Fordham English Undergrads to Present at Literature Conference

Adam Fales, Austin Fimmano, and Mara Leighton--all undergraduate Fordham English majors--will be presenting papers based on their research at a conference at New Jersey's Caldwell University on November 18, 2016. The conference's theme is "Literary Losers and Anti-Heroes." 

  • Adam Fales, a senior English major at FCLC, will be presenting a paper titled "Dying and Dieting: Hurstwood's Starvation in Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie.
  • Austin Fimmano, a senior English major at FCRH, will be presenting a paper titled "A Moveable Protagonist," analyzing Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast
  • Mara Leighton, also a senior English major at Rose Hill, will be presenting a paper titled "Scarlett O'Hara, An Anti-Hero."

James Van Wyck, a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the English department, will also attend the conference to support the students and their work. 

The English department congratulates all three students on their acceptance to this conference, and we all look forward to hearing how it went!