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  • [2014-07-12] Jiggs and Other Stories 

    Jones, Vondell
    Jiggs and Other Stories represent a diverse sampling of my work as a UNM graduate student and a writer of fiction. The works presented here are a pastiche of genres that include magical realism, tragedy, absurdist fiction, ...
  • [2010-06-28] La Nueva Escuela De La Danza Flamenca: Postmodern Shifts in Flamenco Dance 

    Gomez, Illeana
    Within the past ten years, flamenco, the musical genera from Andalusia, Spain has gone through a very evident transformation. This transformation involves an intellectualization of flamenco, in that there is an increasing ...
  • [2015-06-24] Listen, then Speak: Foregrounding Women's Spaces, Stories, and Relationships in Dramatic Writing 

    Loy, Irene
    In this essay, I provide documentation for my theory and practice during this MFA degree. I begin with a short personal essay on my auto-biography leading up to and including this program. Then I follow with an overview ...
  • [2011-08-31] The Magical Mystery Donkey Tour 

    DuPertuis, Lucy Gwyn
    This creative non-fiction dissertation consists of a travel memoir written while I was enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. It incorporates many ...
  • [2011-08-19] Midnite's Child: A Multidisciplinary Methodology for Staging Stories of Forgotten People 

    Sachdeva, Riti
    Midnite’s Child: A Multidisciplinary Methodology For Staging Stories of Forgotten People This paper examines several plays and performance pieces I have written in the last ten years that centralize the experiences, ...
  • [2014-09-12] Mommy Maladies 

    Vigil, Nicole
    An ambivalent mother takes a retrospective look at the costs and consequences of choosing to be a mother.
  • [2013-07-11] Morning Rituals 

    Hickey, Nora
    A collection of poetry exploring identity and emotion in imagined and real settings.
  • [2010-09-10] Motherland 

    Morelli, Emily
    Motherland is a three-part collection of poetry. The first part, “Foreign,” contains poems about Portugal and Brazil. The poems reflect historic events and personal observations. In the context of the collection, they serve ...
  • [2011-02-09] A New Vision of Korean Dance Through a Comparative Study of Korean Dance and Modern Dance History 

    Lee, Sun-Ah Kim
    In this dissertation, I conduct a comparative study of Korean and Modern dance history while examining new ways to incorporate the traditional forms of Korean dance with a contemporary dance aesthetic. It is important to ...
  • [2011-08-17] Nothing Free 

    Santillanes, Valerie
    This is a multi-generational story of a family in a centuries-old New Mexico community undergoing wrenching change as it is forced into the modern world. The focus is on three sisters and how they and their loved ones ...
  • [2014-09-12] Nuclear Family 

    Bannerman, Ty
    This dissertation explores nuclear history in New Mexico in the context of how it affected the lives of those who were ancillary to the bomb itself and its repercussions. I use my own family as a lens to explore the issues ...
  • [2011-08-17] On Unstable Ground: A Journey in Time, Memory, and Place 

    Beer, Molly
    On Unstable Ground is the story of the two years I spent trying to understand and navigate El Salvador—both as a place and a history. This is not, however, a memoir, per se. Rather, it is a history told through personal ...
  • [2011-08-17] The Paper-Haired God 

    Boat, Chris
    This dissertation consists of a novella entitled The Paper Haired God. It is the story of a man named Jason who one day (after dropping his wife Akiko off at the airport to visit friends) decides to crawl into the cabinet ...
  • [2011-08-17] Paydazed and a Song for Shenandoah 

    Vargas, Richard R.
    My dissertation consists of poetry and two non-fiction essays written during my enrollment in the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts program at the University of New Mexico. The manuscript begins with an essay detailing ...
  • [2014-07-12] Persons Unknown 

    Dolan, Ben
    In this memoir, I attempted to understand and rectify my own religious upbringing, my teenage addiction to pornography, and the love of literature I discovered in college with my conversion to Orthodox Christianity in my ...
  • [2011-08-19] Playwright as Enchanter: A Compositional Method in Dramatic Writing 

    Hernandez Escobar, Georgina
    The plays The Circuz and The Ruin are shaped by a compositional method that I will describe as Playwright as Enchanter. I explore the use of semiotics, fantasy, myth, folklore, and the Pictoral Imagination and how they ...
  • [2012-08-28] The Plight of Rudy "Gordo" Sanchez and Other Short Stories 

    Rubalcava-Talamantes, David Andrew
    “The Plight of Rudy “Gordo” Sanchez and Other Short Stories” is a collection of one novella and nine short stories dealing with a broad range of themes like borders, immigration, race, sex, sexuality, violence, religion, ...
  • [2011-08-31] The Random Occurrence of Parallel Acts 

    Rickert, Linda
    The essays held in this collection when viewed as a whole illustrate the destructive repetitive acts of four generations of addiction and how these acts influenced each coming generation. They also demonstrate the inability ...
  • [2015-06-24] Re-Contextualizing the Patriarch: Understanding Fathers and Sons 

    Hathaway, Kevin J.
    This essay will explore the spiritual leadership role of the patriarch with regards to my upbringing in River Road Fellowship, a non-denominational cult of roughly ninety people located in central Minnesota. It will also ...
  • [2013-07-11] The Real and Represented Ophelia: An Investigation of Choreographing Women's Madness in Concert Dance 

    Garcia, Jacqueline M.
    The character Ophelia, from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, is an iconographic symbol and cultural emblem of beauty, death and madness. For over four hundred years, her vividly described and picturesque death has inspired ...