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Niagara University English Department hosting conference on Shakespeare

by jmaloni
Wed, Nov 16th 2011 07:00 am

To go or not to go, that is the question...

Niagara University's English department is pleased to present a mini-conference featuring papers from students in Dr. Philip Collington's senior seminar English class on William Shakespeare's romantic comedies. The free event will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the Dunleavy Hall auditorium on NU's campus.

The guest speaker will be Sarah Gutman, a Ph.D. candidate at the University at Buffalo.

Scheduled student presenters from Niagara University include:

  • Kara Connors, '12, on fathers and daughters in "Taming of the Shrew" and "Much Ado About Nothing"
  • Leslie Makowski, '12, on mythological figures in "Romeo and Juliet" and "Much Ado About Nothing"
  • Chelsea Hewitt, '12, on interpreting Helena's transgressions in "All's Well that Ends Well"
  • Gina Puntoriero, '12, on the revelation vs. transformation of character in "Twelfth Night"
  • Will Victor, '12, on Christian intolerance and anti-Semitism in "The Merchant of Venice"

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Collington at 716.286.8635 or [email protected].

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