Department of English


English Language and Literature

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The Queen’s University Department of English Presents:

Doctoral Special Topic Presentations 2018


Watson Hall, Room 517


Monday, 30 April 2018

9:00-9:45 am

"'all my relations water walking right next to me': Black and Indigenous (E)coresistance on Turtle Island"

Presenter: Sarah Kent


9:45-10:30 am

"'Women of Britain say—NO!': Birth-control, Pacifism, and the Modernist Aesthetics of Virginia Woolf"

Presenter: Andrew Moffitt


10:45-11:30 am

"'Une de nos îles me rendit': Nature and the Environment in the Traditional Literary Canons of Haiti and Louisiana"

Presenter: Mitch Crouse


Tuesday, 1 May 2018

9:00-9:45 am

"Skating Utopia: Imagining Queer Futurity in Hockey"

Presenter: Jamieson Ryan


9:45-10:30 am

"'As the Savage Is, So Is the White Man': The Biographical, Literary, and Historical Foundation of T.S. Eliot's Bolo Poems"

Presenter: Kyle Joudry


10:45-11:30 am

"'of course you know what "it" means': Deconstructing Childhood, Queerness, and Animality in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland"

Presenter: Alicia Alves

Light lunch in the English Department Lounge to follow Tuesday’s presentations