Dissertations

Research - Dissertations

Completed/published

Work Adviser Related Fields
Elizabeth Coen. "Staging Theater to Realize a Nation: The Development of German National Theater in the 18th Century." Diss. U of Washington. Adviser: Odai Johnson 18th Century, Drama, German, Theater History

Ching-Yi Huang. "Performing an 'Absent' China: Cultural Propaganda in Anti-Communist Taiwan in the 1950's and 1960's." Diss. U of Washington, 2013.

Adviser: Thomas Postlewait Drama, 20th Century

Samer Al-Saber. "Permission To Perform: Palestinian Theatre in Jerusalem, 1967-1993." Diss. U of Washington, 2013.

Adviser: Thomas Postlewait Drama, Theater History, 20th Century

Lezlie C. Cross. "In the Beaten Way of Friendship: Horace Howard Furness, Edwin Booth, and the New Variorum Shakespeare." Diss. U of Washington, 2013.

Adviser: Thomas Postlewait Drama, Shakespeare, 19th Century, American

Sarah Guthu. "European Modernism and the Resident Theatre Movement: The Transformation of American Theatre between 1950 and 1970." Diss. U of Washington, 2013.

Adviser: Thomas Postlewait Drama, Theater History, American, Modernism, 20th Century

Malcolm Womack. "Harlem Holiday: The Cotton Club, 1925-1940." Diss. U of Washington, 2013.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theater History, 20th Century, American, African American

Michelle Granshaw. "The Hibernicon and Visions of Returning Home: Popular Entertainment in Irish America from the Civil War to World War I." Diss. U of Washington, 2012.

Adviser: Barry Witham Drama, 19th Century, 20th Century, American

Anna Gabriela Ramis. "The Strength of the Few: Dominant and Subdominant in the Poetic Function of Theater." Diss. U of Washington, 2012.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theory/Criticism

Gibson A. Cima. "Postconflict Nostalgia: Postapartheid South African Theatre, 1990-2010." Diss. U of Washington, 2012.

Adviser: Odai Johnson Drama, 20th Century, 21st Century, African

Jeanmarie Higgins. "Producing Absence: Theatrical Representations of Domestic Space." Diss. U of Washington, 2011.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theater History, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Theory/Criticism

Miriam F. Kammer. "Ecofeminist Dramaturgy and the Shakespeare of Today." Diss. U of Washington, 2011.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Ecocriticism, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Dramaturgy, Shakespeare

David U. Garfinkle. "The rise and fall of the passions of Elizabeth Barry, reading Restoration figures of the first modern actress in the civic legacy of Sir William D'Avenant." Diss. U of Washington, 2010.

Adviser: Odai Johnson Drama, Theater History, 17th Century, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Acting

Lisa K. Jackson-Schebetta. "Staging Spain, Staging America: Representations of Spain in U.S. Hispanic and Anglo Theatre, 1931-1939." Diss. U of Washington, 2010.

Adviser: Barry Witham Drama, Theater History, Hispanic Studies, American, Spanish, 20th Century

Derek Samuel Davidson. "Martyrdom as a performance tradition." Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Adviser: Odai Johnson Drama, Religion, Performance Studies

Walter Eugene Grodzik. "Parodies, paradox, pair o'divas: An oral history scrapbook of feminist opera's Derivative Duo." Diss. U of Washington, 2007.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Opera, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Theater History

Scott W. Cole. "Traumatized performance: Antebellum Methodist camp meetings and the re-making of the American frontier." Diss. U of Washington, 2007.

Adviser: Odai Johnson Drama, Theater History, American, 19th Century

Kara Elizabeth Reilly. "Automata: A Spectacular History of the Mimetic Faculty." Diss. U of Washington, 2006.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theory/Criticism

John A. Warrick. "The Medieval Theatrical Hell-mouth: Ritual/Colonial Formations and Protestant Transformations in Anglo/Saxon and Early Modern England." Diss. U of Washington, 2006.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Medieval, Religion, English

Joshua E. Polster. "Rethinking Arthur Miller: Symbol and structure." Diss. U of Washington, 2006.

Adviser: Barry Witham Drama, 20th Century, American

Elizabeth Geralyn Bonjean. "In the Shadow of Civil Wars: Performances of Cultural Memory." Diss. U of Washington, 2005.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theater History, Performance Studies

Edwin K. McFall. "Tragic Hero to Antichrist: Macbeth, the Oedipus Tyrannus of the English Renaissance." Diss. U of Washington, 2005.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Shakespeare, 17th Century

Sydney Elizabeth Cheek O'Donnell. "An exaggerated life: Franca Rame on the political stage." Diss. U of Washington, 2004.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, Theater History

Gregory Dawson. "The nineteenth century origins of feminist solo performance." Diss. U of Washington, 2004.

Adviser: Sarah Bryant-Bertail Drama, 19th Century, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies

James M. Fitzmorris. "Summoning the spectacle." Diss. U of Washington, 2004.

Adviser: Odai Johnson Drama, Performance Studies

In progress

Work Adviser Related Fields
Jason Eckard - Tenth and Eleventh Century Liturgical Drama and the Rise of the Latin Christian Church Adviser: Scott Magelssen Critical Theory, French, History, Medieval, Spanish, Theater History

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