2021 English MA Colloquium 


Welcome to the 2021 Annual English MA Colloquium Project Page

“Open Windows, Closed Doors: A Pandemic-Based Graduate Experience”

Blake Carter, Leslie Czegeny, Emily Gabet, Kostyn Petrunick, Diana Vasu & Jakob Vujovic
GPD Gale Coskan-Johnson

Each year the Brock University English Language and Literature Graduate Program hosts a graduate student colloquium. This annual event invites graduate students to present their Masters Research Project This year’s virtual colloquium took place on April 27, 2021. We invite you to explore their projects here.


BLAKE CARTER: “This is the way to worlds ends…”: Fantastical, Decolonial, Ecocriticism in N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy.
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LESLIE CZEGENY: “The horror!, The Horror!”: Witnessing the Environmental Trauma of Wastelanding through Narrative in the heart of darkness.
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EMILY GABET: Why have women such eyes of Witchery? James Joyce and the Lesbian Choice.
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KOSTYN PETRUNICK: A Model for Unsettling Thought in the Anthropocene: Dionne Brand’s The Blue Clerk: Ars Poetica in 59 Versos.
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DIANA VASU: Who is the “Violent Mob” in Online Alt-Right Discourse?
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JAKOB VUJOVIC: Looking Back at the End of History: Health, UFO Religion, and the Dawn of a New Age.
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