Now showing items 1-10 of 10
Stoppard Gone Wilde: The Invention of Identity
Tom Stoppard is arguably best-known for two works the play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" (1967) and the film "Shakespeare in Love" (1998) that draw on the works of William Shakespeare. What many people don't ...
"Rhodes Must Fall": Student Activism and the Politics of Memory at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
Launched at the University of Cape Town on March 9, 2015, the Rhodes Must Fall movement is a student-led initiative that advocated for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from the University’s upper campus. The ...
Nikkei-ness: A Cyber-Ethnographic Exploration of Identity Among the Japanese Peruvians of Peru
Transnational migration has led to a situation in which humans can no longer form an identity based on location. The nikkei of Peru, or Japanese immigrants and their descendents, are an example of this circumstance. ...
To Be and Neeg bi: Discourses on Home in Senegal
An experimental ethnography that uses various literary genres, as well as visual documentation, to express the plurality of discourses on home in contemporary Senegal, particularly among migrant populations.
Ludwig lebt: Die Eigensinnigkeit einer Bonner Ikone
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is one of the most legendary and prominent composers of all time. The unwavering fascination with Beethoven is astounding. Among his most successful works are his nine symphonies, which are ...
Fragments of Revolution: The Jewish Labor Bund and the Making of American Jewish Political Identity
How are political identities formed? This thesis takes a historical-institutionalist, process-based view of the phenomenon of political identity formation in the United States, specifically focusing on the mixed impacts ...
Decolonizing English: Reimagining English Language Learning and Teaching through Critical Pedagogies
At the turn of the century, nearly a quarter of the world’s population (1.5 billion people) was estimated to speak English with some fluency. English has gained an official or special status in at least seventy-five countries ...
Enacting Transbutch: Queer Narratives Beyond Essentialism
What, how, and who is transbutch? In this thesis, I examine memoirs and personal essays that define and defy boundaries between “butch" and “transmasculine" subjectivity –– and investigate my own queer experience in the ...