June 17, 2024

Students Showcase Work at Kemp Symposium, 4/25-4/26

Students majoring in English, linguistics and communication will present their work at the ninth annual William Kemp Symposium, held in Combs Hall on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26. The more than 15 presentations range from “A College Students’ Guide to Social Media” to “Language and Gender” to “Tolkein and Four UMW Critics.”

On Thursday, April 25, the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication will hold its induction ceremony for Lambda Iota Tau, a national literature honor society. The induction will include the Taddesse Adera Memorial Address by Assistant Professor of English Danny Tweedy entitled “The Importance of Literature.” The induction and lecture will be held in Combs Hall, Room 139 at 5 p.m.

The symposium will conclude on Friday with the department picnic from 4 to 6 p.m. at 1201 William St.

A full schedule, with times and locations for each presentation, is available in PDF format.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.