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The fourth season of Dissertation Reviews begins this Fall and we are bringing you plenty of fresh reviews of recently filed dissertations, latest upd...
Stalinist Masculinity in Soviet Film & Society, 1953-68
A review of Rescripting Stalinist Masculinity: Contesting the Male Ideal in Soviet Film and Society, 1953-1968, by Marko Dumančić. Marko Dumančić’s di...
Gender, Power & Sexuality in BDSM Interactions
A review of A “Different Economy of Bodies and Pleasures”? Gender, Power, and Sexuality in BDSM Interactions, by Brandy Simula. Brandy Sim...
Nationhood & Homosexuality in Poland
A review of Nation Queer? Discourses Of Nationhood And Homosexuality In Times Of Transformation: Case Studies From Poland, by Robert Kulpa. In her lan...
Non-Normative Sexualities in India
A review of Sexual Figures of Kerala: Cultural Practices, Regionality and the Politics of Sexuality, by Navaneetha Mokkil Maruthur. Navaneetha Mokkil...
Colonialism, Gender & Okinawa in Modern Japan
A review of Performing Embodied Histories: Colonialism, Gender, and Okinawa in Modern Japan, by Valerie Holshouser Barske. Divided into six chapters ...
New Asian Female Ghost Films
A review of The New Asian Female Ghost Films: Modernity, Gender Politics, and Transnational Transformation, by Hunju Lee. Hunjun Lee’s dissertation ex...
Underwear in the Making of Femininity
A review of Consuming Underwear: Fashioning Female Identity, by Christiana Tsaousi. The act of putting on underwear is a practice that most of us take...
Homosexual Panic in Literature, Psychiatry, Law
A review of Homosexual Panic: Unliveable Lives and the Temporality of Sexuality in Literature, Psychiatry and the Law, by Matthew T. Helmers. Matthew ...
Death, Gender & Tradition in Nepal & Tibet
A review of Death, Gender and Extraordinary Knowing: The Delog (’das log) Tradition in Nepal and Eastern Tibet, by Mary Alyson Prude. In this engaging...
Gender & Sexuality on DR
Dissertation Reviews has been featuring research on gender and sexuality in a number of our existing series, whether in Chinese Literature, South Asia...
Goddess Images in Cambodian Art
A review of The Symbiosis of Image, Monument and Landscape: A Study of Select Goddess Images at Prasat Kravan, Kbal Spean and Banteay Srei in...