Department of English


English Language and Literature

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The Queen’s University Department of English Presents:

Doctoral Special Topic Presentations 2017

Open book with quill

Watson Hall, Room 517


Monday, 1 May 2017

9:00-9:45 am

“'The poet obeys the rules': Found Language, Erasure Poetry, and the Conceptual Reconstruction of the Poem"

Presenter: Andrew Law


9:45-10:30 am

“ What Are Rights? Two Early Modern Attempts at An Answer ”

Presenter: Brandy Harrison


10:45-11:30 am

"Cosmopolitanism and Representations of Childhood in African Literature"

Presenter: Golnar Karimi


[11:30 am-1:00 pm luncheon]


1:00-1:45 pm

"Beauty Sublimed by Religion: Ann Radcliffe’s Reworking of the Religious Sublime"

Presenter: Tara Hilman


1:45-2:30 pm

"(re)Defining Nonsense Literature as an Intermedial Genre (featuring Marc Bell’s All-Star Schnauzer Band)"

Presenter: Katie Turcotte