Comparative Literature Master's Essays Presentation

Presentation Schedule

May 16 & 18, 2022 3:30 pm
Location: Haldeman 246

If you are unable to make it in-person, please feel free to join us over Zoom at tinyurl.com/colt-2022

Monday, May 16

3:30 pm Introduction by Gerd Gemünden

Panel 1 moderated byTom Abi Samra

3:45 pm Tala Majzoub
"Out of the Gutter, Into the Gram: A Comical Message and a Digital Medium"

4:10 pm Victoria Sophie Labenski
"The City of Nightmares: Occultism, Ecstasy, and the Literature of Late-Victorian London"

4:35 pm Fanrui Shao
"Gambling: The Dialogue of Excess in Lanval and The Franklin's Tale"

5–5:10 pm Break

Panel 2 moderated by Emily Oliveira

5:15 pm Tutkunur Vatansever
"The Wailing of the Streets: Novelistic Form and the Everyday in Voyage in the Dark and Voyage au bout de la nuit"

5:40 pm Victoria Wirtz
"The Idyllic Houses of Collective Trauma: Reading Home and World War II in Ian McEwan's Atonement and Jenny Erpenbeck's Heimsuchung"

 

Wednesday, May 18

Panel 3 moderated by Victoria Sophie Labenski

3:35 pm Mari Aida
"'For Now We See in a Mirror, Dimly': Dialectical Wholeness in Oshii Mamoru's Ghost in the Shell"

4:00 pm Tom Abi Samra
"Circumstantial Poetics"

4:25 pm Andrés Meraz-Quiroz
"'I am Not Alive': A Bionian Reading of Life and Death in Balzac's Le Colonel Chabert and Tynianov's Podporuchik Kizhe"

4:50–5 pm Break

Panel 4 moderated by Tala Majzoub

5:05 pm Yipu Su
"Unended Middle Passage: The Exhausted Flesh of a Resistant Enslaved Woman"

5:30 pm Aidan Keys
"For Venus"

5:55 pm Emily Oliveira
"Imaginative Mimesis: Childhood Experience in Rafael Alberti's La Arboleda Perdida and José Gomes Ferreira's Calçada do Sol"