Recent Dissertations

  • 2010

    Sans Retour: Subjectivity, Ethics and the Question of Survival in the work of Semprun, Levinas and Derrida

    Colleen Pearl

  • 2010

    Real Time over Real Space: Television, Telepresence and Contemporary Art

    Kristina Paulsen

  • 2010

    The General Theatre of Death: Modern Fatality and Modernist Form

    Amy Huber

  • 2009

    The Ethical Bind in the Writings of Simone Weil

    Yoon Sook Cha

  • 2008

    Masumura Yasuzo and the Cinema of Social Consciousness

    Mark Roberts

  • 2008

    Archiving Self:  Effacement, Erasure, Disappearance

    Litia Perta

  • 2008

    Standing Before the Law:  Recognition, Power, and the Limits of Identity

    Sarah Burgess

  • 2007

    Thou Shalt Not Kill?:  Legal Normativity and the Problem with Capital Punishment

    Benjamin Yost

  • 2007

    The Question of Ethics for the Metonymically Restless, as posed by Giles Deleuze, Emmanuel Levinas, and Gertrude Stein

    Erik Schneider

  • 2007

    Dead Time:  Narrative Form and Historical Knowledge in the Era of the Cold War

    Mark Pedretti

  • 2007

    Visionary Machines:  A Genealogy of the Digital Image

    Elizabeth Patterson

  • 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