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William Fenton

William Fenton
Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate, English

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Faculty Memorial Hall 405D

William Fenton

M.A. in English with Writing Concentration, Fordham University 
B.A. in English, Rollins College

Areas of Interest
Nineteenth-Century American Literature; American Studies; Digital Humanities

Presentations at professional national or international conferences
Presenter, "Montroville Wilson Dickeson’s Mississippi Panorma" at the Society of Early Americanists (Savannah, Spring 2013) Presenter, “Killer Quakers: Nick of the Woods and the Post-Heroic Generation” at the Dartmouth Summer Institute (Dartmouth, Summer 2012) Presenter, “‘What comes after:’ Art, Trauma, and DeLillo’s Ekphrastic Falling Man” at “Riddled with Epiphanies: DeLillo, New York,” a conference by the College of Mount Saint Vincent and the DeLillo Society (New York, Spring 2012) Presenter, “Jurgis, Carrie, and the Myth of the Small Town” at the Northeast Modern Language Association convention (Montreal, Spring 2010) Presenter, “Moby-Dick and the Final Frontier” at the Stony Brook University “Fearful Symmetry" conference (New York, Spring 2010)

Related Professional Experience
Research Assistant, Fordham American Studies, Fall 2011-Present Tutor, My Learning Springboard, Spring 2011-Present Staff Writer, PC Magazine, Fall 2010-Fall 2011 Project Manager, Bill Smith Group, Summer 2010-Fall 2010 Writing Center Tutor, Fordham University, Fall 2008-Summer 2010 Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Summer 2007-Summer 2008 Associate Technical Specialist, Harcourt Education, Winter 2006-Summer 2007

Other awards, honors, and/or activities
GSAS Summer Fellowship, Summer 2012 GSAS Research Support Grant, Spring 2012 GSAS Research Support Grant, Spring 2010 GSA Research Travel Grant, Spring 2010

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