Dosoretz Family Prize
Awarded annually for the best essay written by a graduating senior English major.
“Inside the Guarded Gates: Motherhood, Caregiving, and Domestic Work in Janice Y. K.Lee’s The Expatriates”
"Commodity Fetishism and Gendered Economic Exclusion in Isabella Whitney's "Wyll and Testament"
"'What Would Happen if We Didn't Like [Louis Armstrong]?': Centering Blues Figures wihtin Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man"
"A Hell From Which to Return: Print Theory, Deleuze and Guattari, and Rauschenberg's Inferno Series"
Queer Sex in Scientific Discourse: Laud Humphrey's Tearoom Trade and the Pathologizing of Homosexuality in the Scientific Community
Little Women, the Domestic Epic, and Family as Nation
A Chamber called Peace: Movement, Rest and Sleep in The Pilgrim’s Progress
More Medieval than the Medieval: A Material Examination of the Kelmscott Chaucer, its Antecedents, and its Motivations "Always historicize!" -Frederic Jameson
Chinese Eyes and Turkish Trousers: Racial Alterity and Sexual Liberation in To the Lighthouse and Orlando
The Oppressed Haunts the Oppressor
"Raptus in Wuthering Heights: the Rape and Theft of Isabella Linton"
"Politicizing the 'Real': The Representation of Class in The Road to Wigan Pier and Housing Problems (1935)"
"Adapting the Aesthetic Encounter: Lech Majewski's The Mill and the Cross (2011) as an Enframement of the Art Museum Experience" (2013)
"Streams Gush Down the River: The Lyric Moment and Epic"
"For Unspeakable Reasons: Humming as Improvisation"
"Performing Oneself: The stage of the theatrical persona in Ross McElwee's essay film, "Sherman's March"
Title: 'Minds unhing'd from old faith and love': Self-Forgetfulness, Memory and Social Redemption in the Works of George Eliot.
Title: Re-rewriting the Gothic: Christabel and the Lucy Poems
Title: "The Philosophers and the Animals": Opening gaps in reason with teh inarticulate voice.
Title: "Putting the Salt Back Inside Sozaboy"
Title: "'Do Thyself No Harm!' Suicide in Richardson's Clarissa and Eighteenth-Century Religious Discourse"