MA Students Propose Thesis Projects
May 05, 2019
This week, the first year MA candidates and dual MA/MFA students in the Critical Studies program proposed their thesis topics. We are very excited to have a cohort which will be covering such a wide variety of topics. Their proposed titles are:
Kate Baker - “How Information Institutionalization in Public Administration Harms Social Equity”
Nico Bartulski - “White Feminism and Carceral Logic”
Alexis Chapman - “Arts Engagement: Social Consciousness and Arts Institutions”
Qamuuqin Maxwell - “:D Colonize — Settler Colonialism From Turtle Island to the Internet”
Hannah Bakken - “New Materialism and Rural Boundaries : The Societal Implications of Agricultural Fencing in the American West”
Justin Lizik - “Mountaineering and the Culture of the Sublime”
Randy Meza - “Critique of Anthropocene Historiography: An Anadialectical Approach”
Laura Nash - “Writing Disability Futures: Speculative Fiction Shaping Disability Identity Now and Later”
James Lee - “Minor Ascesis: On Mystical Embodiment in Queer Negativity and Afropessimism”
Adrienne Grimes - “Studying the Gaze in the Age of Social Media”
Thank you to program coordinator Erin Dengerink, faculty members Dr. Taylor Eggan and Dr. Meghan Drury, and all who attended to pose questions and provide feedback. We look forward to seeing these projects develop over the next year.
Dr. Sami Schalk will be a visiting scholar in the Critical Studies program for the upcoming Fall 2019 semester
Macarena Gómez-Barris to keynote PNCA's 2019 Graduate Symposium
Her lecture is Friday, November 22, from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Mediatheque
Recent Critical Studies alum, Sean Yeager, just presented their research on Assata Shakur's autobiography at the 2019 International Conference on Narrative in Pamplona, Spain.
Many congratulations to the first graduating class of the MA in Critical Studies program! Having completed their thesis projects, the members of our graduating cohort are stepping out into the world.
This week, the first year MA candidates and dual MA/MFA students in the Critical Studies program proposed their thesis topics. We are very excited to have a cohort which will be covering such a wide variety of topics.