Brittain Fellows–Bremm, Curtright, Schiff–to Present at SAMLA

Nov 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Conferences, Events & Activities

South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference

Brittain Fellows Doris Bremm (second-year), Lauren Curtright (second-year), and Sarah Eden Schiff (first-year) will present at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference in Atlanta this weekend, November 4-6. The theme for this year’s conference is “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World.” Former Brittain Fellow and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Shannon Dobranski will also be presenting. For more information go to:

Panel and Paper Titles

Doris Bremm

32. Verse, Voice, and Vision: The Use of Poetry in Cinema

Special Session

Doris Bremm, Georgia Institute of Technology – Avant-Garde Film meets the Urban Pastoral: Frank O’Hara and Alfred Leslie’s Ride around Manhattan.

Lauren Curtright and Shannon Dobranski

13. Beyond Page to Screen: New Directions in Adaptation Studies: Adaptation Theory Revisited

Film Studies Association, Session III

Lauren Curtright,  Georgia Institute of Technology – Capturing the Instant: Literary Adaptations to Cinematic Time.

Shannon Dobranski, Georgia Institute of Technology – “True” Grit? Embodying the Western Mythos in Remake and Readaptation.

Lauren Curtright

228. (Re)Constructing Southern Spaces

Society for the Study of Southern Literature, Session I-B

Seeing Spaces in Southern Literature and Film Cluster Session

Lauren Curtright, Georgia Institute of Technology – The Outré Spaces of William Abbott Pratt.

Sarah Schiff

14. Can Christianity Be Post Secular? Professions of Faith and Doubt in Contemporary American Literature

Southeast Conference on Christianity and Literature (SCCL)

Chair: Pete Rorabaugh, Georgia State University

Sarah Eden Schiff, Georgia Institute of Technology – Amiri Baraka, the Nation of Islam, and the Story of American Origins.

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