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dc.contributor.advisor Mitchell, Richard en_US
dc.contributor.author Fernandez, Sandra
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T21:55:17Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T21:55:17Z
dc.date.copyright 2020 en_US
dc.date.issued 2020-06-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/216856
dc.description.abstract Public education and the university have stricter, more basic rules and forms of self-expression when it comes to literature and language, usually neglecting creative empowering ways of communication and representation. For my culminating project, I will critique higher education and white nerd culture, while also recognizing and acknowledging the rise of the brown artistic nerd. I will shadow some non-linear narrative techniques and ideas from feminist thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha, and use some critical quotes from both her and other intellectuals to break down power dynamics and oppression. I plan to input some words from my past final ENGL 638 essay of spring semester 2018, to portray the conventions of representation, while also resisting strict academic forms. Lastly, I will "weave" all quotes together with experimental poetic verse, along with images. I want my project to show readers the power at play when it comes to higher education, the flaws of hegemonic culture, and the reclamation of space in the stereotypical nerd domain as a woman of color.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Sandra Fernandez en_US
dc.format.extent iv, 0 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en_US
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en_US
dc.subject Nerd
dc.subject Brown
dc.subject Womxn
dc.subject Culture
dc.subject HigherEducation
dc.subject Poetry
dc.subject Experimental
dc.subject Critique
dc.subject Creative
dc.subject Writing
dc.subject WOC
dc.subject Nerd
dc.subject Creative
dc.subject Poetry
dc.subject Critique
dc.subject Writing
dc.subject English
dc.subject Spanish
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- English. en_US
dc.title Modern Nerd Culture
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-06-29T21:55:17Z
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of English en_US
dc.description.degree M.A. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Baxter, Kent en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Spratt, Danielle en_US
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