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Selling a gay identity
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) individuals have enjoyed growing visibility and a resulting boost in economic and political clout since the early 1990s. Seizing on this trend, corporate advertisers began ...
This project considers how the sensation fiction genre popular in the 1860s fits into the canon of nineteenth-century literature and considers how its depiction of gender and class reflects its context of social change. ...
The politics of commercial sexual exploitation of children
The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) has become a growing topic of concern among the public and broader anti-trafficking movement. Previous research focused on the causes and consequences of CSEC, but less ...
This project explores the phenomenon of what has often been called the “Gypsy Problem” in nineteenth-century Britain. Although the Roma/Gypsies have been in Great Britain at least since 1505, interest in the Gypsies ...
“An evil day in Georgia”
This dissertation follows a homicide case committed in Georgia in 1927 from the crime to the executions of those convicted of the crime almost a year later. Along the way, the narrative highlights a number of issues impacting ...
Performing the Korean diaspora
Inspired by the recent growth of interest in the United States for Asian American drama and dramatists, this dissertation investigates nine contemporary Korean American theater and performance works that depict the diasporic ...