Public Talks by GCWS Dissertation Workshop Participants: Women’s and Gender Studies Dissertation Works in Progress
Join the Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies Workshop for Dissertation Writers in Women's and Gender Studies participants on the first Wednesday in May as the workshop students formally present their dissertation works in progress.
Students in the Dissertation Workshop are at all stages in the dissertation process. The workshop, taught by Professor Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace, Professor of English at Boston College, provides an environment for to discuss theoretical considerations and practical ones relating to the writing of an explicitly Women's and Gender Studies-focused dissertation. Over the course of one workshop session which is open to the public, student participants will give a formal talk on their research and subject matter. Topics and student presenters are listed below.
“Dying to Write: Mothers’ Memento Mori Legacy Texts in England, 1600-1650”
Emily Fine, PhD Candidate, English Department, Brandeis University
“New Mothers in Unsettled Time: Motherhood and Childrearing in Neoliberal South Korea”
EunSil Oh, PhD Candidate, Sociology Department, Harvard University
“Spectral Palimsests: Zong!, Beloved, and the Archive of Enslavement"
Asimina Ino Nikolopoulou, PhD Candidate, English Department, Northeastern University
“Providential Defiance: The Women of Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie"
Christine R. Payson, PhD Candidate, English Department, Tufts University
“Experimental Women: Reclaiming Women’s Scientific Work in the Long Eighteenth Century"
Katie Sagal, PhD Candidate, English Department, Tufts University
“Ekphrasis and Eighteenth-Century Women Poets"
Laura Tallon, PhD Candidate, English Department, Boston University