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“Because Like – And So I Don’T – So I Think It’S Maybe, I Don’T Know”: Performing Traumatic Effects While Reading Lynda Barry’S The Freddie Stories, David Lewkowich, Michelle Miller Stafford 2020 University of Alberta

“Because Like – And So I Don’T – So I Think It’S Maybe, I Don’T Know”: Performing Traumatic Effects While Reading Lynda Barry’S The Freddie Stories, David Lewkowich, Michelle Miller Stafford

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

As a picture of childhood composed from the point of view of a young boy named Freddie, who suffers the effects of repeated and ongoing trauma, the experience of reading The Freddie Stories presents a number of interpretive challenges: its main character is often split and in various states of disassociation, the difference between dreaming and waking life is not always obvious, multiple monsters appear in different and changeable forms, and as Freddie experiences repeated difficulties with language and cognitive function, his traumatic past enfolds upon the time in which the story is set. In this paper, we analyze how ...


Snc Fights Covid-19 Pandemic, 2020 St. Norbert College

Snc Fights Covid-19 Pandemic

St. Norbert Times

  • News
    • SNC Fights COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Dining Services Donate Meals
    • A Night of Hope
    • Athletes React to Abrupt Season End
    • SNC’s New Hire: Title IX Coordinator
  • Opinion
    • Through the Eyes of a Knight
    • The Podomoro Technique
    • The Unanswerable Question
    • Do We Need All of This?
    • Successful Business during a Pandemic
  • Features
    • Absence and Essence
    • Adventures from Home
    • SNC Students Adopt Animals
  • Entertainment
    • Student Spotlight
    • Word Search
    • Did You Know???
    • How Disney Hurts the Film Industry
    • Best Non-Disney Animated Movies
    • Five Book Recommendations for Quarantine
    • The Future of the Film Industry
    • New on Netflix
    • Junk Drawer: Catch-up During Quarantine
    • “Parks and ...


Gender, Race, And Class In Various Aspects Of American Literature: A Portfolio, Harry Olafsen 2020 Bowling Green State University

Gender, Race, And Class In Various Aspects Of American Literature: A Portfolio, Harry Olafsen

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

In this portfolio, Harry Olafsen takes a closer look at various texts in American Literature, including women in 1960s country music, Us directed by Jordan Peele, and southern women's diaries from the Civil War.


Finding A Common Thread, Jacqueline Parkins 2020 Bowling Green State University

Finding A Common Thread, Jacqueline Parkins

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

This portfolio investigates how the author’s personality type influences her teaching and reveals a common thread amongst four written pieces. Two of the projects are research-based; BookTubing as a form of reader response theory is explored, while abuse in Sharp Objects is analyzed. The other two papers are teaching-based; the author describes how she uses The Five People You Meet in Heaven in her classroom, and select texts from Poe are incorporated using psychoanalytic criticism.


A Library Without Books: The Importance Of Language Representation In Public Libraries, Caelyn Armshaw 2020 University of Nebraska at Omaha

A Library Without Books: The Importance Of Language Representation In Public Libraries, Caelyn Armshaw

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

The focus of this project is to assess the degree of access to Spanish-language books in the Omaha Public Library system. After constructing a map of all Omaha Public Libraries using Global Information System (GIS) and analyzing the population around those areas, I cross-referenced individual library catalogs to compare raw numbers of English-language books to non-English and specifically Spanish-language books. The ultimate finding of this project is that even though approximately 10% of Omaha citizens included in the census speak Spanish as their primary language, Spanish-language books make up only 2% of the total books across all Omaha Public Libraries ...


Perceived Object-Gender In The Bilingual Acquisition Of Spanish And English, Kevin Edgell 2020 Oakland University

Perceived Object-Gender In The Bilingual Acquisition Of Spanish And English, Kevin Edgell

2020 JHU Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

Whether or not there is cross-linguistic interference with respect to gender-association in the bilingual acquisition of Spanish and English. I present data to support the existence of this type of cross-linguistic interference. This study gathered data from 10 children, four English monolinguals, four English-Spanish bilinguals, and two Spanish monolinguals. The children were all close in age ranging from 3;04 to 4;07. The study consisted of two separate tasks: name-to-picture matching and naming. Every child was asked to complete each task twice. Both tasks uncovered patters from all three groups that showing a preference toward using grammatical gender as ...


The Need For Christian Authors In Mainstream Fiction, Ashley Renea Starnes 2020 Liberty University

The Need For Christian Authors In Mainstream Fiction, Ashley Renea Starnes

Masters Theses

Fiction is an effective and underutilized tool in Christian circles to implicitly illustrate Christian ideas and values to readers of other worldviews. By adopting the writing approach of authors like J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, Christian writers can enter into the broad discussion of philosophy, morality, and theology going on in popular fiction.


Why I Write In Yiddish, Karen Alkalay-Gut 2020 Tel Aviv University

Why I Write In Yiddish, Karen Alkalay-Gut

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

No abstract provided.


“The Poem Is What Lies Between A Between”: Mahmoud Darwish And The Prosody Of Displacement, Ayelet Even-Nur 2020 University of California, Berkeley

“The Poem Is What Lies Between A Between”: Mahmoud Darwish And The Prosody Of Displacement, Ayelet Even-Nur

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish grew up in Israel as an internal refugee living under Israeli military rule, legally classified as a “present-absentee alien.” This article focuses on his 1995 volume of poetry, Limādhā tarakta al-ḥiṣān waḥīdan? (Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?), to study the manner in which Darwish’s cultivation of the musical and aural aspects of poetry serves as a means of poetically attending to the effects of dispossession and displacement. Through a discussion of the poems in the collection’s fourth section, Ghurfa l’il kalām maʿ al-nafs (A Room to Talk to Oneself ...


Queering Identity Politics In Shimon Adaf’S Aviva-No, Yael Segalovitz 2020 Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Queering Identity Politics In Shimon Adaf’S Aviva-No, Yael Segalovitz

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

This article offers a queer reading of Shimon Adaf’s volume of poetry, Aviva-No (2009), analyzing it in conjunction with his recent collection of essays on identity formation, Ani aherim (I am others) (2018). Adaf’s oeuvre has been primarily studied through the lens of ethnicity and race. This article demonstrates that gender plays a key role in his body of work. Aviva-No, which is a lamentation for the poet’s sister, destabilizes the boundaries between the mourning brother and the absent sister. This ontological deconstruction stimulates in Aviva-No a broader undoing of gender as an embodied identity. The volume ...


Poetry In Response To The “Disengagement Plan”: Identity, Poetics And Politics, Tamar Wolf-Monzon 2020 Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Poetry In Response To The “Disengagement Plan”: Identity, Poetics And Politics, Tamar Wolf-Monzon

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

This article will examine the corpus of poems written in the years 2004-2005, in response to the Israeli government’s Disengagement plan that unilaterally evacuated all Israeli communities from Gush Katif in the southern Gaza Strip. These poems are explored as a political speech act, whose purpose is to bring about an extra-linguistic outcome: to impact upon the feelings and thoughts of the addressees, as well as to influence them in relation to issues of identity and social affiliation. Indeed, these poems are part of a long and complex tradition of Hebrew political poetry, characterized not only by a response ...


Dual Lives Assimilation Literacy, Shiloh Garcia 2020 Kennesaw State University

Dual Lives Assimilation Literacy, Shiloh Garcia

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

In recent years, the field of literacy studies has not given enough attention to exploring the English literacy journeys of immigrants and in particular, Latin immigrants. Furthermore, there has been little dialogue that has encouraged plans to help fix this issue.

We, in the academy, have a unique opportunity to not only tell the stories of the world but also help create avenues for those stories in order to create change. For this reason, this study focuses on important topics such as the effects of the dominant language on Latin immigrants, if it is possible to have a grounded native ...


Afro-Brazilian Music And Culture, Regina Castro McGowan 2020 CUNY City College

Afro-Brazilian Music And Culture, Regina Castro Mcgowan

Open Educational Resources

In this course students will learn about the musical heritage Africans brought to Brazil and how through forced conversion and cultural adaptation, their traditions quickly syncretized into distinct Afro-Brazilian artistic expressions. This course will explore many musical traditions, including; Samba, Pagode, Baile Funk, Candomblé and Axé music for their social, religious and/or political significance, from the early twentieth century through today. In doing so, students will get to practice and learn the vocabulary and grammatical structures found in the music of these rich and varied genres, and acquire a familiarity with conversational Portuguese.


Being Portuguese In Spanish: Reimagining Early Modern Iberian Literature, 1580-1640, Jonathan William Wade 2020 Purdue University

Being Portuguese In Spanish: Reimagining Early Modern Iberian Literature, 1580-1640, Jonathan William Wade

Purdue University Press Book Previews

Among the many consequences of Spain’s annexation of Portugal from 1580 to 1640 was an increase in the number of Portuguese authors writing in Spanish. One can trace this practice as far back as the medieval period, although it was through Gil Vicente, Jorge de Montemayor, and others that Spanish-language texts entered the mainstream of literary expression in Portugal. Proficiency in both languages gave Portuguese authors increased mobility throughout the empire. For those with literary aspirations, Spanish offered more opportunities to publish and greater readership, which may be why it is nearly impossible to find a Portuguese author who ...


French Club, Brett Foster, Madisen Bell 2020 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

French Club, Brett Foster, Madisen Bell

Honors Expanded Learning Clubs

Afterschool club that introduces French Language and Culture to young elementary students. Through hands-on activities and discussions, students will learn the basics of French Language and complete a French Journal full of everything they learned that semester to take home.


“Making The World A Better Place To Live In”: Hattiesburg Women’S Literary Organizations And The Formation Of A Progressive Southern City, 1884-1945, Daniella Kawa 2020 The University of Southern Mississippi

“Making The World A Better Place To Live In”: Hattiesburg Women’S Literary Organizations And The Formation Of A Progressive Southern City, 1884-1945, Daniella Kawa

Master's Theses

This study examines the activity and impact of white women’s literary clubs in Hattiesburg, Mississippi between 1884 and the end of World War II in 1945. This project examines to what extent women adhered to or broke away from societal norms of the time by involving themselves in intellectually stimulating groups with other women, especially in response to rapidly changing standards of femininity and womanhood during the Progressive era. Women’s literary clubs reveal patterns of women moving out of the home and into a public role, in addition to signifying the new ways in which women fit themselves ...


Bruess Reenvisions Msa, 2020 St. Norbert College

Bruess Reenvisions Msa

St. Norbert Times

  • News
    • Bruess Reenvisions MSA
    • Leadershop: Love Your Community
    • Now Open: Zumba Session
    • Getting to Know RHA
    • Cru Hosts EII Business Forum
    • BSU Brings Cultural Awareness
  • Opinion
    • Immigration: Returning to Common Ground
    • The Fake News Epidemic
    • A Favorite Quote
    • The Benefits of Bad Friends
    • Coronavirus Around the World
  • Features
    • Bringing us the Best of Broadway
    • Cancer Cells and Career Choices
  • Entertainment
    • Student Spotlight
    • Word Search
    • Did You Know???
    • Review: “I Am Not Okay With This”
    • Book Review: “Genderqueer”
    • A Place to Shine: Most Casting Directors Are Women
    • Junk Drawer: Favorite Video Game
    • Series Recommendation: “The Folk of the Air”
  • Sports
    • Diving ...


Willowcreek Middle School Alternative Program: Successfully Working Through Trauma, Debra B. Ekdahl 6061 2020 Georgia Southern University

Willowcreek Middle School Alternative Program: Successfully Working Through Trauma, Debra B. Ekdahl 6061

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Willowcreek Middle School in Portage Indiana is not your typical alternative school. We offer trauma informed practices in place of student expulsions. A safe structured environment, reduced class time, academic strategies, mindfulness, yoga, and community service, all help to provide the educational and social/emotional support necessary to help students at risk reach their potential and eventually transition back to the traditional classroom.


Small But Mighty: How A Team Of Four Administers A Robust Library Publishing Program, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster 2020 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Small But Mighty: How A Team Of Four Administers A Robust Library Publishing Program, Sue Ann Gardner, Paul Royster

Library Conference Presentations and Speeches

A team of four people administers the UNL institutional repository (https://digitalcommons.unl.edu), which is one of the largest (109,000-plus full text items) and most-accessed (over 62,000,000 downloads) in the United States. The team also administers a robust library publishing program with over 80 scholarly monographs and 12 peer-reviewed journals. A recent focus of the program has been open educational resources, partnering with scholars to identify or create free online learning objects.

This talk will include details about how such a small team accomplishes so much. Staffing, task assignment, workflow, author relations, reader relations, education, administration ...


A Damn Short Prayer, Beth Jane Toren 2020 West Virginia University

A Damn Short Prayer, Beth Jane Toren

Faculty & Staff Scholarship

This poster presents a transcript poem created with murder tales in oral history recordings. Leveraging the creative arts of storytelling, transcript poetry and visual orality, the poster brings light and music to Appalachian storyteller voices in tales of shady murders.

The handout presents the poem with visual orality methods juxtaposed beside Standard English orthographic transcription, enabling a visual comparison, a link a video with graphic text and the original voice recordings, and brief readings about concepts and methods.


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