Session 3 Breakouts

1-2 p.m.

(3A) American Literature 
Room EH 215
Moderator: Kyra Hudson

  • Hallie Burnett, Brigham Young University-Idaho, "Poems about Poems: Examining Meta-Narratives in Billy Collins' Picnic, Lightning"
  • Madelyn Maxfield, Brigham Young University-Idaho, "Supplanting Justice with Mercy in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road"
  • Jazmyne Olson, Weber State University, "Conformity & Carol: How Queer Narratives Are Molded by Capitalist Culture"

(3B) British Literature
Room EH 218
Moderator: Sunni Wilkinson

  • Kylee Casey, Weber State University, "A Plague on Both Your Houses: Analyzing Characterization Through Shifting Medium"
  • Ava Child, Southern Utah University, "Villette: Lucy Snowe’s Confession of a Divided Self"
  • Everett Clark, Brigham Young University-Idaho, " Metatext and Self-Forgiveness in Atonement"
  • Baylee Dorcey, Regis University, "A Psychoanalytic Study of Deviancy and Development in Dracula"

(3C) World Literature
Room EH 219
Moderator: Tim Costello

  • Jasmine Lownes, Regis University, " The Moor’s Last Sigh: A Web Narrative of Allegory and Simulacrum"
  • Elijah Moss, Utah State University, "Saleem Sinai’s Messy Exploration of Self: Structure in Midnight’s Children"
  • Emma Tremblay, Weber State University, "The Role of Marxism in Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians"

(3D) Creative Writing
Room EH 306
Moderator: Reggie Carlisle

  • Brenden Taylor, Brigham Young University-Idaho, " Breathing's Purpose"
  • Brandon Jackson, Weber State University, "Selected Poetry"
  • Brenden Taylor, Brigham Young University-Idaho, " Breathless to Breathing"