Bouchard, Danielle

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Forbidden vitalities: black femme sex work and possibilities of resistance 2017 2216 In this project, I make fluid the relationship between sites of inversion and sites of resistance, emphasizing instances where spaces of trauma can double as realms for recovery. I posit that the white supremacist violence used against hood-based, po...
From the "silent majority" to "identity politics": the majoritarian imaginary and its rhetoric of minority excess 2018 687 The purpose of this work is to engage in an analysis of political rhetorical strategies that invoke phrases such as the “silent majority” and “identity politics” in order to understand how these strategies operate logically, how they figure and defin...
In/complete visualities: spectatorship and subjectivity in women's studies epistemologies 2011 1378 Within this project, I examine knowledge production in Women's Studies as mediated and established through visual literacies. Drawing theoretical support from poststructural and postcolonial feminist theories, I explore the ways in which students and...
The madam is mad: madness as kairos, ur-time, and lesbian space in Gilman, Plath, and Millett 2013 3342 The purpose of this thesis is tracking the evolution of psychiatric medicine and psychotherapy as they relate to women’s writings. Three genres of literature are evaluated during three chronologic time periods. The correlations to mental health care...
Queer possibilities: disidentification and queer spectatorship in Black Swan and The Kids Are All Right 2014 6303 The purpose of this thesis is to explore the opportunities that the process of disidentification offers to queer spectators of two specific films, Black Swan (2010) and The Kids Are All Right (2010). Through the interrogation of these particular repr...
Creating an ethical politics of kinship care through coalitions 2014 1464 The purpose of this research is to critique existing kinship ideologies embedded in case law regarding marriage rights in the United States. The research centers on the gay marriage rights movement and critically analyzes how U.S. v. Windsor has been...
The haunted ground we walk on: (un)knowable gendered and racialized subjects 2015 1664 The purpose of this work is to analyze haunting narratives in cinematic texts, exploring the significance of gendered and racialized violences on the screen while contending with the normalization of these violences in reality. With this work, I clos...
If gender isn’t binary, neither is drag : an analysis of drag, progressiveness, and activism 2022 108 This thesis seeks to analyze and challenge how drag, and those who perform it, are generally conceived of in much of the scholarship, as well as argue for a more nuanced view of drag that challenges binaries of gender, morality, and potential for soc...
Disidentification with the human and/as doing creature hope 2016 1937 The purpose of this thesis is to imagine a posthumanist ethical comportment in the wake of injury and in the face of species disgust. I specify a posthumanist ethical comportment versus a posthumanist ethics to recognize the multiplicity of ethical b...
Foreign bodies: public health and the regulation of racialized threats to empire and the citizen body 2019 295 Who can truly be American? In the United States, the storybook citizen is conceived as a young, white, able-bodied, heterosexual, productive male. The menace of racialized contagion is integral to preserving this fiction and a prominent co-author of ...
Grindr-ing respectability, normativity, and the abject other 2020 329 In this project, I locate Grindr as a critical site of the (re)production of the respectable queer subject. Examining the mobile smartphone application as a venue for queer world-making and the challenges it poses to distinctions between the public a...