Luther College students present at modern languages conference

Luther College students Emma Lofthus, Maddy Kofoed and Callie Mabry presented their work at Streamlines: An Undergraduate Conference Celebrating Language, Literature, and Writing, Saturday, Nov. 10, at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.

Streamlines, hosted by Loras, Clarke University and the University of Dubuque, gives undergraduate students at colleges and universities the opportunity to share their scholarship and creativity. The conference's mission is to encourage the students to use their intellectual, spiritual, imaginative and emotional development to grow as a person. Students gain a new appreciation of themselves and their heritage through language, literature, culture and writing.

Emma Lofthus, Luther junior from Edina, Minn., presented "Socio-Political Implications in Hugos 'Le Roi S'Amuse' and Verdi's 'Rigoletto.'"

Maddy Kofoed, Luther junior from Apple Valley, Minn., presented her writing "Victimas de Violencia Estatal y Construccion de Memoria Colectiva," which translates to "Victims of State Violence and the Construction of Collective Memory."

Callie Mabry, Luther junior from Fort Collins, Col., presented "Naturaleza, Sufrimiento y Muerte Inminent en Juan Rulfo," which translates to "Nature, Suffering and Iminent Death in Juan Rulfo."