Recent PhD Dissertations

Winsor, Nicole (January 2018), "In the Wake of Revival and Revolution, 1915-2005: Postcolonial Modernist Theatre and Performance in Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand"

Gardner, Tyler Duane (July 2018), "Writing Reality: The Master Chord and Wider Views in Antebellum America"

MacDonald, Leanne (July 2018), "Transcending Boundaries: Non-Binary Gender in Old and Middle English Saints’ Lives"

Harrington, Marjorie (January 2018), "Bilingual Form: Paired Translations of Latin and Vernacular Poetry, c. 1250-1350"

Prendergast, Finola (January 2018), "Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Moral Philosophy in Contemporary U.S. Literature"

Hernandez, Aleksandra (July 2017), "Patterns of Experience: Pragmatism, Perception, and Cultural Cognition in Modern American Literature"

Hershman, Emily (July 2017), "The Deadliest Century: Gender and Modernism in the Age of Total Warfare, 1895-1981"

Wharton, Jill (June 2017), "Dislocated Modernities: The Paradox of the Plantation in Twentieth-Century Irish and American Fiction"

Machulak, Erica (April 2017), "Knowing in Context: Distinguishing the Learned for the "Lewed" in Middle English Literature"

McCoul, Melissa (April 2017), "Come Play with Me: Theorizing Child's Play, Narrative World-Building and Imaginative Embodiment in Literature, 1749-1911.

Murphy, Daniel (April 2017), '"The Technics of Realism: Media and Social Reportage in Narrative Art After 1965."

Milberger, Kurt (April 2017), "The Beasts' Progress: Animals in the British Religious Imagination, 1640-1800."

Santin, Bryan (April 2017), "Imagining the American Right: Postwar Fiction, Race, and the Rise of Modern Conservatism, 1945-2005"

Duncan, Joel (August 2016), "The Song in the Machine: Organic Forms of American Poetry"

VanHoozer, Emma (July 2016), "Problems in Poetics: Robert Creeley in Poetry and in Practice"

Khokhlov, Semyon (July 2016), "Marcel Duchamp, Gertrude Stein, and the Modernist Loss of Autonomy"

Murphy, Robinson (July 2016), "Castration Desire: Less Is More in Global Anglophone Literature"

Klein, Andrew (June 2016), " Along English Borders: Imagining Transnational English Identity in the Premodern World, 1200-1500"

Ransom, Emily (June 2016), "Redeeming Complaint in Tudor and Stuart Devotional Lyric"

Matos, Angel (April 2016), "Feeling Infinite: Affect, Genre, and Narrative in Young Adult Queer Literature"