“Child Monsters: Cultural Differences between the Colonized in Beasts of the Southern Wild and Where the Wild Things Are

Elisabeth Bialosky ’15 has moved around a lot growing up, but currently lives in Hudson, Ohio.  She is majoring in English Literature and Religion and is an editor of Exile and an active participant in Big Brothers Big Sisters. She loves working with children and after college, she will teach special education with the Teach for America program in Cleveland, Ohio. She hopes to work in education or non-profits long-term and will probably never use either of her major degrees.

“The Trappings of the Artist: Religious Language in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Hailey Bruce ’16 is a dance and creative writing major from St. Joseph, MI. A Dance Fellow, she is president of the Ballet Club and has danced in thirteen pieces at Denison. Bruce holds the Vail Scholarship in dance and the Juliet Barker Sarett Scholarship in English.

“The Multiplicity and Instability of Identity in Doug Wright’s I am My Own Wife

Maggie Jones ‘16 is a biology and creative writing major from Elkins, WV. On campus she is a consultant for the Writing Center and a member of DCA Cabinet and Kappa Kappa Gamma. After Denison, she hopes to continue her involvement in service and research by serving as a long term volunteer and eventually pursuing a graduate program in biology

“Ralph Ellison and His Invisible Man: Integrating American Leftism and the Black Experience”

Dylan Parson ’16 is a religion major from Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. On campus, he serves as Chief Operating Officer for Denison Enterprises and works as a research assistant in the History Department. An active member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Granville, he is currently helping the congregation strengthen their college ministry program. After Denison, he plans to attend seminary and then pursue ordination in the United Methodist Church.