Methodist College English and Humanities Assistant Professor Presents at Rome Conference

Methodist College Assistant Professor of English & Humanities Colleen Karn was selected to present at the “Monstra II. Symbologies and Functionalities of Monstrous Entities” conference in Rome, Italy, July 10 – 14. The conference is being presented by the Museum of Religions “Raffaele Pettazonni.”

Karn’s presentation is entitled “Nazi Devils and Jewish Werewolves: The Horror of Dehumanization in John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London.

Karn has taught English and Humanities full-time at Methodist College for six years. She is currently a doctoral student at Illinois State University in English Studies with a focus on Literary and Cultural Studies. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Methodist College, she serves as Writing Across the Curriculum coordinator, a faculty sponsor of the Student Government Association, and has been the long-time organizer of the EDGE Run which raises scholarship funds for Methodist College students.