Niagara University English Department hosting conference on Shakespeareby jmaloni
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].