Recent Dissertations

  • 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

  • 2002

    Thucydides and the Metaphysical Foundations of History

    Darien Shanske

  • 2002

    Vagaries of the Republic: Classical Republicanism and Millennialism in Three Nineteenth-Century Utopian Communities

    Ellen Rigsby

  • 2002

    Subject to Debate: Gender, Self and Allegory in the Middle English Poetry of Disputation

    Masha Raskolnikov

  • 2002

    Tropes of Transport: The Work of Emotionality in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit

    Katrin Pahl

  • 2002

    Martyrdom in Korean American Literature: Resistance and Paradox in East Goes West, Quiet Odyssey, Comfort Woman and Dictee


    Sandra Si Yun Oh

  • 2002

    Fields of Recognition: Reading Asian Canadian Literature in Asian America

    Meng Yu Marie Lo

  • 2002

    Effaced Figure: Authorship and the American Cinema

    Homay King

  • 2002

    The Aesthetics of the Worst: Remembering and Forgetting in French, Yiddish, and Architectural Holocaust Representations

    Brett Kaplan

  • 2002

    The Oriental Monk in American Popular Culture: Race, Religion, and Representation in the Age of Virtual Orientalism

    Jane Iwamura