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Treading the Invisible: Contemporary Performances of Black Freedom
This dissertation examines black diasporic performance, spanning from the 1960s to the present and encompassing the U.S., the Caribbean, and Cuba. I seek to remap the history of the black diaspora’s self-expression and ...
Surviving "Little House": Adaptations of Wilder's Transnational Prairie
Contemporary scholarship suggests that Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House” series of children’s novels have contributed to the rise of nationalist and libertarian ideology in the United States. However, examining adaptations ...
The hungry maw of master, slave, and beast: Eating, ecology, and political economy in the life and works of Jack London
This study examines the motifs of hunger, consumption, and predation that pervade Jack London’s written works. These motifs illuminate the author’s political economic and ecological worldview by exposing his conception of ...