Feminist Aesthetics: Theory and Praxis, Spring 2015

Anna Banker '15, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies and Theatre and Dance
"Coven's Feminist Spell: Race, Gender and Capitalist Accumulation in American Horror Story"
Forthcoming in Velvet Light Trap Spring 2017: “That Magic Box Lies”: Queer Theory, Seriality, and American Horror Story by Theresa L. Geller and Anna Marie Banker.

Ian Byrd '16, French
"The Queen(s) of Queer Cinema: The Collaborative Politics of Christine Vachon and Todd Haynes"

Youngbin Song '15, Media and Cultural Praxix
"Figuring a Counter-Sybolic: Haptics in Feminist Aesthesis"

Affect and Audiences, Summer MAP 2014

Anna Banker ’15, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies and Theatre and Dance
“Tarrying with the Feminine; Or, How Skyler White Became Synonymous with Bitch”
 

Tolu Edionwe ’15, Media and Cultural Studies (Independent Major)
Step Up: Shaking Off the Myth of a Post-Raciality Now”

Advanced Studies in Film and History, Spring MAP 2012

Laura Stamm ’12, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
“From Maya Deren to Lady Gaga: The Role of the Female Artist in Postmodern Visual Culture”
Presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Spring 2013

Paul Dampier ’12, Global Cinema Studies (Independent Major)
“Global Aesthetics and Virtual Possibilities in Neo-Baroque Cinema”

Joel B. Pollick ’12, Economics
“Music Finally Matters: A Study of the Emergence of Art Cinema after World War II and its Musical Deconstruction of Classical Hollywood”

Kramer McLuckie ’12, History
“Destabilizing Darkness: Film Noir as Emergent and High Postmodernism”

Advanced Studies in Feminist and Queer Theory, Summer MAP 2011

Robin Wetherill ’12, Anthropology and Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies
“The Stakes Are High: How the Witch Hunt and Other Violence Against Women Are Constitutive of Modern Femininity, And Why This Matters For Queer Theory”
Presented at “Indecency,” the Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 1-3, 2012

Christian Loggins ’12, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
“Monstrous Knowledge: The Queer Pedagogy of Nicki Minaj”
Presented at “Indecency,” the Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 1-3, 2012

Laura Stamm ’12, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
New Queer Cinema Today: Film and the Critique of Neoliberalism”
Presented at “Indecency,” the Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 1-3, 2012

Winsome Eustace ’12, Theory and Practices of Representation (Independent Major)
“Playing Against the Machine”

Joe Hiller ’12, Gender and Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
“Haitian Hauntings; Or, Nationalist Exceptionalism’s Queer Failure”
Presented at the New School for Social Research's Annual Anthropology Conference, 2012.

New Perspectives in Visual Culture: Meaning, Materiality, Aesthetics, Spring MAP 2009

Gabe Tomasulo ’11, Space and Visual Culture (Independent Major)
“Violent Houses: Program and Restriction Following the MOVE Conflict”
Presented as part of a panel on Deleuze, Zizek, and (Post)Modern Architectural Space at “Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference,” May 2011.
Gabe is currently completing the Master of Architecture Program at Harvard University.

Courtney Sheehan ’11, Visual Culture (Independent Major)
“Collateral Murder”
Courtney was a Watson Fellow, 2011-12, who studied the politics of film festivals in Croatia, India, Russia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the Netherlands. She is currently Program Director for the Northwest Film Forum and the Seattle International Film Festival.

Greg Rossi 10, English
“Spacing Within Immanence”
Greg used his research to win a prestigious internship with the Slought Foundation.