Jessica Sliwinski

Academic

The_College_of_WoosterThe College of Wooster is a four-year liberal arts institution located in Wooster, OH. Its two-year Independent Study program, required for graduation, is a perennial favorite for U.S. News & World Report‘s list of best senior capstone experiences. I graduated from The College of Wooster in 2007 with a B.A. in English and departmental honors.

 

year_one_coverYear One (2008)

Year One is The College of Wooster’s first-year literary magazine, featuring original poetry, prose, photography, and artwork by first-year students. I served as Editor-in-Chief during my year-long tenure as intern at the college’s writing center.  Graphic design and layout was completed using Quark Xpress 6.0.

 

 

 

 

goliard_coverThe Goliard (2007)

The Goliard is The College of Wooster’s all-campus literary magazine, featuring original poetry, prose, photography, and artwork by students. I served on the staff of the Goliard in my sophomore and junior years, and became Editor-in-Chief my senior year. Graphic design and layout was completed using Quark Xpress 6.0.

 

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2018-04-24 at 9.08.24 AMWhen Nine Hundred Years Old You Reach, Look As Good You Will Not: Star Wars and the New Mythology of Fan Fiction (2007)

Senior Independent Study thesis. Received a grade of Honors upon completion of oral defense.

 

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2018-04-24 at 9.06.51 AMUniversal Family, Universal Neighbor, Universal Human Experience? The Structuralist in John Steinbeck (2006)

Junior Independent Study thesis. Winner of the 2006 Thomas D. Clareson Award for Best English Junior Independent Study.

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