English Literature Senior Capstone Presentations

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Senior English Literature majors will present their Capstone projects on Friday, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the Hempfield Room.

  • Alyssa Fry investigates religion, revolutionary women, and the Gothic in Matthew Gregory Lewis’s The Monk
  • Brooke Stewart presents an eco-critical view of Jane Austen’s landscapes and characters in Pride and Prejudice.
  • Andrew Baumann traverses the disorienting landscape of Robert Browning’s “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came.”
  • Jonathan Horanic applies digital methods to investigate a linguistic phenomenon of “semantic saturation” in Gertrude Stein’s “Miss Furr and Miss Skeene.”
  • Hayley Hulbert discusses transmedial storytelling and secondary world systems that set authors in conflict with readers, considering Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, and The Mortal Instruments.
  • Anton Shchelchkov questions what it means to represent an “accurate” account of the Vietnam War, considering surreal dimensions of Tim O’Brien’s If I Die in a Combat Zone.
Hempfield Room
Chambers Hall
Greensburg, PA 15601