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The Father Of Illustration: From Boston To Boise, Memo Cordova 2018 Boise State University

The Father Of Illustration: From Boston To Boise, Memo Cordova

Jose Guillermo "Memo" Cordova Silva

The Special Collections and Archives (SCA) unit at Boise State University’s Albertsons Library houses materials specific to the history of the university and the state as a whole. Among its many documents, personal correspondence, artifacts, and ephemera, the unit also houses three large framed etchings donated by Lois Chaffee, wife of President/Chancellor Eugene B. Chaffee (1936 to 1970), in 1988. These three pieces are signed etchings from paintings done by famed 20th century American illustrator and author Howard Pyle (1853-1911).


Barbary Mahometans In Early American Propaganda_ A Critical Analysis Of John Foss’S Captivity Account.Pdf, Saad Boulahnane 2018 Universite Hassan II - Mohammadia

Barbary Mahometans In Early American Propaganda_ A Critical Analysis Of John Foss’S Captivity Account.Pdf, Saad Boulahnane

Saad Boulahnane

This article analyzes the first immigrating images of the North African ‘Mahometan’ in the American imagination via John Foss’s (1798) captivity account. It examines the agenda-led discourses and ‘othering’ images establishing the ideological split between the notion of the American “us” and the Muslim “them” through various discursive associations in John Foss’s (1798) A journal, of the captivity and sufferings of John Foss; several years a prisoner at Algiers: together with some account of the treatment of Christian slaves when sick:-- and observations of the manners and customs of the Algerines. The account’s embedded myths, stereotypes, and ...


Hall Of American Artists Collection, 1923-73, Allen Thomas, Cynthia Tobar 2018 CUNY Bronx Community College

Hall Of American Artists Collection, 1923-73, Allen Thomas, Cynthia Tobar

Finding Aids

Finding aid for the Hall of American Artists Collection prepared by Bronx Community College Archives.


The 15:17 To Paris (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews 2018 Dordt College

The 15:17 To Paris (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the movie The 15:17 to Paris from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/the-1517-to-paris-movie-review/


For The Cobweb Club: Mottoes, Margaret J. M. Sweat 2018 University of New England

For The Cobweb Club: Mottoes, Margaret J. M. Sweat

Annals of the Cobweb Club

Ribbon-bound booklet containing handwritten mottoes for the Cobweb Club.


Hostiles (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews 2018 Dordt College

Hostiles (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

"All of the characters are serious sufferers of multiple atrocities, and we feel that the movie earns the emotional weight it gives to them."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­the movie Hostiles from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/hostiles-review/


Betty Friedan And Juliet Mitchell: Critiques Of Ideology And Power, Jennie Eagle 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Betty Friedan And Juliet Mitchell: Critiques Of Ideology And Power, Jennie Eagle

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

My thesis attends to a common thread of critique in two founding documents of “second-wave” feminism: Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique (1963) and Juliet Mitchell’s “Women: the Longest Revolution.” I am interested in the ways in which both foundational texts de-naturalize male supremacy by defining it as ideological. The concept of ideology as employed by three notable social theorists – Marx’s concept of a social mythology disseminated by ruling elites to uphold various forms of hierarchy, operating through internal contradictions; French communist Louis Althusser’s concept of a social practice disseminated by the institutions of civil society; and ...


Musicking, Discourse, And Identity In Participatory Media Fandom, Aya Esther Hayashi 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Musicking, Discourse, And Identity In Participatory Media Fandom, Aya Esther Hayashi

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In this dissertation, I study three forms of music-making within media fandom and their respective communities: filk, roughly, the folk music of the science fiction and fantasy fandom; wizard rock, a punk/DIY movement inspired by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels; and the YouTube musicals of Team StarKid and AVbyte. I consider their individual histories and the popular music movements and genres that influenced their respective developments. Even though the practices of these three communities are very different, their participants use similar, if identical, discourses when discussing what they do and why they do it, including but not ...


Sites Of Historical Amusement: Tourism And The Recontextualization Of American History, Brendan Murphy 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Sites Of Historical Amusement: Tourism And The Recontextualization Of American History, Brendan Murphy

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Through the analysis of a theatrical event staged in Brooklyn, New York, entitled Black America (1895), this thesis interrogates cultural heritage tourism of the past and present and introduces a new classification of tourist site, “site of historical amusement.” In this current political moment, one during which regional pride and latent racism are bubbling to the surface, this study advocates for the continued interrogation of how the American story is bought and sold.

Sites of historical amusement are historically themed spaces that sell a recontextualized narrative that strips complexity from history, effectively flattening the past in order to create a ...


How Lucille Ball Fought The Patriarchy, While Lucy Ricardo (Indirectly) Contributed To Second-Wave (White) Feminism, Anam Rana Afzal 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

How Lucille Ball Fought The Patriarchy, While Lucy Ricardo (Indirectly) Contributed To Second-Wave (White) Feminism, Anam Rana Afzal

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Author Stephanie Coontz argues that our most powerful visions of traditional families derive from images that are still delivered to our homes in countless reruns of 1950s television sitcoms. In actuality, the happy, homogenous families that we “remember” from America in the 50s were a result of the media’s denial of diversity. Also, women’s retreat to housewifery after working during WWII was in many cases, not freely chosen. In his study of sitcoms, Saul Austerlitz claims that once television arrived in American cities after the war’s end, its impact was immediate and incontrovertible, and no sitcom caught ...


The Bronx Was Brewing: A Digital Resource Of A Lost Industry, Michelle Zimmer 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Bronx Was Brewing: A Digital Resource Of A Lost Industry, Michelle Zimmer

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The Bronx: a bucolic oasis laden with history, a suburb within city-limits, an urban warzone, and thanks to the recent renaissance, a phoenix of progress rising from the proverbial ashes of the fires that burned through the borough in the 1970’s. But many people are unaware that the Bronx also brewed.
Uncovering the brewing industry of the Bronx tells not only the story of the lost industry, but it also communicates the narrative of the development of the Bronx. The brewers were German immigrants who developed a thriving industry by introducing lager beer to the United States by taking ...


Allen, David (Fa 368), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Allen, David (Fa 368), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 368. Interview with Annie Duvall conducted by David Allen on 16 April 1998. Duvall discusses her personal experiences growing up in Muhlenberg County. Topics covered include dating, marriage, gardening, family vacations, religion, women’s rights, and changes in modern technologies.


Darkest Hour (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews 2018 Dordt College

Darkest Hour (Movie Review), Joshua Matthews

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

"The Winston Churchill we get in 'Darkest Hour' is a flawed human being, one who doesn’t command as much respect as revered historical figures are supposed to."

Posting about the movie Darkest Hour from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/darkest-hour-review/


King In The Wilderness, John C. Lyden 2018 Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

King In The Wilderness, John C. Lyden

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of King in the Wilderness (2018), directed by Peter W. Kunhardt.


Sacred Heart University Celebrates Mlk, Encourages Students To ‘Stay Woke’, 2018 Selected Works

Sacred Heart University Celebrates Mlk, Encourages Students To ‘Stay Woke’

Karreem Mebane

Sacred Heart University students, faculty and staff gathered in University Commons recently for a celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. that focused on being aware, calling out injustices and creating change.
The event, “Celebration and Reflection: The Many Voices of Social Justice,”—which took place two days after what would have been King’s 89th birthday—was moderated by Karreem Mebane, director of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning.


Sacred Heart University Celebrates Mlk, Encourages Students To ‘Stay Woke’, 2018 Selected Works

Sacred Heart University Celebrates Mlk, Encourages Students To ‘Stay Woke’

Anita August

Sacred Heart University students, faculty and staff gathered in University Commons recently for a celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. that focused on being aware, calling out injustices and creating change.
A panel of students and English Professor Anita August discussed King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail. The group addressed their thoughts on the letter King wrote after his arrest in 1963 in response to clergy who did not believe in nonviolent protests to fight racism.
“The irony of the letter is that it was written from jail, a place where someone might feel dejected, but MLK felt empowered ...


Mothers And Daughters In The Digital Private Era: Review Of “A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice And My Mother” By Samantha Broun And Jay Allison And “Mariya” By Mariya Karimjee, Kaitlin Prest, And Mitra Kaboli., Michele Hilmes, Professor Emerita 2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mothers And Daughters In The Digital Private Era: Review Of “A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice And My Mother” By Samantha Broun And Jay Allison And “Mariya” By Mariya Karimjee, Kaitlin Prest, And Mitra Kaboli., Michele Hilmes, Professor Emerita

RadioDoc Review

The conditions of contemporary soundwork have sparked an extraordinary flowering of intimate storytelling, much of it told by women. Freed from the bonds of technology, scale, and forms of support and distribution that keep traditional radio relentlessly mainstream, the new “digital privacy” of the last fifteen years has allowed new kinds of stories to be told: or rather, has allowed some of the oldest stories in the world to finally be spoken aloud. In both “Mariya” and “A Life Sentence” sexual violence against women is portrayed in all its complexity, tragedy, and terrible familiarity.

In “A Life Sentence,” Samantha Broun ...


Global Education And Professional Development Of Minority Youth, Jennifer Sdunzik, Rocio Leon, Annagul Yaryyeva 2018 Purdue University

Global Education And Professional Development Of Minority Youth, Jennifer Sdunzik, Rocio Leon, Annagul Yaryyeva

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships

“Global Education and Professional Development of Minority Youth" was developed to establish connections between the Purdue student body and the Frankfort community. By engaging high school students in workshops that focus on identities, students are encouraged to identify and market the talents they contribute to an increasingly globalized world. Students participate in workshops to develop their professional skills and articulate their transnational social location. The workshops were designed to empower our participants to embrace their sense of social value and responsibility in their communities with the perspective of a global citizen.


Bringing Students Into The Picture: Teaching With Tableaux Vivants, Ellery E. Foutch 2018 Middlebury College

Bringing Students Into The Picture: Teaching With Tableaux Vivants, Ellery E. Foutch

Art History Pedagogy & Practice

This article explores a recent experiment in implementing tableaux vivants as a college-level art history assignment, in which students researched works of art and also assumed the pose, posture, and attributes of the work; students were also invited to reconceptualize and think transformatively about these historical works. Drawing upon the principles of Universal Design for Learning, the assignment offers an impetus for close looking, research, critical thinking, interpretation and creativity, and an engagement in metacognitive and embodied experiences, as will be demonstrated by the resulting assignments and students’ written self-reflections. While the assignment was originally designed for a course focused ...


Narrative Immunities: The Logic Of Infection And Defense In American Speculative Fiction, Riley R. McDonald 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Narrative Immunities: The Logic Of Infection And Defense In American Speculative Fiction, Riley R. Mcdonald

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In this project I analyze the roles that notions of viruses and immunities and their figurations play within the narrative discourse of speculative fiction. Focusing on a series of texts from twentieth- and twenty-first century American fiction, I seek to examine the ways in which the dialectical confrontation between infection and immunity is explored, reified, or challenged on a narrative level. The terms “virus” and “immunity,” so intrinsic to life sciences, have come into use to describe specific micro-organisms and biological processes only within the last 150 years. Yet these terms possess a significantly longer history in political, legalistic, and ...


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