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NU English Department hosting conference on Shakespeare

by Olivia
Tue, Nov 22nd 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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