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The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maia BakerThe Spatialization of Identity in Their Eyes Were Watching God
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Alaina Jordan EinsigLetters and Poems of Michael Field
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Kersh
Rafaela Silvia MarinelloInterest in the Long Eighteenth Century
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Jacob Sider Jost
Kayleigh Elizabeth Rhatigan".. .like the sky, constantly changing": Queer Futures and the Fluid Alien Body in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Audrey Devon SchlimmHeavenly Perspective: Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Visual Culture
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston
Nadia Gabrielle TivvisReturn to Neveryork: Queer Time, Afrofuturism, and Radical Queer Politics In Delany's Cyclical Cities
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Noah Robert FuscoMidcentury Suspension
Number of Weeks: 13
Claire Seiler
Janel PinedaResistance and Resilience in Salvadoran Storytelling
Conference: Spring 2018 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Studies and Engagement (CGSE)
Sarah Kersh,Carolina Castellanos
Alexi Leah StruzenskiDigital Streaming Bibliography
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Steven Malcic

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Noah Robert FuscoEighteenth-Century Poets Connect
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jacob Sider Jost
Shannon Adele NolanPoetry of Michael Field and the Victorian Queer Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Kersh
Samuel James PortelanceThe Comic Book Industry and Hollywood
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26 weeks
Gregory Steirer

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maximilian Lothar BurrowsAmazing By The Numbers
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Georgia Hoard ChristmanVisualizing the Poetry of Michael Field
Conference: Bucknell University Digital Humanitites Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Kersh
Edgar EstradaThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Patrick Belk
Kathleen Margaret JarmanVisualizing the Poetry of Michael Field
Conference: Bucknell University's Digital Scholarship Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Kersh
Katherine A LasswellMapping Shakespeare
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Patrick Belk
Katherine A LasswellThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Patrick Belk
Anna Louise MorrisonThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 4
Patrick Belk
Dejvi NdrecaAmazing By The Numbers
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Patrick Belk
Shannon Adele NolanPoetry of Michael Field and Victorian Queer Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13 weeks
Sarah Kersh
Leigh Katherine TraceyMapping Shakespeare
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Patrick Belk

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Georgia Hoard ChristmanAnnotated digital edition of the collection Sight and Song (Michael Field, 1892)
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Sarah Kersh
Victoria Leigh DeLaneyThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Patrick Belk
Laura A HartThe "Object"ification of People and the "Person"ification of Objects: Restoring Humanity to Soldiers Objectified by the Great War in Peter Weir's Gallipoli (1981) and Bertrand Tavernier's La Vie et Rien d'Autre (1989)
Conference: Central Pennsylvania Consortium Conference: Legacies of the Great War: Remembering World War I after 100 Years
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, English Department
Wendy Moffat
Kathleen Margaret JarmanGathering information on new John Milton volumes acquired by the archives
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Carol Ann Johnston
Kathleen Margaret JarmanAnnotated digital edition of the collection Sight and Song (Michael Field, 1892)
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Sarah Kersh
Sean Joseph JarmanThe battlefront letters of Dr. Thomas Salmon
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Mary Katherine NaydanEpistemology of the Great War: Narratology and Female Authority in Rebecca West's The Return of the Soldier
Conference: Central PA Colleges Conference: Legacies of the Great War: Remembering World War I after 100 Years
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium
Wendy Moffat
Harris RisellThe Comic Book Industry and Hollywood
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Gregory Steirer
Genevieve Elise VeresBioware and the Politics of Video Game Authorship
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Gregory Steirer

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Leah Judith ShaferBaldwin's Epistolary Designs
Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Spring Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Siobhan Phillips
Melissa Lin SturgesRewriting Hyboria: Robert E. Howard's Conan as Intellectual Property.
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Gregory Steirer

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lisa Maria BorsellinoMid-century Suspension
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Claire Seiler
Mary Katherine NaydanPatronage, Magazines, and the Economics of Eighteenth-Century Poetry
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jacob Sider Jost
Emma Jeanne RodwinMid-Century Suspension
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Claire Seiler
Leah Judith ShaferCorrespondence among African-American Poets, 1960-1980
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Siobhan Phillips

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Holly Madine BowersBibliographic and Archival Research for Book Project "Impossible Year"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Merit Elisabeth O'HareEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Colin Myles TrippFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Ball

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emily Elizabeth ArndtA Romantic Natural History (hypertext resource)
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols
Megan Natoli Liberty"But to Return to the Pictures": The Forgotten Photographs of Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Conference: 2011 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Eliza Rose ParkEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Ruth Lagji"Willing Liberates": Nietzschean Heroism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.
Conference: 2009 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Sharon Stockton,Thomas Nadelhoffer
Meredith Leigh MilnesFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
David Ball
Eliza Rose ParkFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism, 1850-Present
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
David Ball

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Thomas Bradley Elrod"Heavenly Perspective": Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Visual Tradition
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Carol Ann Johnston
Caroline Anne PeriThe Power of White Consumer Ideology over the Black Female Body - Hagar's Path to Identity in Toni Morrison's 'Song of Solomon'
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
George Whitfield FittingBibliographic Entry for Forster Biography
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Katlin Elizabeth Burwell HarkerForever Cursed: The Portrayal of Females in Mongo Beti's 'The Poor Christ of Bomba' and Ferdinand Oyono's 'Houseboy' in Relation to Eve
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Christine Marie HuronBridging the Gulf: Feminist Consciousness on War and Gendered Space
Conference: 2007 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Elizabeth A MountenayUnstated Indignities Burned Deeply into the Son's Mind: Masculine Anxiety and Feminine Space in World War II Novels, 1945-51
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Brandy Jo SpielmanA New Chicana Story: Rape as a Metaphor of Power in the Poetry of Carmen Tafolla
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
David Edward EmerickA Study of Contemporary Scottish Fiction
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Leslie Winston
David Edward EmerickWriting about Rape: The Economics of Fantasy
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 4
Sharon Stockton
Sara Nichole HooverBloomsbury in Pennsylvania: A Multimedia Presentation
Conference: Bloomsbury-A Centennial Celebration
Wendy Moffat

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine Kelly GinnPsychology, Literature, and the Evolution of Rape in the Twentieth Century
Conference: Society for Literature and Science
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sharon Stockton
Sara Nichole HooverHimself 'That Way': Transmitting Gay Cultural History in Merchant/Ivory's Adaptation of E. M. Forster's Maurice.
Conference: Literature/Film Association Conference
Supported by: Dickinson College
Wendy Moffat

2002

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine Kelly GinnWriting about Rape: The Economics of Fantasy
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Sharon Stockton
Sophia Nicole HarrisRebelling Against "The Man'': The Transgressive Feminine Body in Cindy Sherman's "Untitled Film Stills" and Susanna Kaysen's "Girl Interrupted"
Conference: The 9th Annual Research on Women by Students Symposium (ROWS)
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Sharon Stockton
Sara Nichole HooverForster in America
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat
Abigail Jane Watson-PopescuSeventeenth-century English poetry
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Elizabeth EvelerLost in Love: Subjectivity, Control and Transcendence Through Passion in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body
Conference: Annual CPC Women's Studies Conference
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Sharon Stockton
MaryJane Louise MillingtonEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Matthew James DurandEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Amanda Elizabeth Evelern/a
Supported by: Dana Research Internship (Pre-R&D)
Number of Weeks: 26
Wendy Moffat

1998

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maryann Frances PetersonEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1997

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jennifer Lindbeck RoseRomantic Natural History 1750-1850
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jonathan Joshua KupetzEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Jason Paul MurrayThe Modernist Reader: E.M. Forster's Implied Reader in Cultural context
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat
Jason Paul MurrayThe Modernist Reader: Forster's Implied Reader in Cultural Context
Supported by: PDF-Presidential Discretionary Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Dickson HarperEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1994

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Ashley Warlick FriisEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emily Ann WylieAn Introduction to the Short Fiction of American Writer Eudora Welty
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Bronwyn Jones BosseSilencing other Selves, The Wordsworthian Autobiographer
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols

1991

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Edward CostangoStudent Co-direction of the Writing Component of the FOCUS program
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Judy Gill

1990

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lisa Marie TravagliniEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1989

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christie WardEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Conference: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize Performances
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize