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Malintzin: La Mujer Americana, Alma D. Elías Nájera 2023 Vassar College

Malintzin: La Mujer Americana, Alma D. Elías Nájera

Crossings: Swarthmore Undergraduate Feminist Research Journal

Malintzin was a controversial Indigenous woman whose contributions to the Aztec conquest raised questions about what it meant to be a traitor with a limited agency. This essay recontextualizes Malintzin’s demonized identity and challenges masculinist sociocultural curations of gender, history, and knowledge production by infusing feminist theory into the cultural imaginaries of gender and racial stratification. By reintroducing Malintzin as a feminist emblematic figure trying to regain selfhood within an exploitative White cisheteropatriarchal society, her existence gives voice to those silenced by the violence of colonization, Manhood, and gender oppression. To do this, the author takes up the work of …


Overview & Acknowledgments, Marc Roscoe Loustau 2023 College of the Holy Cross

Overview & Acknowledgments, Marc Roscoe Loustau

Journal of Global Catholicism

No abstract provided.


Heritage Figures In Contemporary Algerian Feminist Poetry, Naima Boulkaibet 2022 University of the Mentouri Brothers, Algeria

Heritage Figures In Contemporary Algerian Feminist Poetry, Naima Boulkaibet

Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث

Heritage in poetry may be one of the most studied themes. It is an essential element in saving identity and singularity (uniqueness) wanted by poets in their poems. That was manifested with modernism poets who coexisted with heritage and grasped the way they can use it and the charming beauty it adds to the poem. The manifestation of using heritage in the Algerian modern poetry in general and feminist poetry in particular confirms the poet’s recognition of the historical and civilizational awareness included in their poetry by the use of heritage. This study is an exploration of the way that …


Working Witches: Fortune Tellers, Clairvoyants, And Astrologers In The Golden Age Of Spiritualism, Grace Kredell 2022 Sarah Lawrence College

Working Witches: Fortune Tellers, Clairvoyants, And Astrologers In The Golden Age Of Spiritualism, Grace Kredell

Women's History Theses

Scholars of Spiritualism have long held that the movement grew spontaneously, forming around the Fox sisters as news of their novel “spirit-rapping” spread through New York in 1849. My thesis argues that a wide spectrum of occult workers, already active in New York City, paved the way for these genteel celebrities and their followers. These working women were already refashioning their trade before Spiritualism’s arrival, evident by the myriad new professional identities they claimed. Through newspaper advertisements, public commentaries, and popular occult literature, I closely examine several professional monikers common in New York City at the time. Chapter One chronicles …


Black Female Athletes’ Use Of Social Media For Activism: An Intersectional And Cyberfeminist Analysis Of U.S. Hammer-Thrower, Gwen Berry's 2019 And 2021 Podium Protests, Ariel Newell 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

Black Female Athletes’ Use Of Social Media For Activism: An Intersectional And Cyberfeminist Analysis Of U.S. Hammer-Thrower, Gwen Berry's 2019 And 2021 Podium Protests, Ariel Newell

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Much attention has been paid to Black male athlete activism both historically and in the contemporary movement for black lives. Black female athletes have also made historic contributions as activists, and they continue to do so. However, Black female athlete activism has not always been acknowledged or heard. This is a problem, as Black women in American sports and society face overlapping racial and gender inequities and injustices that distinctly marginalize and oppress them. However, some Black female athlete activists (BFAAs) have begun using social media to challenge media narratives about themselves, to redefine what it means to be a …


St. Martinville Louisiana Baptism Network, Kathy Merring-Darling, Maeve Kane 2022 University at Albany, State University of New York

St. Martinville Louisiana Baptism Network, Kathy Merring-Darling, Maeve Kane

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

This dataset includes a transcription of the baptismal register for the French Catholic church Saint-Martin des Attakapas, now modern St. Martinville Louisiana, as well as a cleaned version of each baptism formatted as source-target pairs for social network analysis. The data includes 163 baptisms from 1756 to 1794, mainly of displaced Acadians. A handful of enslaved and Indigenous people are also represented. The data has been prepared for network analysis by regularizing the spelling of names. Source/Target pairs for network analysis were created by creating a pair between all adults who participated in a baptism. The network is assumed to …


The Personality Profile Of China’S Empress Wu Zetian, Ruoyue Wang, Yunyiye Chen, Aubrey Immelman 2022 Capital Normal University

The Personality Profile Of China’S Empress Wu Zetian, Ruoyue Wang, Yunyiye Chen, Aubrey Immelman

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of an indirect assessment of the personality of Empress Wu Zetian, de facto ruler of China from 665 to 705, from the conceptual perspective of personologist Theodore Millon.

Psychodiagnostically relevant data about Empress Wu were collected from biographical sources and media reports and synthesized into a personality profile using the Millon Inventory of Diagnostic Criteria (MIDC), which yields 34 normal and maladaptive personality classifications congruent with DSM-III-R, DSM-IV, and DSM-5.

The personality profile yielded by the MIDC was analyzed in accordance with interpretive guidelines provided in the MIDC and Millon Index of …


"The Lady Took Me To The End Of The World!": The Life Of Mrs. N.A. Courtright., Marcus Walker 2022 University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

"The Lady Took Me To The End Of The World!": The Life Of Mrs. N.A. Courtright., Marcus Walker

Faculty Scholarship

Nellie Almee Courtright was the first female to earn a law degree from the University of Louisville School of Law, but she had an accomplished career before -- and even after -- she stepped foot into a law classroom. This is the account of a woman who made her own way in the world, and made life better for hundreds in doing so.


The Rhythm Of The Land: Women’S Use Of Plants During The Pigeon Phase Of Magic Waters (31jk291) In Cherokee, North Carolina, Kelly Dean Santana 2022 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Rhythm Of The Land: Women’S Use Of Plants During The Pigeon Phase Of Magic Waters (31jk291) In Cherokee, North Carolina, Kelly Dean Santana

Masters Theses

This thesis focuses on the paleoethnobotanical remains of the Pigeon phase village component of the Magic Waters site, 31JK291. The Pigeon phase represented the early Middle Woodland period in the western North Carolina region and spans from approximately 200 BC to AD 200, situated in between the earlier Swannanoa phase (1000 BC to 200 BC) and the later Connestee phase (AD 200 to AD 800; Ward and Davis 1999). The site of Magic Waters is located adjacent to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel in Cherokee, Jackson County, North Carolina, among the Blue Ridge ecoregion of the Appalachian Summit. The site …


Becoming Camilla Urso: A Female Celebrity Violinist And The Transformation Of American Musical Culture, Maeve Nagel-Frazel 2022 University of Denver

Becoming Camilla Urso: A Female Celebrity Violinist And The Transformation Of American Musical Culture, Maeve Nagel-Frazel

Undergraduate Theses, Capstones, and Recitals

Camilla Urso (1840-1902) was the first nationally famous female violinist in the United States. Between 1852-1902, Urso gave over a thousand concerts in the United States, becoming a musical celebrity on par with the Swedish soprano Jenny Lind. Through her public visibility, Urso transformed nineteenth-century American violin playing from a male-dominated field into an acceptable and even fashionable field for women. Despite her nineteenth-century fame, today Urso is mostly forgotten. Over the course of six chronological chapters, this thesis presents a contextual biography of Urso’s American concert career. Utilizing archival sources, digitized newspapers, and digital mapping methodologies, I argue Urso’s …


What Man Would Put Up With Me... Eartha White Carries Out The Prophecy Of Her Name, Angela Taylor 2022 University of North Florida

What Man Would Put Up With Me... Eartha White Carries Out The Prophecy Of Her Name, Angela Taylor

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

New clipping about Eartha Mary Magdalene White. No date given.


Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White 2022 University of North Florida

Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Biographical information on Eartha White. (Appears to be in her handwriting.) No date given.


Mother, 2022 University of North Florida

Mother

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Poem "Mother" printed on a contribution form for the Old Folks Home. No date given.


Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White 2022 University of North Florida

Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Notes for a speech about Memorial Day program . No date given.


Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White 2022 University of North Florida

Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Notes for a speech regarding the creation of a Colored Citizens Protective League . No date given.


Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White 2022 University of North Florida

Speech Notes, Eartha Mary Magdalene White

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Notes for a speech mentioning religion. No date given.


Speech Notes And National Council Of Knights Of Toussaint Program, 2022 University of North Florida

Speech Notes And National Council Of Knights Of Toussaint Program

Eartha M. M. White Textual Material

Notes about women and society written on a National Council Knights of Toussaint Program. from February 21-22, 1927.


We4: Leisure Quotes, Lance Gibbs PhD 2022 University of Southern Maine

We4: Leisure Quotes, Lance Gibbs Phd

We Exist Series 4: Quotes

Welcome to the fourth exhibit in the series of “We Exist”. In this section we have selected quotes that represent and explain how Maine’s Black residents’ create the processes behind their engagement in particular leisure activities. The quotes also highlight the particular types of leisure activities that Maine’s Black residents suggest that they are involved in. The quotes are taken from transcripts of the oral history project "'Home Is Where I Make It': African American Community and Activism in Greater Portland, Maine”. The interview subjects are all native to Maine or are longtime residents of Maine. The original intent of …


America’S Mothers: How The Mobilized Women Of Berkeley Harnessed The Power Of Women To Support The Great War And Challenge The Government, Christy Gordon Baty 2022 University of Nebraska, Kearney

America’S Mothers: How The Mobilized Women Of Berkeley Harnessed The Power Of Women To Support The Great War And Challenge The Government, Christy Gordon Baty

Graduate Review

This paper examines how middle-class and upper-class women of Berkeley, California harnessed their already-established roles as community organizers and leaders to support the United States Government and their efforts in World War I. These women used the imposed limitations of their role as domestic protector in order to change the scope of their sphere from private to public, and assert their political voice by highlighting their reciprocal relationship with the federal government. In their founding document, the Mobilized Women of Berkeley state that “All of the 151 women’s organizations of Berkeley are willing to give their sons, husbands and brothers …


Making Herstory: Admission Of Women To The Evening School Of Commerce, Laurel Bowen 2022 Georgia State University

Making Herstory: Admission Of Women To The Evening School Of Commerce, Laurel Bowen

Selections from the University Library Blog

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