The English Department was well represented on Research Day, April 7th, by the following presentations and posters:
Dr. Lilla Kopár and Dr S. Beth Newman Ooi presented a talk on their collaborative DH research project with the title "Capturing early medieval art in the digital humanities: Strategies of designing an iconographic thesaurus."
Nicole Cicippio (B.A. English '23) presented a poster based on her ENG 328 research project: "What Makes a Successful Social Media Campaign for a University Organization?"
Bridget Guinee (B.A. English '23) presented a talk drawing from her ENG 328 research project: "It’s Important to Write, Right? A Study of the Relationship between Marketing Students and Professors on the Importance of Practicing and Improving Writing Skills."
Caroline Morris (B.A. English '22) presented a poster based on her Senior Seminar essay: "Women as the Occasions for Salvation in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man."
Sarah Zentner's (Ph.D. student) narrative essay, "Still Becoming", will be published in Bella Grace, Issue 32 (Summer 2022).
Dr. Kevin Rulo presented "Cold Satire: Ezra Pound and G.S. Street" and "Invisible Man: Crisis, Satire, Form" at the Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Baltimore, March 10-13, 2022.
Dr Lilla Kopár gave a Medieval Society public lecture on campus on "The road to Ragnarök: A brief history of the Norse gods" on March 16, 2022.
Kristen Lord's (PH.D. Student) flash peice "Cicuta" appeared in the March issue of Writers Resist literary collective.
Two undergraduate English majors presented papers at the 4th Annual Braniff Undergraduate Conference in the Liberal Arts at the University of Dallas, February 5, 2022. Renee Rasmussen (B.A. English '23) presented “Mary as Queen Mother in Scripture and Art” and Javier Mazariegos (B.A. English & Philosophy '23) presented “God’s Grandeur through Man’s Smudge: Hopkin’s Portrait of Salvation History.”
Dr. Gregory Baker published a monograph, Classics and Celtic Literary Modernism: Yeats, Joyce, MacDiarmid and Jones (Cambridge University Press, 2022).
Victoria Scrimer (lecturer) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, "Beyond Resistance: Performing Postdramatic Protest" at the University of Maryland.