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Honors Colloquium 2021

The Honors Colloquium provides students the opportunity to present their research and discuss their findings.  You will find links to the colloquium in its entirety, as well as short presentations about each student's research project, below.  We encourage you to view them all!


Gabriela Czochara

Sowing the Seeds of Imperialism: Pigs, Families, and Colonial Trauma in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory and Craig Santos Perez's "I eat therefore I SPAM"

Melissa Gauger

Now That's What I call Discipline! Empire, Identity, and Otherness in Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus


Caroline Hsu

Strangest Things: Nostalgia vs. Representation in "Kids on Bikes" Media


Lauren Katz

Revolutionary Women: Literary Performativity, Classical Pseudonyms, and the Public Sphere in the Correspondence of Abigail Adams and Mercy Otis Warren

Riley Nelson

Thy Name is Woman: an examination of cross-gender casting in Hamlet as a method of interrogating gender

Sam Nguyen

When Women Teach: Female Pedagogues on the Early Modern Stage