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Determinants Of Net Migration In Montana, Evelyn D. Ravuri 2010 Saginaw Valley State University

Determinants Of Net Migration In Montana, Evelyn D. Ravuri

Great Plains Research: A Journal of Natural and Social Sciences

The Great Plains has experienced population loss for most of the 20th century while the Rocky Mountain region has experienced rapid population growth in the past few decades. This paper examines net migration by county for Montana between 1995 and 2000 disaggregated by age and educational level. Montana was chosen because it straddles the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions and thus provides an opportunity to compare and contrast net migration and population change in two regions undergoing fundamentally different population processes. Regression analysis was applied to determine the predictor variables responsible for net migration between 1995 and 2000. Dependent ...


Dreadful Sorry: Spots Of Passion And The Memory Of Being Human In Kaufman’S “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind” And Pope’S ‘Eloisa To Abelard’, June-Ann Greeley 2010 Sacred Heart University

Dreadful Sorry: Spots Of Passion And The Memory Of Being Human In Kaufman’S “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind” And Pope’S ‘Eloisa To Abelard’, June-Ann Greeley

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

Memory is a journey of infinite possibility, a continuous passage through time and sense that offers each person an opportunity not merely to recall and to reflect on former occasions and previous experiences, but to reconsider and to reexamine the past as a guide, as instruction, for healthy individuation. Memory, then, can be understood to be the aggregate of experiential and emotional recollection that frames the essential ground in forming and realizing individual identity. Both Alexander Pope in his poem “Eloisa to Abelard” and Michel Gondry/Charlie Kaufman in the film “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” offer portraits of ...


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.


Reflections Upon Return: White American Students And Study Abroad, Suzanne Burdman 2010 University of Redlands

Reflections Upon Return: White American Students And Study Abroad, Suzanne Burdman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This paper is guided by the question: What happens when American whiteness travels through study abroad? This question leads to four main follow-up questions: How do students negotiate their identities, both white and American during study abroad? How does whiteness influence the ways students conceptualize America as a result of their study abroad experiences? What do students learn about systematic inequality and privilege, especially nationally in the U.S.? And, how do circumstances during their study abroad - including race of host country, level of affluence of host country, and living situation abroad - influence the way the students negotiate their identities ...


Wolves And The Wolf Myth In American Literature, Cara Erdheim 2010 Sacred Heart University

Wolves And The Wolf Myth In American Literature, Cara Erdheim

English Faculty Publications

Book review by Cara Erdheim:

Robisch, S. K. Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature. Reno, Nevada: Uniiversity of Nevada Press, 2009.


Review Of Forts Of The Northern Plains: Guide To Historic Military Posts Of The Plains Indians Wars By Jeff Barnes, Barton H. Barbour 2010 Boise State University

Review Of Forts Of The Northern Plains: Guide To Historic Military Posts Of The Plains Indians Wars By Jeff Barnes, Barton H. Barbour

Great Plains Quarterly

Jeff Barnes's book presents brief histories and the historical importance of about fifty military forts in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Wyoming. Only sites that played roles in the "Indian Wars" of the West, roughly from 1820 to 1890, are included. Each entry describes the post and its significance, and offers good suggestions for further reading. Barnes also provides a sidebar offering directions to each site, its hours of operation, admission costs, special events, and available amenities to help visitors plan their trips.

Barnes offers updated information on posts that have been treated in a ...


Review Of Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals Re-Visioning The American West Edited And With An Introduction By Shirley A. Leckie And Nancy J. Parezo, Kathleen A. Boardman 2010 University of Nevada, Reno

Review Of Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals Re-Visioning The American West Edited And With An Introduction By Shirley A. Leckie And Nancy J. Parezo, Kathleen A. Boardman

Great Plains Quarterly

Pioneering women ethnohistorians and anthropologists who studied American Indians and the trans-Mississippi West deserve greater recognition, not only for the important information they gathered but also for their theoretical insights and methodological advances. As we learn about these women's lives and scholarly contributions, we also come to understand the barriers and prejudices they dealt with in order to pursue the work they valued. This is the argument of Shirley Leckie and Nancy Parezo's collection of intellectual biographies of ten women, born between 1873 and 1910, whose active research careers spanned most of the twentieth century. Their Own Frontier ...


Review Of Listening To The Land: Native American Literary Responses To The Landscape By Lee Schweninger, Kelli Lyon Johnson 2010 Miami University Hamilton

Review Of Listening To The Land: Native American Literary Responses To The Landscape By Lee Schweninger, Kelli Lyon Johnson

Great Plains Quarterly

In Listening to the Land, Lee Schweninger demonstrates a Native American connection to Mother Earth to be a prevailing stereotype in cultural representations of Indigenous peoples in literature, television, and film. While refusing to dismiss "an indigenous relationship to, appreciation for, awareness of, or understanding of the land that is significantly different from non-Indian relationships," Schweninger analyzes the complicated portrayal of the landscape in Native American literature in the context of this stereotype, which he calls the "Land Ethic Stereotype," the framework with which he begins his study of a wide range of twentieth-century Native writers from a number of ...


Review Of Sentimental Journey: The Art Of Alfred Jacob Miller By Lisa Strong, Martha A. Sandweiss 2010 Princeton University

Review Of Sentimental Journey: The Art Of Alfred Jacob Miller By Lisa Strong, Martha A. Sandweiss

Great Plains Quarterly

Alfred Jacob Miller (181O-1874) spent six months in the Rocky Mountain West in 1837, capturing a visual record of the fur trader's world for his patron, the Scottish nobleman William Drummond Stewart. He created only about a hundred works in the West, but over the next thirty-five years he painted close to one thousand western scenes in his studio in Baltimore, benefiting not just from Stewart's patronage, but from the sustained patronage of Baltimore's leading merchant princes, many of whom had commercial interests in the West. As Strong argues here in this beautifully illustrated book, published to ...


This Is A Test, A Teng 2009 University of California, Davis

This Is A Test, A Teng

A S Teng

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John Cotton, Thomas Shepard, Thomas Hooker, William Apess, And Devotional Literature, Michael Ditmore 2009 Pepperdine University

John Cotton, Thomas Shepard, Thomas Hooker, William Apess, And Devotional Literature, Michael Ditmore

Michael Ditmore

No abstract provided.


Is The Post- In Postcolonial The Post- In Post-Soviet?: Toward A Global Postcolonial Critique, David Moore 2009 Macalester College

Is The Post- In Postcolonial The Post- In Post-Soviet?: Toward A Global Postcolonial Critique, David Moore

David Chioni Moore

No abstract provided.


Co-Edited Postcolonial Literature, Twenty-Five Years Later, A Special Issue Of Modern Fiction Studies, David Moore, Alfred López, Robert Marzec 2009 Macalester College

Co-Edited Postcolonial Literature, Twenty-Five Years Later, A Special Issue Of Modern Fiction Studies, David Moore, Alfred López, Robert Marzec

David Chioni Moore

No abstract provided.


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 ...


Crack'd Archangel: Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici, The Bible, And Religious Difference In Melville's Fiction And Poetry, Brian Yothers 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Crack'd Archangel: Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici, The Bible, And Religious Difference In Melville's Fiction And Poetry, Brian Yothers

Brian Yothers

Abstract for December 28, 2009 MLA Paper published in March 2010 Leviathan


Writing In Two Tongues, Wang Ping 2009 Macalester College

Writing In Two Tongues, Wang Ping

Wang Ping

No abstract provided.


Review Of Follow Your Heart, By Prabashini Moodley, David Moore 2009 Macalester College

Review Of Follow Your Heart, By Prabashini Moodley, David Moore

David Chioni Moore

No abstract provided.


Into The Three Gorges, Wang Ping 2009 Macalester College

Into The Three Gorges, Wang Ping

Wang Ping

No abstract provided.


The Black Atlantic, David Moore 2009 Macalester College

The Black Atlantic, David Moore

David Chioni Moore

No abstract provided.


The Bessie Head—Langston Hughes Correspondence, 1960–1961, David Moore 2009 Macalester College

The Bessie Head—Langston Hughes Correspondence, 1960–1961, David Moore

David Chioni Moore

No abstract provided.


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