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Awards and Achievements of LLC Students

Moore Scholarship / Poetry AwardsScholars Day Awards / Other Awards   
Student Research Projects / Published Students and Student Presenters 
 

Opportunities for Publishing and Presenting at USC Upstate and Nationwide

USC Upstate English Alumni Have Attended These Graduate Schools

  • American University (M.A.)
  • Clemson University (M.A.)
  • Converse College (M.L.A., M.A.T.)
  • University of Georgia-Athens (Ph.D.)
  • University of Kentucky (M.A.)
  • Tufts University (Ph.D.)
  • Winthrop University (M.A.)

Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award Winners  
 Warren Carson at Scholars Day

  • Trina Higgins, 2012, 2013
  • Zachary Compton, 2011
  • Emily Kudeviz, 2010
  • Sharae Walton, 2010
  • Chris Bianco, 2009
  • Laura Nicole Turner, 2008

Center for Research and Scholarship Support Assistantships and Grants  

Published Research and Presentations by LLC Students  

  • High, Sarah Marie, and Tasha Thomas. "The 'iGeneration':  The Revolutionary Transformation of Technology in Elementary Schools." Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 19 Apr. 2013
  • White, Samantha, and Shannon Polchow. "From Emigration to Immigration: Spain in the 21st Century." Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 19 Apr. 2013
  • Wood II, Frederick, and David Marlow. "Phonosymbolic Representations in A Clockwork Orange." Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 19 Apr. 2013
  • Graupner, Johanna, and David Marlow. "German Dialects and Language Attitudes Toward Them." Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 19 Apr. 2013
  • Joe Bodie's play, nothing, exactly, was performed by the Shoestring Players Oct. 28-31, 2011, in the HPAC Studio Theatre.
  • Rowland, Jena, and David Marlow. " Dialect Awareness Education: The Importance of Watching our Words." USC Upstate Undergraduate Research Journal 3 (2010): 1-8.
  • Brown, Ashley. "Wrapping It Up: Feminists and the Nineteenth Century Birth Control Movement." SEWSA 2010: Cultural Productions, Gender, and Activism. Columbia, SC, 25 Mar. 2010.  Dr. Esther Godfrey, advisor
  • Cunningham, Bronwyn. "Dorothea Dix and The Woman in White. SEWSA 2010: Cultural Productions, Gender, and Activism. Columbia, SC, 25 Mar. 2010.  Dr. Esther Godfrey, advisor
  • Tevault, Beth. "How Do You Solve a Problem like Marian: An Investigation into Narrative Discipline in Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White." SEWSA 2010: Cultural Productions, Gender, and Activism. Columbia, SC, 25 Mar. 2010.  Dr. Esther Godfrey, advisor
  • Davis, Stephen, and David Marlow. "The South Carolina Language and Life Project." Sixth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 26 Mar. 2010.
  • Funderburk, Jason, and  Lisa Johnson. "Emotionally Ill(literate): Disabling Affect and the Politics of 'Spass' in Lars Von Trier's Idioterne." Sixth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 26 Mar. 2010.
  • Kelly, Sharon, and David Marlow. "Playing God: World-Making Words." Sixth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 26 Mar. 2010.
  • Rowland, Jena, and David Marlow. "Toward Including Linguistic Awareness in Diversity Education: Applications of a 'Universal' Approach to All Varieties of English." Sixth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, 26 Mar. 2010.
  • Funderburk, Jason. "Extraordinary Affects: Cultural Politics of Emotion in International Film." 2009 PCAS/ACAS Conference. Wilmington, NC, 1 Oct. 2009. Dr. Lisa Johnson, advisor.
  • Crocker, John, and  Celena E. Kusch. " Race and Class Identity in The Great Gatsby and Passing." Proceedings of the Fifth /uploadedImages/academics/arts_sciences/Language_and_Literature/JohnCrocker.jpgAnnual SC Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, 27 March 2009. Spartanburg: USC Upstate Sponsored Awards and Research, 2009. 126-128.
  • Andrew, Allison, and  Peter Caster. " Collaborative Writing: An Autoethnographic Study of Co-Authorship." USC Upstate Undergraduate Research Journal 1 (2008): 1-6.  
  • Jackson, Johanna and  June Carter. " The Intersection of Race and Gender in Down These Mean Streets . " USC Upstate Undergraduate Research Journal 1 (2008): 46-50.
  • Williams, Emma Jane, and  Danielle Raquidel. " L'îsle des rêves écrasés par Chantal Spitz, ou l'assertion de l'identité Ma'ohi en Fenua." USC Upstate Undergraduate Research Journal 1 (2008): 33-38.

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