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English Graduate Students Present Papers Abroad

Literary_London_Conference (2)Three students in Belmont’s Master’s of Arts in English program had papers selected for presentation at recent international conferences. Jamie E. Pack presented a paper on “Dark Passages: Femicide in the Gothic” at the International Gothic Conference hosted by the University of Surrey in Guildford, England on Aug. 5 through 8. Her paper was selected for presentation in a session featuring papers by leading scholars of Daphne du Maurier and the female gothic.

Selected for presentation at the Literary London conference, hosted by the University of London on July 17 through 19, were Alexandra Rose’s “Gardens of Earthly Delights: Sites of Sexual Deviance in Eliza Haywood’s London” and Hillary Rector’s “For Pleasure, Profit and Propriety: Social Criminality and Community in ‘The Importance of Being Ernest.’” The Literary London conference featured addresses and papers by international scholars on representations of London in literature and other media.

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