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Resistance and Encroachment in Everyday Life: A Feminist Epistemological Study of Qajar Era Iranian Women’s Travel JournalsDownload
This dissertation is a study of Iranian women’s everyday resistances in Qajar-era Iran, the period prior to the Constitutional Revolution (1906). Mobilizing feminist epistemology, and specifically feminist standpoint theory, which calls for the uncovering of women’s hidden knowledge, I analyze...
My work is about the exploration of everyday-life, colour and the imagination. Making paintings is my way of understanding the dynamic and ever-changing sociological, cultural, and digital fabric of North American society. My practice involves creating a poetic network of images that utilize a...
“Not Everything was Good, but Many Things were Better”: East German Everyday Life, Material Culture, and the MuseumDownload
This dissertation draws on the rich context of contemporary Germany for interrogating divisive public debates on Germany’s socialist past. Grounded in the analysis of specific places and objects, particularly those relating to museums, it investigates simultaneously three distinct but also...