"'Blood and time': Cormac McCarthy's Writing of the American Epic in Blood Meridian: Or, The Evening Redness in the West"
"(re)birth": on how gendered assumptions and family dynamics influence the perception of self in women with depression
"A Disappearance of Alternatives": Contesting Monocultures in the Bolivian Lowlands
"A Something Between the Do-Nothing and the Do-All": Female Sociability and the Subversions and Invention of Female Friendship in Jane Austen's Emma
"A stench in the nostrils of Brooklyn:" whole foods, gentrification, and environmental inequality along the Gowanus Canal
"A Tearing Off of Masks": Reconsidering the Hermeneutics of Suspicion's Role in Literary Studies
"Adapt and Overcome": The Relationship Between Emergency Departments and the Opioid Epidemic
In my thesis, I argue that the opioid epidemic poses challenges but also opportunities for emergency departments to assess and improve their performance under duress for the betterment of future generations and ailments to come. I first delve into the...
"Adaptation as Scholarly Work" and The Smallest Woman in the World
"All we hear" navigating our relationship with music in the age of Spotify
"Alternative" childbirth: the complexity of birthing among Latinx folk in the United States
"Always True to You (In My Fashion)": Female Agency in Musicalized Shakespeare
"Ayfo bar homo?" (Where's the gay bar?): A Personal Look at Pinkwashing, Gay Tourism, and the Role of Capitalism in the Creation of Urban Queer Identity
"Blind puppets of a capricious goddess": clothing and skin in fairy tale adaptations
"Can the Transatlantic World Order Survive the 21st Century"
"Come through with the 'Ye mask on / spray everything like SAMO:" Jay Z, Kanye West, and fine art as luxury in contemporary hip hop
"Curse Him Not": Disobedience, Creativity, and Freedom in Byron's Cain
"Dangerous Logic" in Dangerous Laughter: Millhauser's Realism and the Way to the "Unbound World" in "Vanishing Acts"
"Digital bulbs and tubers": communal narratives and collective knowledge formation in online breast cancer support forums
"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...