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After a highly successful first year, the Hunter Museum Undergraduate Symposium returns this year to feature papers from regional universities on the topic of the Gothic Imaginary. This year’s symposium is held in conjunction with an exhibit of photographs by the renowned writer Eudora Welty. 

This year’s panel features

·         Emmy Schollenberger, Covenant College, "Black Crepe and Crumbling Castles: The Victorian Widow as Gothic Heroine"

·         Hannah LoRusso, Covenant College, "The Housewife Construction: A Social Understanding of Kay Sage’s “Tomorrow is Never”"

·         Miranda Hill, UTC Honors College, "The Gothic Terrain of London"

·         Esteemed Southern literature scholar Dr. Verbie Prevost, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s George Connor Professor of American Literature, will speak as respondent. 

Proceeding the presentations and response, Marie Meranda from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will speak on the gothic influences within the Hunter's “Eudora Welty and the Segregated South” exhibition.

 Free to the Public.