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Congratulations to the 2010-11 Ph.D., MA, & MFA Graduates

Spring 2011 RTF Graduates

 

Ph.D.

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN
Supervisor:  JANET STAIGER
Title:  THE GOSSIP  INDUSTRY: PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING STAR IMAGES,  CELEBRITY GOSSIP, AND ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 1910-2010

SHU-CHING CHAN
Supervisor:  TOM SCHATZ
Title:  THE BAMBOO CINEMA: A FORMAL, CULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL ANALYSIS OF HONG KONG CINEMA IN THE 1990S

ELISSA HELEN NELSON
Supervisor:  TOM SCHATZ
Title:  TEEN FILMS OF THE 1980S: GENRE, NEW HOLLYWOOD, AND GENERATION X

HERIM ERIN LEE
Supervisor:  JOE STRAUBHAAR & KARIN WILKINS
Title:  KOREAN IMMIGRANT ADOLESCENTS' ENGAGEMENT WITH THE INTERNET: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURAL ORIENTATIONS AND BICULTURAL COMPETENCE

M.A.

PAUL ALTON GANSKY
Supervisor:  MICHAEL KACKMAN
THESIS:  COLD CUTS: VISIONS OF REFRIGERATORS IN UNITED STATES MEDIA, 1942-1968

MARIE JOAN TANEDO GLORIA
Supervisor:  LAURA STEIN
THESIS:  CONSIDERING CREATIVE COMMONS: AN EXAMINATION FOR MOTIVATIONS OF ADOPTION OR NON-ADOPTION OF CREATIVE COMMON LICENSES

SE HEE HAN
Supervisor:  SHANTI KUMAR
THESIS:  GLOBALIZATION AND HYBRIDITY OF KOREAN CINEMA: CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF KOREAN BLOCKBUSTER FILMS

CHARLOTTE E. HOWELL
Supervisor:  MARY C KEARNEY
THESIS:  PROPHETS IN THEMARGINS: FANTASTIC, FEMINIST RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN TELEFANTASY

JUN-HYUK JANG
Supervisor:  SHARON STROVER
THESIS:  TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME: INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON CAPITAL AND BASEBALL STADIUM VISITING

CAROLINE FERRIS LEADER
Supervisor:  TOM SCHATZ
THESIS:  THE LOVERS AND DREAMERS GO CORPORATE: RE-AUTHORING JIM HENSON'S MUPPETS UNDER DISNEY

SARAH ANNE MURRAY
Supervisor:  MARY C KEARNEY
THESIS:  THE RAW AND THECOOKING CHANNEL: GENDER AND THE BRANDING OF A NICHE CABLE IDENTITY

MOLLY LOUISE SHARP
Supervsior:  MARY C KEARNEY
THESIS:  GENDER, FEMINISM, AND HEROISM IN JOSS WHEDON AND JOHN CASSADY'S ASTONISHING X-MEN COMICS

ADAM WYATT TATE
Supervisor:  JANET STAIGER
THESIS:  THE CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS WATCHING: VIOLENCE, DISTRESSED CHILDREN, AND SIGNS OF HOPE IN THE CINEMA OF MICHAEL HANEKE

M.F.A.

DAVID ALBALA CARDEMIL
Supervisor:  NANCY SCHIESARI
REPORT:  THAT THING YOU (Film)

JEE HYUN DONG
Supervisor:  ANDREW GARRISON
REPORT:  FREE NORTH KOREA RADIO (Film)

JESSICA ROSE DORFMAN
Supervisor:  DON HOWARD
REPORT:  ORBIT  (Film)

YING LIU
Supervisor:  ANDREW SHEA
REPORT:  YOU AND ME ARE STITCHED (Film)

ERIN CAMILLE RANDALL
Supervisor:  DON HOWARD
REPORT:  JUST US CHICKENS (Film)

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