English Language and Literature

2013-14 Colloquium Schedule

Held at Anderson House, Leir I at 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted


September 11

Denise Robertson, Graduate School Coordinator, "M.A. Thesis Formatting"
Professor Jay Elliott, "M.A. Thesis Proposal and Thesis Writing"

October 9

Annika Becker, M.A. Candidate, "Surviving Graduate School"
Stephanie Grace, M.A. Candidate, "The Creator of a Genre: The Young Adult"

November 13

Sari Altschuler, Ph.D., AAS Hench Post-Dissertation Fellow from University of South Florida, "Imaginative Experimentation: Literature and Medicine in the Early Republic"
Professor Meredith Neuman, "A couplet and a quatrain walk into a tavern...; or, Rhyme scheme in early America"

December 4

Molly Hardy, Ph. D. University of Texas, Austin; AAS Digital Humanities Curator and an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellow, "E-Raced: Access and the Transatlantic Eighteenth Century"
Professor Fern Johnson on EU and US language policy


January 15 at 3:00

Professor Matt Malsky, Chair, Visual & Performing Arts, "Stereophonic Sound in CinemaScope"
Professor Ben Korstvedt, Visual & Performing Arts, "Authorship and the 'Textual Condition': The Case of Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony"

February 19

Natalie Kruse, M.A. Candidate, title TBA
Yanyan Che, M.A. Candidate, title TBA

March 12 at 3:00

Alexandra Finn-Atkins, M.A. Candidate, title TBA
Nadia Gul, M.A. Candidate, title TBA

March 19

William Brown, M.A. Candidate, title TBA
Robert Karockai, M.A. Candidate, title TBA