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Research

Professor Alison Fong and student at Academic Spree Day

Scholarship Across Borders and Genres

Faculty in the Language, Literature, and Culture Department have wide-ranging research interests that cross borders and genres. Students have the opportunity to conduct research by working independently or with faculty.

Undergraduate Research

Below are examples of research by students affiliated with the Language, Literature, and Culture Department.

  • “Two’s Company – A New Historical Perspective of Father-Daughter Relationships in the Tempest and Les Miserables”
  • La Historia Que Se Repite: La Nacion Violenta (Argentina y Mexico)
  • “Reading Film, Seeing Literature in the Writings of Manuel Puig”
  • “Body, Politics, and Identity in Luisa Valenzuela’s Cambio de armas
  • “Argentine Discourse, Feminine Discourse in Luisa Valenzuela’s Black Novel with Argentines”
  • “Music is the solution: Afro-Caribbean poems interpreted through step”
  • “The Magical Hoe: A twenty-first century kamishibai”
  • “Cartography and meaning in Nahuatl: Speaking New Spain”
  • “The paradoxical discourses of agency in La Celestina”
  • “Representations of violence in Argentina and Mexico”
  • Exploring conflicting identity within Luis Zapat’s El vampiro de la Colonia Roma: The struggle between machismo and the discourse of la chingada”
  • “Reading Film, Seeing Literature in the Writings of Manuel Puig”
  • “Body, Politics, and Identity in Luisa Valenzuela’s Cambio de armas
  • “Argentine Discourse, Feminine Discourse in Luisa Valenzuela’s Black Novel with Argentines”
  • “Hispanic Dramatic Expression: Life Struggles”
  • “Design Aesthetics in Urban Japan: Re-interpreting Tradition,”
  • “Translating a Spanish Play from the 1960s for a Contemporary University Audience,”
  • “Creating a Subject-Specific Index”
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Fall Fest and Academic Spree Day

Our students showcase their research at Clark’s undergraduate research events: Fall Fest and Academic Spree Day.

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Research and Study Abroad

As part of their study abroad, many students in Language, Literature, and Culture conduct research.

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