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"Digital Punk Rock Spirit:" A Spatial Reorientation of Asian American Diasporic Subcultural Subjectivities

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2017-January-01
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This thesis is about Asian Americans creating and seeking a spaces of belonging, in and between essentialisms of racial, national, ethnic, and cultural borders. Starting from the 1800s, Chinese laborers formed ethnic communities and contested their belonging under the state-sanctioned...

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"It's Gotta be the Shoes": A Case Study on Shoes, Distance Running, and Technology in Sport

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2021-January-01
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Over one weekend at the beginning of October 2019, Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge and Brigid Kosgei's world-record-breaking Chicago Marathon win reset the clock in terms of what was believed to be humanly possible in the...

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"O'me alone?": Aristotle and the failure of autarky in Shakespeare's Coriolanus

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2020-January-01
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This thesis offers an Aristotelian reading of <em>Coriolanus, </em>with the goal of assessing the viability of individual self-sufficiency.<em></em> As political and moral treatises, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics are valuable intertexts through which Shakespeare's more imaginative work may be analyzed...

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