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2011 UI Graduate Literature Conference Schedule Saturday, March 5th 7:30am-8:00am: Meet, Greet, and Eat, TLC 040 8:00am-10:00am Panels Horror and Apocalypse, TLC 041, Moderator: Walter Hesford Ben S. Bunting, Jr. – Washington State University “Utopia Through Apocalypse?: A Comparative Ecocritical Reading of The Road and World War Z” Cameron Pipkin – University of Idaho “Finding Meaning in Poe: Symbol, Death, and the Unity of the Real” Ariana Burns – University of Idaho “In the Midst of the Stones of Fire: Analysis of Metaphor Use in the Early Atomic Age by Fundamentalist Protestant Millenialists.” Amy Ross – University of Idaho “Unnatural Landscapes: Dismantling the Romantic Subject in De Quincey’s Opium Eater” Trauma, TLC 032, Moderator: Jan Johnson Elyssa Spaeth – University of Idaho “Dealing with and Justifying Rape in Eudora Welty’s ‘At the Landing’” Terry Lingrey – University of Idaho “Reading Trauma Through an 18th Century Lens: Percy Shelley’s “’Mont Blanc’” Kendel Murrant – University of Idaho “Suicide and Belonging in Mary Shelley’s Matilda: Matilda’s Death as an Intentional Choice to Experience Familial Love” Stylistic Examinations, TLC 040, Moderator: Ron McFarland Jory M. Mickelson – University of Idaho “Complicating with Correspondence: Exploring the Epistolary Tradition as Secondary Text and Artifact” Pam Chisum – Washington State University “How Inter-Textual Becomes Intra-Textual: A Postmodern Analysis of Identity Texts in the Twitterverse” Aaron M. Moe – Washington State University “The Poetics of Intertextuality: A Look at W.S. Merwin’s Ecological Anguish”

10:15am-11:15am: Keynote, Dr. Tim Seiber, TLC 040 11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch 12:45pm-2:45pm Panels Percy Bysshe Shelley and William Blake, TLC 032, Moderator: Victoria Arthur Tamara A. Mirabzadeh – University of Idaho “’Ode to a West Wind’ and Percy Shelley’s Perception of History as a Seasonal Cycle of Democratic Growth” Chase Colton – University of Idaho

“William Blake in Chains: The Importance of Bondage and the Illusion of Liberty in America: A Prophecy” Scott Edinborough – University of Idaho “Sympathy for the Devil: Milton’s Satan in Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound” Ecocritical Perspectives, TLC 041, Moderator: Jennifer Ladino David Tagnani – Washington State University “Clare and I: English and American Perspectives on Wilderness” Jacklinn Bennett – University of Idaho “On Common Ground: Shared Beliefs in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Garden in the Dunes” Allix Lee-Painter – University of Idaho “An Environmental Justice Ecocritical Approach to Prometheus Unbound and America: A Prophecy” Melody Niesen – University of Idaho “Reconceputalizing the Beats: An Urban Ecocritical Examination of On the Road” Spatiality, TLC 040, Moderator: Jan Johnson Paula Wright – University of Wyoming “’Wilderness’ as a Rhetorical Act” Daniel Clausen – Boise State University “Contradictory Voices Tell You Who You Are: Intra-Textuality in Wallace Stegner’s Wolf Willow” Julie Mathers – University of Idaho “Urban Dreams Deferred and Ghettoitis in Chicago’s Southside: A Raisin in the Sun and The House on Mango Street”

3:00pm-5:00pm Panels Gender and Society, TLC 041, Moderator: Jodie Nicotra Lynne Beautrow – Boise State University “Circean Transformations at Elizabeth I’s Court and the Destruction of the Bower of Bliss in Spenser’s The Faerie Queene” Laurie Bailar – University of Idaho “Contrasting Stereotypical Dominican Gender Roles in The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao” Tom Grant – University of Idaho “There’s No Crying in Baseball: How Traditions of Sports Storytelling Ignores the Ethical Foundation of Female Athletes” Esme Dutcher – University of Idaho “Helen Maria Williams’s Factors in Reaching the Sublime in Contrast to Edmund Burke” Cultural Constructs, TLC 040, Moderator: Jennifer Ladino Joelle Moen – Washington State University “’Mummy, Mummy, Mummy’: The Implications of Birth Control in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand” Shaheena Bhatti – University of Arizona “Green Grass Running Water: A Story within a Story within a Story within A Story” April Strawn – University of Idaho “The Price of the Human Body: The Jungle How We Read Price vs. Value” Social Revolution, TLC 032, Moderator: Mary Blew Jonathan Evans – University of Idaho “Social Freedom: The Adherence to Establishment and Order”

Patricia Cady – University of Idaho “Raw Matter: The Power of Objects in Don DeLillo’s Pafko at the Wall: The Shot Heard Round the World” Randi Million – University of Idaho “A Raisin in the Sun: An Antiphonic Signal for Black Consciousness” Nate Green – Boise State University “Social Conflict and the Evolution of the Border Corrido”

5:15pm-5:30pm: Thank you and Wrap-Up, TLC 040 7:00pm-9:00pm: Optional Get-Together, Location TBD

2011 Intertexuality University of Idaho Conference Schedule  
2011 Intertexuality University of Idaho Conference Schedule  

2011 UI Graduate Literature Conference Schedule Saturday, March 5th