Wednesday, May 13, 2009
M.A. Thesis Celebration and Writing Award
The M.A. Thesis Celebration will kick off at 4:30 on Thursday in the Leu Art Gallery with opening remarks by Graduate Director Dr. James Wells before presentations by Janelle Fann ("Instruments of Healing: Narrative & Memory"), Rachel Ficter ("Quest for Identity: Using Self-Portraiture to Reflect and Build Self"), and Mark Sursavage ("'The Scene of the Miracle': The Remystification of Language in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead and Home"). Kyllikki Persson will also receive this year's M.A. Writing Award for her paper, “Playful Chopin: A Multitheoretical Approach for Teaching The Awakening.” There will be refreshments following the presentations.