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Equitable Hiring Policy In Higher Education At The University Of Montana, Victoria McKinley Bigelow, Kinsey Anderson 2020 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Equitable Hiring Policy In Higher Education At The University Of Montana, Victoria Mckinley Bigelow, Kinsey Anderson

Graduate Student Portfolios

Higher Education; University of Montana; Equity; Hiring; University; College; Montana; Missoula; Public Administration; Organization; Missoula; Diversity; Women; Policy


I Go Gray.Com: A Photographic Celebration And Oral History Of Gray-Haired Women, Tabitha Deering 2019 Dominican University of California

I Go Gray.Com: A Photographic Celebration And Oral History Of Gray-Haired Women, Tabitha Deering

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

This paper describes the creation of the igogray.com website which celebrates gray-haired women by featuring their oral histories and showcasing the aesthetic beauty of gray hair through fine art photography. The website is a platform to listen to what gray-haired women have to say on the subject of gray hair, and to encourage the audience to take a closer look at gray-haired women. When the author stopped dyeing her gray hair she experienced an ageist shift in society’s perceptions toward her, and she wondered if other graying women were having the same types of experiences, so this project ...


The Nineteenth Century British Workhouse: Mission Not Accomplished, Brenda Derin 2019 Dominican University of California

The Nineteenth Century British Workhouse: Mission Not Accomplished, Brenda Derin

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

How to correct poverty in a society is extremely complex. In the nineteenth century, the British struggled to house, feed and care for the unemployed and destitute men, women and children created by the Industrial Revolution. Many in the upper classes considered poverty a moral failure, yet they had little impetus to end it. Poverty, as defined by an inability to provide for one’s needs due to a variety of factors, was seen as necessary, for without it there would be no motivation for the lower classes to work and provide a luxurious life for the wealthy.

Although some ...


Modern Intolerance And The Medieval Crusades [Excerpted From Whose Middle Ages?], Nicholas L. Paul 2019 Fordham University

Modern Intolerance And The Medieval Crusades [Excerpted From Whose Middle Ages?], Nicholas L. Paul

History

Whose Middle Ages? is an interdisciplinary collection of short, accessible essays intended for the non-specialist reader and ideal for teaching at an undergraduate level. Each of twenty-two essays takes up an area where humans have dug for meaning into the medieval past and brought something distorted back into the present: in our popular entertainment; in our news, our politics, and our propaganda; and in subtler ways that inform how we think about our histories, our countries, and ourselves. Each author teases out the stakes of a history that has refused to remain past and uses the tools of the academy ...


Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, Sarah Adcock 2019 Washington University in St. Louis

Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, Sarah Adcock

Graduate School of Art Theses

I view my creative process as alchemy, the transformation of materials through experimentation. I use wax as a material that transcends its historical use as a sculptural process for casting and instead, use it for its transmutable qualities to inform content. Because of its plasticity and duality as fragile and resilient, wax is symbolically submissive and assertive. By applying heat, wax can be molded and formed into new shapes. Once it cools, wax reverts back to its natural state; solid and impermeable. I use objects to explore desires of origin and life. Transitional objects, the first “me not me” possession ...


Panel #7: Public Ownership Vs. Private Rights: The Case Of Maine's Disputed Public Lots, Lee Schepps, Richard Barringer, Martin Wilk, Thomas Urquhart 2019 former Assistant Attorney General of Maine and past director, Bureau of Public Lands

Panel #7: Public Ownership Vs. Private Rights: The Case Of Maine's Disputed Public Lots, Lee Schepps, Richard Barringer, Martin Wilk, Thomas Urquhart

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

When Maine separated from Massachusetts, the Articles of Separation (part of the new state's Constitution) required that as it sold off its public domain (about 8 million acres) Maine continue to reserve four lots of 320 acres per town. Panelists trace the legal analysis and history of the implications of Public Lot policy through the 1980s, finally asking the question, "How did this remarkable change in the history of Maine and to the very map of Maine come about?"


Panel #6: Pine Tree Songscape: Historic Music Of The Folk Of Maine, Laura Artesani, Kristopher Paprocki, Stephen N. Sanfilippo, James Moreira 2019 University of Maine

Panel #6: Pine Tree Songscape: Historic Music Of The Folk Of Maine, Laura Artesani, Kristopher Paprocki, Stephen N. Sanfilippo, James Moreira

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

Three panelists will combine their musicianship and historical research to perform and present historic songs from Maine's past.


Panel #5: The Maine Centennial In 1920: Commemoration And Remembrance Through Photography, Kevin Johnson, Micah Pawling, Earle G. Shetteworth Jr., Anne Collins Goodyear 2019 Penobscot Marine Museum

Panel #5: The Maine Centennial In 1920: Commemoration And Remembrance Through Photography, Kevin Johnson, Micah Pawling, Earle G. Shetteworth Jr., Anne Collins Goodyear

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A session that will include the following presentations:

A Genuine Look at Maine and Its Centennial: The Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company, Kevin Johnson

The Wabanaki Encampment at the Maine Centennial in 1920: Homeland, Memory, and Ethnohistory, Micah Pawling

Documents of Truth and Beauty: Maine at One Hundred Years Through the Real Photo Post Cards of Charles A. Townsend, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.


Crisis In The European Union: The Politics Of Integration, Engagement, And Dissent, 2008-2016, Edward I.C. Reminiskey 2019 California State University - San Bernardino

Crisis In The European Union: The Politics Of Integration, Engagement, And Dissent, 2008-2016, Edward I.C. Reminiskey

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

This thesis is a comprehensive interpretation of European political history in the periodization from 2008 to 2016. The history begins with an exploration of the intellectual and political origins of the post-World War II project of European integration and the development of, and opposition to, the early institutions that eventually formed the contemporary assemblage of the European Union. Following a traditionally structured history, this work is styled as a ‘history of the present’ that specifies the role of the European Union in precipitating and attempting to overcome the financial and monetary crises, foreign policy quandaries on its Eastern periphery, an ...


Keynote Event, Alan Taylor, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich 2019 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair, University of Virginia

Keynote Event, Alan Taylor, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

Keynote Event

Opening Remarks

Jeffrey Hecker, Executive VP for Academic Affairs & Provost, UMaine

Maulian Dana, Penobscot Nation, Tribal Ambassador

Featured Speakers

Alan Taylor, Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair, University of Virginia

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, 300th Anniversary University Professor emerita, Harvard University

Moderator

Liam Riordan, Professor of History, University of Maine


Maine History Festival, Students and Cultural Oganizations 2019 The University of Maine

Maine History Festival, Students And Cultural Oganizations

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A flyer that provides details for the Maine History Festival, a part of the Bicentennial Conference featuring concurrent poster-style presentations by students, scholars, and community groups. The festival will be held in the lobby and gallery space of the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine prior to the Keynote Event.


Panel #4: The Madawaska Territory And The Aftermath Of Statehood, Beatrice Craig, Elizabeth Mancke, Lise Pelletier, Lisa Lavoie, Guy Dubay 2019 University of Ottawa

Panel #4: The Madawaska Territory And The Aftermath Of Statehood, Beatrice Craig, Elizabeth Mancke, Lise Pelletier, Lisa Lavoie, Guy Dubay

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

Titles in this session include:

Free Trade Before Free Trade: John Emmerson, Petit Sault Merchant, His Suppliers and Customers in the Mid-Nineteenth Century, Béatrice Craig

Madawaska and the Convergence of Empire, Nation, and State, Elizabeth Mancke

The Effect of 9/11 on a Borderlands Community: Fort Kent, Maine and Clair, New Brunswick, Lisa Lavoie


Panel #3: Circulating Images: The Production, Distribution & Reception Of Visual Culture During The Statehood Era, Bernard Fishman, Martha McNamara, Kevin Murphy, Justin Wolff, Frank Goodyear 2019 Maine State Museum

Panel #3: Circulating Images: The Production, Distribution & Reception Of Visual Culture During The Statehood Era, Bernard Fishman, Martha Mcnamara, Kevin Murphy, Justin Wolff, Frank Goodyear

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A panel featuring four presentations:

Visualizing Historic Maine: 19th Century Maine Life in Stereophotography (presented in actual 3D), Bernard Fishman

Tovookan's Narrative: Depicting Freedom in Maine During the Statehood Era, Martha J. McNamara

Popular Print and Visual Culture in Statehood Period Maine, Kevin D. Murphy

Rufus Porter in Maine: Art, Spatial Thinking, and the Curious Mind, Justin Wolff


Panel #2: The Maine-Missouri Crisis And The Politics Of Slavery, Mary T. Freeman, Matthew Mason, Diane Mutti Burke, Patrick Rael 2019 University of Maine School of Law

Panel #2: The Maine-Missouri Crisis And The Politics Of Slavery, Mary T. Freeman, Matthew Mason, Diane Mutti Burke, Patrick Rael

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A panel that will include three presentations:

African Americans and the Political Consequences of Maine Statehood, Mary T. Freeman

Doughface Pioneer: John Holmes of Maine, 1773-1843, Matthew Mason

Fire Bell in the Night: The Establishment of a Slave Society in Jefferson's Purchase, Diane Mutti Burke


Panel #1: Maine Indians And The Maine State Constitution, John Dieffenbacher-Krall, James Francis, Donna Loring, LHD, Sherri Mitchell, Darren Ranco 2019 Episcopal Committee on Indian Relations

Panel #1: Maine Indians And The Maine State Constitution, John Dieffenbacher-Krall, James Francis, Donna Loring, Lhd, Sherri Mitchell, Darren Ranco

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

After a welcome from Emily Haddad, Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, panel participants will discuss the topic of Maine Indians and the Maine State Constitution.


Downloadable Conference Program, Maine Bicentennial Conference 2019 The University of Maine

Downloadable Conference Program, Maine Bicentennial Conference

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A printable Maine Bicentennial Conference flyer that includes general event information, and anticipated conference schedule.


Maine Statehood And Bicentennial Conference Poster, Maine Bicentennial Conference 2019 The University of Maine

Maine Statehood And Bicentennial Conference Poster, Maine Bicentennial Conference

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

An 11 x 17 poster that can be printed and distributed to highlight the upcoming Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference to be held in Orono Thursday, May 30 - Saturday, June 1, 2019.


Big History And Sustainability, Duncan Blake Ross 2019 Dominican University of California

Big History And Sustainability, Duncan Blake Ross

Master of Arts in Humanities

The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical examination of Big History at Dominican and offer some retrospective suggestions for any possible future first year experience programs.

I reflect on Big History texts, critical papers and books as well as my own experiences and interviews with others. My research and reflections suggest that big history pedagogy failed to convey sufficient meaning and purpose to students. The actual value of the big history pedagogy was compromised by confusing and unnecessary elements of the main text. I conclude that big history pedagogy should culminate in sustainability studies. It is there ...


"The Cornerstone And Abode Of Our National Progress": New York City's Skyscrapers As An American Story Of Innovation And Teamwork, Meghan Hamel 2019 University of Puget Sound

"The Cornerstone And Abode Of Our National Progress": New York City's Skyscrapers As An American Story Of Innovation And Teamwork, Meghan Hamel

History Theses

This paper examines the early history of skyscrapers using New York City as its case study. Skyscrapers become possible because of the Industrial Revolution which provided the steel needed for its tall structure and the demand for office space. The early skyscrapers were both praised and criticized by the public. Concerns over the health, economic, and aesthetic consequences led to the passing of the 1916 Zone Ordinance. Following the ordinance, New York City saw a boom of skyscrapers and the creation of a uniquely American architectural style. Before all skyscraper construction completely halted, the Empire State Building was completed. It ...


The Committee Continues: Tacoma's Anti-Chinese Committee Of Fifteen, 1885-1895, Dusty Gorman 2019 University of Puget Sound

The Committee Continues: Tacoma's Anti-Chinese Committee Of Fifteen, 1885-1895, Dusty Gorman

History Theses

On November 3, 1885, Tacoma forcibly removed their Chinese residents. Most historians have researched the events of that day and what led up to it in the context of anti-Chinese violence on the U. S. West Coast. This paper argues that Tacoma's Chinese expulsion was more than the events of November 3. The anti-Chinese Committee of Fifteen, an unelected group of white men, were appointed to carry out the ethnic cleansing the town's people desired. Days before the expulsion the city made the Committee a permanent sitting body, ensuring the exclusion of the Chinese would continue. Between 1885 ...


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