On behalf of the MTLFF concentration, congratulations to Nicole Herche upon successfully defending her thesis, “Between Two Worlds: The Depiction of Mixed-Race Ostracism by the Minority Group in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony, Matt de la Peña’s Mexican Whiteboy, and Heidi Durrow’s The Girl Who Fell from the Sky,” directed by Dr. Huang.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Nadine Moore upon successfully defending her thesis “A “Black Body Electric” – African American Rhetoric(s) and the Hip-Hop Aesthetic: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, Beyoncé Knowles’ Lemonade, and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, directed by Dr. Will Banks.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Kelsey Burroughs upon successfully defending her remarkable CAPS project, “Using Video Game Folklore as Texts in the English Classroom“ directed by Dr. Kitta.
On behalf of the faculty in Multicultural and Transnational Literatures, Foklore, and Film, congratulations to Nicole Crevar upon successfully defending her thesis, “CHICANA POETRY OF RESISTANCE: GALVÁN RODRÍGUEZ EXTENDING THE MESTIZA CONSCIOUSNESS AND ENCOURAGING POLITICAL ACTIVISM THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA,” directed by Dr. Gueye.
On behalf of MTLFF, I’d like to congratulate Siobhan Brewer upon successfully defending her outstanding CAPS project, “The Importance of Multicultural Literature in Community Colleges,” directed by Dr. Banks.
Congratulations to Joy Han upon her successful defense of her thesis, “Familial and Cultural Conflicts as Related to Identity: The 1.5 and Second Generation’s Imperfect Records.”
Congratulations to Jazmin Brooke Pittman upon the successful defense of her CAPS project, “Kindergarten Transformation: African American Heritage Celebration.” Promoting diversity, Afrrican American history, and the arts in the context of teaching five-year-olds is a remarkable achievement, and we’re excited and proud to learn about the work that Jazmin is doing in Charlotte.
Congratulations to Ellen Shumate upon successfully defending her CAPS project, “From Farm to Table: The Role of Food in Asian American Literature,” which will become an exciting new community college course.
Congratulations to Charlotte Smith upon successfully defending her CAPS project, “Teaching English II through Multicultural Literatures and the Theme of Identity.” Charlotte is a curriculum specialist who is transforming the lives of her 9th and 10th grade students.
Her director Dr. Huang reports that Maria Ktoan has successfully defended her CAP project, “Online Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian American Literature for College Undergraduates.”