Honours Conference Programme: Friday, 21 July 2017
(Venue: Yellow & Green Molteno Rooms, Dept. of English)
9.30-9.40: Introduction: Nadia Sanger (Honours co-ordinator)
Hermé Cronje: “Haunting Histories"
Discussant: Sally-Anne Murray
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
Adré van Lill: “Fairy tale beginnings: From myths and oral traditions to fairy tales"
Discussant: Adri Marais
Jessica Duval: “The Manifestation of Xenophobia in The Victorian Era"
Discussant: Annel Pieterse
TEA 11.20- 11.30
Carron Schneider: “Nosebleeds and Nostalgia: Intertextuality and Cross-genre Adaptation in the Netflix Original Series 'Stranger Things'"
Discussant: Megan Jones
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
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
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
Sharvari Joshi: “Gaskell and the Novel of Manners"
Discussant: Daniel Roux