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    • From the Philosophical Wanton to the Respectable Lady 

      DeBlassie, Maria (2012-09-13)
      Despite the proliferation of conduct manuals highlighting the domestic woman`s manifold virtues and the abundant caricatures of the vulgar learned woman`s masculine antics, there remained, perhaps surprisingly, positive ...
    • Looking Forward to the Past: Black Women and Sexual Agency in`Neo'Cultural Productions 

      Lewis, Sydney Fonteyn (2012-09-13)
      This dissertation combines critical black feminisms, cultural studies, performance studies, and queer theory with readings of African-American cultural productions in order to consider how black women can and have reconfigured ...
    • Narrow Field 

      Colen, Elizabeth Jane (2013-07-25)
      Narrow Field is a lyric examination of historical accounts of feral children and contemporary child abduction stories, as well as a personal account of an unsupervised childhood and how that wildness informs an adult life.
    • Promiscuous Contextualities: Race, Sex, Gender, and the Problem of the Stereotype in the Politics of Representation 

      Morse, Jason Higgins (2013-11-14)
      Abstract Jason Morse Promiscuous Contextualities: Race, Sex, Gender, and the Problem of the Stereotype in the Politics of Representation My dissertation project deals with the problem of the stereotype in the sexualized ...
    • The Romance of Solidarity: A Long History of Sentimentalism, 1861-2009 

      Pedersen, Alice Louise
      This dissertation traces a long history of the sentimental literary genre in popular US novels. Beginning with 19th century abolitionist texts, it examines a lineage of books that are written by privileged white authors ...
    • The Romance of Solidarity: A Long History of Sentimentalism, 1861-2009 

      Pedersen, Alice Louise
      This dissertation traces a long history of the sentimental literary genre in popular US novels. Beginning with 19th century abolitionist texts, it examines a lineage of books that are written by privileged white authors ...
    • Technoqueer: Re/Con/Figuring Posthuman Narratives 

      Chang, Edmond Y. (2013-04-17)
      This dissertation addresses the intersections of queer and technology to rethink the posthuman as raced, gendered, and queered as co-constituted through and by technology. Given technoculture's appropriation of queerness ...