Browse by Specialisation "Literatures and Cultures of North America in International Perspective"

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  • Groot, D. de (2016-08-28)
    Master North American Studies
    Abstract (in dezelfde taal als je masterthesis) Within science fiction narratives, the figure of the “Other” is often used to touch upon current issues regarding technology, gender and race. Video games serve as a valuable ...
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    Sorgenti, A. (2018-08-31)
    Master North American Studies
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate the role of memory in Italian American women’s writing. Autobiography and memoir, given their characteristics of discontinuity and fragmentation, have proved to be a suitable ...
  • Pas, A.R. van der (2019-07-05)
    Master North American Studies
    Although the search for the answer to the ‘great Canadian problem’, the perceived lack of national unity and identity in Canada, has occupied Canadian politicians and public thinkers for over a century, studies of Canadian ...
  • Otten, J.P.M. van (2018-07-18)
    Master North American Studies
    This thesis examines the emergence of an anti-American sentiment in the Netherlands as a result of political events during the Cold War. This anti-American sentiment is analyzed as it emerged in two Dutch newspapers, De ...
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    Hooff, T. van (2015-08-15)
    Master North American Studies
    This thesis studies the influence of urban gardening initiatives in Detroit on the lives of its participants and the neighborhoods that it takes place in. It does so by comparing different urban reinvention initiatives ...
  • Wal, A.F. van der (2016-07-20)
    Master North American Studies
    Social policy has the primary function in society to prevent those who are pushed out of the labor force from starvation. Social policy works as a shock absorber for life’s risks such as illness, old age, unemployed, ...
  • Merks, L.D.G. (2019-11-15)
    Master North American Studies
    This thesis examines male homosexual representation in Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (2003-2007) and Netflix’s Queer Eye (2018-present). In the first chapter, the general concepts of representation and male ...