The English Department’s Master of Arts Essay Presentations will be given from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, in the O’Shaughnessy (“Leather”) Room of O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.

Graduating students will discuss the process of creating and writing their essays. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will begin at 4:45 p.m.

Presenting this year:

  • Deborah Forteza
    • “Novelizing the Comic Epic Poem in Prose: Joseph Andrews in the Tradition of Homer, Cervantes, and Richardson”
  • Shawn Picht
    • “The Victimization of Afghanistan: Representations of Emerging Orientalism in Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner”
  • Bethany Timmerman
    • “‘Make Him Want Me’: Molly’s Motivations in James Joyce’s Ulysses”

Call Joyce Poley, (651) 962-5628, to R.S.V.P. or for additional information