ASE Senior Honors Presentation

Tuesday, April 25 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Kaprielian Hall (KAP), KAP 445
3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Faculty: Professor Juan De Lara

JESSLEEN KAUR DHALIWAL
Meeting the Parents: Culture and Belonging in Interracial Couples
Jessleen Dhaliwal is an American Studies and Ethnicity Major. Her thesis, "Meeting the Parents" uses film and literature to interrogate the intersections between cultural identity and filial belonging among interracial couples. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Lanita Jacobs


VANESSA DIAZ
Abolition Through Hearing: Gender, Violence, and Accountability
Vanessa Diaz is a Major in American Studies and Ethnicity. Her thesis, "Abolition Through Hearing" examines how gender-based violence can be addressed through community involvement and accountability. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Chris Finley


TAYLOR ALEXIS GRANT
Bottom Line: Rhetoric and Reality in the 2016 Elections
Taylor Grant is an American Studies & Ethnicity major. Her thesis, "Bottom Line" examines how race, class, gender, and other factors influenced the 2016 presidential election. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sherman Jackson


FELICITAS LUZ REYES
Undocumented Youth and the Juvenile Justice System: Community-based Efforts
Felicitas Luz Reyes is a major in American Studies & Ethnicity and a minor in Spanish. Her Thesis, "Community-based Efforts" examines the plight of undocumented youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Thesis Advisor: Dr. George Sanchez


JENNY VILLEGAS-GARCIA
Virgen, Soldadera, y Chicana:
La Virgen de Guadalupe and Transborder Social Movements

Jenny Villegas-Garcia is an American Studies & Ethnicity major. Her thesis, "Virgen, Soldadera, y Chicana" uses music and visual images to produce a transborder study of how social movements used La Virgn de Guadalupe in Mexico and the U.S.
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Juan De Lara

Event Type

Other

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Department

American Studies and Ethnicity

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