Elisabeth Woronzoff-Dashkoff is currently a graduate student in the American Culture Studies Ph.D. program at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. She is interested in visual and musical popular culture, and wishes to research the ways in which the role of women in music, both contemporary and historically, have shaped the gender, political and cultural boundaries of the independent and mainstream music industry. I love music in all forms - but there is no way to tell what I will or will not like. One thing remains certain: I love everything Morrissey and Bruce Springsteen have created.
Wednesday, May 15 2013
This text is more about the history of Peggy (Benedict Arnold) and Lucy (Henry Knox) in concurrence with their husbands, rather than focusing on the women’s autonomous identities.
Friday, April 26 2013
Les Misérables examines the oppressive paradigms that cause poverty and malevolence, yet makes space for redemption and resilience.
Wednesday, April 24 2013
"You can take the boy away from the Gypsies, but you can't take the Gypsy out of the boy" (278): Walsh's memoir remembers the toils in choosing between self-identity and cultural loyalty.
Monday, March 18 2013
Refugee Hotel accomplishes an important task: the demonstration that the population of the United States is not a singular identity but rather a multiplicity of backgrounds, ethnicities, and histories, oftentimes created by bravery and resilience.
Wednesday, March 6 2013
“We cannot use music to keep our reflections on violence at some respectful distance. Indeed, we must uncover precisely how music does its cultural work, which is what the essays in this volume seek to do” (12).