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  • Language, queerly phrased: a sociolinguistic examination of nonbinary gender identity in French 

    del Caño, Madeleine (2019-05)
    Language, a uniquely human skill, is intrinsic to the self. Beyond its base communication purpose, language serves to shape the identity of the speakers who use it. One of the biggest examples of language defining and ...
  • The Lapse: MFA Thesis - Metals 

    Urciuoli, Francesca (2015-05)
    My body of work is concerned with the idea of the psychological defense mechanisms by which our memories, and the objects which evoke those memories, are the foundation of our self-protection. This concept is translated ...
  • Lateral Improvements: MFA Thesis - Metals 

    Leppo, Maia (2015-05)
    The modern era can be characterized as a constant stream of updates and upgrades. Our technological advancements, in particular, are continuously reiterated with newly invented tools, hardware upgrades, and software updates. ...
  • The latest fashion trend: water sustainability and social ethics 

    Mahoney, Musa (2018-05)
    This thesis seeks to present the current state of the fast fashion industry, focusing on water and social ethics to discuss the various health effects and environmental implications stimulated by global fashion trade, while ...
  • Lesbian and Bisexual Identity in Multiple Ecological Contexts 

    Belmonte, Kimberly (2011-09-12)
    Although sexual minority individuals are embedded in a series of complex systems—legal, political, cultural, and institutional—little is known about how these diverse contexts affect sexual identity and well-being. Using ...
  • Life on the Hudson, A Shad's-Eye View: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Miller, Edward Bear (2016-05)
    The four canvases in the thesis exhibition interweave my notions of river life and human consciousness. They demonstrate a love for oil painting and the history of art while calling into question aesthetic conventions and ...
  • Listen to them: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Naganoma, Megumi (2019-05)
    “Listen to them.”, represents a group of twenty-one rape survivors. I know them personally and they have confided in me the details of their attacks. These are all people that I have relationships with: friendships, family, ...
  • Living Strange, a novel 

    Giese, Allison (2018-05)
    Living Strange is about a young webcomic artist, Aaron Bateson, as he survives a suicide attempt and must begin the arduous process of recovery. However, a muddled and strained family situation, along with the fact that ...
  • Look @ me 2.0: self-sexualization in Facebook photographs, self-objectification, and body image 

    Ruckel, Lindsay M. (2013-02-04)
    Growing attention has been paid to examining people’s self-presentation on Social Networking Sites (SNSs). To date, one study has explored the extent to which women present themselves in a sexualized way in their profile ...
  • Love Canal: community vulnerability and human-induced environmental disaster 

    Goldstein, Hana (2018-05)
    This case study paper will examine the causes and effects of the human-induced environmental disaster at Love Canal. It will specifically highlight the significant impact it had on a lower income, working class neighborhood. ...
  • Low power partial product reduction stage for booth multiplier 

    Jawharji, Mahmoud (2017-05)
    In this thesis, we explore different avenues to reduce the power consumption of a 16x16 Multiplier. Our approach focuses on an interconnection pattern for the partial product reduction stage of the multiplier, which is ...
  • Low-key Solidarity, Strategies for the Alliance: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Gallira, Ana Azzue (2017-05)
    Giving space for viewers to cultivate curiosity for other people through whimsical and lighthearted objects and interactive experiences grounds my research. I make work that confronts the reality that most human relationships ...
  • Lumen - Entering: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Pazmandi, Katalin (2015-05)
    The primary question that inspires me is how to create a sacred space in an outdoor environment where people would feel more connected to their own spiritual essence. To be connected means that you live true to yourself ...
  • Make it Plain: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Richards, Shani (2016-05)
    Knowing the history of craft and the material traditions are important to making my work. I insist on having this metalsmithing label, and I purposely challenge and subvert the discourse of what a metalsmith is. As a ...
  • Manic? : a play in two acts 

    Rausch, Zachary (2017-12)
    This thesis is about the power of story. All medical systems throughout the world are based upon specific stories which they believe about the nature of human existence. Oftentimes, it is easy to lose ourselves in the ...
  • MapReduce based convolutional neural networks 

    Leung, Jackie (2018-08)
    Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have gained global recognition in advancing the field of artificial intelligence and have had great successes in a wide array of applications including computer vision, speech and natural ...
  • Marks of time: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Santiago, Jolynn (2019-05)
    For a moment, reflect on the marks of time that are often disregarded or wiped away. Would you ever consider preserving the ring of dust that forms around objects, or collecting the residue that clings to your hands after ...
  • A Marxist-Feminist analysis of gender reveal parties in the United States 

    Seiden, Molly (2019-05)
    The modern celebration surrounding the gender reveal party has become commonplace in our society, with family and friends bearing gifts and rejoicing at their newfound knowledge of the gender identity of a soon-to-be ...
  • Material memoir: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Sartorius, Andrew (2019-05)
    My family owns a fifty acre plot of rolling red clay hills in West Virginia. When I return home, I dig clay, a pilgrimage to harvest from the strata of memory. This body of work explores the potential of wild West Virginia ...