CURRENT THESIS TOPICS


Postdoc Projects

Lauren Beard
“Orestes Would Become Hamlet”: Crisis, Subjectivity, and Form in Modernist Literature

Adleen Crapo
Punishment and Embodiment: an Examination of Gender and Disability in Early Modern Literature

David J. Dagenais
Governmentalization, Desubjugation, and the Crisis of Humanism in the Essais, Hamlet, and The Tempest

Darcy Gauthier
Literature in Time of War

Elise Couture-Grondin
Sustainable Subjects For an Ethics and Politics of Indigenous Women’s Writing in the Americas.

Allen Haaheim
Breaking Form: Prosody and Lyricism in the Poetry and Poetics of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) and Shen Yueh (441-513)

Nathaniel Heisler
The Pedagogy of Print: Transmission, Authority and the Press in 19th Century Cairo

Marketa Russell Holtebrinck
The Collage Impulse and the Configuration of Space in the European Novel 1933-2000

Veronica Jimenez
Of Maps and Suitcases, a Study of Time-escapes

Nefise Kahraman
En Route to “Fresh Air””: Towards a Poetics of Change of Air/Change of Place in Early 20th Century Turkish and Persian Novels.

Paula Liliana Karger
Transatlantic Alterity and Identity: Exploring the doncella Teodor’s Materialisations

Vesna Leko
Women in War, War in Women: A Comparative Study of Matute, Morante and Velmar Jankovic

Jeanne Mathieu-Lessard 
Humour and Imprisonment in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Sita Rao
Colour Blinds: Race, Miscegenation and Visuality in Post-Colonial Europhone Mixed-Race Fiction

Tetiana Soviak
Representations of Work in Literature and Film

Rachel Freedman Stapleton
Autobiographical Strategies of Petition in Spanish and English Women’s Letters, 1530–1630

Kristina Syvarth
The Marginalized Avant-Garde: Performance and Performativity in the Works and Lives of Daniil Kharms and Boris Vian

Postdoctoral Fellowship Projects


Dr. Stefanie Heine
The Poetics of Breathing (supervised by Prof. John Ricco)

Updated: June 23, 2016