FSC English student
LAKELAND, Fla. (March
25, 2004) - Senior English major Michelle Mann will present her
paper, "Stifled Conversations and the Usurpation of the Female in
Mythology," Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. in the William H. Danforth Chapel.
Mann previously presented the paper at the annual conference of
Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society.
Mann's paper discusses how the usurpation of the goddess-worshipping
cultures of 3500 B.C. in Mesopotamia and Africa is reflected in
the myths "The Enuma Elish," "Telepinu" and "The Creation of the
Universe and Life." These myths, she explains, "reflect the usurpation
of the female because they depict the goddess's role as being thwarted
Mann, who resides in Lakeland, plans to teach after graduation.
She currently works as an English tutor at Florida Southern and
Polk Community College and will start tutoring at the Sylvan Learning
Center in April.
For more information, contact Dr. Bernard Quetchenbach at 863-680-4221
or email email@example.com;
or Dr. Catherine Eskin at 680-4345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.