Literature Profile Academic Conference
WEDNESDAY, May 1st, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 in 5B.13
Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec
As part of the Arts, Literature, and Communication Festival, Literature Profile graduating students in Liana Bellon’s Integrating Activity course present their major, end-of-term projects in a series of two panels.
Welcome statement: Maria Ladas and Ryan Glive
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Writer’s Craft
This panel, moderated by Nina Dumornay, studies the technique of suspense, graphic novels as political statements, and the trope of metamorphosis.
An Analysis of the Gothic: Comparing Poe and King’s Works
Troubled Governments: A Critical Analysis of Power in Moore’s Watchmen and V for Vendetta
An Analysis of the Creator-Creation Relationship in Shelley’s Frankenstein and Shaw’s Pygmalion
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Individual in Society
This panel, moderated by Sarah Kassa, explores notions of femininity and masculinity in various texts, as well as novels that feature characters who face physical or psychological challenges.
‘Woman’ as Sign: The Madonna/Whore Dichotomy and the Limits of an Angel-Like Life
Masculine Performance in Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray and Hornung’s Raffles
Disability in Literature: A Comparative Analysis of Pomerance’s The Elephant Man and Keyes’ Flowers for Algernon
Presentation of the Literature Profile Award for Best Paper to Miriam Sherman