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English senior thesis presentations

Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Event Type: Academic Events

Audience: Continuing Education Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Contact: Dr. D. Matthew Ramsey

Seniors majoring in English communications, literature and creative writing will give their thesis presentations via Zoom. Featured will be students’ examination and in-depth analysis of a variety of cultural topics drawn from popular contemporary novels, classic literature, television shows, movies, journalism, and social media, among others.

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Today's presenters include:

  • Juliana Verrelli: "Gothic Re-Imaginings and Postcolonial Interventions in Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'"
  • Isabel Thornton: "'That is a Huge Wardrobe and Clothing Mistake!': The Unethical Consumption Habits of YouTube's Fashion Influencers and the Environmental Consequences of a Disposable Lifestyle"
  • Margaret Johnston: "'Love is Colorblind - Or is It?': 'Bridgerton's Utopic Portrayal of Interracial Relationships in Shondaland's Reconstruction of Regency-Era England"
  • Abigail Ransegnola: "'Survivor' on the Decline? Diversity, Voyeurism and the Niche"
  • Amanda Lumpkins: "Maybe There is a Beast: The Environmental Impacts of Colonialization in Golding's 'Lord of the Flies'"