Spring 2023 Capstones

Jasmine Almaraz ’23, “Bridging Anti-Violence Politics and Chicana Feminism: A Transformative Intervention for Chican@ Communities”.
Riley Church ’23,
“Black Women Are Able to Decide for Themselves”: A Brief History of Reproductive Justice and What Freedom Means in a Post-Roe World”.

Spring 2022 Capstone and Honors Project

Sarah Garrett-Engele ’22, “The Hypersexualized Little Girl and Society’s Endorsement of Predatory Behavior”. (Capstone)
Zoe Kross ’22, “Macalester’s Role in Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault”. (Honors Project)

Spring 2019 Capstones

Toan Thanh Doan ’19, “Yearning for Post-Colonial Dance”.
Caelin Eisenberg ’19, “The Dirty Double Stigma: Exploring What It Means to Be Queer and Living with an STD/STI”.
Jo Ireland ’19, “‘I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman:’ Women’s Empowerment From Reclaiming Lolita to Producing the Sexy Baby”.
Halley Norman ’19, “Are You For Real?: Exploring Different Understandings of Ally Relationships”.

Spring 2016 Capstones

Taylor Fitzgerald ’16, “Queer Im/materialities: Spirituality, Religion, and Identity in Pagan Practices”.

Spring 2015 Capstones

Christopher DiCesare ’15, “Queer(y)ing Coyle: Brian Coyle’s Archive and the Politics of Queer History”.
Kate Gallagher ’16,
“The Elevator is Broken Again: Navigating Disability Accommodation, Accessibility, and Usability in the Ivory Tower”.
Ariel Estrella ’15,
“Red Room, Big House: E L James’ Fifty Shades and the Praxis of a Neoliberal Domestic”.
Zoya Haroon ’15,
“(Re)constructing the Hybrid: negotiating transcultural South Asian women’s subjectivity”.
Hannah Trivilino ’15, “
Pretty Little Panopticon Resisters: Normalization of Neoliberal Surveillance in ABC Family’s Little Liars”.

Spring 2014 Capstones

Nola Pastor ’14, “Beyond Consent: Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention at Macalester Through a Framework of Sexual Subjectivity and Sexual Ethics”.
Emily Granada ’14, “Undressing Sexual Agency: A Reimaging of Strip Club Power Dynamics”.
Raynise Cange ’14, “What is a revolution?: Redefining Performance to Hear Blaqck Women’s Voices”.

Spring 2013 Capstones

Sabrina Baumgartner ’13, ”Identity and Access to Supportive Services for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence”.
Myriah Myers ‘13, “Interpellations:
 Poetry of and from the Body”.
Emily Pripas ‘13, “Desire and Assimilation: (Post)Feminist Jewish Identity”.
Henrie Slocum ’13, “Dismantling the Factory Society: Contesting Work and Combating Patriarchy”.
Sophie Schwadron ’13, “Minding my Business: Capitalism and the Feminist Workplace”.