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Khayali Pulao: Dreaming up the Family
Khayali Pulao is a collection of poetry and prose that weaves my family’s oral accounts into a non-linear family history. The title, an Urdu phrase that could be translated as “Imagined Pilaf,” typically used to describe ...
My Self Was Reborn of the Union: A Poetic Contexture
This project is, at its core, a contexture of poems. With a special attention to the structuralist elements of poetry, these 30 poems are divided into three sections which form an overarching narrative when evaluated in ...
Prosody, Poetry and Processing: an Event Related Potential Investigation of Auditory Imagery
The aim of the current study is to understand the role of metrical structure in implicit prosody during silent reading as an attempt to draw parallels between auditory imagery and auditory perception. Implicit prosody can ...
Choreographing Odes: the creation of "as always"
"as always," an evening-length piece of dance and poetry was performed on Saturday, April 18th, 8:00 pm at the Studio Theater in Kendall Sports & Dance Complex at Mount Holyoke College. This paper describes the process of ...
Prospero's Astrolabe: A Collection of Poems
Prospero’s Astrolabe is a poetry collection exploring the connections between the history and mythology of astronomy and the human condition. Originally inspired by Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s 2014 television miniseries, "Cosmos", ...
No Name Women Write Back: Silence and Transnational Subjectivity in Asian American Women's Literature
This thesis focuses on silence wrought and refracted through transnational Asian American gender formation in the works of Maxine Hong Kingston, Rupi Kaur, and Tarfia Faizullah. Experimentation with the genres of memoir ...
“Glyphing” at Black Mountain College: New Artistic Languages in the Work of Anni Albers, John Cage, and Charles Olson
The legendary Black Mountain College, founded in 1933 near Asheville, North Carolina, cultivated a fascinating and avant-garde community of artists at the forefront of postwar culture in America. While short-lived (the ...