Literature Graduate Conference

22/01/2020 - 09:40

Graduate Conference in English Literature

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Building 504, room 006/005

10:00 Greetings  (room 006)
10:15-11:30 Session I (room 006)
Chair: Charmian Lezmy
Baraah Abed El Hai, “Building Stories: The Relationship between Character and Place in Contemporary Polyphonic Novels”
Blimi Hadad: “What Happens in Bath, Stays in Bath: Bath as Setting in Austen’s Fiction”
11:30-11:45 Break (move to room 005 next door)
11:45-1:00 session II (room 005)
Chair: Maysaloun Swaed
Emil Halloun: “Amity and Enmity in Reading Emerson and Wordsworth”
Jessie Zimble, “Lovelace Unmasked: The Disguise Motif in Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa.”
1:15-2:30 lunch break (light refreshments in bldg 404, seminar room downstairs)
2:30-3:45 Session III (room 005)
Chair: Judy Weil
Shmuel Pfeifel, “Narrative Beyond Language in Beckett’s The Unnameable
Ed Evans, “Hamlet's ‘The Mirror up to Nature’: Satire and the Christian Aesthetic”
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-5:15 Three Ways of Looking at a Poem: Critical Perspectives and Group Discussion
Presenters: Netanel Kleinman, Charmian Lezmy, Danielle Nagler
5:30 - Coffee, pastries and farewell toast (bldg 404, seminar room downstairs)
We thank Prof. Michael Kramer and the Anne Shachter-Smith Project in Literature for supporting this event.