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“Perspective By Incongruity” Applied To Depictions Of Race In The Media, Darren Nana Yaw Adjei Mar 2018

“Perspective By Incongruity” Applied To Depictions Of Race In The Media, Darren Nana Yaw Adjei

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


Wonder Woman: A Case Study For Critical Media Literacy, Adriana N. Fehrs Jan 2018

Wonder Woman: A Case Study For Critical Media Literacy, Adriana N. Fehrs

Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers

To better grasp the messages Wonder Woman is sending to its audience, a Critical Media Literacy (CML), ideological, and feminist framework is used to examine whether, and if so how, Wonder Woman succumbs to stereotypes that are often portrayed in the media. These theories will be used in the ensuing project to build a curriculum aimed at high school students.The curriculum positions students to examine the hegemonic ideologies that are represented in pop culture, specifically Wonder Woman.


The Rhetoric Of Visual Aesthetics: Image, Convention, And Form In New Media, Daniel Hyunjae Kim Jan 2016

The Rhetoric Of Visual Aesthetics: Image, Convention, And Form In New Media, Daniel Hyunjae Kim

Communication Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Across multiple contexts within photography’s relatively brief history as a medium of ‘light inscription,’ a ubiquitous relationship pairing photographer with subject has dominated a common understanding of the art (technê). This pairing, across time, consistently demonstrates a dominant and linear perspective, wherein the former (photographer) works to “capture” the latter (the subject), toward the production of an image--whether inscribed on print media of the traditional darkroom, or through the bright screens of our contemporary mobile devices. This dissertation examines this linear relationship, and in particular, what new potential may emerge when photography is considered apart from it. That is ...


"Bridesmaids": A Modern Response To Patriarchy, Blair Buckley Jun 2013

"Bridesmaids": A Modern Response To Patriarchy, Blair Buckley

Communication Studies

This senior project analyzes the rhetorical means by which the movie "Bridesmaids" rejects yet also heeds to patriarchal standards. In this paper I examine the film by performing a feminist critique, also employing elements of ideological criticism.


"Spring Awakening" And Anti-Conformity: An Ideological Criticism, Kara M. Stone Jun 2011

"Spring Awakening" And Anti-Conformity: An Ideological Criticism, Kara M. Stone

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


Abercrombie & Fitch: The Altering Of Cultural Norms, Emily Nichole Pahler Dec 2009

Abercrombie & Fitch: The Altering Of Cultural Norms, Emily Nichole Pahler

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.