Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Senior English majors presented portions of their capstone at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the year in Mueller Theater on Thursday, April 20. Below are a list of presenters and the title of their projects:
Laurel Michalek, Creation and Character: Corruption's Foothold in Tolkien's Life and Works.
Francesca Nardone, "More than Gore: Stephen King Addressing Social Issues in Carrie and The Shining"
Katherine Schaefer-St.Pierre, "The Kosmic Traveler and The Jazz Poet: The Cultural Crossings of Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes"
Victoria Volkay, "The Humanity of Holmes: A Character Study of the Personality and Relationships of Sherlock Holmes"
Melissa Zhang, "Fakes and Phonies: Cognitive Dissonance in The Catcher in the Rye and Gone Girl"
Rachael Murphy, "The Validity of "Travel-Chick-Lit"
Mariah Roberts, "Herakles Lives"
Aaron Wilson, "King Arthur: Now and Then and Back Again"