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Review Of Innovation In History: The New Woman Resources Book, Madeleine Charney 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Review Of Innovation In History: The New Woman Resources Book, Madeleine Charney

University Librarians Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Rationale For Pride Of Baghdad, Crag Hill Ph.D. 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Rationale For Pride Of Baghdad, Crag Hill Ph.D.

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

A rationale for teaching the graphic novel Pride of Baghdad at the secondary level.


Review Of Teaching Graphic Novels, By Katie Monnin, Susan Spangler 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Review Of Teaching Graphic Novels, By Katie Monnin, Susan Spangler

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

No abstract provided.


Comic Vision, Gale Acuff 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Comic Vision, Gale Acuff

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

A narrative, rhetorical poem


Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, And Comics, Brian Kelley 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, And Comics, Brian Kelley

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

The first global distribution of a paper prepared for the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Graphic Novels Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association,the Executive Board of the New Jersey Reading Association, and the Legislative and Professional Standards Committee of the NJRA.


Invisible Dread, From Twisted: The Dreadlock Chronicles, Bertram D. Ashe 2010 University of Richmond

Invisible Dread, From Twisted: The Dreadlock Chronicles, Bertram D. Ashe

English Faculty Publications

This excerpt traces the issues and process surrounding the dreadlocking of an Afri­can-American professor's hair. The personal history leading up to the decision to grow locks is briefly addressed, as is the experience of getting twisted for the first time and some reactions to the new hairstyle. Twisted discusses issues of cultural authenticity and academic nonconformity. It examines dreadlocks as a pathway to explore black identity, but in opposing ways: the act of locking ones hair does dis­play unconventional blackness - but it also participates in a preexisting black style. To what extent, the excerpt asks, can the ...


“The Superman Exists, And He Is American”: Graphic Novel Film Adaptations And Masculine Heroism In Post-9/11 Culture, Richard Charles Abate 2010 Connecticut College

“The Superman Exists, And He Is American”: Graphic Novel Film Adaptations And Masculine Heroism In Post-9/11 Culture, Richard Charles Abate

Film Studies Honors Papers

This senior thesis paper discusses the representation of masculinity and heroism in post-9/11 culture and how filmic adaptations of graphic novels have helped to shape these representations. Following the events of September 11th, the cultural definitions of the masculine hero shifted, allowing the average, working class man to become the embodiment of American heroism. This new understanding of the American hero was marked by sexual difference and a redefinition of the masculine “hard-body” that allowed for the possession of a heroic masculine identity to appear more attainable. This thesis primarily examines the filmic adaptations of works by Frank Miller ...


The (Inter)Active Soap Opera Viewer: Fantastic Practices & Mediated Communities, Melissa A. Ames 2010 Eastern Illinois University

The (Inter)Active Soap Opera Viewer: Fantastic Practices & Mediated Communities, Melissa A. Ames

Faculty Research & Creative Activity

In today’s cultural realm, everything exists within a hierarchy of sorts – fandom has not escaped this process of judgmental ranking and social stratification. Admitting to be a “fan” of something often earns people mixed responses depending on the subject of their devoted following. The more one’s object of choice strays from the mainstream, the lower one exists on the fan hierarchy. If the masses find the fan subject matter to exist on the cultural periphery, fans are often quite ridiculed. This has historically been the case for soap opera fans. What is often overlooked, however, is the utility ...


Governing Gambling In The United States, Maria E. Garcia 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Governing Gambling In The United States, Maria E. Garcia

CMC Senior Theses

The role risk taking has played in American history has helped shape current legislation concerning gambling. This thesis attempts to explain the discrepancies in legislation regarding distinct forms of gambling. While casinos are heavily regulated by state and federal laws, most statutes dealing with lotteries strive to regulate the activities of other parties instead of those of the lottery institutions. Incidentally, lotteries are the only form of gambling completely managed by the government. It can be inferred that the United States government is more concerned with people exploiting gambling than with the actual practice of wagering.

In an effort to ...


"Your Own Imagination": Vidding And Vidwatching As Collaborative Interpretation, Tisha Turk 2010 University of Minnesota Morris Digital Well

"Your Own Imagination": Vidding And Vidwatching As Collaborative Interpretation, Tisha Turk

English Publications

No abstract provided.


All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies And The Rule Of Law, Keith J. Bybee 2010 Syracuse University

All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies And The Rule Of Law, Keith J. Bybee

College of Law Faculty Scholarship

This paper contains the introduction to the new book, All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies and the Rule of Law (Stanford University Press, 2010).

The book begins with the observation that Americans are divided in their beliefs about whether courts operate on the basis of unbiased legal principle or of political interest. This division in public opinion in turn breeds suspicion that judges do not actually mean what they say, that judicial professions of impartiality are just fig leaves used to hide the pursuit of partisan purposes.

Comparing law to the practice of common courtesy ...


Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That The Public Loved, Geoffrey D. Reynolds 2010 Hope College

Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That The Public Loved, Geoffrey D. Reynolds

Faculty Publications

Lakewood Farm: The Private Zoo That the Public Loved is an article concerning the private zoo in Holland, Michigan, that was owned by Chicago coal merchant George Fulmer Getz and helped form the Illionois based Brookfiekd Zoo and John Ball Zoo of Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Mama's Boy, Jamie t. Berger 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mama's Boy, Jamie T. Berger

Masters Theses 1911 - February 2014

"Mama's Boy" is a book of fiction and nonfiction by Jamie Berger. It deals with mothers and sons and feminism and pornography and poker and love and New York and San Francisco and Western Massachusetts.


Super Powered Word Study, James Carter, Erik Evensen 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Super Powered Word Study, James Carter, Erik Evensen

James B Carter

A book combining students' love of comics with word study, vocabulary acquisition, and authentic learning, writing and assessment. The URL is to the book's page at the publisher.


Rationales For Teaching Graphic Novels (Cd-Rom), James Carter 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Rationales For Teaching Graphic Novels (Cd-Rom), James Carter

James B Carter

A collection of over 100 rationales for teaching salient, interesting, and exemplars of the graphic novel form in the secondary classroom. The URL is to the product's page at the publisher's web site.


Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, And The Black Body, Harvey Young 2009 Northwestern University

Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, And The Black Body, Harvey Young

Harvey Young

In 1901, George Ward, a lynching victim, was attacked, murdered, and dismembered by a mob of white men, women, and children. As his lifeless body burned in a fire, enterprising white youth cut off his toes and, later, his fingers and sold them as souvenirs. In "Embodying Black Experience," Harvey Young masterfully blends biography, archival history, performance theory, and phenomenology to relay the experiences of black men and women who, like Ward, were profoundly affected by the spectacular intrusion of racial violence within their lives. Looking back over the past two hundred years---from the exhibition of boxer Tom Molineaux and ...


Sex And Race In The Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils And Multiracial Messiahs, Daniel McNeil 2009 Carleton University

Sex And Race In The Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils And Multiracial Messiahs, Daniel Mcneil

Daniel McNeil

Lyrical, sophisticated and timely, acclaimed scholar Daniel McNeil’s book, Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs unearths the 'liberal lies' that so often surround the experience of multiraciality. What makes this book so spectacular is McNeil’s attention to detail as he traces the insights of Black Atlantic studies, asking how it pertains to the field of critical mixed race studies. McNeil deftly travels from Britain to North America and back again, asking important questions about how we understand the complex relationship between Blackness and multiracial identity. This is the first book to carefully ...


The Digital (Un)Revolution: Mapping The Effect Of Digital Texts On Scholarly Approaches To Victorian Sensation Fiction, Melanie Griffin 2009 University of South Florida

The Digital (Un)Revolution: Mapping The Effect Of Digital Texts On Scholarly Approaches To Victorian Sensation Fiction, Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

No abstract provided.


Sheet Music Collections [At The Usf Libraries] (Podcast), Tomaro Taylor 2009 University of South Florida

Sheet Music Collections [At The Usf Libraries] (Podcast), Tomaro Taylor

Tomaro I. Taylor

Web feature highlighting the USF Special and Digital Collections' sheet music collections, including an overview of the Florida Sheet Music, African American Sheet Music and the Weingarten collections.


Review Of Special Collections 2.0: New Technologies For Rare Books, Manuscripts, And Archival Collections, Melanie Griffin 2009 University of South Florida

Review Of Special Collections 2.0: New Technologies For Rare Books, Manuscripts, And Archival Collections, Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

No abstract provided.


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