English Program: Student Research

Good Reads

Book cover for The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Recommended by: Amanda Rosemergy

Guided by faculty members in the English Program, many students pursue independent research projects. These are often published and presented at conferences. The most recent research projects are listed here.

Conference Presentations

PCEA 2011 Conference, Erie PA


  • Peri Blomquist '11
    Suffering Through Fairy Tale Revision in Juliet Marillier's 'Daughter of the Forest'
  • Alison Trautmann '12-Best Undergraduate Critical Essay
    "Thank You Girl"" The Beatles' Lyrics and Their Female Fans

Honors Theses

Peri Blomquist  '11
Silence of the Swans: Female Martyrdom and Suffering through Fairy Tale Revision in Juliet Marillier's Daughter of the Forest

Alison Trautmann '12
"Thank You Girl": The Beatles' Music and Their Female Fans