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Black Box Dissertation

The Black Box Dissertation is my creative, non-traditional doctoral thesis originally submitted to the University of Edinburgh in July 2020. I designed it to be a physical artist's book-thesis, but given our pandemic circumstances, I pivoted to create a digital version in order to exhibit it virtually to my examiners and properly defend my work in my viva. I hope you enjoy interacting with it below (on desktop) by clicking through the various 'objects' in the opened box. To take a tour of my artist's book-thesis as my examiners did, please watch my video 'Navigating Lisa's Black Box Dissertation'. In July 2022, I graduated and received my award in person in Scotland as part of a delayed graduation ceremony. To access and download the University's published PDF of my thesis, please visit it in the Edinburgh library. I also invite you to watch a recording of me presenting my work in greater context: "Challenging Academic Traditions: The Black Box Dissertation".

                                               Image: A Black Box Dissertation-Open (Lisa Naas, 2020)

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