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Discover the work our graduate students are doing at the University—and around the world.
Grad Studies: Textiles and the Cause of Women
about Grad Studies: Textiles and the Cause of Women
This PhD candidate is researching the intersection of needlework and printing in early twentieth-century Ireland.
Shakespeare Behind Bars
about Shakespeare Behind Bars
PhD candidate Jenna Dreier won the prestigious Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for her research on prison performances of Shakespeare plays.
Grad Studies: War, Citizenship, and Accessibility
about Grad Studies: War, Citizenship, and Accessibility
With the help of a GRPP grant, PhD candidate Yon Ji Sol traveled to the UK to do dissertation research and present a paper
Grad Studies: The Everyday Carnival
about Grad Studies: The Everyday Carnival
PhD candidate Bomi Jeon explores Black Caribbean cultural identity within colonial spaces.
Grad Studies: To England Seeking Brontë
about Grad Studies: To England Seeking Brontë
A grant fostered PhD candidate Melissa Merte's research in Victorian narrative.
Transcribing the Writing Body
about Transcribing the Writing Body
This doctoral student received a Mellon fellowship to decipher handwriting from the Elizabethan era.
Grad Studies: Writing in Wartime
about Grad Studies: Writing in Wartime
Doctoral student Yon Ji Sol looks at soldiers and citizenship in 19th-century novels.
Grad Studies: Climate Change Literature
about Grad Studies: Climate Change Literature
PhD student Christopher Bowman studies literary trends during the 1930s Dust Bowl, and now.
Grad Studies: A Thing of Joy Is a Beauty
about Grad Studies: A Thing of Joy Is a Beauty
Is literary scholarship (meant to be) a joyful pursuit? This doctoral student is looking at the connection between literary knowledge and critical affect.
From Archive to Prison: Grad Student Research
about From Archive to Prison: Grad Student Research
Where did research interests take our doctoral candidates in 2018?
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