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Philanthropic tourism and artistic authenticity : cultural empathy and the western consumption of Kyrgyz art
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
My dissertation offers a culturally-based examination of the aid-driven western marketplace for Central Asian crafts based on detailed textual and visual analysis of websites, film, online and print catalogues, and comics ...
Re/presenting traditions: identity, power, and politics in folklife programming
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Deliberately playing on the word "tradition," in Re/Presenting Traditions: Identity, Power, and Politics in Folklife Programming, my research interrogates both current practices of re/presenting traditional cultures to the ...