We invite all undergraduate and graduate students of English on both campuses to participate in the English Student Conference, held on Thursday April 13th 2023. All papers will be presented online via Zoom. Students will present 15 minute (7–8page) papers focused on all aspects of English studies, including:
• Literary texts from all periods and genres
• Films and television
• Graphic novels and comics
• New media (i.e. web comics, instagram, blogs, etc.)
• Visual texts
• Cultural texts (i.e. architecture, fandom, ideas of “nature”, etc.)
English Student Conference
1-4pm, April 13th, 2023
Via Zoom: https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/j/93020186330
Meeting ID: 930 2018 6330
1:00pm – Welcome! Dr. Rachel Warburton, Graduate Coordinator, Department of English
Panel 1 Rethinking Historical Literature
1:10pm – 2:25pm
Moderator: Dr. Judith Leggatt
Jennifer Bridge, "A Child’s Model for Scientific Inquiry in the Tales from Beatrix Potter"
Matthew Dall, "Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Ideology and Interpellation"
Elizabeth Garofalo, "Robert Henryson’s Harrowing of Hell: The Philological Influence of the Gospel of Nicodemus in “The Bludy Serk”
Break 2:25 – 2:40pm
Panel 2 Reading the Social, Imagining the World
2:40pm – 3:55pm
Moderator: Dr. Alice den Otter
Cristina Morriello, "Cher on Top, Andie At the Bottom."
Sarah Terry “A Memorable Fancy” of Hope: A Commitment to Imagining the World in the Present"
Corrina Wybourne, "How Queer Texts Help Conceptualize the HIV/AIDs Epidemic as Gay Genocide"
Closing 3:55pm – 4:00pm