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    • THE NEW WILDERNESS: REDESIGNING THE WORLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF MAN AND ANIMAL 

      Slater, Stefan A. (2016)
      The New Wilderness: Redesigning the World for the Benefit of Man and Animal is an examination of the urban wilderness, and how we, as a society, will have to protect this wilderness in order to guarantee the survival of ...
    • Nobody Wants To Leave Their Country: New Immigration Lessons From An Old Virginia County 

      Lemons, Jane Fullerton (2017-01)
      This thesis, Nobody Wants To Leave Their Country: New Immigration Lessons From An Old Virginia County, examines how the current immigration situation in Prince William County, Virginia, mirrors the demographic changes ...
    • The Law of Historical Memory 

      Lecuona, Adriana (2017-01)
      Experimenting with various shifts of narrative address, The Law of Historical Memory is a memoir in four parts that examines the fragmentation of my selfhood and my family relationships. I reflect upon the past through the ...
    • Midnight Marauders: A Quest Narrative 

      Burke, Porscha (2017-01-09)
      Midnight Marauders: A Quest Narrative offers a nostalgic trek through the New York of 1993, the golden era hip-hop scene, and a Queens girl’s coming of age. A Tribe Called Quest—Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi, Phife Dawg, ...
    • Before They Go 

      MacMillan, Brooke (2017-01-09)
      This manuscript explores the world’s fastest-growing demographic: the elderly. We are moving into a hyper-aging era in which people are living longer — the average life expectancy increases by more than five hours a day. ...
    • THE INDUSTRY: STORIES OF ROCK 'N ROLL ROADIES 

      Pfennig Hales, Rachel (2017-01-09)
      This is my community. These are my friends. This is my workplace, and at times, has been my address. Concert touring asks us to be flexible, smart, and quick on our feet. We have to be easy going and balls to the wall, ...
    • Exile and Return 

      Buskey, Megan (2017-07)
      Most think of World War II in black and white terms. For millions of people throughout Eastern Europe, however, the experience was much more complicated. Following the death of my grandmother, I set out to trace my Ukrainian ...
    • SANCTUARY 

      Myers, Rebecca (2017-07-02)
      Sanctuary is my memoir about living on a wildlife sanctuary in the Adirondacks from 1973 to 1982. An idealistic artist, freshly graduated from college and newly married, arrives with her biologist husband in the Adirondacks ...
    • INTO THE GOBI: AN ACCIDENTAL PILGRIMAGE 

      Annan, Barbara Mary (2017-07-02)
      In Mongolia I unexpectedly recognized a familiar face from my childhood. The White Old Man, an ancient cultural figure beloved by the Mongolians, strongly resembled the white bearded sage I met under a tree when I was ...
    • DEATH, TAKE MY HAND: ENDING LIFE WITH DIGNITY, COMPASSION AND COURAGE 

      Ramsey-Jevne, Juanita (2017-07-06)
      Death, Take My Hand is a memoir about witnessing death in many forms, told without pathos, and with a surprising degree of beauty and joy. The main thread traces first my mother-in-law in 2014, then my husband in 2017, as ...
    • Three: A Memoir 

      Laing, Laura (2018)
      Three: A Memoir is a fractured narrative, exploring romantic love through the lens of mathematical proof and structure. In lyric passages braided with metaphorical, mathematical inquires, Laing considers choice and chance, ...
    • The Salient Point: Essays On My Emerging Adulthood 

      Rhodes, Kelsey (2018-06-29)
      These essays began with researching the hard-hitting questions of my personal life: When will I be able to afford a house? How many twenty-somethings also still live with their moms? In the resulting collection, my own ...
    • A Question of Identity: Politics, Race, and Rage on a College Campus 

      Hazlett, Andrew W. (2018-06-29)
      A reported memoir of a college campus in political turmoil over issues of race and identity. It is a story of young people trying to put ideals into action but coming into conflict with other people and other realities.
    • Edith Houghton Hooker: A Life 

      Myers, Margaret Grace (2018-06-29)
    • Miss Adventure: My Life as a Geologist, Explorer, and Professional Risk-Taker 

      Phoenix, Jess (2018-12)
      Miss Adventure: My Life as a Geologist, Explorer, and Professional Risk-Taker plunges into the volatile reality of modern field science. Worlds away from the sterile lab environment associated with scientific research, ...
    • Wait, I Will Come with You 

      Bell, Joanna (2018-12)
    • Everything Still Strong Within Me 

      Bozmarova, Ellie (2019-01-14)
      Everything Still Strong Within Me is an immigrant memoir about a Bulgarian atheist-turned-Pentecostal preacher, Lyubomir Bozmarov, who fled post-communist Bulgaria for Southern California, written from the perspective of ...
    • Other Side of the Gun 

      MFA in Creative Nonfiction (2019-01-15)