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Let's Get These Works Into Print! Translating German Women Writers As Engagement And Restorative Practice, Amy Kepple Strawser 2014 Otterbein University

Let's Get These Works Into Print! Translating German Women Writers As Engagement And Restorative Practice, Amy Kepple Strawser

Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship

This presentation focuses upon the importance of translating the works of unknown, little-known, and lesser-known German women authors. Translation of these women's previously non-translated works will make them more widely available for study by English speaking researchers, faculty, and students.


John Steinbeck's Hispanic Character Names, Marcia D. Yarmus 2014 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

John Steinbeck's Hispanic Character Names, Marcia D. Yarmus

Literary Onomastics Studies

No abstract provided.


Names Of Characters In Plays By Molnar, Elizabeth M. Rajec 2014 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Names Of Characters In Plays By Molnar, Elizabeth M. Rajec

Literary Onomastics Studies

No abstract provided.


Evidence Of A "Hearing" Dialect Of Asl While Interpreting, Campbell McDermid 2014 University of North Florida

Evidence Of A "Hearing" Dialect Of Asl While Interpreting, Campbell Mcdermid

Journal of Interpretation

Little is know about the characteristics of fluent hearing signers and their ultimate attainment of ASL as a second language. To address this, a study was conducted with 12 ASL-English interpreters who were native English speakers to examine their use of ASL while interpreting. Each subject was asked to simultaneously interpret a short English narrative into ASL and a panel of three Deaf native signers assessed their fluency. Though the group included both novice and expert interpreters, the results revealed many similarities in their work. These included a reduction in pronouns between the English source and ASL target text, the ...


Results From The 2014 Ap French Language And Culture Exam, Brian G. Kennelly 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Results From The 2014 Ap French Language And Culture Exam, Brian G. Kennelly

Modern Languages and Literatures

No abstract provided.


El Primer Día, Joshua A. Blackman, Fernando Fabio Sánchez 2014 California Polytechnic State University

El Primer Día, Joshua A. Blackman, Fernando Fabio Sánchez

Modern Languages and Literatures

This project is an attempt to develop a fictional Spanish narrative, resolving around one particular difficulty that many families have to cope with in our country today, namely the imprisonment of a loved one. In our story, we address and scrutinize the staggering number of imprisoned Latinos in the California correctional system, how race and affiliation negatively plays a role in the life of an inmate, and then how this constitutes to the generation of largest amount gang members throughout the entire country.

El primer día is a story about the day a young man named Juan Carlos is released ...


El Renacimiento Chicano Y La Hija De La Tierra Del Encanto, Ma Genoveva Emma Martinez Navarro 2014 California Polytechnic State University

El Renacimiento Chicano Y La Hija De La Tierra Del Encanto, Ma Genoveva Emma Martinez Navarro

Modern Languages and Literatures

No abstract provided.


Hispanic Health Initiative: Creating A Sustainable Health Fair For An Immigrant Community, Chaz Arnold 2014 Western Kentucky University

Hispanic Health Initiative: Creating A Sustainable Health Fair For An Immigrant Community, Chaz Arnold

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Previous demographic and social interest research conducted in Bowling Green, Kentucky has prompted concern for access to quality healthcare for immigrant populations, specifically for the Hispanic community. The missions of the preliminary investigation and subsequent implementation of a sustainable health fair for the Spanish-speaking community were to assess the primary health concerns that many Hispanics face and offer long-term solutions to collectively resolve these health issues. Preliminary investigation involved researching population-specific health statistics in order to quantify prevalence of certain conditions which were, in turn, prioritized in terms of necessity to address. Further research reflected personal concern from the target ...


Herbal And Holistic Medicine In Latin America, William H. Lyle 2014 Western Kentucky University

Herbal And Holistic Medicine In Latin America, William H. Lyle

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

A variety of herbal and holistic remedies were used in pre-Columbian cultures, especially in Aztec and Incan cultures. Many different herbs were used to provide medical attention to patients directly, while other herbs were used to supplement shaman[1] medicine, which was particularly common in Inca culture. While there is little scientific basis for shamanism, as a viable healing option in modern culture, most herbal remedies had active chemical ingredients that could be or are used today to treat similar symptoms, and, in some cases, are being applied in different scenarios as well. The methods of usage, active chemicals, and ...


Les Villes Jumelées: Finding Bowling Green A Francophone Sister City, Sarah Kinnicutt 2014 Western Kentucky University

Les Villes Jumelées: Finding Bowling Green A Francophone Sister City, Sarah Kinnicutt

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

The Villes Jumelées Project seeks to encourage the study of French language and culture in Bowling Green by creating a relationship with a francophone country. To do this, we have paired with a French-speaking high school in Porrentruy, Switzerland. WKU students of French are participating in virtual exchanges via a class webpage. Eventually, a cultural exchange of regional products and perhaps historical documents will take place. Ultimately, this project could serve as the groundwork for a new sister city relationship between Bowling Green and Porrentruy. As Western Kentucky University strives to become a university with international reach, it is important ...


Improving Curriculum Design And Development: A Case Study From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone 2014 SelectedWorks

Improving Curriculum Design And Development: A Case Study From The University Of Guyana, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

The curriculum is a very important document which details how learning and teaching is to be done. Since this document is a guide for learning, it must be properly planned, designed and developed, if it is to achieve success in its implementation stage. Bearing this in mind, this case study centres its attention on the analysis and evaluation of a Spanish course curriculum document from the University of Guyana. The aim of this paper is to highlight those areas that are deficient in the current course curriculum, analyse and revise them, and make recommendations for improvements. Information about the University ...


Una Exploración Del País Vasco, Carter Goman 2014 University of South Carolina

Una Exploración Del País Vasco, Carter Goman

Senior Theses

For my senior thesis, I knew that I wanted to explore a topic dealing with the Spanish language. I have been taking Spanish classes for 8 years, and have always loved the language. I completed my minor in Spanish after my sophomore year and was looking for a way to continue improving my knowledge of the language, as well as to learn more about the cultures that speak it. The senior thesis project for the University of South Carolina Honors College provided me with the perfect opportunity to accomplish these goals.

In the summer of 2012, I studied abroad in ...


The Free-Ride Procedure To Morphophonemic Learning Is Correct. Some Evidence From Catalan Vowel Epenthesis, Clàudia Pons-Moll, Maria-Rosa Lloret 2014 SelectedWorks

The Free-Ride Procedure To Morphophonemic Learning Is Correct. Some Evidence From Catalan Vowel Epenthesis, Clàudia Pons-Moll, Maria-Rosa Lloret

Clàudia Pons-Moll

No abstract provided.


A New Paradigm For Punctuation, Albert Edward Krahn 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

A New Paradigm For Punctuation, Albert Edward Krahn

Theses and Dissertations

This is a comprehensive study of punctuation, particularly the uses to which it has been put as writing developed over the centuries and as it gradually evolved from an aid to oral delivery to its use in texts that were read silently. The sudden need for standardization of punctuation which occurred with the start of printing spawned some small amount of interest in determining its purpose, but most works after printing began were devoted mainly to helping people use punctuation rather than try to discover why it was being used. Gradually, two main views on its purpose developed: it was ...


Isolation Nation: Representations Of The United States In The Photographs Of Rémi Noël, Pascal Aimar, Yves Marchand And Romain Meffre, Mary Elizabeth Downing 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Isolation Nation: Representations Of The United States In The Photographs Of Rémi Noël, Pascal Aimar, Yves Marchand And Romain Meffre, Mary Elizabeth Downing

Masters Theses

Visions of America vary greatly. There is an extensive variety found in foreign and domestic portrayals of the United States and these representations are affected by both pro and anti-American ideologies. Such juxtapositions can be found in contemporary French photography. In analyzing the works of photographers, Rémi Noël, Pascal Aimar, as well as the collaborative works of Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre, I will argue that their vision of America is influenced by their own perceptions and their viewpoint as French artists. These photographers seek to picture their versions of Texas, Detroit, and New York in ways that reveal aspects ...


Traducción Y Subversión: Traduciendo La Voz Femenina. Una Nueva Interpretación De La Poesía Traducida De Adrienne Rich, Leticia de la Paz de Dios 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Traducción Y Subversión: Traduciendo La Voz Femenina. Una Nueva Interpretación De La Poesía Traducida De Adrienne Rich, Leticia De La Paz De Dios

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis intends to prove how close politics and poetics are in Adrienne Rich's works, to the point that they often become indistinguishable. When this overlap occurs, while the author makes the intentions of her work and her language explicit within her works, essays or public speeches/declarations in English (as she defends her creation of a language for women), some of the translations of her work into Spanish find problematic to follow the intentions present in the English. This thesis explores the reasons for that and concludes that, due to some characteristics of Spanish morphology, such as genderization ...


The Moralist’S Perspective: An Analysis Of A Contemporary Reader’S Connection To Leo Tolstoy’S Themes Of Life As Presented In Five Selected Works, Kelly Almeter 2014 Syracuse University

The Moralist’S Perspective: An Analysis Of A Contemporary Reader’S Connection To Leo Tolstoy’S Themes Of Life As Presented In Five Selected Works, Kelly Almeter

Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects

For my honors capstone I examined the development of Tolstoy’s philosophies and how they are illustrated throughout his literature. I have compared two of Tolstoy’s works written before his theological conversion: “The Cossacks” and Anna Karenina, to three short stories written after, “The Death of Ivan Ilych”, “The Kreutzer Sonata,” and “Master and Man”. As time passed, the moralistic undertones of Tolstoy’s works became more apparent. His literature, whether short story or novel, includes a vast number of complex themes ranging from topics such as death and infidelity to a spiritual awakening and nature. As a result ...


Language, Race, And Body Rhetorics: Relationships Of Hegemony In Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Kathryn E. Peck 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Language, Race, And Body Rhetorics: Relationships Of Hegemony In Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Kathryn E. Peck

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Terrorism And The Question Of Islam, Mona Mary Rowan 2014 Rhode Island College

Terrorism And The Question Of Islam, Mona Mary Rowan

Master's Theses, Dissertations and Graduate Research Overview

In many countries, especially in the United States of America, and increasingly since 9/11, Islam seems to be responsible for numerous acts of terrorism. In this thesis, I will try to understand

and explain the religion of Islam and its relationship to terrorism.

Being a victim myself, as well as twenty persons of my immediate family, I am more eager than ever to know why this terror exists. Is it religious, political, hate, or all of the above?

Being raised in Lebanon, which is part of the Middle East, does not qualify me as an expert on Islam. I ...


History And Analysis Of French Contributions To Space Exploration, Norma C Miselem 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

History And Analysis Of French Contributions To Space Exploration, Norma C Miselem

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

EUReCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement


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