Program in Comparative and World Literature
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(2020-04-22)Through analysis of poetry, performance, and theatre – three sites in which body and text are entwined – “The Practice of Memory: Decolonial Resistance in Indigenous Chile and the Chilean Diaspora” argues that memory is a ...
Forms of disciplinary fragmentation: Holistic healthcare and the categorical division of academic labor (2019-10-29)This dissertation approaches holistic healthcare as a problem of disciplinarity in that it articulates a challenge with which any holistic endeavor, however conceived, would invariably contend. I call this challenge ...
“Where foot knocks against/the unburied bones of kin”: Topographies of memory and amnesia in Poland and Spain (2019-08-19)This dissertation identifies and refashions a critical point of convergence between Poland and Spain’s national histories under the umbrella of Holocaust and Memory Studies in its examination of selections from each country’s ...
(2019-07-12)The aim of this study is to unravel the complex narratives animating the remembrance of Ireland’s and the Basque Country’s tumultuous past as represented in contemporary literature. Scholarly interest in Irish and Basque ...
(2018-04-03)This dissertation contends with the treatment of the biological in literary representation, arguing that the biological lacunae particularly visible in critical practice are best redressed by a formal exploration of aesthetic ...