A sizable contingent of our graduate scholars presented papers at the Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain MLA in Scottsdale AZ, October 6-8, 2011.
Katherine Marie Alexander, Chair of Mary Shelley Session.
Presenter: "Mary Shelley's Mask of Feminine Propriety: A Subliminal Technique or a Divided Self?"
Justin Brock, "For the Sake of Another: Examining Women as Mediators and Go-Betweens in the Middle English Floris and Blancheflor."
Nominated for the RMMLA Charles Davis Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Presentation.
Bruce A. Carroll, "Renaissance Poiesis, a Theory of the Arts."
Colleen Dunn, "Grendles grape' as Relic: The Reverse Pilgrimage in Beowulf."
Sinae Kang, "A Nightmare without an End: The Irrecoverable Loss and Horror in the Disenchanted Gothic World of Frankenstein."
Jennifer M. Nader, "Narratives of Monstrosity: Wounded Knee and Print Media in the United States."
Janelle Lynn Ortega, "'Fully, truly seyde the good man of the hylle': The Conflict of Dreams in Malory's Grail Quest."
Doug Ryan VanBenthuysen, Chair, Old and Middle English Session.
RMMLA 2012 will be held in Boulder, CO from October 11th through the 13th. Paper proposals are due to the session chairs by March 12th.