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The love that dares to speak its name
While most scholarship acknowledges the homoeroticism between female characters in Oroonoko, Jane Eyre, and Aurora Leigh, this thesis will provide a semantic study of the queer language used to construct and sustain these ...
Gender, power and influence
A qualitative study of 22 mid-level and senior administrators at a predominantly male public research university examines the dynamics of gender, power and influence. Particularly of interest is how women administrators’ ...
The supermen of the Justice League and X-Men
Media representations of masculinity have become increasingly popular in recent academic analysis, but few have considered the medium of comic books. Through the lens of hegemonic masculinity, this project seeks to fill ...
Women in ethnic conflict
The purpose of this critical ethnography was to examine female combatants’ agency, voice, identity, and representation during violent political conflict and in the resulting cultural and political transformation to develop ...
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's congressional testimony
This thesis examines three different hearings in which the United States’ third female secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, testified before Congress: her confirmation hearing, an annual budget approval hearing, and the ...