ThesisHalpern, MatthewOver the last ten years, society has become increasingly connected through the various digital mediums. It is so ingrained in post-industrial societies that online digital communities are emerging. One such community revolves around massive online rol . . .
Masters ThesisNarrative retellings and the creation of identity discourse in western literature: three major adaptations of Robinson CrusoeStein, Christopher DavidDefoe’s Robinson Crusoe is one of the most frequently retold narratives in western literature featuring over 700 adaptations in its 200-year history. Such copious retelling has turned the story into an occidental myth, a folktale of western identity r . . .
ThesisConducting ethnographic research in the archives: mapping the activist and artistic subjectivities of Frank LaPenaGarcia, Valerie MarieArchives are critical sites for investigating intersections in contested history, for mapping the social and material landscape upon which humans engage with one another—violently, unsteadily, compassionately, creatively—and for expanding the depth of . . .