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It’s a Kind of Magic: Situating Nostalgia for Technological Progress and the Occult in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes
Guy Ritchie’s recent blockbuster success with a revisionist Sherlock Holmes is the latest in a series of popular films and fiction to have reinvigorated a nostalgic imaginary of London’s past that places the former capital ...
After Collective Memory: Postnational Europe and Socially Engaged Art
This thesis focuses on works of public art that enjoy proven success in challenging the national bias of European heritage practice. By developing methods at the intersection between collective memory, critical historiography, ...
Ruts of Gentrification: Breaking the Surface of Vienna’s Changing Cityscape
Last year, the city of Vienna celebrated the 150-year anniversary of the opening of the Ringstrasse, the central ring road that stands as symbol of the huge structural renewal that accompanied the transformation of ...
The Not-So-Secret Vice: Menswear, Masculinity and Consumption in Six Online Communities
Online menswear communities are discussion forums dedicated to the discussion of mens clothing topics such as raw denim, streetwear, suits and Ivy style. This dissertation reports findings from an online ethnography of six ...