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Research
 
Faculty |  Graduate Students  | Completed Dissertations
 
Completed Dissertations
 
Scholar Dissertation Title
Completed
Borgia, Danielle Specters of the woman author: The haunted fictions of Anglo American, Mexican American, and Mexican Women
2009
Doetsch-Kidder, Sharon The Spirit of Social Change: Love, faith, and joy in intersectional activism
2009
Evans, Carina Loving Blackness: The neo-slave narrative and contemporary revisions of Blackness
2009
Hong, Caroline Kyungah "Funny Asians": Comedy and humor in Asian American literature, film, and popular culture
2009
Munro, John The Anticolonial Front: Cold War imperialism and the struggle against global White supremacy, 1945-1960
2009
Keller, Susan Making up modernity: Fashioning the feminine in early-twentieth-century U.S. culture
2008
Seliger, Mary Aileen Unmasking the myths of democracy in the United States: Narratives of minority race and rights in twentieth century literature and jurisprudence
2008
Valentino, Gina Saved by zero: Trauma, literature, and mobility in the new economy
2008
Wallace, Robert Neil Andrew Improvisation and the making of American literary modernism
2008
Berman, Jacob American Arabism: Islam, the Near East and Arab-American identity politics in nineteenth-century American literature
2008
Freudenthal, Elizabeth Anne Staying out of step: Compulsiveness and detachment in contemporary fiction
2007
Henne, Nathan C. A poetics of the uncertain: Trajectories of the Maya mind and tongue in American literatures
2007
Van Dahm, Stacey Nationalism and narratives of subjectivity in the Cold War imaginary
2007
Gamber, John Blair Trickling down: Waste and pollution in contemporary U.S. minority literature
2006
Sohn, Stephen Hong Lost in the city: Productive disorientations in Asian American literature
2006
Scheper, Jeanne Anne Moving performances: Traversing trans-Atlantic modernism, 1892-1940
2005
Cavender, Ingrid Helen Reading constructions of whiteness in California literature
2005
Davis, Cynthia Caroline So close to goddess: Myth, history, and the power feminine in Ana Castillo's novel 'So Far From God'
2004
Kunz, Joy Elizabeth Bodies of work: New York School Abstract Expressionists' images of men and women, 1940 -1960
2004
Stern, William Alan Being queer, seeing queer: A gay body of work (Thomas Eakins)
2004
Vazquez, David James Representing the self, re-presenting the nation: Nations, nationalism, and the Latino/a personal narrative
2004
Coronado Sybert, Marc In other words: The politics of multiethnic rhetoric
2003
Garner, Jeffrey David The fine arts and Hollywood visual culture: Art practices and artistic identity in the California southland of the nineteen-thirties (Delmer Daves, Paul Landacre, Gordon Newell, Barse Miller)
2003
Davis, Jeff S. Riding the formula Western subgenre over the divide between popular literature and 'high' literature: Genre influence in the Western American novel
2002
Ek, Auli Anneli Criminal identities in the war on crime: Race and masculinity in contemporary American prison narratives
2002
Wietzel, Eric James Stein and Steinese: Experimental literature and popular culture (Gertrude Stein)
2002
Carbone, Cristina Marie Building propaganda: Architecture at the American National Exhibition in Moscow of 1959 (Russia)
2001
Mujcinovic, Fatima Latina literature: Differential and politicized hybrid identities
2001
Alvarez, Alma Rosa Liberation theology in Chicano literature: Manifestations of feminist and Chicano identities (Ana Castillo, John Rechy, Gloria Anzaldua, Richard Rodriguez, Sandra Cisneros)
2000
Schedler, Christopher Modernist borders of our America: Intercultural readings in American literary modernism
1999
Chow, Karen Har-Yen Imagining Asian Americans: From mono-ethnic to transnational community identity in Asian American literature and film (Maxine Hong Kingston, Toshio Mori)
1998
Williams, Angela Noelle Parody and the enactment of community: Eighteenth-century satire and twentieth-century minority literature (Jonathan Swift, Jessica Hagedorn, Rosario Ferre, Puerto Rico, Maxine Hong Kingston)
1998