ENG 455 Presentations

Presentations cancelled because of weather.

Students in ENG 455 (Literary Theory and Cultural Students) will be giving presentations on their final research projects this week. The presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations have been organized into four panels, with short breaks scheduled between each panel. Three panels will be on Monday, December 10, at 3:15-4:15, 4:25-5:25, and 5:30-6:30, in Education Center 106. The final panel is during the Common Time on Wednesday, December 12, from 11:45-1:00, in Education Center 112. Please see below for the full schedule of presenters and presentation titles.

Michael Johnson

ENG 455 Presentation Schedule

Monday, December 10

106 Education Center


Will Lane, “Skyfall: A (Blatant) Psychoanalysis”

Allison Osborne, “Fathers and Sons: A Psychoanalytical Reading of The Shining.

Kelsie Wilson, “Theories Through the Eyes”


Brandi Merry, “A Theoretical Analysis of the Types of Staring in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

Kaitlin Carmichael, “’Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things’: Disabled Characters in Game of Thrones

William Rodriguez, “Video Game Music as an Acoustic Territory”


Bianca Bourgault, “The Big Other and the Objet a in American Beauty

Nicaela Giglia, “Reflections of Lacanian Theory in the film Memento

Alaina Jacobs, “The Walking Western: Cowboys and Zombies, the New Frontier”

Wednesday, December 12

112 Education Center


Kaussandra Ricker, “The Real Within Us: An Exploration of the Zombies from the Walking Dead”

Ben Villaneuve, “Get Your Ears To Mars: The Sounds of Doom 3

Matthew Banning, “The Effects of the Maternal Superego in J. Edgar.”

Noelle Dubay, “Art as Mirror: Construction of Subjecthood in To The Lighthouse.

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