Session 6 Breakouts 

9:15-10:15 a.m.

(6A) Fiction
Room EH 215
Moderator: Clint Johnson

  • Bowen Loveland, Weber State University, "What Light Reveals"
  • Kirra Moore, Colorado Mesa University, "In Which a Stranger Drinks Cranberry Tea"
  • Kalijah Robertson, Weber State University, "Untitled"
  • Riggs Robertson, Colorado Mesa University, "Desolate Tasks"

(6B) American Literature
Room EH 218
Moderator: Susan McKay

  • Michael Austin, Brigham Young University-Idaho, "The Fabricated Franklin: Applying Narrative Theory to the Autobiography"
  • Evan Shelley, Colorado Mesa University, "A Kind of Birth: Body Ownership, Reproductive Oppression and the Vulnerable Birther in Octavia Butler's Bloodchild"
  • McKenzie Wood, Eastern Wyoming College, "Villains and the Women Who Love Them Enough to Kill for Them"

(6C) British Literature
Room EH 219
Moderator: Jaid Wehrenberg

  • Gwen Furniss, Brigham Young University-Idaho, " Imagination as a Vehicle for Diety in Blake's Marriage of Heaven and Hell"
  • Hannah Gregory, Central Michigan University, "Gothic Women as Tokens of Exchange in The Castle of Otranto"
  • Brian Lines, Eastern University, "A Far Green Country: Allos Topos in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Preston Waddoups, Utah State University, "Samuel Beckett, the Body, and Philosophy"

(6D) World Literature
Room EH 206
Moderator: Ryan Evans

  • William Clark, Utah State University, "Circular Time and Generational Struggle in One Hundred Years of Solitude"
  • Joseph Gibson, Weber State University, "A Jungian Exploration of Gamera vs Guiron"
  • Heather S. Jones, Southern Utah University, "A Reclamation: Death and Hybridity as Power in Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman"
  • Avery Knaub, Weber State University, "Of Gods and Men: Ancient Egyptian Same-Sex Desire and the Male-Centered Realm of Sexuality"