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The Ecocritical Carnivalesque Of Mason & Dixon: Thomas Pynchon's Environmental Vision, Theodor Jack Hamstra 2017 University of Colorado Boulder

The Ecocritical Carnivalesque Of Mason & Dixon: Thomas Pynchon's Environmental Vision, Theodor Jack Hamstra

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Among American novelists since 1945, Thomas Pynchon ranks as one of the most accomplished, with arguably the most fully realized and profound visions of Postmodernity. Therefore, his absence from the field of Ecocriticism is alarming. The aim of my thesis is to demonstrate that Pynchon’s 1997 novel Mason & Dixon ought to be considered as an essential text of American environmental writing. My thesis triangulates the environmental vision of Mason & Dixon by highlighting its affinity with environmental literature on three overlapping levels: the specter of the ancient, the spectacle of the new during the Enlightenment setting of the novel, and ...


Fire – The Enigma That Continues To Blaze, Sara Kapadia 2016 Claremont Colleges

Fire – The Enigma That Continues To Blaze, Sara Kapadia

The STEAM Journal

How did humans first discover fire? What stories do we pass down to explain the discovery of fire?


Sources Of Epidemiological Equivocacy, Timothy Sly 2016 University of New Hampshire

Sources Of Epidemiological Equivocacy, Timothy Sly

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Mr. Sly discusses five sources of uncertainty and ambiguity in health and medical research that can interfere with decision making.


Medical Services Available During The Revolutionary War Including Treatment For Soldiers Wounded In Action, Jessica Lathrop 2016 American Public University System

Medical Services Available During The Revolutionary War Including Treatment For Soldiers Wounded In Action, Jessica Lathrop

Saber and Scroll

One of the often uncharted avenues of United States Revolutionary War information pertains to the care and treatment of wounded soldiers, from medical services available during the late eighteenth century to the treatment of veterans. This paper seeks to examine, at least briefly, the various methods of medical care for wounded soldiers and their families as well as the options within the colonies for long term and short term veteran treatment


The Prudential Carve-Out Clause: Is Risk The New Corrupt Moral?, John Anwesen 2016 Penn State Law

The Prudential Carve-Out Clause: Is Risk The New Corrupt Moral?, John Anwesen

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


International Legal Instruments And New Judicial Principles For Restitution Of Illegally Exported Cultural Properties, Ho-Young Song 2016 Penn State Law

International Legal Instruments And New Judicial Principles For Restitution Of Illegally Exported Cultural Properties, Ho-Young Song

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Caught In The Act But Not Punished: On Elite Rule Of Law And Deterrence, Francesca Jensenius, Abby Wood 2016 Penn State Law

Caught In The Act But Not Punished: On Elite Rule Of Law And Deterrence, Francesca Jensenius, Abby Wood

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Abused, Abandoned, Or Neglected: Legal Options For Recent Immigrant Women And Girls, Meaghan Fitzpatrick, Leslye Orloff 2016 Penn State Law

Abused, Abandoned, Or Neglected: Legal Options For Recent Immigrant Women And Girls, Meaghan Fitzpatrick, Leslye Orloff

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Forgotten Victim: Men And Domestic Violence - Issues For The I-360 Petition, Christine Grant 2016 Penn State Law

The Forgotten Victim: Men And Domestic Violence - Issues For The I-360 Petition, Christine Grant

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Domestic Violence Victims Need Support At State Level, Rep. Scott Conklin 2016 Penn State Law

Domestic Violence Victims Need Support At State Level, Rep. Scott Conklin

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Violence Against Women Symposium And Collected Works, 2016 Penn State Law

Violence Against Women Symposium And Collected Works

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


An Environmental History Of Medieval Europe By Richard C. Hoffman, Geneviève Pigeon Dr 2016 Université du Québec à Montréal

An Environmental History Of Medieval Europe By Richard C. Hoffman, Geneviève Pigeon Dr

The Goose

Review of Richard C. Hoffman's An Environmental History of Medieval Europe.


National Treasure: A Survey Of The Current International Law Regime For Underwater Cultural Heritage, Christian Hoefly 2016 Penn State Law

National Treasure: A Survey Of The Current International Law Regime For Underwater Cultural Heritage, Christian Hoefly

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Addressing The Problem Of Implementing The Hague Abduction Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction Between The U.S. And Mexico, Breanna Atwood 2016 Penn State Law

Addressing The Problem Of Implementing The Hague Abduction Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction Between The U.S. And Mexico, Breanna Atwood

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Blind But Seeing: Post-Clinical Medicine In Jose Saramago's Blindness, Matthew J. Ftacek 2016 Northern Michigan University

Blind But Seeing: Post-Clinical Medicine In Jose Saramago's Blindness, Matthew J. Ftacek

All NMU Master's Theses

This project examines José Saramago’s Blindness (1996) in the context of two other narratives focused on plagues and epidemics – Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year (1722) and Albert Camus’ The Plague (1947) – each written at different points in time during the development of clinical medicine as chronicled by Michel Foucault’s Birth of the Clinic. The paper draws heavily upon Foucault’s work on clinical medicine, as well as a number of different theories of medical history, government policy, and cultural attitudes towards health and illness. The goal of the project is twofold: first, to examine ...


History Of Behavioral And Cognitive-Behavorial Treatments For Sexual Offenders, Raisa Manejwala 2016 La Salle University

History Of Behavioral And Cognitive-Behavorial Treatments For Sexual Offenders, Raisa Manejwala

The Histories

The study of human sexuality began in the 19th century. In particular, scientists studied both conventional and deviant sexual practices during this time. Sexual acts that are considered deviant are not practiced by the majority of society and are therefore considered abnormal behavior. For example, deviant acts involve being sexually aroused to non-human objects, children, and non-consenting individuals. Prior to and throughout most of the 20th century, homosexuality was also viewed by society as a deviant sexual act that was due to a mental illness. Charcot and Magnan (1882) were the first to publish research on an attempt ...


"On The Relationship Of Technology To Medicine From 1897-1942", Tony Kelly 2016 La Salle University

"On The Relationship Of Technology To Medicine From 1897-1942", Tony Kelly

The Histories

Technology is a field of fluidity; it is ever changing and ever evolving. Technology’s definition is almost as broad as the array of industries which it affects, but it is best defined as the “practical application of knowledge, especially in a particular area” (Merriam-Webster). Technology began to play a crucial role in medicine as early as 1897, and grew in prevalence through the 1940s. It continues to be ever present, and almost necessary, as medicine, and its practitioners, are becoming gradually more reliant on different types of technologies in all fields of medicine. Since 1897, and especially through the ...


Obstetrics And Gynecology In The Ancient World, Gracie Joy 2016 La Salle University

Obstetrics And Gynecology In The Ancient World, Gracie Joy

The Histories

Women in the ancient world were subject to ancient practices of medicine. This seems obvious to the reader, however to truly understand what the implications of “ancient practices of medicine” are, one must step out of the realm of today’s technology. Feminine healthcare is something taken advantage of in modernity by many. It has a crucial role in the sustaining of a population, though is frequently overlooked in many cultures of today as nonessential medical practice. This specialization should not be ignored and certainly was not in Ancient Rome. The doctors and midwives and nurses of the time took ...


Session B-2: Why World War I? Being Intelligent About The Causes, Lee Eysturlid 2016 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Session B-2: Why World War I? Being Intelligent About The Causes, Lee Eysturlid

Lee W. Eysturlid

This presentation will guide attendees through the complicated and often misrepresented ideas that have formed around understanding why it is that World War I started the way that it did. The focus will be mostly on the military and technological elements. Participants will be ready to teach the topic when they leave, and it suits US and World History teachers (and middle school).


From Paper To Electronic Order: The Digitalization Of The Check In The Usa*, Benjamin Geva 2016 Osgoode Hall York University

From Paper To Electronic Order: The Digitalization Of The Check In The Usa*, Benjamin Geva

Benjamin Geva

No abstract provided.


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