Academic Publications & Presentations

Schultz, Lauren A. “Hot Chicks with Super Powers: The Contested Feminism of Joss Whedon.”  The Essential Whedon Reader.  Ed. Rhonda Wilcox and David Lavery. Syracuse University Press 2014.

Schultz, Lauren A. “Haunted: Grief & Narrative Structure in Rowling’s Harry Potter Series.” The International Children’s Literature Association Conference. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan. June 10, 2010.

Schultz, Lauren A. “It’s Showtime: The Spectacle of the Female Body in Joss Whedon’s Work.” Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses. Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida. June 6, 2010.

Schultz, Lauren A. “Concepts of Identity When Nancy Drew Meets Buffy.”  


Buffy Meets the Academy: Essays on the Episodes and Scripts as Texts.  Ed. Kevin Durand.  McFarland Publications, May 2009.

Schultz, Lauren A. “Not Just a ‘Rather Nasty Experience’:  Loss and Longing in Modern Young Adult Fantasy.” M.A. Thesis, American University, Washington D.C., 2009.

Schultz, Lauren A. “From the Nancy Drew Series to Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Development of Flexible Identity Role Models in Feminist Children's and Adolescent Literature.” Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses.  Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas. June 8, 2008.

Schultz, Lauren A. “Religious Divisions: Bids for Control Illustrated in Fiction by Atwood & Chevalier.”  Under-graduate Honors Symposium. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan. April 1, 2005.

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