Completed Dissertation Titles

Name

Defense Date

Dissertation Title

Director

Patterson, Reginald D. 7/28/2016

"Commandeering the Bamboo Canon: A 19th Century Confederacy of Creole Fables in Flight"

Laurent Dubois & Michaeline Crichlow
Prigiotti, Giuseppe 10/28/2015 "Judaism and Catholicism in Italy during the Belle Époque:
A Comparative Approach"
Roberto Dainotto
Cangiano, Domenico 10/16/2015 "Wanderers in Contradiction. The Italian Road to Modernism (1903-1922)" Roberto Dainotto
Daniel Astorga Poblete 4/29/2015 "La Colonización del Tlacahuitl: La invención del espacio en México (XVI-XVII)" Walter Mignolo
Jeannette Acevedo-Rivera 7/28/2014 "Would You Write Something in my Album?" Social Customs and their Literary Depiction in Nineteenth-Century France and Spain." David Bell & Stephanie Sieburth
Repinecz, Martin

6/7/2013

"Southern Europe Unraveled: Migrant Resistance and Rewriting in Spain and Italy"


Roberto Dainotto

Colon, Eglantine

5/6/2013

"Récits des bords des villes. Renouveaux esthétiques dans la littérature et le cinéma français contemporains"

David Bell

O'Halley, Meaghan

4/9/2013

"Placing Islam: Alternative Visions of the Morisco Expulsion and Spanish-Muslim-Christian Relations in the Sixteenth Century.”

Margaret Greer

Castroverde, Aaron

4/5/2013

"Jose Rizal and the Spanish Novel"

Walter Mignolo & Stephanie Sieburth;         Co-Chairs

Dieudé, Aude

4/2/2013

"Toussaint Louverture and Haiti’s History as Muse: Legacies of Colonial and Post-Colonial Resistance in Francophone African and Caribbean Corpus."

Deborah Jenson & Achille Mbembe; Co-Chairs

Heitzman, Brenna

4/1/2013

"Motherhood and the Eighteenth Century Novel: Transformations and Transgressions in the Works of Sophie Cottin."

Philip Stewart

Reinaga, Lucia

3/29/2013

“Caja negra y Por favor, rebobinar: cine de culto, blockbusters, rock, pop, e intervenciones sobre el campo cultural.”

Richard Rosa

Gloag, Oliver

4/13/2012

"Représentations coloniales de Lahontan à Camus."

Fredric Jameson

Wu, Joyce

4/10/2012

“Baudelaire's Responses to Death: (In)articulation, Mourning and Suicide.”

Deborah Jenson

Chirila, Ileana Daniela

4/6/2012

"La République réinventée. Littératures transculturelles dans la France contemporaine. In english: Re-Inventing the Republic. Transcultural Literatures in Contemporary France."

Deborah Jenson

Mahon, Margaret

4/6/2012

“Questioning the Writing Cure: Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa Trauma Fiction.”

Laurent Dubois

Doriott Anderson, Vanessa

3/26/2012

"Subjects of History: Identity and Memory in the First Person Narratives of Patrick Modiano, Assia Djebar, and Hervé Guibert."

Alice Kaplan

Bacarreza, Leonardo

3/14/2012

"Food, Eating, and the Anxiety of Belonging in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Literature and Art."

Margaret Greer

Ozierski, Margaret

12/14/2011

"Beautiful Annoyance: Reading the Subject. "

Michael Hardt

Nicholson, Brantley

9/9/2011

"A Poetics of Globalism: Fernando Vallejo, the Contemporary Colombian Urban Novel, and the Generation of '72".

Ariel Dorfman & Walter Mignolo; Co-Chairs

Gleisner, Nichole

8/19/2011

"Toward a Poetics of Witness: Apollinaire, Cendrars and the French Soldier-Poets of the First World War"

Alice Kaplan

Curtis, Lesley

5/6/2011

“Utopian (post)colonies: Rewriting race and gender after the Haitian Revolution.”

Deborah Jenson

King-Scheu, Ashley

4/5/2011

“What Can Philosophical Literature Do?  The Contribution of Simone de Beauvoir.”

Toril Moi

O'Neil-Henry, Anne Therese

3/31/2011

"Parisian Social Studies: Positivism and the Novels of Balzac, Paul de Kock and Zola."

David Bell

Mallory, Heather Alison

3/1/2011

"Plating the Revolution: Expressions of National Anxieties and Aspirations in French Culinary Discourse 1969 - 1996"

Michael Hardt & Linda Orr; Co-Chairs

Rodriguez-Balanta, Beatriz Eugenia

9/24/2010

"Realism, Race and Citizenship: Four Moments in the Making of the Black Body, Colombia and Brazil, 1853 -1907"

Esther Gabara

Erwin, Zachary

9/10/2010

"Uneven Modernities, Uneven Masculinities: Manliness and the Galician Hinterland in the Novels of Emilia Pardo Bazán (1882-1896)."

Stephanie Sieburth

Barros, Joanna Maria

5/17/2010

“Re-membering Identities: Terror, Exile and Rebirth in Hispanic Film and Literature”

Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián

Cobian, Laura

4/6/2010

“Transcending Borders: The Transnational Construction of Mexicanness, 1920-1935”.

Esther Gabara

Fernandez Osco, Marcelo

12/8/2009

"El Ayllu y La reconstitucion Del Pensamiento Aymara."

Walter Mignolo

Ingram, Rebecca

12/7/2009

"Spain on the Table: Cookbooks, Women, and Moderinzation, 1905-1933."

Stephanie Sieburth

Menendez-Conde, Ernesto

11/17/2009

"Arte abstracto e indeologias esteticas en Cuba"

Fredric Jameson

Amin, Kadji

10/30/2009

“Agencies of Abjection: Jean Genet and Subaltern Socialities.”

Marc Schachter & Michele Longino; (co-chair)

Lopez-Martin, Francisco Javier

5/5/2009

“Representaciones temporales en la construcción del espacio y el sujeto atlántico en el siglo XVII”

Margaret Greer

Kushner, Scott

4/10/2009

"Transnational Blogospheres: Virtual Politics, Death, and Lurking in France and the U.S."

Linda Orr

Serwer Secrist, Karen

1/16/2009

"Construyendo nuestro pedacito de patria: Space and    Dis(place)ment in Puerto Rican Chicago"

Antonio Viego

True, Micah

1/15/2009

"Writing Amerindian Culture: Ethnography in the Seventeenth Century Jesuit Relations from New France"

Michele Longino

Junguito Pope, Andrea

12/2/2008

“Genealogía de imaginarios geográficos Colombianos: Representaciones culturales, espacio, estado y desplazamiento en el proceso de (des)integración nacional (1850-2008)”

Gabriela Nouzeilles & Walter Mignolo; (co-chair)

LaMarca, Mary Ann

12/2/2008

"The Theater of Sartre and Giraudoux:  Guilt and the War Within"

Alice Kaplan

Cabezas, Oscar

8/8/2008

“Soberanía y Subalternidad: El agotamiento de la Izquierda”

Teresa Vilaros

Pouzet, Virginie

4/14/2008

"L'impressionisme litteraire: capture d'un insaisissable"

David Bell

Sadek, Isis

4/14/2008

"Tierras, regiones y zonas: poéticas y políticas de espacios no-urbanos en los sesenta en Brasil y Argentina"

Gabriela Nouzeilles

Canteli Vigon, Marcos

4/7/2008

"Transitar el Parpadeo: Seis Poetas Españoles"

Ariel Dorfman

Dupont, Nathalie

12/6/2007

“Poèmes délirants, sujets disloqués: Déviance, négativité et réflexivité dans l'écriture contemporaine française”

Toril Moi

Garcia Soormally, Mina

9/20/2007

"Idolatry and the Construction of the Spanish Empire".

Margaret Greer

Saenz de Vigera, Luis

8/8/2007

"Dena Ongi Dabil! Todo Va Dabuten!: Tensión Y Heterogeneidad de la Cultura Radical Vasca en el Límite del Estado Democrático (1978-...)"

Teresa Vilaros

Illas, Edgar

5/23/2007

"The Euphoric Politics of Postmodern Barcelona".

Teresa Vilaros

Krauel, Javier

7/7/2006

"Spiritual Bonds and the Singularity of Literature: Foundations, Language, and Intellectuals in Spain, 1892-1945"

Alberto Moreiras

Hernandez-Salvan, Marta

 7/6/2006

"Tiempo Muerto: Poéticas del Trauma en la Postrevolución Cubana"

Alberto Moreiras