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18 May 2012: LiFTS MA Conference 2012

In and Out of Boxes: Sentencing Self and Society





18th May 2012 – Room 5A.325


10.30 – Arrival (Common Room for Coffee)



10.45 – 11.45  Life and Writing

Chair:   Joshua Ang


Petra McQueen             Searching for Nicky: Using Autofiction to Explore Emotional Truths

Chelsea Crosbie            The Exploration of Sylvia Plath and Emily Dickinson: Their Similarities, Differences and how their Mental State Contributed to Their Art


Coffee (11.45 – 12.00)


12.00 – 13.00 (Dis)Obeying Rules

Chair:   Kristina Fleuty


Elizabeth Fisher-Frank    Playwriting, Young People and the Law: Is it Worth It?

Stephanie Driver            Anyone For Tennis?


Lunch (13.00 – 14.00 Common Room)



14.00 – 15.00 Transforming Cultures / Cultural Transformations

Chair:   Stephanie Driver


Goedele Caluwe            The Critical Theory as developed by the Frankfurt School and its Relation to Literary Studies

Iglika Nikolova-Stoupak  Hemingway’s ‘The Sun Also Rises': a Cultural and Linguistic Reception in Three Western European Countries



Coffee (15.00-15.15)



15.15 – 16.15  Ident?ty: the ‘I’ in question

Chair:   Goedele Caluwe


Kristina Fleuty   A Past in Pursuit of the Present Self: Exploring the Relationship Between Characters Individual Identity in the Past

Joshua Ang      Masculine Anxiety: What it Means to be a Man in Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Worlds  


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