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Annual English Department's Undergraduate/Graduate Research Conference Set for March 1-2
This is the eighth year the English Department has hosted this event.
It kicks off March 1 with a used book sale and poster presentations in the DiGiorgio Campus Center main lobby.
ROCK HILL, S.C. —
Winthrop University’s Department of English
will get literal this weekend with the
8th Annual English Department Undergraduate/Graduate Research Conference
, set for Friday-Saturday, March 1-2.
The two-day event will kick off with the
Winthrop Literary Society
hosting a used book sale in the
DiGiorgio Campus Center’s
main lobby from 3-5 p.m. March 1.
Literary poster presentations begin at 3:30 p.m. on Friday in the DIGS main lobby. Students’ poster topics include “Competing Theories of Self in All the King’s Men,” “Researching Chaucer and Freud: The Mortal’s Psychological Destiny in Troilus and Criseyde” and “Invisible Shackles: Slavery’s Ripple Effect in Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God.’”
That evening, a creative writing showcase will display the fiction and poetry talents of 10 students and faculty, including
, instructor of English, and
, assistant professor of English, at 5 p.m. in
Research paper presentations begin Saturday at 9 a.m. at
with keynote speaker
, assistant professor of English. The presentations are divided into two panels: the first tackling power struggles, and the second addressing critical perspectives.
For more information on the conference visit the
English department’s website.
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