Mapping Colonial Interdependencies In Dutch Brazil: European Linen & Brasilianen Identity, 2018 Middlebury Collge
Mapping Colonial Interdependencies In Dutch Brazil: European Linen & Brasilianen Identity, Carrie Anderson
In Dutch Brazil, the Brasilianen were essential allies to the West India Company. To maintain this critical alliance, the Dutch presented them with gifts of linen, a fabric in high demand. Representations of Brasilianen wearing linen garments were pervasive and include an image on Joan Blaeu’s 1647 map of the Brazilian Captaincies of Rio Grande and Paraíba. Traditional interpretations of these linen-clad Brasilianen prioritize a center/periphery model; in contrast, I argue that these pictured linens document the interdependencies between the WIC and the Brasilianen, a position supported by digital maps plotting Dutch/indigenous exchanges.
Keeping Our Eyes Open: Visualizing Networks And Art History, 2017 Tulane University
Keeping Our Eyes Open: Visualizing Networks And Art History, Stephanie Porras
Network visualizations have the potential to translate messy archival work into clouds of connection, powerful maps of relations that can reveal hidden agents or nodes of production. But network visualizations must also be understood as artifacts of our own visual culture, laden with the biases and limits of both past and present knowledge systems. Rather than seeing networks as uniform webs of connection, social network analysis must productively interrogate how biopolitical, cultural and social power are manifested within these visualizations, reinforcing the biases and lacunae of the archive.
Hell In Hand: Fear And Hope In The Hellmouths Of The Hours Of Catherine Of Cleves, 2017 CUNY Hunter College
Hell In Hand: Fear And Hope In The Hellmouths Of The Hours Of Catherine Of Cleves, Stephanie Lish
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
This paper is an attempt to investigate how well the borders and miniatures of The Hours of Catherine of Cleves facilitated the method of meditation recommended by Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen and therefore was a useful tool in Catherine’s search for eternal salvation.
Locating Place And Landscape In Early Insular Literature, 2017 Harvard University/Centenary University
Locating Place And Landscape In Early Insular Literature, A. Joseph Mcmullen, Kristen Carella
Journal of Literary Onomastics
The Spike Of Female Soccer Players In The Netherlands Since 2010, 2016 SIT Study Abroad
The Spike Of Female Soccer Players In The Netherlands Since 2010, Morgan Colley
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
In the Dutch society, the sport of soccer, also known as football, draws a lot of attention and has millions of followers when it comes to the men’s soccer clubs. The most common and widely celebrated soccer teams in the Netherlands are the major teams, such as, AJAX, PSV and Feyenoord, all being male soccer teams. There is a lack of female soccer clubs around the Netherlands when comparing it to the number of male soccer clubs. Women’s soccer is underrepresented in the news of Dutch sports media and obviously overpowered by the enthusiasm surrounding men’s soccer ...
Lgbt And Christian: Experiences With Identity, 2016 SIT Study Abroad
Lgbt And Christian: Experiences With Identity, Mackensie Priley
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
I grew up in a Christian household and when my brother came out as gay my parents did not react well. My father even said things that seriously affected their relationship. My brother inspired me to conduct research that will help people better understand how LGBT adults who currently live in the Netherlands experience their sexual and Christian identities. I interviewed seven people who identify within the LGBT community and one minister. I focused most of my research in a specific town in the Bible Belt of the Netherlands called Urk. In conclusion, I found that where someone lives and ...
Pink Parenthood: An Exploration Of Lesbian Parenting In The Netherlands, 2016 SIT Study Abroad
Pink Parenthood: An Exploration Of Lesbian Parenting In The Netherlands, Sophia Ladner
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
This is an explorative study of Dutch Lesbian parents and their experiences having and raising children in Dutch society. This research explores the social attitudes surrounding lesbian parents in Amsterdam and another city to see how their experiences are shaped by factors including their sexual orientation, their construction of family, and the relationships and values they feel are important to impart on their children. 5 qualitative interviews, four with married couples, and 1 solo interview, laid the groundwork for the research. The data from the interviews was analyzed using existing texts on LGBTQ, within a framework of social constructionist theory ...
A Boy In Hiding: Surviving The Nazis, Amsterdam 1940-1945, 2016 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
A Boy In Hiding: Surviving The Nazis, Amsterdam 1940-1945, Stan Rubens
A Boy in Hiding: Surviving the Nazis is a poignant, true-survival story of a young boy who hid for four years underground in Holland during World War II. A Boy in Hiding sheds a light on the difficult road that lay ahead for Anne Frank—had she survived. This book is written from the point of view of an eight-year-old boy growing up too fast during the five years of the war. Now, sixty years later, Rubens gives a voice to the young boy, who—despite the hard times and difficulties he encountered, never lost his positive view on life.
Mary Of Nemmigen, With Its Dutch Analogue Mariken Van Nieumeghen, 2016 Western Michigan University
Mary Of Nemmigen, With Its Dutch Analogue Mariken Van Nieumeghen, Clifford Davidson, Ton Broos, Martin Walsh
Motherhood In The Feast Of St. Nicholas, 2015 Augustana College - Rock Island
Motherhood In The Feast Of St. Nicholas, Rukmini Girish
Mary Wollstonecraft Writing Award
No abstract provided.
Huggies, High-Fives, And Huismannen: Exploring The Masculinity And Everyday Experiences Of Dutch Stay-At-Home Fathers, Courtney C. Grey
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
This qualitative research study explores Dutch stay-at-home fathers, or “huismannen,” and their everyday experiences with their role and their own masculinity. There has been much research conducted on stay-at-home fathers within other countries and cultures, but the current research significantly lacks the perspective and voices of those within the Dutch culture. To gather these voices, oral history interviews were conducted with five Dutch huismannen, and the collected data were analyzed using gender theory focused on masculinity and current relevant literature. This analysis led to the conclusion that Dutch stay-at-home fathers create and conform to a complicit masculine identity. It was ...
Northwestern Junior College, 2015 Northwestern College - Orange City
Northwestern Junior College, Douglas Firth Anderson
The Northwestern Junior College (NWJC) subgroup of the Northwestern College Record Group (NCRG) documents the life of the NWC institution which was added to the Northwestern Classical Academy (NWCA) in 1928. The records include catalogs, promotional materials, newspaper articles, accounts ledgers, minutes, scrapbooks, diplomas, photographs, and memorabilia. Collectively, these archives provide evidence for the development of faith-based higher education in the maturing Dutch American communities of northwestern Iowa, southwestern Minnesota, Nebraska, and the Dakotas.
Canadian Christian Nationalism?: The Religiosity And Politics Of The Christian Heritage Party Of Canada, 2015 Wilfrid Laurier University
Canadian Christian Nationalism?: The Religiosity And Politics Of The Christian Heritage Party Of Canada, Leah A D Mckeen
Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)
In this dissertation I examines the worldview and concerns held by members of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada (CHP) as a means of understanding Canada’s Christian Right. I present a perspective of Canada’s Christian Right that challenges assumptions made about this religio-political ideology by showing how the political choices made by members of the CHP make sense within the members’ context. The CHP is a federal political party, first registered in 1986, that markets itself as “Canada’s only pro-life party.” Although the party was initially developed by a group of conservative Protestants and Roman Catholics, the ...
Dutch Landscape Painting: Documenting Globalization And Environmental Imagination, 2014 University of North Texas
Dutch Landscape Painting: Documenting Globalization And Environmental Imagination, Irene J. Klaver
Proceedings from the Document Academy
There is an old saying that God made the Earth, but the Dutch made the Netherlands; they did this by engineering relationships of the water and land.
The Dutch landscape is an authored landscape documenting human reaction to geological, economic, and cultural changes. As a consequence of Dutch globalization, landscape painting arose as a new form of painting, documenting these changes and reactions to them. In a period of newly created land, reclaimed and constructed by sheer human activity, the explicit construction of new environments apparently elicited an implicit desire to hold on to an older, familiar traditional landscape. The ...
Conscience's De Leeuw Van Vlaanderen (The Lion Of Flanders) And Its Adaptation To Film By Claus, Gertjan Willems
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture
In his article "Conscience's De Leeuw van Vlaanderen (The Lion of Flanders) and Its Adaptation to Film by Claus" Gertjan Willems discusses Hugo Claus's 1984 filmic adaptation of Hendrik Conscience's 1838 historical novel, a landmark in the history of the Flemish Movement. Willems's analysis is executed by means of a textual film analysis and archival research. Willems pays special attention to the Flemish-Dutch coproduction's complex relations with the national question. Despite various difficulties concerning Flemish nationalist sensitivities of the project, the producers wanted the film to be as faithful as possible to Conscience's novel ...
The Joint Archives Of Holland Celebrates 25 Years Of Service, 2013 Hope College
The Joint Archives Of Holland Celebrates 25 Years Of Service, Geoffrey D. Reynolds
This year marks the twenty-fifth year since the founding of the Joint Archives of Holland (JAH) as a cooperative program at Hope College. Since then, the staff, comprised of dozens of students, dedicated volunteers, a secretary, and professionally trained archivists, have collected, processed, preserved and given access to thousands of feet of archival resources to countless researchers around the world. Prior to the 1988 founding of the JAH, over three decades of archival work by volunteers and part-time staff had been done at Hope College, Western Theological Seminary, the Netherlands Museum and City of Holland, to pave the way for ...
Glorious Revolution As Financial Revolution, 2013 Southern Methodist University
Glorious Revolution As Financial Revolution, John David Angle
History Faculty Publications
Conventionally appreciated as simply a religious and political event, this paper presents a re-appraisal of the Glorious Revolution based on the economic and commercial motivations. Scholarship has long accepted the narrative that the revolution was prompted by religious concerns, however this fails to fully examine the economic conditions of the time and the interests of the so-called "Immortal Seven." The paper then examines the financial reforms wrought by William III, including the establishment of the Bank of England, creation of a national debt, and resolution of the Currency Crisis. Ultimately this paper places the Glorious Revolution into its proper economic ...
Babette's Feast And The Goodness Of God, 2012 St. John's College (Lasallian)
Babette's Feast And The Goodness Of God, Thomas J. Curry
Journal of Religion & Film
This article attempts to answer the preeminent question Babette’s Feast invites viewers to consider: Why does Babette choose to expend everything she has to make her feast? Of the critical studies made of the film, few have considered analytically crucial the catastrophic backstory of Babette, the violence of which is implied and offscreen. Appreciation of the singularity of Babette’s own personhood and the darker aspects of her experience, and not only how she might act as a figure of Christ, are key to understanding the motivating force behind her meal and its transformative effect: That through the feast ...
Willem Blaeu's 'Asia Noviter Delineata': Expressions Of Power Through Naval Might And Natural Knowledge In Dutch Mapmaking, Joshua W. Poorman
This paper situates Dutch mapmaker Willem Blaeu’s Asia noviter delineata—part of the Stuckenberg Map Collection in the Gettysburg College Special Collections—within the larger framework of Renaissance thought and a shifting colonial balance of power. The map’s pictorial marginalia expresses a Dutch quest for empirical knowledge that echoed contemporary cabinets of curiosities throughout early modern Europe. Similar to these cabinets, Blaeu’s map can be seen as a cartographic teatro mundi, used to propagate Dutch hegemony through both a robust naval presence and an expanding geographic and natural knowledge of the world.
‘Epistemic Coyotismo’ And Transnational Collaboration: Decolonizing The Danish University, 2012 Roskilde University
‘Epistemic Coyotismo’ And Transnational Collaboration: Decolonizing The Danish University, Julia Suárez-Krabbe
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge
In the Danish university, outlooks on the countries of the South and issues of development are strongly conditioned by hegemonic perspectives marked by coloniality. Although, in an era of neoliberal university reform, decolonial critique of dominant forms and institutions of knowledge is a marginal pursuit, the author draws on the experience of the collective Andar Descolonizando, based at Roskilde University, to suggest some ways in which decolonizing critique can be trained on the university institution itself and its “position within global articulations of power.” Such critical work, aiming in particular at epistemic racism, can be accomplished through what the author ...