Language, Literature and Culture

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Research

Students, working independently or with faculty, have an opportunity to contribute to knowledge in their field.

Honors Theses

Michelle Simon, "Two's Company - A New Historical Perspective of Father-Daughter Relationships in the Tempest and Les Miserables"

Sara Elman, "La Historia Que Se Repite: La Nacion Violenta (Argentina y Mexico)"

Andrea Priest, "Reading Film, Seeing Literature in the Writings of Manuel Puig"

Gloria Nunes Tavares, "Body, Politics, and Identity in Luisa Valenzuela's Cambio de armas"

Allison Trulli, "Argentine Discourse, Feminine Discourse in Luisa Valenzuela's Black Novel with Argentines"

Academic Spree Day Participation

Foreign Languages and Literatures majors are frequent contributors to Clark's Academic Spree Day, a yearly presentation of students' research completed in close association with one of our faculty members. Students from our department generally give twenty-minute presentations as a shortened form of their Honors Project.

Evamer Sano, "Music is the solution: Afro-Caribbean poems interpreted through step."

J.P. Burke, Tomoyuki Kiga, "The Magical Hoe: A twenty-first century kamishibai."

Ryen Welker, "Cartography and meaning in Nahuatl: Speaking New Spain."

Laura DeGrush, "The paradoxical discourses of agency in La Celestina."

Sarah Elman, "Representations of violence in Argentina and Mexico."

Eva Silverman, "Exploring conflicting identity within Luis Zapat's El vampiro de la Colonia Roma: The struggle between machismo and the discourse of  la chingada."

Andrea Priest, "Reading Film, Seeing Literature in the Writings of Manuel Puig,"

Gloria Nunes Tavares, "Body, Politics, and Identity in Luisa Valenzuela's Cambio de armas,"

Allison Trulli, "Argentine Discourse, Feminine Discourse in Luisa Valenzuela's Black Novel with Argentines,"

"Hispanic Dramatic Expression: Life Struggles," Ishara Casellas-Katz, Sarah Estes-Smith, Stephen Karger, Kevin Kennedy, Joseph Page, Laurel Polumbaum, and Melissa Starr

Fall Fest Participation

Michael Fullerton, "Design Aesthetics in Urban Japan: Re-interpreting Tradition,"

Brendan Clancy, "Translating a Spanish Play from the 1960s for a Contemporary University Audience,"

Alison Russo, "Creating a Subject-Specific Index"