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Direction Of The Musical: Les Miserable School Edition, Mary B. Nickles 2012 Central Washington University

Direction Of The Musical: Les Miserable School Edition, Mary B. Nickles

Graduate Student Projects

This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, and post-production analysis of Montessori School of Anderson and New Covenant School's production of Mary Nickles' Les Miserables School Edition by Alain Boubilil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. Documentation included research and analysis of the play and an evaluation of the play as a production vehicle for the Department of Theatre Arts at Central Washington University.


A Sociologist Re-Reads Niebuhr's 'Christ And Culture', James V. Spickard 2012 University of Redlands

A Sociologist Re-Reads Niebuhr's 'Christ And Culture', James V. Spickard

Our House Articles, Poems, Posters, Presentations, and Short Stories

An analysis of H. Richard Niebuhr's Christ and Culture, from the point-of-view of contemporary sociology of religion.


Faith, Hope, And Regulative Ideals: Epistemological Reflexivity In The Sociology Of Religion, James V. Spickard 2012 University of Redlands

Faith, Hope, And Regulative Ideals: Epistemological Reflexivity In The Sociology Of Religion, James V. Spickard

Our House Articles, Poems, Posters, Presentations, and Short Stories

This article explores the epistemological consequences for the sociology of religion of the reflexive turn that has swept social science in the last two decades. Building on similar reflexivities in the writings of Charles Sanders Peirce and H. Richard Niebuhr, it argues that social science, like religion, is grounded in practical faith. A communal enterprise, social science can never justify its knowledge foundationally, nor can it find secure knowledge in the present. Instead, it lives in eschatological hope of increasingly ‘getting the story right’—either in the sense of painting a tentatively accurate picture of the social world or by ...


The Impact Of Arranging Music For The Large Ensemble On The Teacher: A Phenomenological Exploration, James Teodor Lindroth 2012 University of South Florida

The Impact Of Arranging Music For The Large Ensemble On The Teacher: A Phenomenological Exploration, James Teodor Lindroth

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the phenomenon of what arranging music in the large instrumental ensemble music setting came to mean to the teachers doing the arranging. Four secondary music teachers (N=4) were asked to create a musical arrangement for one of their school ensembles. Over a period of seven weeks, participants rehearsed their arrangement with their students. This study was guided by research on creative identity, the self, and various identity theories from the field of the social sciences. Data were collected by way of in depth semi-constructed interviews, field observations, and journals; and ...


Beyond The Black Horizon, Aaron Bruce 2012 Rhode Island College

Beyond The Black Horizon, Aaron Bruce

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Although U.S. colleges and universities continue to discuss creative ways to increase the number of African American collegians participating in study abroad, this research is limited when revealing the unique perspectives of African American collegians who have studied abroad. Traditionally an emphasis on program success has been placed on the quantity of study abroad participants rather than the quality of African American student support and engagement; the personal reflections through the lens of African American race and identity are often overlooked. A series of culturally responsive, guided interviews were conducted with African American collegians from a variety of institutions ...


Christian Publishing In Central And Eastern Europe, Katharina Penner 2012 TCM International Institute

Christian Publishing In Central And Eastern Europe, Katharina Penner

The Asbury Journal

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Identification By Spirit Alone: Community-Identity Construction In Galatians 3:19-4:7, Susaan Liubinskas 2012 Asbury Theological Seminary

Identification By Spirit Alone: Community-Identity Construction In Galatians 3:19-4:7, Susaan Liubinskas

The Asbury Journal

Interpretations of Paul's letter to the Galatians have tended to focus on its theological content, particularly Paul's attitude toward the Law and Judaism Moreover, the question of how the theological portion of the epistle relates to the paraenetic section (Gal 5:13---6:10) continues to vex interpreters. However, the author notes that the position of Jews and Gentiles within the Christian churches is ultimately a question of identity. Accordingly, the goal of this study is to perform a sociological analysis of Gal 3:19--4:7, drawing upon aspects of social identity theory, in order to analyze Paul's ...


Female College Students’ Perception Of Self-Image Based On Fashion Magazine Advertising, Olivia Merritt, Kathleen R. Smith 2012 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Female College Students’ Perception Of Self-Image Based On Fashion Magazine Advertising, Olivia Merritt, Kathleen R. Smith

Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

The goal of this study was to examine how fashion magazine advertisements affect female college students’ perception of self-image. More specifically, do female college students have high or low self-image perception based upon the fashion magazine’s model images? Results of the study revealed female college students had positive perceptions of confidence with their physical body and body image. Before viewing the magazine advertising, participants liked their own body and would not change their body. However after viewing the magazine advertising, the participant’s confidence level decreased and participants liked their bodies less. While college women were not more likely ...


La Enseñanza De La Pronunciacion Del Castellano A Aprendices Irlandeses. Contrastes Dialectales De Interés, Alfredo Herrero de Haro, M Antonieta Andión Herrero 2012 University of Wollongong

La Enseñanza De La Pronunciacion Del Castellano A Aprendices Irlandeses. Contrastes Dialectales De Interés, Alfredo Herrero De Haro, M Antonieta Andión Herrero

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper deals with the teaching of Spanish pronunciation to Irish students. If we want learners to achieve a good command of the sounds of Castilian Spanish, we must focus on the phonetic/phonological distance between English and Spanish; however, it is the phonetic/phonological distance between the regional variety of the L1 of the speaker and Castilian Spanish (the variety that we adopt as the target model) that will have the biggest influence in this learning process. After comparing linguistic peculiarities of the English language (RP), and of the variety of the Republic of Ireland, with those of Castilian ...


Backfire Manual: Tactics Against Injustice, Brian Martin 2012 University of Wollongong

Backfire Manual: Tactics Against Injustice, Brian Martin

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

In 1991, protesters in Dili, East Timor were massacred by Indonesian troops. This turned out to be a political disaster for the Indonesian government, greatly increasing international support for the East Timorese independence struggle. The massacre backfired on the Indonesian government. The Backfire Manual explains why. Imagine you're planning an action and think you might come under attack. Maybe it's a rally and there's a risk of police brutality. Maybe you're exposing government corruption and there could be reprisals against your group. To be prepared, you need to understand the tactics likely to be used by ...


Maine Learns To Love Dairying, Erin Love 2012 Colby College

Maine Learns To Love Dairying, Erin Love

Historical Ecology Atlas of New England

The transition from subsistence to commercial farming is a defining trend in Maine dairying that continues today. Technological advances that often caused large landscape scale changes were catalysts in the division between small and large farmers. The industry developed in a relatively short time period—the last thirty years of the 19th century—but the characteristic divide between large and small farmers has continued to be exacerbated.


Bath, Maine: A City Of Ships, Taylor Witkin 2012 Colby College

Bath, Maine: A City Of Ships, Taylor Witkin

Historical Ecology Atlas of New England

Known as Maine’s city of ships, Bath sits on the shores of the Kennebec River, about 15 miles from the Gulf of Maine and 40 miles up the coast from Portland. Though small in population, Bath’s impact on Maine, the rest of United States, and even on the world has been anything but small. Today Bath is known mostly for the Bath Iron Works, which supplies the US Navy with a large portion of its fleets, however, in Bath’s early days it built large, wooden yachts and schooners mostly for trade, not war. The next few pages ...


The Happy Valley, Cassie Raker 2012 Colby College

The Happy Valley, Cassie Raker

Historical Ecology Atlas of New England

On the Connecticut River in Western Massachusetts, there exists the Happy Valley. Surrounded by the humble Holyoke Range, today you will find a bustling New England settlement dominated by local colleges and universities. But it was not always so. The picturesque Mount Holyoke and its accompanying hotel, known as the Summit House, have overlooked the area for hundreds of years, watching it change from forest to farmland to industry to the modern landscape it is today.


The Kennebec River: A Historic Maine Resource, Elise Begin 2012 Colby College

The Kennebec River: A Historic Maine Resource, Elise Begin

Historical Ecology Atlas of New England

The Kennebec River has been considered one of Maine’s most important resources for at least the past 6-8 thousand years; its basin is located in west central Maine and drains 5,893 square miles, an area that is approximately one-fifth the area of the state. The river originates at Moosehead lake and runs 170 miles to the Atlantic Ocean. The river can be divided into two basins: the upper basin, which spans from Moosehead Lake to Waterville; and the lower basin, which spans from Waterville to the ocean.

Before the arrival of Europeans in 1606, the Abenaki Indians controlled ...


Mobbing, Suppression Of Dissent/Discontent, Whistleblowing, And Social Medicine, Brian Martin, Florencia Pena Sanit Martin 2012 University of Wollongong

Mobbing, Suppression Of Dissent/Discontent, Whistleblowing, And Social Medicine, Brian Martin, Florencia Pena Sanit Martin

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

Humans can be ruthless in attacking each other — even without any physical violence. Individuals can be targets, sometimes inside organisations, sometimes in domestic or public arenas. In workplaces, for example, individuals can be singled out for attack because they are different or because they are a threat or unwanted by those with power. Targets of attack often suffer enormously, with severe effects on their health and well-being. Society is also damaged through loss of conscientious workers and citizens and through squelching of ideas that deserve attention. To understand these sorts of dynamics, there are several concepts that are helpful, including ...


Suppression Of Dissent: What It Is And What To Do About It, Brian Martin 2012 University of Wollongong

Suppression Of Dissent: What It Is And What To Do About It, Brian Martin

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

Suppression of dissent is defined; reasons for it are described; examples are given; responses are outlined.


The Gender Fault-Line, Ayako Kano, Vera C. Mackie 2012 University of Pennsylvania

The Gender Fault-Line, Ayako Kano, Vera C. Mackie

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

The economic, demographic and environmental shocks of recent years that have so profoundly shaped contemporary Japanese society have distinctive gendered dimensions.

The economic reality has shifted, but social expectations about the roles of men and women have been slower to change. Meanwhile, the demographic crisis is placing considerable burden on families and revealing the attendant risk of the ‘care deficit’ — in the home and in the face of disaster.


Global Commodity Chains In Crisis: The Garment Industry In Malaysia, Vicki D. Crinis 2012 University of Wollongong

Global Commodity Chains In Crisis: The Garment Industry In Malaysia, Vicki D. Crinis

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper examines the garment industry in Malaysia from the 1970s to the present. It looks at the strategies employed by manufacturers to cope with both the end of the Multi-fibre Arrangement (MFA) and the effects of the global economic crisis on the industry in Malaysia. The garment industry in Malaysia is situated on the periphery and is almost totally reliant on contracts from the United States (US) and Europe for its survival. Since the global economic recession, contraction in the consumption of garments in these countries has translated into factory closures and lay-offs in Malaysia. According to industry experts ...


On Darkened Days And Sleepless Nights, Rowan Cahill 2012 University of Wollongong

On Darkened Days And Sleepless Nights, Rowan Cahill

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

The author's thoughts on the role of radical historians, and the roles of protest and dissent in history. He argues that it is the "act of resistance that is crucial, not necessarily its success or otherwise". The example of the resistance to Nazism by Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) is invoked.


Interpodes: Poland, Tom Keneally And Australian Literary History, Paul Sharrad 2012 University of Wollongong

Interpodes: Poland, Tom Keneally And Australian Literary History, Paul Sharrad

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This article is framed by a wider interest in how literary careers are made: what mechanisms other than the personal/biographical and the text-centred evaluations of scholars influence a writer’s choices in persisting in building a succession of works that are both varied and yet form a consistently recognizable “brand.”

Translation is one element in the wider network of “machinery” that makes modern literary publishing. It is a marker of success that might well keep authors going despite lack of sales or negative reviews at home. Translation rights can provide useful supplementary funds to sustain a writer’s output ...


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