Emily McConkey is a graduate student at the University of Ottawa. Her MA thesis focuses on the figure of Medusa in Victorian women’s art and poetry. She is more broadly interested in Ovidian reception in the Victorian and Modernist eras. She is a student researcher for the Christina Rossetti in Music digital archive and a research volunteer in the Library and Archives at the National Gallery of Canada.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2020
Vera Pauline Morrison Scholarship, 2019
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2019
Fields of Interest
Victorian Women's Poetry
Pre-Raphaelite Literature and Art
Classical Reception Studies