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As a graduate student in English, you’ll have the option to complete a longer research project under close faculty supervision and guidance. This thesis project allows you to expand on ideas explored in your coursework and to gain valuable experience by working intensively on a single topic through a period of sustained engagement.

Recent Graduate Theses

Topics of recent graduate research and theses include:

  • Tracing the intersections of experimentalism and cultural identity creation in Black diasporic literature
  • Identifying and analyzing the characteristics that make us human by examining literary representations of robots and cyborgs
  • Exploring how comic books reflect a culture’s perspective on the world, specifically in coming-of-age stories involving trauma and adolescence
  • Contributing critical and creative works of fiction or nonfiction to Caesura, Clark’s literary magazine
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