Graduate Dissertations

2022

Joshua Bastian Cole, "A Plastic Medium: Trans-Human Visual Speculative Fiction and Trans Men's Prosthetic Gaze" (Major Field: Performing and Media Arts, FGSS advisor: Kate McCullough)

Caitlin Kane, "Staging Uncertainty: Lesson from Research-Based Performance for the 'Post-Truth' Era" (Major Field: Performing and Media Arts, FGSS advisor: Kate McCullough)

Zifeng Liu, "Redrawing the Balance of Power: Black Left Feminists, China, and the Making of an Afro-Asian Political Imaginary" (Major Field: Africana Studies, FGSS advisor: Carole Boyce Davies)

Amanda Jane Recupero, "Bodies in Crisis: Technologization and the Limits of the Human in Modern Italy" (Major Field: Romance Studies, FGSS advisor: Marilyn Migiel)

2021

Pichaya Damrongpiwat, "Fictions of Materiality in the Eighteenth-Century Novel" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisor: Elisha Cohn)

Stephen Kim, "Racial Fictions in Early Modern England" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisor: Masha Raskolnikov)

Madeline Reynolds, "Anthropomorphic Representations: Blurring Animal-Human Boundaries in the Nineteenth Century Novel" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisor: Laura Brown)

Elif Sari, "Waiting in Transit: The Sexuality of (Im)Mobility and Iranian LGBTQ Refugees in Turkey" (Major Field: Anthropology, FGSS advisor: Lucinda Ramberg)

2020

Kristen Angierksi, "Fictions of Empathy: Embodied Ethics in Contemporary Anthropocene Literature" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisors: Elisha Cohn and Kate McCullough)

2019

Ai Baba, "Policies, Promoters, and Patters of Japanese-Korean and Japanese-Taiwanese Marriages in Imperial Japan: Making a Case for Inclusive History" (Major Field: History, FGSS advisor: Durba Ghosh)

Marquis Bey, "The Blackness of Blackness: Fugitivity, Feministm, and Transness" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisor: Riley Snorton)

Shiau-Yun Chen, "Legitimating and Constraining Womanly Violence in Ming China (1368-1644)" (Major Field: History, FGSS advisor: Durba Ghosh)

Zachary Price, "Molecular Terror: Medical Vision, Biopolitics, and Visceral Effecrs in Contemporary Cinema" (Major Field: Literatures in English, FGSS advisor: Amy Villarejo)

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