Guide to the Stanford University, Program in American Studies, Honors Theses

Stanford Unviersity Archives staff
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
July 2012
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC4-3431
Creator: Stanford University. Program in American Studies.
Title: Stanford University, Program in American Studies, honors theses
Dates: 1991-2009
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet (37 volumes in 4 boxes)
Summary: Honors theses written by undergraduates in the Program in American Studies at Stanford University.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Theses were transferred to the Stanford University Archives from the Hume Writing Center in 2011.

Information about Access

The collection is open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. No photocopies may be made.

Ownership & Copyright

Copyright is retained by the creators for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. Transmission or reproduction of materials requires the written permission of the copyright owner.

Cite As

[Identification of item], Stanford University, Program in American Studies, Honors Theses (SC4-3431). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of honors theses written by undergraduates in the Program in American Studies at Stanford University.

Access Terms

United States--Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Accession ARCH-2011-152 Theses

Box 1

Ballí, Cecilia, Staging culture in Tejano Texas: the public performance of identify in the South Texas Rio Grande Valley. 1998

Box 1

Brown, Carlee, Fertile ground: growing the image of the American farmer. 2009

Box 1

Brown, Molly, University anti-harassment speech codes: an exmination of the University's interests through a case study analysis. 1991

Box 1

de Baca, Michael (Miguel), The whip and the cross: the constructed identities of the Penitente brotherhood in New Mexico. 2002

Box 1

Knize, Megan S., May the winds of freedom blow: the roles and rights of a Stanford Daily newspaper editor. 2003

Box 1

Krantz, Brandi, Mothers of the Shtetl, daughters of America: representations of mothers and daughters in the fiction and autobiography of early twentieth century Jewish American immigrants . 1994

Box 1

Lai, David, Into the Dexter gospel: an investigation of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s theology through his sermons, 1953-62. 2008

Box 1

Liu, Annie En-Yi, Redefining AIDS activism in America: a new wave in the wake of ACT UP. 2000

Box 1

Reilly, Shane, Changing times, unchanging murals. 1996

Box 1

Reyna, Renee C., Without color, without equality: reconsidering race in education. 2003

Box 2

Huston, Ben, Taking fake news seriously: the Daily Show's satirical assault on the American news media. 2005

Box 2

Sisson, Kelly Joan, Diaspora, Deseos and dead Gringos: Chileno contract laborers and the California Gold Rush. 2003

Box 2

Wilson, Ivy, Memory and identity in Toni Morrison's Beloved. 1995

Box 2

Thukral, Riene [Renita Kaul], Back to the neighborhoods: a history of San Jose Unified School District's twenty-five years of desegregation. 1997

Box 2

Murakawa, Dawnalyn, Taking control: youth and developing identity in the Japanese American relocation centers of the Second World War. 1993

Box 2

Horn, Margo, Women's history from the void to the margin: an examination of three high school United States history textbooks. 1993

Box 2

Meador, Jeff, American musical theatre revivals. 1995

Box 2

Emery, Theodore A. , Insurgent nation: SDS and the Economic Research and Action Project, 1963-1965. 1994

Box 2

Koshy, Tanya, Remodeling resistance: Black civil society and the battle against Baltimore's residential segregation ordinances (1910-1918). 2006

Box 2

Levine, Danielle, "Hello, gorgeous": Hollywood, Barbra Streisand, beauty, and the Jewish woman. 2007

Box 2

McCoy, Lauren, Fourth and inches: the struggle against college football's glass ceiling for minorities. 2006

Box 2

Narrowe, Meredith, Sundance, Hollywood, and the independent film: the foundations and influence of America's most famous film festival. 2004

Box 3

Rush, Marny, Sesame Street in the 1990s: the race relations curriculum. 1994

Box 3

Twist, Allison, Lady Lindy lives: revisiting imaging of Amelia Earhart from the 1920s until today. 1999

Box 3

Downing, Nancy Farish, How Americo Paredes's literature became a project of humanizing Mexican Americans. 1997

Box 3

Goodman, Brian, Kral Majales - King of May: Allen Ginsberg and the Czech culture of dissent. 2006

Box 3

Jacobs, Jeremy, "Out" is "In" -- How Larry David's Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm made Jewishness "hip" through the blurring of mainstream and Jewish Humor . 2006

Box 3

Smith, Sonya K., Tradition and change: chicanas rewriting the legend of La Llorona. 1995

Box 3

Cowan, Brooke A., Richard Rodriguez: a Chicano story, an American story. 1994

Box 3

Lewis, Patricia Scheiern, Meat art: the aesthetics of flesh (2 v.). 1995

Box 3

Monson, Catrice A., Changes in the portrayal of Black women and the family in situation comedies: analyzing representations in "Good Times" and "The Cosby Show" . 1994 or 1995

Box 3

Lombardi,Brita, Rural ghettoes, changing frontiers -- a case study of out-of-school youth life in poor rural communities. 1995

Box 4

Brennan, Brian P., A way of being and living: the volunteer experience at El Paso's Annunciation House. 1995

Box 4

Friedlieb, Linda, Examining the lens of the media: an analysis of historical and newsroom-oriented factors in the newspaper coverage of the deaths at Kent State and Jackson State in May 1970 . 1995

Box 4

Cohen, Julia, Majority status for 'minority' students: the challenges of desegregation and realities of racial isolation in Redwood City, California . 2001

Box 4

Schnitz, Katy, "The Winds of Freedom Blow": anti-communism at Stanford University in the 1950s. 1993

 

Moquino, Trisha Povi, "Indian time: its irresponsible discourse and social ramifications. 1996