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Tessa Kennedy

Degree in progress: M.A. in English, Literature Contact: tesskenn@nmsu.edu More about Tessa:  I am an individual who believes in the power of story.  I have come to understand the world around me as a supporting character in a larger story; and because of my deeply rooted faith, my role is written by The Author (God).  That…
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Hayley Ellisor

Degree in progress: M.A. in English, Literature Contact: hellisor@nmsu.edu Research interests: Victorian Literature, Gothic Literature Bio: Twice an Aggie, I graduated from Texas A&M in 2014 with a degree in Literature, minors in Psychology and History and a certificate in Linguistics. In my studies, I find myself most interested in the ways history, culture and literature interact. This…
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Elizabeth Brug

Degree in progress:  MA in English, Literature Contact: ebrug01@nmsu.edu

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M.A. Literature Faculty

Literature faculty research interests are broad, including Hollywood and experimental film, poetry and drama of the English Renaissance, British Romanticism, modern American poetry, Gothicism, late medieval religious writing, Victorianism, and American ethnic literatures, and represent a wide variety of theoretical perspectives including materialist cultural theory, feminist theories, cultural studies, and queer theory. Ryan Cull Eugene Cunnar (Emeritus) James Finley Joyce Garay…
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M.A. Literature Thesis & Non-Thesis Options

Master’s Essay The M.A. Master’s Essay requires revision of a scholarly essay of 25 to 30 pages, the approximate length of a journal article, and reformulation of this essay to the 7 to 8 pages appropriate for presentation at a conference or symposium (such as NMSU’s Graduate Research and Arts Symposium). Both in length and…
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M.A. Literature Second Language Requirement

Second language proficiency must be demonstrated by one of the following: Completing two years of high school foreign language study Achieving a minimum score of 62 for French, 63 for German, or 66 for Spanish on the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) foreign language exam Completing two semesters of a foreign language at the undergraduate…
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M.A. Literature Coursework

Students working toward a M.A. in Literature must complete 36 credit hours of adviser-approved coursework: Literary Theory and Methods (3 hours). Appropriate courses include: ENGL 511 ENGL 517 ENGL 526 ENGL 583 ENGL 589 Other courses with strong emphasis on literary theory may be used with adviser’s consent. Literature Courses (18 hours).  British literature pre-1700…
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