Miriam Sorenson: ‘Representations of African-American women in
literature of the American Civil Rights movement.’
|Rhiannon Croker: ‘The Sexual Politics of Meat, in The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki.’
||Panel 4: Perception vs. Reality|
Chair: John Baldwin
|Natalie Cohen: ‘“Civilisation and the Barbican,”: Japanese
representations of the West through the 1860 embassy to America and the
Iwakura Mission of 1871-3.’
|Inigo Purcell: ‘Self-fashioning and self promotion in the works
of John Taylor.’
Refreshments will be provided
Please RSVP by Monday 6 February.
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