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Honours Conference 2017


Honours Conference Programme: Friday, 21 July 2017                            

(Venue: Yellow & Green Molteno Rooms, Dept. of English)

 

Session 1:

 

9.30-9.40: Introduction: Nadia Sanger (Honours co-ordinator)

 

9.40-10.05:

Hermé Cronje: “Haunting Histories"

Discussant: Sally-Anne Murray

 

10.05-10.30:

Georgina Scharrer: “Challenging the stereotypical representations of Palestinian terrorists as male, religious fundamentalists through comparing the representation of suicide bombers in the novel The Attack and the film Paradise Now"

Discussant: Nadia Sanger


10.30-10.55:

 Adré van Lill: “Fairy tale beginnings: From myths and oral traditions to fairy tales"

Discussant: Adri Marais

 

10.55- 11.20:

Jessica Duval: “The Manifestation of Xenophobia in The Victorian Era"

Discussant: Annel Pieterse

               

TEA 11.20- 11.30

 

Session 2:

 

11.30-11:55

Carron Schneider: “Nosebleeds and Nostalgia: Intertextuality and Cross-genre Adaptation in the Netflix Original Series 'Stranger Things'"

Discussant: Megan Jones


11.55-12.20:

Melissa-Jane Hershaw: “He said/ She said: Women's Writing of the Self, Madness and Rebellion in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night and Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald's Save Me the Waltz"

Discussant: Jeanne Ellis

 

12.20-12.45

Gabi Shabangu: “The Geographical Representations of Contemporary African American Feminisms in Issa Rae's 'Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl' & Jessmyn Ward's 'The Men We Reaped'"

Discussant: Uhuru Phalafala

 

LUNCH 12:45—13:45

 

Session 3:

 

13:45-14:10

Tyrone Fisher: Hip Hop, Homage and the Experience of a Street Poet: the Poetry in Kendrick Lamar's the Blacker the Berry"

Discussant: Riaan Oppelt 

 

14:10-14:35

 Sharvari Joshi: “Gaskell and the Novel of Manners"

 Discussant: Daniel Roux