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North Of The Grid: The Black Experience Of 17th -19th Century Rural New York City, Stephanie E. Barnes 2022 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

North Of The Grid: The Black Experience Of 17th -19th Century Rural New York City, Stephanie E. Barnes

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In the United States, transatlantic slavery was a racial project and template for race-making which created a country that relied on institutions that were organized and performed through social stratification. Today, the nation still operates on systemically racist institutions that have benefited whites while disadvantaging ‘others.’ The narratives presented in American history are rooted in whiteness and benefit the white community while marginalizing nonwhites. Over two hundred years of slavery history in this country has been purposely manipulated and left out. My research focuses on using an historical archaeological framework to research and share the lives of free and enslaved ...


The Political Power Of Museums: A Case Study On The Museum Of Spanish Colonial Art, Emily Snyder 2022 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Political Power Of Museums: A Case Study On The Museum Of Spanish Colonial Art, Emily Snyder

History Undergraduate Honors Theses

Museums hold an esteemed position that grants validity to the objects and history held within them based solely on their inherent authority as institutions. This makes the analysis of what museums portray incredibly important given the extent of people’s belief that they hold the power to determine authoritative truth concerning art, history, and society. In the late 1970s, museums underwent a period of change tied to becoming more pluralistic. Beginning in the 1990s, many museums touted their postcolonial status in the wake of their inclusion of and collaboration with traditionally outsider communities. Despite this change appearing to create more ...


Through Their Eyes: A California Indian Art Exhibit, Michael Chavez 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

Through Their Eyes: A California Indian Art Exhibit, Michael Chavez

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

In this project I have demonstrated my professional proficiency by curating an exhibit from conception to completion. During the duration of this project I was required to use diverse museum sciences skillset including collections management, curation, development and design of the exhibit. Curated and built inside the Great Hall at the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in downtown Banning, ancestral lands of the Serrano, this project displays not only my career skillset but also my proud connection to the California Landscape. As Tongva of the Los Angeles River Basin, I also had the opportunity to showcase the artwork of other California ...


The Met Costume Institute: Evolution, Metamorphosis, And Cultural Phenomenon, Shelby Kanski 2022 University of Rhode Island

The Met Costume Institute: Evolution, Metamorphosis, And Cultural Phenomenon, Shelby Kanski

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


From Necessity To Novelty: Historic Trades In Colonial Williamsburg, Cecelia Rose Eure 2022 William & Mary

From Necessity To Novelty: Historic Trades In Colonial Williamsburg, Cecelia Rose Eure

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum in Virginia that hosts a large program interpreting and preserving eighteenth-century craft methods. Using ethnographic research methods, this paper evaluates the value of the historic trades program as a means of preserving otherwise lost skills, producing knowledge, and engaging the public in history. I argue that historic trades interpretation connects with audiences more than traditional exhibits, particularly highlighting specialized interpretation, on-the-job discoveries, representation of identity groups, and the ability to utilize online video platforms. Additionally, I address the divide between modern consumption and production, and how visitors can find historic trades that were ...


Cultivation Through Excavation: Performing Community And Partnership In The Historic First Baptist Church Project, Eleanor S. Renshaw 2022 William & Mary

Cultivation Through Excavation: Performing Community And Partnership In The Historic First Baptist Church Project, Eleanor S. Renshaw

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis explores the relationships and partnerships developing around the First Baptist Church -- Nassau Street Archaeology Project in Colonial Williamsburg. Exploring the defining of "descendant community" and the contributions of tourists through the lens of Erving Goffman's stages and participant frameworks, this project looks at the past, present, and future of this project.


Interview With Marylou Rocha, Sabrina Flores 2022 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview With Marylou Rocha, Sabrina Flores

WS3380 Interviews

This is an interview with MaryLou Rocha, the education coordinator at El Paso's Holocaust Museum. This interview was done through zoom and written down for further expression about her activism.


Extended Reality And The Graphic Design Curriculum, Tina Korani, Meghan Saas, Samantha Tan 2022 San José State University

Extended Reality And The Graphic Design Curriculum, Tina Korani, Meghan Saas, Samantha Tan

Frameless

VXR technology has seen significant growth in recent years across all commercial industries and is poised to continue that trend. The graphic design industry is embracing XR as a new medium, and XR skills are in high demand within the field. Institutions of higher education must adopt XR—and particularly AR—into the graphic design curriculum to keep pace with the industry. Several barriers are slowing this curricular adoption but can be overcome. Advances in AR technology have created an opportunity for its use as both a pedagogical tool and a creative medium. Integrating AR with traditional graphic design elements ...


What Do I Do With That?, Abby Stambach 2022 College of the Holy Cross

What Do I Do With That?, Abby Stambach

Staff publications

“What Do I Do with That” describes a museum once housed in an academic library which became part of the institution's archives, and discusses how this legacy collection impacted the work of today's Archives & Distinctive Collections Department.

The academic archive staff identifies preservation needs such as storage and documentation, as well as how they work with the dedicated campus gallery to provide access to its art collections.


Lost Art And Lost Lives: Nazi Art Looting And Art Restitution, Sophia Gravenstein 2022 Gettysburg College

Lost Art And Lost Lives: Nazi Art Looting And Art Restitution, Sophia Gravenstein

Student Publications

During the Nazi Regime, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seized an estimated one fifth of all art in Europe and more than 5 million cultural objects before 1945. The Nazis established control over the regime and furthered their racist ambitions through stealing art of any cultural or monetary value to them. They stole “degenerate” art in an attempt to annihilate “racially inferior” races, and “racially pure” art for the glorification of the “Aryan” race. Since the end of WWII, the return of Nazi-looted art to its original owners or their heirs has been an important avenue for remembrance of and ...


Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 1, 2022 William & Mary

Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 1

James Blair Historical Review

No abstract provided.


Ischool Student Research Journal, Vol.11, Iss.2, Student Reseach Journal 2022 San Jose State University

Ischool Student Research Journal, Vol.11, Iss.2, Student Reseach Journal

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Knowledge Justice: Disrupting Library And Information Studies Through Critical Race Theory, Sofia Y. Leung And Jorge R. López-Mcknight, Jessica Nombrano Larsen 2022 San Jose State University

Book Review: Knowledge Justice: Disrupting Library And Information Studies Through Critical Race Theory, Sofia Y. Leung And Jorge R. López-Mcknight, Jessica Nombrano Larsen

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Academic Libraries And Writing Centers: Collaborations At Us Public Research Universities, Mary K. Bolin 2022 University of Nebraska—Lincoln Libraries; San Jose State University

Academic Libraries And Writing Centers: Collaborations At Us Public Research Universities, Mary K. Bolin

School of Information Student Research Journal

The websites of 71 US research universities were the source of data on the relationship of academic libraries and campus writing centers, which provide support for developing written communication skills. All 71 institutions have writing centers, generally administered by the academic success operation, the English department, or a college such as arts and sciences. Just under half (n=35) of the institutions have a writing center located in the library. In 16 of those institutions, the library is the only location of the writing center. The general issues of academic success and “library as place,” as well as the space ...


Experience Peer-Review With Srj, Tierra Holmes 2022 San Jose State University

Experience Peer-Review With Srj, Tierra Holmes

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Growing Literacy Skills With Visual Thinking Strategies On Virtual Art Museum Tours, Katie L. Nickel 2022 University of South Florida

Growing Literacy Skills With Visual Thinking Strategies On Virtual Art Museum Tours, Katie L. Nickel

Literacy Practice and Research

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an art curriculum and facilitation method developed by cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen and museum educator Philip Yenawine (Yenawine, 2013). Art museum educators employ VTS to support aesthetic appreciation through close looking and judgment-free discussions centered on works of art. In this article, I describe a virtual tour for K-5 students at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida that employs Visual Thinking Strategies and intentional language while paraphrasing student comments. Students on virtual tours build visual and reading literacy skills through facilitated engagement with art.


More Than Words: Articulating The Multisensory Experiences Of Protected Area Visitors In Southern Nevada, Sara Nicole Temme 2022 Portland State University

More Than Words: Articulating The Multisensory Experiences Of Protected Area Visitors In Southern Nevada, Sara Nicole Temme

Dissertations and Theses

The complex sensory experiences of visitors to U.S. protected areas are not well understood. Previous research investigates visitor activities, motivations, and the ways place attachment cultivates support for conservation activities and other pro-environmental behavior. However, it is unclear how protected area visitor sensory experiences contribute to these behaviors. This study aims to articulate the multisensory experiences of visitors to the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex and the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area in southern Nevada, U.S.A. Specifically, it demonstrates the complexity of these experiences as present, intertwined, and embodied in all visit phases: before, during, and after ...


Storage Organization And Analysis Of Artifacts, Rebecca Glatz 2022 The University of Akron

Storage Organization And Analysis Of Artifacts, Rebecca Glatz

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

I worked with the Institute for Human Science and Culture at the Drs. Nicholas & Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology and Department of Anthropology at the University of Akron to help create an inventory of the collections that are being stored in the storage of the Cummings Center. After I finished the general inventory, I selected a collection of interest to do further research on an item level. The collection was processed and photographed and this paper is a report of what I learned about the collection and a guide of how to process a collection for future ...


Reframing Leadership Narratives Through The African American Lens, Marion Missy McGee 2022 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change

Reframing Leadership Narratives Through The African American Lens, Marion Missy Mcgee

Antioch University Full-Text Dissertations & Theses

Reframing Leadership Narratives through the African American Lens explores the context-rich experiences of Black Museum executives to challenge dominant cultural perspectives of what constitutes a leader. Using critical narrative discourse analysis, this research foregrounds under-told narratives and reveals the leadership practices used to proliferate Black Museums to contrast the lack of racially diverse perspectives in the pedagogy of leadership studies. This was accomplished by investigating the origin stories of African American executives using organizational leadership and social movement theories as analytical lenses for making sense of leaders’ tactics and strategies. Commentary from Black Museum leaders were interspersed with sentiments of ...


Lauder Art Collections: Two Brothers, Two Collections, One City, Carol Bradford Abruzzo 2022 Sotheby's Institute of Art

Lauder Art Collections: Two Brothers, Two Collections, One City, Carol Bradford Abruzzo

MA Theses

This thesis highlights two New Yorkers who donate a plethora of art treasures to their beloved hometown. The value of these collective materials provides a permeance to the history of civilization. Art works within these institutions provides visual history and allows for an immediacy to learn and a simple way to connect with the past. However, the art is as good as it is culled into a meaningful collective with easy accessibility for all. The Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Ronald S. Lauder Neue Galerie are two of the most distinguished ...


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