Handing Down The Heritage: Preserving Irish Diasporic Identities In The Festival City Of Montana, 2020 University of Montana, Missoula
Handing Down The Heritage: Preserving Irish Diasporic Identities In The Festival City Of Montana, Margaret Mary Walsh
Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers
Butte, Montana is a tough, historic industrial town in western Montana known for its mining, its Irish, and strangely, its festivals. The city boasts countless parades and community events each year for a variety of holidays as well as for showcases of traditions and ethnic pride. Three celebrations in particular, St. Patrick’s Day, Fourth of July, and An Rí Rá, attract visitors from all over the country – and world – who seek to experience the enthusiasm and splendor of these celebrations. So, what can these popular celebrations in Montana’s Festival City, Butte, reveal about the Irish community living there ...
Jagoda Duvnjak & Ana Komso, 2020 Cleveland State University
Jagoda Duvnjak & Ana Komso, Marija Maracic, Josipa Karaca
No abstract provided.
Mara Dulan, 2020 Cleveland State University
Mara Dulan, Marija Maracic, Josipa Karaca
No abstract provided.
Mara Pavlovic, 2020 Cleveland State University
Mara Pavlovic, Marija Maracic, Josipa Karaca
No abstract provided.
Marta Sarcevic & Mara Vurecic, 2020 Cleveland State University
Marta Sarcevic & Mara Vurecic, Maracic Marija, Josipa Karaca
No abstract provided.
Luca Markesic, 2020 Cleveland State University
Luca Markesic, Marija Maracic, Josipa Karaca
No abstract provided.
Autoritat: An Early Glimpse Of The De Dictis Et Factis Regis Alphonsi Aragonum?, 2019 The British Library
Autoritat: An Early Glimpse Of The De Dictis Et Factis Regis Alphonsi Aragonum?, Barry Taylor
The account of the funeral sermon of Alfonso the Magnanimous delivered in Valencia cathedral on 28 July 1458 in the Dietari del capellà d’Alfons el Magnànim refers to the king’s actes and auctoritats and therefore may offer a glimpse of his status as a rex facetus very soon after the composition of Beccadelli’s De dictis et factis regis Alphonsi Aragonum in 1455.
All Trails Lead To Sterling: How Sterling Brown Fathered The Field Of Black Literary And Cultural Studies, 1936-1969, 2019 University of New Orleans
All Trails Lead To Sterling: How Sterling Brown Fathered The Field Of Black Literary And Cultural Studies, 1936-1969, Amber E. Zu-Bolton
University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations
Poet and professor Sterling A. Brown (1901-1989) played a significant role in the birth of black literary and cultural studies through his literary and academic careers. Brown helped to establish a new wave of black cultural and folklore studies during his time as the “Director of Negro Affairs” for the Federal Writers’ Project. As a professor at Howard University, Brown influenced black literary studies through his literary criticisms and seminars and his role as a mentor to literary figures of the next generations. Through letters to and from Sterling Brown and manuscripts, this thesis argues that Brown’s poetry, publications ...
Book Review: Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey Into The Heart Of America, 2019 Providence College
Book Review: Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey Into The Heart Of America, Keith Morton
eJournal of Public Affairs
Book review of James and Deborah Fallows, Our towns: a 100,000 mile journey into the heart of America
History Of Pulaski County, 2019 Arkansas State Archives
History Of Pulaski County
John Hugh Reynolds materials, 1855-1923
History of Pulaski County, and its capital city Little Rock, including the creation of Arkansas Post as the state capital and its movement to Little Rock, Arkansas. This touches on important people in Pulaski County history, including Arkansas's first Governor [James] Miller, Chester Ashley, and Augustus H. Garland. This also includes population numbers and various counties that were created from Pulaski County.
In Search Of Veritas: Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories And The Emergence Of An American Culture Of Suspicion, 1963-1993., Thurman Lee Storing
Theses and Dissertations from 2019
“In Search of Veritas: Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories and the Emergence of an American Culture of Suspicion, 1963-1993” argues that the evolving theories and concepts contained in the literature and media surrounding the Kennedy assassination demonstrate the deteriorating trust in American government institutions that resulted from the political and social climate of the 1960s through the 1980s. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, marked a pivotal and horrific point in American history. The shocking murder and unanswered questions that surrounded the young president’s death traumatized the nation, leaving a psychological wound ...
A Bridge Between Earth & Sky: How The Natural World Shaped The Civilizations Of Ancient And Early-Modern Persia, 2019 James Madison University
A Bridge Between Earth & Sky: How The Natural World Shaped The Civilizations Of Ancient And Early-Modern Persia, Sophia Cabana
Senior Honors Projects, 2010-2019
This project seeks to investigate the ways in which nature shaped the culture of ancient Persia through technology, architecture, agriculture, and art. Furthermore, this project investigates how the symbols and mentalities of ancient Persia were carried forward into the early-modern period. Achaemenid Persia and Babylon are studied as societies which influenced one another and combined to create the foundation of Persian culture as it is currently understood, which then combined in later centuries with other Middle Eastern and Central Asian cultural movements to produce the Safavid and Mughal Empires. The Safavids and Mughals imitated and revived Persian culture in order ...
Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote, 2019 University of Central Florida
Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote, Richard C. Crepeau
On Sport and Society
It was a little over a week ago that I read a small notice about the Baseball Hall of Fame voting for the class of 2020. Those on the ballot were listed, and as always the name of Marvin Miller was on that list. I skimmed over that name muttering to myself something like, “yea, sure, fat chance.” And that would be the end of it for another year. If there was one sure thing, betting that Marvin Miller would be rejected by Hall of Fame voters for the eighth time, was it.
Queen Nanny, A Case Study For Cultural Heritage Tourism: The Archaeology Of Memory And Identity, 2019 Murray State University
Queen Nanny, A Case Study For Cultural Heritage Tourism: The Archaeology Of Memory And Identity, Lacy Risner
Liberal Arts Capstones
This research project is intended to provide a foundation of knowledge of the Maroon culture in Jamaica, through the legends of one of their most prominent founders, Queen Nanny, as an aid for those who want to educate themselves before approaching community leaders about tourism development. Documentation of Queen Nanny’s life is contested and shrouded in mystery. Yet, that is part of what makes her memory so powerful. The various roles that Queen Nanny is associated with feature her adamant pursuit of an independent life for herself and her Maroons. Whether she is catching bullets or teaching the Maroons ...
The Grizzly, December 5, 2019, 2019 Ursinus College
The Grizzly, December 5, 2019, Kevin Leon, Kim Corona, Madison Rodak, Jenni Berrios, Garrett Bullock, Emma Kramer, Thomas Garlick
Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper
Ursinus Cancels Swimming Seasons After Hazing Investigation • Students Detail Harassment on Main Street • Summer Internship Tips with CPD • Get to Know: Spring Break Service Trip • Opinion: Ursinus' Judicial System is Broken • Q&A with Senior Linebacker Jake McCain • Women's Basketball Walk-on Proves She is More Than Just a Baller
Saving Adele: A History Of The Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, 2019 Collin College
Saving Adele: A History Of The Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Ariel A. Furman
Individual Research Project
Research in progress for HIST 1302: United States History II
Faculty Mentor: Kyle Wilkison, Ph.D.
Nothing ruins an enriching intellectual experience quite like having it assigned. Consequently, Honors History 1302 students began by identifying their own passions and interests. They then chose topics of immediate and abiding personal interest and produced research projects that reflected that energy and commitment. Their research probed a marvelous variety of historical topics from culture, medicine, science, politics, and economics. They researched and wrote about anti-fascist American comic books during World War II, disturbing historic treatments for the mentally ill, advances ...
Chapman's Berlin Wall As A Display Of Tribal Victory, 2019 Chapman University
Chapman's Berlin Wall As A Display Of Tribal Victory, Cameron Steiner
Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters
From early contact between hunter-gatherer tribes, through the Middle Ages and to even modern times, societies in conflict would frequently engage in the intimidation tactic of severing the heads of their rivals and placing them upon spikes or poles. More than a means to warn away those who came upon it, these displays would exhibit the power and superiority of one tribe over the other. While the most explicit forms of this custom are no longer in widespread use, their gestures of dominance continue to be practiced in objects and figures that are given symbolic significance, typically representing the victory ...
(In)Equality., 2019 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(In)Equality., Jongin Choi
Theses and Dissertations
(in)Equality. centers around my experiences as a transnational person and those around me who have affected my current concept of equality and cultural histories. My visual methodologies cover digital photography and editing, inkjet printing, and laser engraving: multimedia in a process of new discovery, translation between analog and digital, and rearticulation. The exhibition includes portraits peering down from above, illuminated by projected patterns and manipulated messages from Nike’s “Equality.” (2017). The purpose of this thesis paper is to describe the elements of identity, marginalization, and personal reaction to advertising, as well as the and theories which have shaped ...
Recovery After The Rupture: Linking Colonial Histories Of Displacement With Affective Objects And Memories, 2019 University of Toronto
Recovery After The Rupture: Linking Colonial Histories Of Displacement With Affective Objects And Memories, Aarzoo Singh
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
The notion of home and belonging, specifically in the context of South Asian postcolonial diasporas, is connected to past traumas of colonization and displacement. This paper addresses how trauma, displacement, and colonialism can be understood through and with material culture, and how familial objects and items emit and/ or carry within them, emotional narratives. I turn to the affective currency that emit and are transferred on and down from objects, by diasporic subjects, to access the possible reclamation of otherwise silenced narratives within colonial and postcolonial histories. By following the events of the Partition of India in 1947 as a ...
Sixties Scoop, Historical Trauma, And Changing The Current Landscape About Indigenous People, 2019 University of Windsor
Sixties Scoop, Historical Trauma, And Changing The Current Landscape About Indigenous People, Shandel Valiquette
Through analyzing current literature on the Sixties Scoop and how it frames it origins and causes, many describe it as primarily assimilatory, even while acknowledging the historical legacies that contributed to problems in Indigenous communities and families. This paper will analyze the various perspectives on the Sixties Scoop, and argue that it was a complex process, a result of historical trauma related to colonial efforts and not a single, unified policy focused on assimilating Indigenous people into mainstream culture.
In pulling the thread of historical trauma rather than assimilation, this paper traces the streams of the past which help to ...