By UST English Department
The English Department is pleased to announce that several of its majors recently presented papers at regional academic conferences. Way to go!
Five English majors presented papers at the annual ACTC (Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities) English Majors Conference, held this year at Hamline University on March 8th. In the British literature category, Andrew Carr presented "The Fear of Invocation"; in the American literature category, Alyssa Adkins presented "A Beautiful Ancient Meal: The Role of Food in The Middle of Everywhere"; in the Multicultural/World literature category, Callie Wilson presented "Carrie and Sally: Women Defined by Men in Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie and Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street"; in the Film/Theory/New Media category, Samantha Schwab presented "The Sacrificed Truth: Media Culture and Attempted Objectivity in Native Sun and Twilight Los Angeles, 1992"; and in the creative writing category, Alix Post presented a selection of her short fiction.
In other conference news, Alyssa Adkins and Megan Stumpf both presented papers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Literati Conference of Language and Literature, held on March 16th. Adkins again presented "A Beautiful Ancient Meal: The Role of Food in The Middle of Everywhere" and Stumpf presented "A Close Reading from The Wife of Bath's Prologue."