"Blind puppets of a capricious goddess": clothing and skin in fairy tale adaptations
"Digital Punk Rock Spirit:" A Spatial Reorientation of Asian American Diasporic Subcultural Subjectivities
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...
"One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter": challenging the narrative of illegitimacy and irrationality of armed insurgent groups
"Pathetic and impressive": recovering the role of American sentimental novels in the fiction/morality conflict
"Reading for our lives": healing from sexual violence and remembering stolen sisters in Tracey Lindberg's Birdie
"Saga Hwaet Ic Hatte": The Riddles of the Aenigmata and the Exeter Book in Conversation
Symphosius's Latin <em>Aenigmata</em> and the Old English Exeter Book, although known as two related collections of riddles, have not yet been analyzed from the perspective of their connected natures. This thesis seeks to bring the two collections into conversation as...
"The refugee problem": an examination of Hmong refugee resettlement in Minnesota and its relevance to the modern-day refugee crisis
"War with stereotypes": the educational experiences, aspirations, and motivations of low-income, Asian American students
A "not-straight time": choreographing queer spatio-temporalities
A jab well done: acupuncture, American healthcare, and a place for ethnomedicines
A past for the present: decolonizing heritage and building sustainable localities in Southeast Asia
A path cut by water: the making of the Cochabamba water war through internationalization, postcolonialism and decoloniality
A people without: personal and political American histories of Palestine
A renewable Cuba: bilateral relations and renewable energy investments between the U.S. and Cuba
Always excluded: barriers to health care for immigrants in the United States and the United Kingdom before the Trump era
An American gunplay: performances of race, gender, and nationalism in three acts
An exploration of the diary as a medium: during the 17th and 18th centuries
Looking through the 17th and 18th centuries and specifically the diaries of Samuel Pepys and William Byrd, I aim to explore the medium specificity in the diary as well as its particular moment in manuscript culture. Being written by hand...