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    • Animate Biology: Data, Visualization, and Life's Moving Image 

      Nocek, Adam James
      The dissertation, Animate Biology: Data, Visualization, and Life’s Moving Image, develops a concept of scientific aesthetics in order to counter the neoliberalization of scientific visualization practices. In particular, ...
    • Annexation Effects: Cultural Appropriation and the Politics of Place in Czech-German Films, 1930-1945 

      Johnson, Kevin B. (2013-04-17)
      The dissertation maps various points of cultural transfer in Czech-German films of the 1930s and 1940s. Specifically, it examines the representation and performance of ethnicity and the layered connections between geographic ...
    • Borderless Fandom and Contemporary Popular Cultural Scene in Chinese Cyberspace 

      Zheng, Xiqing
      This dissertation introduces the current Chinese internet fan culture, a subculture basing on consumption and rewriting media and literary texts of various national origins. In seven topics and case studies, I discuss the ...
    • Danza Macabra: The Reevaluation of Antonio Margheriti through His Film Castle of Blood 

      Diak, Nicholas Paul (2012-09-13)
      Antonio Margheriti is an Italian film director who has not been the recipient of much academic or critical reassessment. Despite being a director for forty years, single handedly creating Italy's sci-fi genre, and being ...
    • Double Coded Feminist TV- Overlooked Contradictions within Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

      Foley, Timothy Michael (2013-04-17)
      Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a complex text with multiple levels of coding. I begin by demonstrating that BtVS enjoys favorable reviews from feminist and other scholars. My analysis of BtVS continues by considering a similar ...
    • Gender, Class and Cinephilia: Parisian Cinema Cultures, 1918-1925 

      Fee, Anna
      This dissertation examines the discursive strategies through which French intellectual critics exploited gender, nationalism and class as tools in the production of French high-brow and avant-garde film culture. To date, ...
    • Modernizing the Greek Tragedy: Clint Eastwood's Impact on the Western 

      Williams, Jacob A. (2012-09-13)
      A thesis on Clint Eastwood's impact on the Western Film Genre. It discusses how Eastwood's acting and directing relate to classical Greek literature. It compares and contrasts Eastwood's Western hero to classical Greek ...
    • Retratos de la mujer española: Cine, música y prosa de los años ochenta 

      Kinzer, Kent Michael
      Este trabajo intenta explorar la representación de la mujer por tres artistas masculinos durante los años ochenta en España. Como esta etapa de la historia del país era una gran transición política y cultural, es interesante ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...