Graduate Research Grant Recipients

Spring 2019

Patricia Bredar (English) will present her paper, “Wild Wanderings: Imagining Women’s Mobility in Charlotte Smith’s Elegiac Sonnets,” this April at the 2019 British Women Writer’s Conference in Auburn, Alabama.

Shinjini Chattopadhyay (English) will conduct dissertation research this summer at the Zürich James Joyce Foundation Archives to advance her gender analysis of Finnegan’s Wake.

Emily McLemore (English) will be presenting her paper, “From Huntress to Hunted: ‘Wayward’ Women and the Predatory Nature of the Knight’s Tale,” in May at the 2019 International Congress on Medieval Studies.

Fall 2018

Minju Kwon (Political Science) will conduct field research in January 2019 at the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, to further her study of women’s participation in domestic and international regulations regarding child pornography.

Stacy Sivinski (English) will present her paper, “Judging a Book by Its Cover: H.L. Menken, The Smart Set, and Woman as Monstrous Consumer” at the Midwest Modern Language Association conference in Kansas City in November 2018.

Jac Smith (Creative Writing) will travel to Florida in January 2019 to attend the Key West Literary Seminar and to do creative research for a work-in-progress entitled The Loose.