"Trickster Literature" senior seminar presentations set for Dec. 13
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 286 hits
Penn State Altoona’s English degree program will present “Trickster Literature,” a series of senior seminar student presentations, on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
10:30 a.m. - Matthew Christine: “Wittman ah Sing: Tricksterism and the Creation of a New Chinese American Identity in Maxine Hong Kingston’s Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book”
10:50 a.m. - Andrew Weglein: “Generational Tricksterism in David Bradley’s The Chaneysville Incident”
11:10 a.m. - Gina Reale: “The Trickster of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings”
11:30 a.m. - Carly Nebelski: “A Serious Trickster for Trivial People in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest”
11:50 a.m. - Christopher Sickinger: “Postmodern Tricksters in Slaughterhouse-Five”
12:10 p.m. - Leigh Ann Scialdone: “Tricksterism in Achieving the American Dream and Unveiling the Wealthy Upper Class in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby”
1:40 p.m. - Teela Tomchick: “Family Traits, Trickster, and Community: The Nanapushes in the Louise Erdrich Novels Tracks and Love Medicine”
2:00 p.m. - Bridget Troupe: “Victorian Tricksterism in The Picture of Dorian Gray”
2:20 p.m. - Daniel Impeciati: "A Trickster Walks Into a Gay Bar: Analyzing George A Single Man"
2:40 p.m. - Anne Maucieri: “Deceptive Detective: Trickster’s Reappearance in the Capitalist World of The Maltese Falcon”
3:00 p.m. - Tyreck Fuller: “Friends Don’t Trick Friends: The Function of Trickster in Joyce Carol Oates’s Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
3:20 p.m. - Samantha Ranck: “The Game’s Afoot!: Trickster in the Sherlock Holmes Adventures Changing the World of Crime Fiction”