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English senior thesis presentations

Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 4 p.m. to 6 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:

  • Alix Hughes: "Instagram and the Fashion Industry: Instagram Updates Transforming the Way Customers Purchase Items Online"
  • Anna Cloherty: "Time to Roast: How Wendy's Uses Internet Humor and Memes on Twitter to Win Over Customers"
  • Caidan Zhuoma: "How Tibetan Women Represent Themselves in the Contemporary World"
  • Joseph Morelli: "A Hoppip, Skiploom and a Jumpluff to Stardom: How Pokémon Became the Most Successful Multimedia Franchise in Just 25 Years"
  • Ashley Bunnell: "'Candid Camera': Understanding the Evolution of Men's Pranks"