Recent Dissertations

  • 2007

    The Rhetorical Afterlife of Photographic Evidence:  Roland Barthes, Avital Ronell, Roni Horn

    John Muse

  • 2007

    Reason, Aesthetics and Solidarity:  Hegel and Adorno on the Reparation of Modernity

    Michael Feola

  • 2007

    Ancient Bodies, Contemporary Selves:  Reading Gender in Late Antique Christian Asceticism

    Kathryn Drabinski

  • 2006

    Seeing it Again: Repetition and Exposition in the American Film Flashback

    Amy Zilliax

  • 2006

    Trauma and Ideology in the Soviet Film of 1929-1945

    Andrey Shcherbenok

  • 2006

    Pancryptics: Technological Transformations of the Subjects of Privacy

    Norman Dale Carrico

  • 2005

    Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Warhol, Expanded Cinema, and the Emergence of the Moving Image in American Art, 1963-1965

    Andrew Uroskie

  • 2005

    Narrating, Displaying & Spectating the Animal: Frank Norris, Jack London and the Urban Zoo

    Mark Feldman

  • 2004

    This Weakness is Needed: An Intervention in Social Contract Theory

    Jill Stauffer

  • 2004

    The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age American Literature

    James Salazar

  • 2004

    The Concept of the Living

    Aaron Nathan

  • 2004

    A Style of Life: Spectral Subjectivity and the Limits of Sacred Life

    Stuart Murray

  • 2004

    Emerson's Platonic Dialogue: Negotiating the American Individual

    Jennifer Gurley

  • 2004

    Self-Assertion and Self-Effacement in Modern Political Theory

    Julie Cooper

  • 2004

    The Oriental Obscene: Violence and the Asian Male Body in American Moving Images in the Vietnam Era, 1968-1985

    Sylvia Chong

  • 2003

    Assuming a Body:  Transgenderism and Rhetorics of Materiality

    Gayle Salamon

  • 2003

    Art After Words: Conceptualism, Structuralism, and the Dream of the Information World

    Eve Meltzer

  • 2003

    The Fantastic Subject: On the Role of Images of Matter and Space in Psychic Life, Literature and Psychoanalysis

    Jody Lewen

  • 2003

    Heidegger's Tasks: The Many Ways to Being

    Forrest Hartman

  • 2002

    Film on Film: Self-reflexivity and Moving Image Technology

    Catherine Zimmer