Recent FIMS dissertation & thesis defenses
The following students successfully defended their theses and dissertations between July and December 2015.
, Media Studies PhD Candidate, successfully defended his thesis "'When [S]He is Working [S]He is Not at Home': Challenging Assumptions About Remote Work
" on July 3, 2015. Luke Arnott
, Media Studies PhD Candidate, successfully defended his thesis, “Narrative Epic and New Media: The Totalizing Spaces of Postmodernity in The Wire, Batman, and The Legend of Zelda
,” on August 17, 2015. Roberto Leclerc
, Media Studies MA Candidate, successfully defended his thesis, “Satirical News and Political Subversiveness: A Critical Approach to The Daily Show and The Colbert Report
,” on August 4, 2015. Brittainy Bonnis
, Media Studies MA Candidate, successfully defended her thesis, "Canada: Multiculturalism, Religion, and Accommodation
," on October 5, 2015. Estee Fresco
, Media Studies PhD Candidate, successfully defended her dissertation, “Impassioned Objects And Seething Absences: The Olympics In Canada, National Identity and Consumer Culture
,” on October 7, 2015. James Ripley
, LIS PhD Candidate, successfully defended his dissertation, "Watching Storytelling: Visual Information in Oral Narratives
," on September 25, 2015.