For several years students in Dr. Kyle Dickson’s Eighteenth-Century British Literature have produced research projects as a way to share key texts from the Enlightenment with a broader audience. It’s easy to complete academic research for an audience of one–the professor–so this assignment has attempted to ask students to communicate research from an upper-level course to general audience.


Jonathan Swift and Ireland – Victoria Stowe


Coffeehouse Chatter – Chander Gum & Lauren Shrader


The Collier Controversy – Ashley De Pree


Satire: From Swift to Colbert – Julia Curtis