Thesis/Dissertation Bites – Fall 2015

           The Scattered Pelican aims to highlight ongoing research projects, in the form of Master’s theses or doctoral dissertations, being undertaken by graduate students in various disciplines. This section of The Scattered Pelican showcases, for the most part, a brief summary or abstract of these ongoing projects; in other instances, there will be a representative excerpt from each featured thesis or dissertation, and a download link where such texts have been made available. If you would like your thesis or dissertation featured, please get in touch with the Editors at


Banerjee, Sarbani. “‘More or Less’ Refugee?: Bengal Partition in Literature and Cinema”.
Jary, Sheena. “Being ‘Becomes You’: Actualizing Possible Worlds in Carroll, Flaubert, and Durrell”.
Pleniceanu, Anda. Peri Algeos: Pain in Aeschylus and Sophocles”.