• American wasteland : a social and cultural history of excrement, 1860-1920 

    Gerling, Daniel Max (2012-05)
    Human excrement is seldom considered to be an integral part of the human condition. Despite the relative silence regarding it, however, excrement has played a significant role in American history. Today the U.S. has more ...
  • Imperial authorship and eighteenth-century transatlantic literary production 

    Hardy, Molly O'Hagan, 1977- (2011-08)
    My project examines eighteenth-century struggles over literary property and its part in England’s control over its colonies. Debates over literary property set in the context of the larger colonial struggles over ownership ...
  • Life, land, and labor on Avery Island in the 1920s and 1930s 

    Boutte, Charity Michelle (2011-05)
    Avery Island, Louisiana and McIlhenny Company provide a lens through which to understand how performances of masculinity and paternalism operated in the New South and were deployed for U. S. empire-building projects. ...
  • Negotiating documentary space 

    Rudin, Daniel (2012-05)
    This essay attempts to propose an art practice based on an ethical and aesthetic relation of author, subject, and viewer. This relationship is productive of results that are seen as critical to a precise, useful, and ethical ...
  • Plato and Thucydides on Athenian imperialism 

    Truelove, Scott Matthew (2012-05)
    For over two thousand years, Plato’s superiority to Thucydides was taken as an article of faith in Western philosophy. Nietzsche was the first to challenge this verdict by asserting his view—on philosophical grounds—that ...
  • The Revolutionaries 

    Basu, Rhituparna (2012-12)
    This report outlines the creation of my thesis project “The Revolutionaries: An Untold History of Freedom” from concept to completed film. The Revolutionary Movement was an underground militant movement in pre-independent ...
  • A valiant effort : Faisal's failed inculcation of national identity in Iraq 

    Abosch, Tova; 0000-0003-3849-4643 (2015-05)
    The lack of attention to any comprehensive scholarly study of King Faisal I of Iraq since his untimely death in 1933 is interesting, considering that the twelve years in which he ruled Iraq witnessed the imposition and ...