Graduate English students present at national conference
Four English MA students - Santina Knight, Melissa L. Scott, Royal Shirée, and Rachel Willis - presented papers at the 43rd Annual 2012 College English Associate Conference in Richmond, Virginia, March 20-31, 2012. The English Graduate Director Dr. Laura Long also presented. Congratulations to these members of the Lynchburg College English Master's program.
- Santina Knight presented "An Episode in Monacon DNA" on the panel "Sacred Soil, Ecocriticism, and Identities"
- Melissa L. Scott presented her creative nonfiction "Smiling Lessons" on the panel "Learn How to Live: Narratives of the Revising Life"
- Royal Shirée and Dr. Laura Long both presented on the panel "New Borders in Creative Writing: Readings and Contexts"
- Royal Shirée presented "'Victory's Mama' and Internalized Racism: A Dramatic Monologue"
- Dr. Laura Long presented "Butterfly Prose: A Lyrical Flash of Fiction"
- Rachel Willis presented her critical paper "Passive Aggressive: Jake Barnes' Masculinity and Violence" on the panel "Violence in Literature/Reconciliation in Literature: Transcending That Which Limits"
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In 2011 and early 2012, Dr. Casey Clabough published scholarly articles in The Sewanee Review and Appalachian Heritage, creative nonfiction in journals including Creative Nonfiction, Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, and Flycatcher: A Journal of Native Imagination, and book reviews in journals including North Carolina Literary Review and ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment.
In 2012, Dr. Beth Savage's research in the UK included a week at the British Library and the Chawton House. Dr. Savage is researching British female playwrights of the 18th century.