Class of 2020 Senior Theses in CLS and MLS

May 27, 2020 – Achievements

The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
Class of 2020 Senior Theses

Curing Homosexuality: Queerness and Illness in 20th Century Western Literature.
Ruthy Amkraut, MLS, advised by Arden Hegele, English and Comparative Literature.

La Plus Clairvoyante: Political Visions and Feminist Strategies in the Works of Leonora Carrington.
Daniella Apodaca, CLS, advised by Victoria Rosner, English and Comparative Literature

The Exile Writer as “Absurd Creator”: Death, Literature, and Identity in Anna Segher’s Transit.
Emmaline Bennett, CLS, advised by Mark Anderson, Germanic Languages

Sickle Cell Anemia, Where Are We Now?: The Underuse of Hydroxyurea and Slowed Research and Development Progress in Sickle Cell Anemia.
Jemima Fregene, MLS, advised by Samuel K. Roberts, Department of History

Wind, Water and Tears: An Exploration of the Unconscious and Anxieties Expressed in La Llorona.
Jesse Martinez-Kratz, CLS, advised by Claudio Lomnitz, Department of Anthropology

Mirroring the Modal: Bhāvanā, Rasa, and Subjectivity in Jazz Improvisation.
Sahana Priyadarshini Narayanan, CLS, advised by Tyler M. Richard, Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies

Bildung, History, and Modernity in Mujŏng.
Ye Lim Oh, CLS, advised by Oliver Simons, Germanic Languages and
Yoon Jeong Oh, East Asian Studies, NYU

Literary Conceptions of an Epistemic Genre: Narrative and Agency
in 18th– and 19th-century Obstetric Case Histories.

Naazanene Maryam Vatan, MLS, advised by Arden Hegele, English and Comparative Literature

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