Knox Students Chosen as Presenters at Literature Conference

May 02, 2014

Literature Conference presenters

by Ashley Wolfgang '14

Four Knox College students presented their literature research at the 23rd Annual Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literature at the University of St. Francis.

To be considered to speak at the conference, students must submit complete papers or abstracts on any topic in literary studies including: comparative literature, critical theory, film, faculty-student collaborations, or literature in translation.

The Knox students who were accepted as presenters at the 2014 conference were:

Emily Rose Madden '16, "The Eternal Mind Unbounded: Performativity in William Blake's Urizen."

Livia Mexias '16, "Hybridity and the Reading Experience in Shaun Tan's The Arrival."

Danica Lewis '15, "The Monster's Island: Isolation and Emotional Control in The Secret Garden and Where the Wild Things Are."

Camille Brown '15, "Narrative Distance, Closeness in Nella Larsen's Quicksand."

In addition, Emily Madden won the award for best use of literary theory, and Camille Brown won the award for best engagement with diversity.

(From left in photo above: Camille Brown, Danica Lewis, Emily Rose Madden, and Livia Mexias.)