Abstracts By Alumni
As the culmination of their tenure in the Master of Arts in English degree program or the Joint Master of Arts in English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies degree program, Brandeis students prepare a significant research paper under the supervision of two faculty readers. We invite you to explore the abstracts posted here, listed alphabetically by student.
Paul Boboc, MA ’16 : The Edge of World and Mind: A Study in the Semiotics of Richard II
Cara DuBois, jt MA '20: Getting Gritty With It: The Politics of Cultural Production Under Late Capitalism
Larrisa Coach, jt MA '17: Punks, Bulldaggers, and Poor, White Trash: Reading for Coalition across Marginalized Positions in Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina and Sapphire's Push
Zach Halpern, MA ’15: "'The shimmer and the smell, the peculiar force of money': Class and Ambivalence in the Fictions of John Cheever
Austin Kemp, MA '20: "No Evil Shall Escape My Sight": The Comic Book Industry & Social Relevance in the 1970s
Walter Quiller, MA '20: "Neither That Time, Nor That ‘I’ Are Any More": Insisting Black Life in Invisible Man