FOURTH ANNUAL LITERATURES AND LINGUISTICS UNDERGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM (LLUC)
April 6, 2013
Ken Olsen Science Center (KOSC), Gordon College
||Registration and Continental Breakfast | KOSC 124
||Welcome – Emmanuelle Vanborre, Languages and Linguistics Department Chair | KOSC 124
Deconstruction and Reconstruction | KOSC 125
Sarim Zia (Georgetown University, Qatar): "The Centre Does Not Hold: The Deconstruction of the Binary Hierarchical Code in Postcolonial Literature"
Leah Serao (Gordon College): "Moving Forward from a less-than-ideal icon"
Hope Johnson (Gordon College): "Fossilization in Adult Second Language Learners: Harmonizing Theory and Practice"
The Impact of Literature | KOSC 126
Elizabeth Riley (Dort College): "And the Following Resulted: The Lasting Effects ofUncle Tom’s Cabin"
Heidi de Waal (Dordt College): "The Same Argument through Different Rhetorical Styles"
Jessica Yu (Gordon College): "Demons of Slavic Mythology: An Approach to Bulgakov’sThe Master and Margarita"
||Coffee Break | KOSC 124
|11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Uses and Evolution of Languages | KOSC 125
New Readings of Faulkner | KOSC 126
Sarah Bryer (Gordon College): "A Language of Their Own: The Rise and Development of a Colonial Dialect"
Anna Dudt (Gordon College): "Examining the Christian Register"
Chloe Eaton (Gordon College): "'So he had hardly heard of such a world until he fell into it': Thomas Sutpen as Victim"
Victoria Chandler (Gordon College): "How do Gothic Elements of The Sound and the Fury Inform Faulkner’s Depiction of Female Development?"
Eric Cheuk (University of Washington): "Filling in the Gaps: Pride, Nakedness, and Linguistic Fluctuations in Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying"
||Lunch Break | Lane Student Center (meal vouchers provided)
Language, Literature and Socio-religious Concerns | KOSC 125
Aniket De (Tufts University): "Should I be embarrassed? Exploring the impact of Colonialism in South Indian Subaltern Literature"
Amber Moore (John Brown University): "Christianity and Judaism in The Merchant of Venice: Shakespeare’s Critique of Religion"
Lazaro Mancilla (Gordon College): "The Dispute between the Cherub and the Thief: Cosmological Shifts in Syriac Dialogue Poetry"
||Closing Remarks – Emmanuelle Vanborre, Languages and Linguistics Department Chair | KOSC 124