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Slaney, Brett (Fa 523), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Slaney, Brett (Fa 523), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 523. This collection consists of material collected by Brett Slaney for a Western Kentucky Univeristy folk studies class. The collection includes a recording, tape index, photograph, and field notes from a bluegrass performance at the Rosine Barn Jamboree in Rosine, Kentucky. Also included are field notes and photographs from the 2004 Southern Folklilfe Festival at the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee and photographs of examples of material culture.


Pace, Tracy (Fa 522), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Pace, Tracy (Fa 522), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 522. This collection consists of material collected by Tracy Pace for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. The collection includes audio and video recordings of jokes, songs, a ghost story, a baby shower, a birthday party, and a personal narrative. Also included is material from the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival in Evansville, Indiana.


"Play Along" With The Authors: Half-Life 2, Bioshock, And Video Game Narrative, Samy Masadi 2010 Rhode Island College

"Play Along" With The Authors: Half-Life 2, Bioshock, And Video Game Narrative, Samy Masadi

Honors Projects Overview

Applies narrative analysis to two story-based video games, Half-Life 2 and BioShock, arguing that such games combine traditional narrative elements in innovative ways. Includes discussion of narratology, ludology, and game narrative theory.


The Ethics Of Melancholy Citizenship, Robert L. Tsai 2010 American University

The Ethics Of Melancholy Citizenship, Robert L. Tsai

Robert L Tsai

As a body of work, the poetry of Langston Hughes presents a vision of how members of a political community ought to comport themselves, particularly when politics yield few tangible solutions to their problems. Confronted with human degradation and bitter disappointment, the best course of action may be to abide by the ethics of melancholy citizenship. A mournful disposition is associated with four democratic virtues: candor, pensiveness, fortitude, and self-abnegation. Together, these four characteristics lead us away from democratic heartbreak and toward renewal. Hughes’s war-themed poems offer a richly layered example of melancholy ethics in action. They reveal how ...


Shorts, Roberta (Fa 520), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Shorts, Roberta (Fa 520), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 520. Material collected by Roberta Shorts for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. Included are recordings and fieldnotes for interviews with six individuals on personal experience narratives, ghost stories, and jokes and photographs, fieldnotes, and a PowerPoint presentation on material culture and of a 2004 String Cheese Incident concert at the Louisville Palace Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky.


Gibbs, Renee Dorothea, B. 1976 (Fa 521), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Gibbs, Renee Dorothea, B. 1976 (Fa 521), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 521. Collection consists of material accumulated by Renee Dorothea Gibbs for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. Includes a recording, index, and photographs from an interview with James Larry Crawford about growing up in Cave City, Kentucky; Mammoth Cave and other caves in the area; and farming tobacco. Also includes photographs of dishes and baskets made by Willow Block.


Glynn, Luanne Carol (Aylesworth) (Fa 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Glynn, Luanne Carol (Aylesworth) (Fa 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 518. This collection contains tape recorded interviews (28) conducted by Luanne Glynn with Ellis Yeargin Hurt (1900-1994) of Cadiz, Trigg County, Kentucky. The interviews relay Ellis's life history. The project also includes an interpretive paper, a project proposal and summary as well as tape indexes. This project was the result of a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Jackson, Rebecca Lee Watson (Fa 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Jackson, Rebecca Lee Watson (Fa 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 519. Collection includes material collected by Rebecca Lee (Watson) Jackson for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. Included are interviews with five people about personal narratives, riddles, horses, and Serbo-Croatian folk tales, photographs of examples of material culture and photographs and a list of performers from the 2004 Southern Folklife Festival at the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee.


Flener, Sheila Gail (Sullivan), B. 1958 (Fa 517), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Flener, Sheila Gail (Sullivan), B. 1958 (Fa 517), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Collection includes material collected by Sheila S. Flener for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. Included is an interview with Frank Sullivan about his childhood, family, and Korean War service and a PowerPoint presentation dealing with folklore genres and including photographs from the 2004 Saint James Art Show in Louisville, Kentucky; the 2004 Crossing Festival in Glendale, Kentucky; and examples of material culture.


Perrin, Anne Gray (Fa 516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Perrin, Anne Gray (Fa 516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Collection includes materials assembled by Anne Gray Perrin for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. Included are interviews with four informants about family and personal narratives and ghost stories; photographs of the 2004 Kentucky American Saddlebred Pleasure Horse Association’s State Championship in Shelbyville, Kentucky; and photos documenting material culture in Bowling Green and Shelbyville, Kentucky.


Williams, Michael Ann (Fa 512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Williams, Michael Ann (Fa 512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 512. This collection contains an application for an assistance grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the assessment and preservation of the audio recordings in Western Kentucky University’s Folklife Archives. Also included is the final performance report “Preservation Assessment of Audio Recordings in Western Kentucky University’s Folklore Archives.”


Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 2251. Letters (31) from Cain to James M. Davis, written mostly during the Civil War from her home and school in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and from Illinois. A strong Confederate sympathizer, Cain responds to Davis’s support of the Union, criticizes President Abraham Lincoln, and opines freely on love, courtship and marriage. She also writes of mutual friends, family, and social and religious activities. Includes 3 additional letters to Davis from his father, sister, and a friend who writes of an opportunity to manage a store. Also includes brief typescripted summaries of the ...


Twenty Years After Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest: An Interview With Karen Tei Yamashita, Noelle Brada-Williams 2010 San Jose State University

Twenty Years After Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest: An Interview With Karen Tei Yamashita, Noelle Brada-Williams

Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies

A brief interview in which Yamashita discusses her work which has spanned twenty years and three continents. The interview closes with her description of her newest novel, I Hotel, which brings readers back to the roots of Asian American Studies and Asian American Literature and is set during a pivotal ten-year period in Northern California.


African Americans In The Upper Cumberland Region (Fa 510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

African Americans In The Upper Cumberland Region (Fa 510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 510. Collection features interviews with and about African Americans in the upper Cumberland region of Kentucky and Tennessee. The project was part of a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University taught by Lynwwod Montell.


Solace In St. Louis: A Case Study In Heroic Cultural Nostalgia, Amanda J. Pinney 2010 University of Nevada Las Vegas

Solace In St. Louis: A Case Study In Heroic Cultural Nostalgia, Amanda J. Pinney

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

This thesis examines the response of American popular culture to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. By utilizing the September 17, 2001 pre-game ceremony, held at Busch Stadium as a case study example, larger generalizations are made about the role popular culture played in the days following the tragedy. In order to analyze this example, I have developed heroic cultural nostalgia, a framework that combines elements of myth, nostalgia and national identity. Heroic cultural nostalgia provides an explanation of how popular culture plays a role in crisis response. The framework highlights the role of individuals with heroic characteristics in ...


Keeping History Alive: David Mccullough And The Debate Between Popular And Academic History, James R. Allen 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Keeping History Alive: David Mccullough And The Debate Between Popular And Academic History, James R. Allen

History

The purpose of this paper is to explore the differences between academic history and popular history through David McCullough, one of the most successful popular history writers. It attempts to reconcile the schism between the two schools of thought, and provide a middle ground where each can stand.


Stoner, Joel, B. 1950 (Fa 492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Stoner, Joel, B. 1950 (Fa 492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 492. Interviews, transcriptions, photographs, and miscellaneous data collected by Joel Stoner pertaining to the Bowling Green, Kentucky music scene in the 1970s.


Hickey, Frankie (Fa 511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Hickey, Frankie (Fa 511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Foklife Archives Project 511. This collection contains a tape recorded interview conducted by Frankie Hickey with Ida Ellington Williams. It also contains short written life stories for Williams and several other African Americans from southcentral Kentucky and middle Tennessee.


African American Heritage In Bowling Green And Warren County, Kentucky (Fa 509), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

African American Heritage In Bowling Green And Warren County, Kentucky (Fa 509), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 509. This collection contains tape recorded interviews conducted by Maxine Ray and Theresa Lee. the interviews deal with the heritage of African Americans in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky. This project was sponsored by a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


Hodges, Jack, Ii (Fa 227), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Hodges, Jack, Ii (Fa 227), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text of paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 227. Paper: "Family Ghost Stories" written by Jack Hodges II for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


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