The culminating project for the literary studies majors in English can take many forms: interpretive essay, autobiographical criticism; biographical or cultural study; film and literature study; readers guide; new media; etc.The project is generally 15-20 pages and is accompanied by a preface that orients readers to the larger aims and interests of the project, reflects on its genesis and evolution, and situates it within an autobiographical and disciplinary context. At the end of the academic year, students read excerpts from their projects for peers and professors at the annual Senior Readings celebration.
Papers/Projects from 2018
Motherhood Makes a Matriarchy, Lily Mann
Papers/Projects from 2017
The Double Work of the Female Spectator, Emily Greitzer
Papers/Projects from 2015
Young Adult Dystopian Literature as Social Change Evolution, Rachel L. Scherzer