Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Past Defenses

Marielle Barrow - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Counter-Memory and Cultural Capital: The Arts as Sustainable Civic Practice in the Caribbean

Major Professor: Michael Malouf, PhD, Department of English

February 22, 2016

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Jessica Lang - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

New Modes of Intellectual Life in the Network Society

Major Professor: Hugh Gusterson, PhD, CHSSWeb Design 3

December 09, 2015

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Adila Hanieh - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Rearticulating the Aesthetic and the Nationalist: The Un-decidable Politics of Contemporary Palestinian Artistic Practices

Major Professor: Amal Amireh, PhD, Department of English

December 08, 2015

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Sangmin Kim - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Being Surplus in the Age of New Media: Ing-Yeo Subjectivity and Youth Culture in South Korea

Major Professor: Hugh Gusterson, PhD, CHSSWeb Design 3

December 01, 2015

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Allison Lakomski - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Shopping for Wholeness: The Political Economy of Whole Foods Market and the Commodification of Altruism

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

November 19, 2015

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Michael Lecker - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Welcome Home: Radical Faeries and Queer Worldmaking

Major Professor: Roger N Lancaster, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

November 10, 2015

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John C. Baker - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

A Dual Catastrophe: Mass Culture and Nuclear Terror During the Transition to Neoliberalism

Major Professor: Alison Landsberg, PhD, Department of History and Art History

November 05, 2015

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Stacey L. Cumberbatch - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

A Treaty Does Not Make a Community: Race and Migration in Barbados

Major Professor: Zofia Burr, PhD, Department of English

October 28, 2015

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Ozden Ocak - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Theorizing France’s Ministry of Immigration and National Identity: Borders, Populations and National Identity in Postcolonial Europe

Major Professor: Alison Landsberg, PhD, Department of History and Art History

July 29, 2015

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Kristin Scott - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

The "Digital City": A Critical Examination of the Discursive Practices of Urban Digitality in Three U.S. Cities

Major Professor: Denise Albanese, PhD, Department of English

April 15, 2015

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