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  • Wahlgren, Erica (2019-05-09)
    This paper develops a theoretical framework informed by critical cartography, power dynamics of subjugation and domination, ecocriticism, post-colonialism, and acts of resistance in order to examine landscapes as socially ...
  • Roush, Elizabeth (2019-05-09)
    The following essays explore the ways that the discursive construction of celebrities manipulates cultural ideals and analyze how those celebrities’ cultural meanings can be purposefully manipulated by putting the celebrity ...
  • Strawser, Jennifer (2019-05-08)
    This thesis applies Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory of trauma to William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. Chapter One of this thesis discusses Freud's theory of archaic heritage, which argues that a trauma can be ...
  • Manley, Yasmin (2019-04-25)
    My thesis investigates post-9/11 patterns of discourse while reimagining strategic positionality of reappearing Orientalist tropes evidenced in modern rhetorical approach to Arabs. Projection, dehumanization, distorted ...
  • Davis, David (2018-12-03)
    Dark Lens is an interactive Lovecraftian story utilizing colonial resistance to counter the colonialist and racist origins of the horror tropes of H. P. Lovecraft. This project utilizes interactive chapters which record ...