2008 - 2009 SAH Dissertations


Summer 2009

Fredia Avalos, Cultural Studies
"The Two Sided Coin: An Examination of On-Line and Off-Line Communication in Social Justice Movements"

Anita Jain, Cultural Studies
"Diasporic Tensions"

January Arnall, Cultural Studies
"Adventures into Camera-Land;" Women, Image-Making, and the Social Environment of Chicago Camera Clubs at the Turn-of-the-Century"

John Peterson, English
"Re-envisioning the City: A Narrative Analysis of Urban Nature Writing and the Los Angeles River"

Tessa Peterson, Cultural Studies
"Engaged Scholarship and Education: A Case Study ont he Pedagogy of Social Change"

Glenn Simshaw, English
"Laughing Till It Hurts: Tragic Relief in Shakespeare's Middle Comedies"

Michael Welch, English
"Mythic Pound: An Examination of the Central Place of Myth and Ritual in the Poetry of Ezra Pound"


Spring 2009

Lynda Hall, English
"Grounding the Figure of the Heroine: The 'Other Women' in Jane Austen's Novels"

John Stone, English
"Gustav Hasford's Dark Joker: Making and Unmaking a Marine Minister of Death"


Fall 2008

Darryl Henry, Philosophy
"Aristotle's Best Life: An Examination of Human Nature"

Stephanie McKinney, History
"Speaking of the Dead: Reconstruction Identity in Post-Genocide Rwanda"

Mark Paloutzian, English
"'The Mirthless Laugh': Feeling Pain in Samuel Beckett's Trilogy of Novels"

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