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Recent Theses and Dissertations

Recent PhD Dissertations

2022

  • Megan Arlett, Louisiana Saturday Nights
  • Joshua Jones, Somehow Holier
  • Minadora Macheret, Dear Bone Mother
  • Takuya Matsuda, This Man is Your Friend: Knowing "Us" and "Them" in Ethnic American Literature of the Pacific Theater
  • Lauren Rogener, Cultures of Elite Theatre in the Elizabethan and Jacobean Masque: Four Incarnations
  • Andrew Smith, The Construction of the Fringe Extraterrestrial of Postmodernity
  • Carly Susser, Molt
  • Kevin West, Portal

2021

  • Brett Armes, The Ends of Smaller Worlds
  • Rebecca Bernard, In the Way of Family
  • Natalie Clark, Defining and Teaching Courtliness with Animals and Clothing in the Lais of Marie de France
  • Brian Clifton, Wrong Feast
  • Andrew Koch, Some Names for Empty Space
  • Shannon Sawyer, True War Stories: Lies, Truth, and Recovery in the Non/Fiction of Vietnam
  • Katherine Schneider, Body Doubles: Materiality and Gender Non-Binarism in Victorian Supernatural Fiction
  • Stephanie Vastine, Queerness, Futurity, and Desire in American Literature: Improvising Identity in the Shadow of Empire
  • Aurelia von Tress, Revolutionaries and Prophets: Post-Oppositionality in Kathleen Alcalá's Sonoran Desert Trilogy
  • Sarah Warren, Oklahoma History

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Recent MA Theses

2022

  • John Brandt, "Before This Memory Makes Sense": Essays
  • Joel Najera, Beyond the Hold: The Evolution of the Ship in African American Literature
  • Sara Ulery, Rein of Renegades

2021

  • Kaitlyn Brown, Exploitation, Justification and Overcoming through Voice: Exploring American Slavery and the Slave Narrative in "The Handmaid's Tale"
  • Cade Mason, "Engine Running": Essays
  • Martin Ramirez, "The Sandbox" and Other Short Stories
  • Olivia Trotter, Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games Trilogy: How Society of Spectacle Bred the Mockingjay

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