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2017 Team


Alexandra Ye

Student Researcher

Alexandra Ye Alexandra Ye is an Honors English major at Swarthmore College with a minor in Chinese. At END, she was particularly drawn to perspectives on book history in media studies.

Carolyn Liu

Student Researcher

Carolyn Liu Carolyn Liu is a rising junior English major and Consumer Psychology minor at the University of Pennsylvania. During her work at END, she was most interested in the place of the novel in 18th century consumer culture, particularly through the analysis of advertisements. She hopes that she can perhaps continue to pursue this area of study some more in the future. During the year, Carolyn can be found either training at the Penn Shotokan Karate Club or participating as half of the design team for the Harrison Anime Club.

Emma Hetrick

Student Researcher

Emma Hetrick Emma Hetrick is a senior English and History double major at the University of Pennsylvania. She used her END project, which focused on analyzing differences between London and Philadelphia editions of 18th and 19th century English novels that could be determined without reading the actual text, as a kick-start to her honors thesis, which will examine the implications and process of the reprinting of British literature in America. When not cataloging this summer you could find her discussing the latest Game of Thrones episode or reminiscing about the most recent musical she had seen.

Kelsey Desir

Student Researcher

Kelsey Desir Kelsey Desir is a rising senior English major and Africana Studies minor at the University of Pennsylvania. As an END student researcher, she examines the presence and depiction of characters of color in 18th century literature. She also spends an exceptional amount of time watching reality television—for social research purposes of course.

Mary Kate Guma

Student Researcher

Mary Kate Guma Mary Kate Guma is a rising junior at Williams College majoring in English and History, and she is particularly interested in the way those two disciplines interact. This summer with END, she grappled with questions about the ethics of rare books libraries, the role of specific volumes in community building, and the part played by marginalia, both historically and literarily. Outside of the project, she is involved with All Campus Entertainment at Williams and works at the local elementary school in Williamstown assisting the librarian.

Maya Deutsch

Student Researcher

Maya Deutsch Maya Deutsch is a rising junior pursuing an English Literature major and Japanese minor at Swarthmore College, where she also works as a Writing Associate. Since joining END she has developed an interest in digital materiality and remediation, interactive fiction, and any early novel with the word 'devil' in its title. In her free time, she enjoys reading the same sort of uptight literature she is assigned in class, visiting art museums, and hiding her embarrassing fondness for video game soundtracks.

Mayelin Perez

Project Manager

Mayelin Perez