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Futurama: An Immersive Experience Of America's Automotive Future, James Miller 2021 Hampshire College

Futurama: An Immersive Experience Of America's Automotive Future, James Miller

Journal of Motorsport Culture & History

General Motors’ Futurama exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair offered a wildly popular immersive experience of American automobility twenty years in the future. The Fair proclaimed the “Dawn of a New Day” in “The World of Tomorrow” through comprehensive innovative architecture and design, which promoted the primary role of new technology, especially in the field of transportation. Futurama harnessed techniques of theatre and multi-media in unprecedented ways. Its narrow aim was to foster the construction of new highway systems hospitable to the growing population of modern cars. More broadly, Futurama sought to inculcate a new way of ...


Automovilismo Cubano – Cuban Motorsports: A Brief 20th And 21st Century Cultural And Political History, Tom A. Adamich 2021 Visiting Librarian Service

Automovilismo Cubano – Cuban Motorsports: A Brief 20th And 21st Century Cultural And Political History, Tom A. Adamich

Journal of Motorsport Culture & History

No abstract provided.


The Rise Of The Bentley And Broad War Boys: Converting Nascent Automotive And Computer Technologies Into Mainstream Sports, Amee Kim, Elton G. McGoun 2021 Canterbury Christ Church University

The Rise Of The Bentley And Broad War Boys: Converting Nascent Automotive And Computer Technologies Into Mainstream Sports, Amee Kim, Elton G. Mcgoun

Journal of Motorsport Culture & History

No abstract provided.


Finding The Formula: The Convoluted Chronicle Of The Creation Of The 1938 Formule Internationale, Richard Armstrong 2021 N/A

Finding The Formula: The Convoluted Chronicle Of The Creation Of The 1938 Formule Internationale, Richard Armstrong

Journal of Motorsport Culture & History

No abstract provided.


Environmental Sustainability And The Framing Of Formula E Motor Racing In Uk And Flemish Newspapers, timothy robeers 2021 University of New Hampshire

Environmental Sustainability And The Framing Of Formula E Motor Racing In Uk And Flemish Newspapers, Timothy Robeers

Journal of Motorsport Culture & History

Developed in cooperation with the Fédération Internationale d’Automobile (FIA) as motor sport’s governing body, the fully electric racing series Formula E represents itself as a driving force in making the motor sport and automotive industries more environmentally sustainable (hereafter: ES). However, the question remains whether such ES efforts are picked up on by the media, and more specifically newspapers that are still considered a benchmark for in-depth and reflective journalism, despite a dramatic rise of online and social media coverage of sport. Combining a quantitative content analysis with a qualitative framing analysis, this article identified, compared and contrasted ...


From Green Pastures To Scorched Earth: German Environmentalism And Ecology, C. 1800s-1945, Santiago G. Lozada 2021 CUNY Queens College

From Green Pastures To Scorched Earth: German Environmentalism And Ecology, C. 1800s-1945, Santiago G. Lozada

Student Theses

Nature Conservation in Germany from The Second German Empire until Nazi Germany


The Olympics - A Look Back Part One, Richard C. Crepeau 2021 University of Central Florida

The Olympics - A Look Back Part One, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

August 7, 2021 This is a look back at how in these Sport and Society essays I have characterized the Summer Olympic Games beginning in 1992. It is not meant to be a history of each Olympics but simply a look at how I reacted to them. It is in two parts with this being Part One


Star Wars: The Clone Wars And Popular Culture In America, Ubaldo Zermeno 2021 Chapman University

Star Wars: The Clone Wars And Popular Culture In America, Ubaldo Zermeno

War and Society (MA) Theses

The Clone Wars animated series is part of the Star Wars storyline taking place before the original Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. The central premise of The Clone Wars is that of war, one being waged by a biologically manufactured clone army. George Lucas’ intent for the original Star Wars was to create a social dialogue reflecting the ideological reasons for, and effects of, the Vietnam War. The Clone Wars continues Lucas’s examination of American wartime policies and their effects on society.

The themes in The Clone Wars are diverse; however, this analysis will cover the use ...


Examining Health Inequity In Ancient Egypt, Samantha Rose Gonzalez 2021 Missouri State University

Examining Health Inequity In Ancient Egypt, Samantha Rose Gonzalez

MSU Graduate Theses

This thesis explores the history of medicine in ancient Egypt between the Middle and New Kingdoms, and offers a case study highlighting the use of religion and magic in healing and analyzing health inequity. I am interested in medical practices, treatments, diagnosis methods, and access to healthcare in the ancient world. I seek to bridge the gaps and help unify the knowledge surrounding ancient Egyptian medical practices and contribute to the studies in the history of medicine. I explore types of diseases that commonly affected the ancient Egyptians and how they integrated religion and magic into their understanding and treatment ...


Mélange De Motifs: Custom Pattern Designs Inspired By The Interiors, Architecture, And Gardens Of Vaux-Le-Vicomte, Jill Christine Harmon 2021 Utah State University

Mélange De Motifs: Custom Pattern Designs Inspired By The Interiors, Architecture, And Gardens Of Vaux-Le-Vicomte, Jill Christine Harmon

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

How can a historic precedent be successfully employed to inform modern design? History will always provide a degree of influence in contemporary design. In design, a historic precedent can be the backbone of a creative concept and stands as a relevant and informative aspect throughout the project. The precedent acts as a basis in developing designs with substance and meaning and is a fundamental practice in architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design. Delving into the history of Vaux-le-Vicomte, often referred to as Vaux, provided three relevant aspects which compose the historic precedent for this MFA project. First, the creative initiative ...


Catching Up Part I, Richard C. Crepeau 2021 University of Central Florida

Catching Up Part I, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

In this time of disruption in our lives and in the sports calendar, there are annoyances, irritations, and the occasional gift. The past few months were loaded with top-level sporting events, with some surprising developments, and with more than the usual quota of madness. So fasten your seat belt for an overlong and overblown two editions of Sport and Society.


Author Biographies, 2021 Chapman University

Author Biographies

Voces Novae

No abstract provided.


The Outcome Of Relationships Between Students, Parents, And School Personnel While Desegregating Schools Within Mississippi 1950s To 1970s, Delaynie Voortman 2021 Chapman University

The Outcome Of Relationships Between Students, Parents, And School Personnel While Desegregating Schools Within Mississippi 1950s To 1970s, Delaynie Voortman

Voces Novae

Between 1950 and the end of the 1970s, schools in Mississippi went through the formal process of legal desegregation. The oral histories of a select few of these students live on to explain the hardships Black students faced in segregated classrooms and integrated classrooms alike. Students, parents and teachers who integrated the education system were forever changed by community activism, local legislature, and personal interactions. This paper will examine and compare how different teacher and student relationships impacted the various futures that students went on to live, shaping their decisions on education and on life.


Sovereignty, Statehood, And Subjugation: Native Hawaiian And Japanese American Discourse Over Hawaiian Statehood, Nicole Saito 2021 Chapman University

Sovereignty, Statehood, And Subjugation: Native Hawaiian And Japanese American Discourse Over Hawaiian Statehood, Nicole Saito

Voces Novae

This research project investigates the impetus for the reversal of fortunes between the Japanese American and Native Hawaiian communities in the debate over Hawaiian statehood. It finds that the groups' differential political development during World War Two catalyzed both the progression of statehood along Japanese American interests as well as the marginalization of Native Hawaiians. Ultimately, the reversal of fortunes diminished the groups' burgeoning racial solidarity from the 1930s.


Faith And Nationalism: How Christianity Shaped England During World War I, Taylor Kliss 2021 Chapman University

Faith And Nationalism: How Christianity Shaped England During World War I, Taylor Kliss

Voces Novae

This paper examines the impacts of Christianity in England during World War I. More specifically, it goes into detail on the unique ways in which Christian rhetoric blended with nationalist propaganda to create a Christian nationalism that was pivotal in garnering support for the English war effort.


Of Traction And Syndicates: How Great Men And Greed Built Los Angeles At 600 Volts, Nicolas Conners 2021 Chapman University

Of Traction And Syndicates: How Great Men And Greed Built Los Angeles At 600 Volts, Nicolas Conners

Voces Novae

The Pacific Electric Railroad was once the most extensive electric Interurban globally with 1,100 miles of electrified track over four counties; now, all that remains is 88 miles of light-rail track in Los Angeles. Why was the P.E. important to our local history, and who even cares about some old trains? This paper intends to link the development of "Greater Los Angeles" with the Pacific Electric and its predecessor companies. Great men who have left their lasting mark like Henry Huntington, Edward Harriman, Isais Hellman, and "General" Moses Sherman did so by using a combination of land speculation ...


Subversive Patriots, Austin Bryan 2021 Chapman University

Subversive Patriots, Austin Bryan

Voces Novae

The Spanish Civil War was a conflict that exacerbated political tensions felt during the interwar period. Democratic powers were keen to avoid another global conflict and were quick to pledge neutrality in the fight between Spain’s Second Republic and Franco’s nationalist rebels. The United States was similarly eager to avoid another war, but also sought a neutral standing on the grounds that the Second Republic leaned left of American politics. It was in this context that American volunteers travelled to Spain to aid the Republican war effort. In their service and writings, these volunteers expressed their grievances against ...


German Odysseys Of The First World War, David Terence Hillman 2021 Union College - Schenectady, NY

German Odysseys Of The First World War, David Terence Hillman

Honors Theses

This thesis examines the journeys of four separate German military units away from the European theater and forced to operate without aid or allies in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans, as well as in Africa. Each group had a clear goal to accomplish, to strengthen the German war effort from abroad, either by disrupting, evading, or diverting Allied personnel and war materiel. To accomplish this, each group required cunning, discipline, deception, and strong leadership. These odysseys, although more aptly compared to Xenophon’s Anabasis, demonstrate the global nature of the First World War, the deterioration of international good will ...


My Good Deed This Year? A Wikipedia Assignment, Shira Klein 2021 Chapman University

My Good Deed This Year? A Wikipedia Assignment, Shira Klein

History Faculty News Articles and Blogs

"Wikipedia assignments can double as social justice opportunities, a handy thing for faculty with young kids and any other instructors pressed for time.

For nine years now, I’ve been assigning Wiki-editing projects in my History classes. Normally, I have students find a reliable secondary source, summarize it, and incorporate it into a Wikipedia article of their choice.

This semester, I made a little tweak: I told students about some of the inequalities on Wikipedia."


8:46, Riell Swann 2021 James Madison University

8:46, Riell Swann

MAD-RUSH Undergraduate Research Conference

The multimedia poetic work, 8:46, attempts to shed light on the lengthy history of systemic racism in America. Through curated images meant to visually represent the spoken word, this creative piece guides the viewer through this reality via the eyes of the most enigmatic and stereotyped figures of modern times, a young black man. This poetic work seeks to enlighten others, as to potentially cultivate a bridge of understanding and empathy. Despite background, creed, or color, discussion of the issues is the most direct method towards progress. Through the use of text and imagery, the hope of this poetic ...


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