Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Ahmed Rıza and the Young Turk Movement

A review of Ahmed Rıza (1858-1930) Histoire d’un vieux Jeune Turc, by Erdal Kaynar. This dissertation is a biographical work of one of the major…

Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan

A review of Governing Sex, Building the Nation: The Politics of Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan (1945-1979), by Wan-Chen Yen. Wan-Chen Yen’s doctoral dissertation is a…

The (Geo)Politics of Korean Cosmetic Surgery

A review of The (Geo)Politics of Beauty: Race, Transnationalism, and Neoliberalism in South Korean Beauty Culture, by Sharon Heijin Lee. This dissertation takes an interdisciplinary…

Conceptualizing Space in Irish Theater

A review of Reimagining Space in the Performance of Ireland, by Sharon Ann Pressburg. The study of theater offers rich opportunities to theorize about space,…