PhD Dissertations

Cultural Classification Systems

Pauwke Berkers (2009)
Classification into the Literary Mainstream? Ethnic Boundaries in the Literary Fields of the United States, the Netherlands, and Germany, 1955-2005
Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam,  December 2009.
Promoter Prof.dr. Susanne Janssen / Copromoter: Dr. Marc Verboord

Vaughn C. Schmutz (2009)
The Classification and Consecration of Popular Music. Critical Discourse and Cultural Hierarchies
Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 9 December 2009.
Promoters: Prof.dr. Susanne Janssen & Prof.dr. Timothy J. Dowd (Emory University)

Alex van Venrooij  (2009)
Classifications in Popular music. Discourses and Meaning Structures in American, Dutch and German Popular Music Reviews
Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, December 2009.
Promoters: Prof.dr. Susanne Janssen & Prof.dr. Timothy J. Dowd (Emory University)

Annemarie Kersten (2012)
Terms of Enjoyment: Film Classification and Critics’ Discourse in Comparative Perspective
Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 22 November 2012.
Supervisor: Prof.dr. Susanne Janssen / Co-supervisor Dr. Marc Verboord

Femke van Hest (2012).
Territorial Factors in a Globalised Art World? The visibility of countries in international contemporary art events
Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1 November 2012.
Supervisor: Prof.dr. Susanne Janssen & Professor Jean-Louis Fabiani (EHESS)