Graduate Student Achievements



Elizabeth Barr
"'Who the devil wrote that?' Intertextuality and Authorial Reputation in Georgette Heyer's Venetia
                Journal of Popular Romance Studies, Spring 2013             

Justin Campbell

"Multiplicity of Me: On Race, Fatherhood, and James Baldwin."
                The Millions (essay here)

First Place Recipient of the 2013 Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers

"Blessed Are The Peacemakers." 
                34th Parallel Literary Magazine Winter 24 (2013): 44-53 

“Excerpt from “Sitting On The Knees of Gods.”
                 The Two Cities, 8 Nov. 2013 Web

                The Two Cities, 13 Sept. 2013 Web

 “Bedtime Stories”
                African American Review, Forthcoming: 2014

 “Your Life Is Not Your Own” 
                The Cossack Review, Forthcoming: 2013

“.12 Gauge”
                The Faircloth Review, 2013

“Super Tuscan”
                The Conium Review, 2013

“The Escort”
                The Wide Net Literary Magazine, 2011

                Margins, Forthcoming…

                UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
                Imperial College, London
                June 29-30, 2013

“Original Trauma: The Assumption of Unique Identities in Brick Lane 
                34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference 
                Albuquerque, New Mexico
                February 13-16, 2013

                2013 Acacia Conference 
                Cal State Fullerton 
                March 1-2, 2013

Joanne Do

“Poe and Plagiarism: The Evolution of a Changing Attitude”
                Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice Symposium 
                University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia 
                December 17-18, 2012

“Why Are You Looking At Me Like That?: Objects and Their Use in Samuel Beckett's Happy Days and Krapp's Last Tape
                PCA/ACA National Conference
                April 14-18, 2014

Hannah Dow
“(Dis)empowered: Virgins as Surrogates” 
                6th Annual Religions in Conversation Conference 
                Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
                February 21-23, 2013

"Mirror, Mirror: The Bluest Eye and the Construction of Pecola's Subjectivity"
                Trespassing(s): The University of Maryland's GEO Conference
                University of Maryland
                March 8, 2014

Liz Goldhammer
"Sex, Lies, and Videotapes: Cultural Feminism's (Re)Production of Patriarchy"
                Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline through Genre
                U Mass Amherst
                March 29, 2014

 "The Queer and the Creepy: Homosexual Desire in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"
                albeit, Forthcoming…

Alex Halicki
Crossing Thresholds: An Entry into Gothic Fiction (curator)
                William H. Hannon Library Department of Archives and Special Collections

Sean Hooks
“The Art of Digression: Experimentalism and Anti-Form in J.D. Salinger's ‘Seymour: An Introduction’”
                34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference 
                Albuquerque, New Mexico 
                February 13-16, 2013
                A version of this conference paper is published in the Los Angeles Review of Books,  
                September 15, 2013. 

Alisa Manzelli
“Myrtle Wilson's Desperate Attempts for Social Acceptance in The Great Gatsby  
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference
                Albuquerque, New Mexico         
                February 13-16, 2013

Courtney Pina   
“Modernist Oppositions: How War Unites the Literature of Dos Passos and Ginsberg” 
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference 
                Albuquerque, New Mexico
                February 13-16, 2013

                College English Association Conference 
                Savannah, Georgia
                April 4-6, 2013

Katelyn Quinley
“Distortions of Chastity in the House of Busyrane             “
                International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought 
                Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
                April 4-6, 2013

 Noah B. Salamon

“Sanctuary and other poems”
                Poetry issue of Sixfold, Fall 2013


Pictured above: George Herbert’s The Temple, First Edition, 1633. Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, LMU. Gift of T. Marie Chilton.