This collection includes theses and dissertations from the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, in the College of Arts & Sciences. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Identities without origins : fat/trans subjectivity and the possibilities of plurality., MC Lampe

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"The quality of women's intelligence" : female humanists in Renaissance Italy., Julie Myers-Mushkin

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The love that refuses to speak its name : examining queerbaiting and fan-producer interactions in fan cultures., Cassandra M. Collier, 1990-

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Academics and activism : a comparative study of contemporary historical writings on same-sex sexuality and LGBT activists in the Middle East., Lauren Copeland

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The bricks in action : women's public housing activism in Louisville, Kentucky, 1958-1970., Aletia M. Robey

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Radical sister : Lucy Freibert as feminist nun, activist, and educator., Jessica Whitish

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Exploring the missing pieces : readers, religion and societal relations in ONE magazine, 1954-1963., Alisha West

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"This is not what motherhood looks like" : mothers' interpretations of cultural representations of the celebrity pregnant and post-partum body., Brittany M. Williams 1987-

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The unruly woman in prime time animated sitcoms., Sarah Pennington

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The madness is catching : transsexuality and the Cartesian subject., Andrew Edward Clark 1986-

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They are in silence : refugee women's narratives., Erin Elizabeth Herbert

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Cycling and women's rights in the suffrage press., Christine Neejer