Browse by Subject "Caribbean"
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(2012-12)This dissertation examines the literary and cinematic constructions of Dominican bodies in the context of different geographical locations: the Dominican Republic, the United States, Puerto Rico, and Haiti. I argue that ...
(2014-05-30)This dissertation critically examines reggaetón music as it is discursively constructed through mainstream media and Internet debates about the genre (e.g., online music forums, social networking profile pages) during and ...
How did we get here?" An examination of the collection of contemporary Caribbean juvenile literature in the children's library of the National Library of Trinidad and Tobago and Trinidadian children's responses to selected titles (2012-12)This study investigates the West Indian Juvenile collection of Caribbean children's literature housed at the Port of Spain Children's Library of the National Library of Trinidad and Tobago to determine its characteristics ...
(2011-05-25)In my dissertation I discuss how blackness, femaleness and Puerto Ricanness (national identity) is presented in commercial media in Puerto Rico. National identity, no matter how differently defined, is often constructed ...
Raras al mando/queer women command: Alternative Spanish-speaking Caribbean femininities on the global stage (2011-05-25)This project documents current artistic projects led by queer Caribbean women performers who disrupt and reframe traditional Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican femininities through performance and media. Through words, ...
Risk or resilience? Exploring the factors that influence the psychosocial functioning of Black immigrant-descended youth (2015-01-21)Current studies have found that racial socialization has important implications for African American adolescents’ psychological and social functioning. However, Black immigrant-descended youth displayed greater psychological ...