Honors Theses Students

Jhemari Quintana (2019) “Chicana Punk Memoirs and Performances of Sublime Abjection: A Means to Reject Neoliberal Multiculturalism”

Claire Fieldman (2019) “The Great Soup of Being: Autotheory & Intersectionality in Cherríe Moraga’s Loving in the War Years and Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts

Jekara Govan (2018) “We Are Witches: Octavia E. Butler, Princess Nokia, and the Afro-Fem Future”

Mary Hoff (2018) “Analyzing Binaries in Hector Tobar’s Novel The Barbarian Nurseries

Jocelyn Martinez (2017) “Queer Resistance in Latin America: Deconstructing Postcolonial Social Norms through Queer Bodies and Erotic Desires in Alfonso Cuaron’s Y Tu Mama Tambien and Maurice Escheverria’s Labios

Miriam Juarez (2017) “Affective Bodies: Remapping Language and the Chicana Subject in the Work of Myriam Gurba”

Jazmynn Vasquez (Honors, 2015) “Letters from a Black Hole” [creative]

Fanny Garcia (2015) “Guate-Angeleno: An Exploration of a Transisthmian Category of Identity in Héctor Tobar’s the Tattooed Soldier and Translation Nation

Gloria Gallardo (2015) “Contemporary Chicano Novels and the Politics of Place: Re-Forming Spaces of Resistance and Representation”

Jeanelle Horcasitas (2013) “The Mexican Immigrant Experience in History, Nanotexts, and Nodes”

Janet Garcia (2013) “The Politics Behind the Mexican Body. An Archive of History:  An Analysis of Alejandro Morales’ The Rag Doll Plagues”