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2012-2013 Honors Students

The following are the 2012-2013 Honors Students and the titles of their honors thesis projects:



Morgan Aitken-Young Morgan Aitken-Young

The Egg That is Not a Girl
Kevin Macias-Matsuura Kevin Macias-Matsuura

The Space of Power: Institution and Control in the Corpus of Samuel Beckett
Susanne Andresen

Susanne Andresen

Blake and Wollstonecraft: Original Sin and the Egalitarian Female

Megan Ouyang

Megan Ouyang

Exploring Ecotones: The Boundary Between Ecology and Science Fiction

Ann Batson Ann Batson

The Categorization of Margery Kempe
Iliya Peyson

Iliya Peyson

The Book of Pharmacy and Other Stories
Angela Chen Angela Chen

Art of Totalitarianism, Technology of Capitalism: A Comparative Reading of Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story and Vladimir Sorokin's Day of the Oprichnik
Natalie Rosen

Natalie Rosen

Embodied (Re)(De)Orientations: Reading the Dawes Act and Smoke Signals through Radical Embodiment

Elizabeth Chung Elizabeth Chung

Tunneling
Victoria Selzer

Victoria Selzer

Darwin and Victorian Literature: Authorial Reactions, Theoretical Readings, and Literary Connections
Luis Cortes Luis Cortes

The Ideal Marriage and Patriarchal Family in Paradise Lost
Hao Tam

Hao Tam

AND-WATER, CYBORG/MONSTER: Critcal Aesthetic of Transnationalism in lê thi diem thúy's The Gangster We Are All Looking For and Bhanu Kapil's Incubation: A Space for Monsters

Catrina Hoppes Catrina Hoppes

Gender Roles in Judith Hermann's Fiction
Claudia Vizcarra

Claudia Vizcarra

Comparative Film Analysis: Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona and Biutiful

Patrick Lee\ Patrick Lee

Native Speakers
Lori Yost

Lori Yost

There is no Gray

Past Participants

Honors Program Undergraduate Awards

There are two annual undergraduate awards that are dedicated to the Honors Program thesis projects.  The Sherley Williams Memorial Award is bestowed upon the highest rated literary arts thesis, and the Burckhardt Award is bestowed upon the highest rated literary/cultural criticism thesis.



2012-2013
Award Winners


Sherley Williams Memorial Award
Elizabeth Chung

Burckhardt Award
Susanne Andresen