Third Annual Department of English Undergraduate/Graduate Research Conference Saturday 23 February 2008 Withers 401 Lunch Featured Speaker: Dr. Matthew Fike “Hamlet and the Pirates: A Case Study in Jungian Criticism” Session I: 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM Cherchez les Femmes: Issues of Gender in 19th & 20th Century Literature. Moderator: Dr. Jones Session III: 1:15 PM t0 2:30 PM ‘The Justice of Thy Plea’: Questions of Justice and Attitude. Moderator: Dr. Koster Suzanne Sink, “Jane Austen and Anne Elliot: Redefining Women in the Struggle between Love and Prudence” Nicole DuBose, “The Shakespearean Problem” Taylor Rollins, “‘A Reporter in Petticoats’: Henrietta Stackpole’s Role as the New Woman in Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady” Caley Crull, “‘What Can You Expect of a Girl Who Was Allowed to Wear Black Satin at Her Coming-Out Ball?’ Gender Issues in Wharton’s Age of Innocence” Courtney Adams Wooten, “The Lost Boy: Metty’s Evolving Postcolonial Identity in V. S. Naipul’s A Bend in the River” Robert Beddingfield, “The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: A Grammar of Lust” Lacey Long, “Civilization-as-Over: Tankian's Empty Walls” Christina Williams, “Kate Chopin’s The Awakening: Reading Beyond Modern Feminism.” Session IV: 2:45 to 3:45 PM Twisted Pictures: Issues of Representation. Moderator: Dr. Jones Session II: 10:30 AM to 11:45 PM Speaking in Tongues: Language in Modern Literature. Moderator: Dr. Koster Stephanie Harris, “‘I Have Never Known the Paternal Name of Her’: The Representation of the Female Condition in Edgar Allen Poe’s Ligeia” Kendall Lentz, “‘A Different Way of Working’: Image and Meter in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and Four Quartets” Rebecca Shockey, “The Degenerative Influences in The Picture of Dorian Gray” Allison Wise, “‘Singing Out of Empty Cisterns and Exhausted Wells’: The Resurrecting Voices in The Waste Land” Art Basler, “Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon = Song of Rebellion” Jessica Davis, “‘The Last Column of Some Ruined Temple’: Transcendentalist Principles in Bartleby, the Scrivener” Meredith Keeter, “The Southern Grotesque: Shattering the Female Stereotype” About Our Featured Speaker Third Annual Winthrop University Department of English Undergraduate/Graduate Research Conference 23 February 2008 Matthew Fike received a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Michigan, served for nine years as a founding faculty member at the American University in Bulgaria, and is currently an associate professor here at Winthrop. In 2003 he published a book entitled Spenser’s Underworld in the 1590 Faerie Queene; and he has published various essays, including one in JUNG entitled “The Primitive in Othello: A Post-Jungian Reading.” His second book, The Visionary Mode: A Jungian Study of Shakespeare, is currently under review.