Graduate Research Symposium Participants

The MA and MS programs are pleased to announce the participants in this year’s NC State Graduate Research Symposium: 

MA English

Karen Eisenhauer 
“Directives in Disney and Pixar Movies: A Quantitative Analysis” 
Advisor: Agnes Bolonyai 

Frankie Pennington 
“Making a Confession: Tag Questions as Manipulative Discourse Markers”
Advisor: Agnes Bolonyai 

Ari Janoff 
“Third Dialect In Santa Barbara, California: An Examination of the California Vowel Shift”
Advisor: Robin Dodsworth

Cecilia Tomasatti 
“Constructing Identity among Italians at NC State”
Advisor: Agnes Bolonyai 

MS Technical Communication

Arthur Berger 
“Poster Proposal on the Language of Competition in the Commercial Proposal Genre”
Advisor: Huiling Ding 

Nupoor Jalindre
“Visualizing Search Queries to Improve Information Design”
Advisor: Huiling Ding 

The Symposium will be held in the McKimmon Center on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. The goal of the event is “to showcase the outstanding quality and diversity of graduate-level research at NC State.” We’re delighted to have these six researchers representing the English Department.

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