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Speaking through the stained glass ceiling
This dissertation considers the rhetorical leadership of three women bishops who are all “firsts” in important ways: Marjorie Matthews, the first woman bishop in any mainline Post-Reformation church, Leontine Kelly, the ...
To diet or to eat (healthy)
This dissertation investigates the relations of culture, self, and agency through the examination of womenÕs decisions about eating strategies. Eating strategies are a form of bodywork that transforms and/or maintains the ...
Family, schooling and the identities of second-generation black Trinidadian women
In the U.S. race relations are often seen dichotomously as a black and white issue, rarely highlighting intra-racial and ethnic dynamics within race. In the case of second-generation black West Indians, their identities—racial, ...
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 ...