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    • An Amorous Prehistory of Hong Kong Queer Cinema 

      Zhao, Manjun (2016-06-08)
      Depiction of homoerotic relationships among women in commercial costumed films was a unique phenomenon in 1970s - 1980s Hong Kong cinema. What are the possible cinematic meanings of lesbian images that we can perceive in ...
    • Back in the World: Vietnam Veterans through Popular Culture 

      McClancy, Kathleen (2009)
      In his Dispatches, Michael Herr quotes the gonzo photojournalist Tim Page: "Take the glamour out of war! I mean, how the bloody hell can you do that?[...] Ohhhh, war is good for you, you can't take the glamour out of that. ...
    • Impure Cinema: Political Pedagogies in Film and Theory 

      Baumbach, Nicholas (2009)
      Impure Cinema: Political Pedagogies in Film and Theory asks what are the ways that the politics of film theory have been conceptualized since the era now known as "70s film theory." In particular, it analyzes the writings ...
    • Misrecognized: Looking at Images of Black Suffering and Death 

      Baker, Courtney R (2008-04-30)
      This dissertation investigates the social, emotional, and ethical implications of looking at the suffering and death of African Americans. Drawing on film theory, visual studies, literary criticism, and semiotics, the study ...
    • Re-membering Identities: Terror, Exile and Rebirth in Hispanic Film and Literature 

      Barros, Joanna M. (2010)
      This dissertation examines fictional representations of Argentine and Spanish authoritarianism from the position of exiled, traumatized and/or marginalized subjects. Though the primary texts and films engage questions of ...
    • Real Politics and Feminist Documentaries: Re-Visioning Seventies Film Feminisms 

      Warren, Shilyh J. (2010)
      For a brief moment in feminist time, from 1968 to 1974, women's documentaries were influential in the emerging field of feminist film studies and for feminist activism. By the late sixties feminists had identified visual ...
    • The Blind Heroine in Cinema History: Film and the Not-Visual 

      Salerno, Abigail (2007-12-18)
      My dissertation explores non-visual experiences of film through a study of the recurring cinematic figure of the blind heroine in three periods of US cinema - late silent, classical, post-studio. My analysis of ...