Puget Sound English Department

March 10, 2010

Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature: Local Angle

The Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL) will take place on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the University of Portland. The keynote address will be given by Professor Ben Saunders, U of Oregon, and Puget Sound will be well represented by our stellar students and alums. Maggie Faber (’11) will deliver her paper, “Portrait of a Lady and the Transformative Power of Novels,” and Megan Fries (’12) will present her essay, “Ghosts and Handkerchiefs: Relics of Sexual Encounters in ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and Othello.” Alum Danni Simon (’09) will also be speaking on “Two Turns of the Screw: The Transformation of Henry James’s ‘The Turn of the Screw’ into the Opera by Benjamin Britten.” And Alison Lever (’12) will be reading her original poetry, “Untitled Collection.”

Congratulations to our outstanding students, and to their faculty mentor, Professor Joshi.
The full conference website and schedule can be found here.


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