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Neo-Raconteur: Allocating Southern-Gothic Symbolism Into Design Media., Mark Daniel Compton Dec 2011

Neo-Raconteur: Allocating Southern-Gothic Symbolism Into Design Media., Mark Daniel Compton

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

I created the term Neo-Raconteur to convey my interest in medium theory to support the artistic custom of revealing cultural conventions for allocation into artistic genres. The term evolved from the French word "Raconteur," meaning: somebody who tells stories or anecdotes in an interesting or entertaining way. In the past a Raconteur's anecdotes were verbally volleyed, ever voluble, yet quip. Neo-Raconteurs may decide not to speak at all choosing their anecdotal expression to manifest itself through singular or multiple means, manners, or methods of design and technology as well as or involving more traditional techniques of extraction to convey ...


Baptized In Blood, Peter B. Keith-Slack Dec 2011

Baptized In Blood, Peter B. Keith-Slack

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


From Confederate Deserter To Decorated Veteran Bible Scholar: Exploring The Enigmatic Life Of C.I. Scofield 1861-1921., D. Jean Rushing Dec 2011

From Confederate Deserter To Decorated Veteran Bible Scholar: Exploring The Enigmatic Life Of C.I. Scofield 1861-1921., D. Jean Rushing

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Cyrus Ingerson Scofield portrayed himself as a decorated Confederate veteran, a successful lawyer, and a Bible scholar who was providentially destined to edit his 1909 dispensational opus, The Scofield Reference Bible. This thesis offers a multilayered image of Dr. Scofield's life by considering political and regional influences, racial and gender attitudes, and religious views he encountered between 1861 and 1921. This study includes an examination of his participation in the American Civil War including his desertion of the South in 1862. After becoming a Union loyalist, Scofield excelled as a lawyer and Republican politician before corruption rumors radically altered ...


Confessions: A Bfa Exhibition., Mary Carolyn Molony Dec 2011

Confessions: A Bfa Exhibition., Mary Carolyn Molony

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The artist discusses her Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Confessions, held at the Tipton Gallery, from November 14th to November 25th. The exhibit portrays how the artist responds to issues such as organized religion, war, and politics. Being drawn to art from the Renaissance to Baroque era, the work encorporates an "old world" aesthetic, also with an emphasis on Gothic architecture.


Beyond Sound Bites, Stereotypes, And Blame-Placing: A Historical Analysis Of The Interethnic Violence At South Philadelphia High School, Nichole Nelson Dec 2011

Beyond Sound Bites, Stereotypes, And Blame-Placing: A Historical Analysis Of The Interethnic Violence At South Philadelphia High School, Nichole Nelson

Penn McNair Research Journal

―Asian students say black students routinely pelt them with food, beat, punch and kick them in school hallways and bathrooms, and hurl racial epithets….‖1 This quote from the January 22, 2010, edition of USA Today describes Asian students’ account of their experience with violence and harassment at the hands of a group of predominantly African-American students at South Philadelphia High School. Various media outlets reported that a group of primarily African-American students attacked approximately 30 Asian students in the high school lunchroom. Subsequently, Asian students boycotted the school for more than a week and returned to school on December ...


The Path To Peace: Conflict Theory And Northern Ireland’S Troubles (1968-1998), Ruairi Wiepking Dec 2011

The Path To Peace: Conflict Theory And Northern Ireland’S Troubles (1968-1998), Ruairi Wiepking

Master's Theses

This paper is a qualitative historical analysis of Northern Ireland’s Troubles. Over a period of approximately thirty years, sectarian violence in Northern Ireland dominated the headlines of newspapers in both the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. Despite this violent history, Northern Ireland has enjoyed relative peace and stability since the passage of the Belfast Agreement in 1998. This paper aims to better understand why and how Northern Ireland endured a generation of brutal sectarian violence and emerged into a new era of peace and mutual understanding. In doing so, this paper incorporates theories from peace and conflict ...


Tripartism In Ireland, Jon Foster Dec 2011

Tripartism In Ireland, Jon Foster

Jon Foster

Over the past few years, the term “PIIGS” has become synonymous with economic concerns and fears of collapse. The acronym, which currently refers to the European countries of Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain: was originally just ‘PIGS’ , used to group the similar economies of Southern Europe when considering them for acceptance into the European Monetary Union. Nevertheless, as a result of the global financial crisis, this term soon came to identify economically weak and overly indebted nations. However, unlike Italy, Greece, and Portugal, who had before the crisis demonstrated relatively slow growth, modest unemployment, and a propensity to run ...


La Grande Arche Des Fugitifs?,/I> Huguenots In The Dutch Republic After 1685, Michael Joseph Walker Dec 2011

La Grande Arche Des Fugitifs?,/I> Huguenots In The Dutch Republic After 1685, Michael Joseph Walker

All Theses and Dissertations

In the seventeenth century, many refugees saw the United Provinces of the Netherlands as a promised land—a gathering ark, or in French, arche. In fact, Pierre Bayle called it, "la grande arche des fugitifs." This thesis shows the reception of one particular group of Protestant refugees, the Huguenots, who migrated to the Netherlands because of Catholic confessionalization in France, especially after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. The thesis offers two case studies—one of the acceptance of Huguenot clergymen and one of the mixed reception of refugee radical and philosopher Pierre Bayle—in order to ...


The Carroll News- Vol. 88, No. 10, John Carroll University Dec 2011

The Carroll News- Vol. 88, No. 10, John Carroll University

The Carroll News

No abstract provided.


Not Here, Not There (Review: Culture Is.. Australian Stories Across Cultures: An Anthology By Anne-Marie Smith (Ed), Michael Jacklin Dec 2011

Not Here, Not There (Review: Culture Is.. Australian Stories Across Cultures: An Anthology By Anne-Marie Smith (Ed), Michael Jacklin

Michael Jacklin

ALBERTO DOMINGUEZ identified himself as un Australiano de habla hispana - a Spanish-speaking Australian. As such, he gave enormously to the Spanish-speaking community of Sydney. Dominguez was a radio broadcaster with SBS and community radio stations in western Sydney, and a founding member of several Latin American cultural organisations. For many Spanish-speaking Australians who came as refugees from Latin America, Dominguez's radio-voice provided them with essential information and helped them settle in. Yet when he died as a passenger aboard American Airlines flight 11, which struck the northern tower of the World Trade Centre in September 2001, most media in ...


Current, December 05, 2011, University Of Missouri-St. Louis Dec 2011

Current, December 05, 2011, University Of Missouri-St. Louis

Current (2010s)

No abstract provided.


Compositional Techniques In The Early-Career Works Of Jason Robert Brown, Ian Nisbet Dec 2011

Compositional Techniques In The Early-Career Works Of Jason Robert Brown, Ian Nisbet

Theses

Jason Robert Brown is an American composer, lyricist, and book writer of contemporary musical theatre. He has been involved with many Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays as composer, lyricist, arranger, orchestrator, musical director, conductor, musical staff, and musician. Of his three early­‐career musicals (Songs For a New World, Parade, and The Last 5 Years), only Parade has been produced on Broadway. Despite his nomination or receipt of thirteen industry awards, Brown’s compositional technique is highly under-researched. This study will analyse his compositional style in the afore-mentioned early-career works using Roman numeral chord theory and Schenkerian techniques with ...


Iowa State Daily (December 2, 2011), Iowa State Daily Dec 2011

Iowa State Daily (December 2, 2011), Iowa State Daily

Iowa State Daily, December 2011

Contents
State Gym prepares to open
Cyclones open NCAA at home
Romer pegs policies to solve crisis
Candidate presents 'road map' for center
Young Cyclones ready for rival
Education should not be a profitable venture
Advocacy group protests local shop's pet purchases


Mare Nostrum As The Cauldron Of Western Legal Traditions: Stirring The Broth, Making Sense Of Legal Gumbo Whilst Understanding Contamination, Olivier Moréteau Dec 2011

Mare Nostrum As The Cauldron Of Western Legal Traditions: Stirring The Broth, Making Sense Of Legal Gumbo Whilst Understanding Contamination, Olivier Moréteau

Journal of Civil Law Studies

No abstract provided.


Introduction To An Extract From War Of The Pews: A Personal Account Of The St. Augustine Church In New Orleans, By Rev. Jerome G. Ledoux, S.V.D., Christopher N. Matthews Dec 2011

Introduction To An Extract From War Of The Pews: A Personal Account Of The St. Augustine Church In New Orleans, By Rev. Jerome G. Ledoux, S.V.D., Christopher N. Matthews

African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Introduction To An Extract From War Of The Pews: A Personal Account Of The St. Augustine Church In New Orleans, By Rev. Jerome G. Ledoux, S.V.D., Christopher N. Matthews Dec 2011

Introduction To An Extract From War Of The Pews: A Personal Account Of The St. Augustine Church In New Orleans, By Rev. Jerome G. Ledoux, S.V.D., Christopher N. Matthews

African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Clashing Kingdoms, Hidden Agendas: The Battle To Extradite Kwok-A-Sing And British Legal Imperialism In Nineteenth-Century China, Jennifer Wells Dec 2011

Clashing Kingdoms, Hidden Agendas: The Battle To Extradite Kwok-A-Sing And British Legal Imperialism In Nineteenth-Century China, Jennifer Wells

East Asia Law Review

This essay blends history, law, and politics in considering the role of legal imperialism nineteenth-century English extradition law in colonial Hong Kong. Building upon the pioneering work of Jerome Cohen, this essay enhances and clarifies our understanding of Chinese legal history and its continued (and future) influence on Sino-Western relations. By focusing upon the series of In re Kwok-a-Sing decisions as they traversed courts from colonial Hong Kong to imperial London, this study analyzes how, through skilful legal reasoning, the British courts managed to circumvent laws and assert their political domination in Southeast Asia by repeatedly refusing to extradite Kwok-a-Sing ...


First Choice - December 2011, Wusf, University Of South Florida Dec 2011

First Choice - December 2011, Wusf, University Of South Florida

First Choice Monthly Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Effect Of Gender On The Association Of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms With Bipolar Disorder, Jerald Eric Mullersman Dec 2011

Effect Of Gender On The Association Of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms With Bipolar Disorder, Jerald Eric Mullersman

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Bipolar disorder is a relatively common form of mental illness that depends strongly on genetic inheritance for expression. The author of this study has sought to evaluate whether the gender of subjects influences which genetic variants are associated with the disease. A portion of the cases from a previously published study were analyzed using PLINK software and the association of single-nucleotide polymorphisms was evaluated separately for all cases, for female subjects alone, and for male subjects alone. The results obtained for male subjects alone reached higher levels of statistical significance than when both genders were evaluated together or when female ...


The Changing Geography And Fortunes Of Dublin Haute Cuisine Restaurants, 1958-2008, Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire Dec 2011

The Changing Geography And Fortunes Of Dublin Haute Cuisine Restaurants, 1958-2008, Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire

Articles

This paper considers the changing geography and fortunes of Dublin’s haute cuisine restaurants over the last half century, placing them within both a national and international context. Ireland’s place within the global story of food is discussed, and the paper illustrates links between Dublin and European and global trends. The paper points out that Dublin in the 1950s could be seen as the gastronomic capital of the British Isles. The leading restaurateurs are briefly profiled, and the decline, stagnation, and gradual re-birth of Dublin’s haute cuisine restaurants over the 1958-2008 period is charted and discussed. The paper ...


December 1, 2011, James Madison University Dec 2011

December 1, 2011, James Madison University

The Breeze, 2010-

The Breeze is the student newspaper of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.


Padraig And Lorcan, Colin Fleming Dec 2011

Padraig And Lorcan, Colin Fleming

The Iowa Review

No abstract provided.


Blindsight: How We See Disabilities In Tort Litigation, Anne Bloom, Paul Steven Miller Dec 2011

Blindsight: How We See Disabilities In Tort Litigation, Anne Bloom, Paul Steven Miller

Washington Law Review

Tort litigation operates with a distorted perspective of disability. It suffers from blindsight; it does not see people with disabilities the way they see themselves. Disability advocates emphasize that most people with disabilities lead happy lives. Deeply rooted biases, however, make it difficult for this perspective to be recognized. Tort litigation’s heavy emphasis on medical testimony and its repeated portrayal of plaintiffs as “less than whole” over-emphasize the physical aspects of disability and unfairly depict people with disabilities as tragic. When legal actors embrace these views, they reinforce harmful stereotypes outside the courthouse doors. Newly disabled plaintiffs are also ...


Campus Citizenship And Associational Freedom: An Aristolelian Take On The Nondiscrimination Puzzle, Chapin Cimino Dec 2011

Campus Citizenship And Associational Freedom: An Aristolelian Take On The Nondiscrimination Puzzle, Chapin Cimino

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

Student expressive association on campus is a thorny thicket. Student affinity groups often choose to organize around a shared principle or characteristic of the groups’ members, which, by definition, makes those students different in some way from their peers. In order to preserve the group’s sense of uniqueness, these groups often then wish to control their own membership and voting policies. They feel, in essence, entitled to discriminate—a right arguably embodied by the First Amendment freedom of expressive association. When campus groups actually exercise this right, however, they run into university antidiscrimination policies, which can cost them official ...


Development Of An Environmental Monitoring System For Greenhouse Disease Management, Crystal Marie Kelly Dec 2011

Development Of An Environmental Monitoring System For Greenhouse Disease Management, Crystal Marie Kelly

Masters Theses

A commercial African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) grower experiences yield loss due to a leaf spot disease known as Corynespora casssiicola. Spotted leaves make the plants unmarketable. Outbreaks of the disease are costly and difficult to prevent. Greenhouse monitoring systems currently available on the commercial market do not have sufficient spatial or temporal resolution to be able to correlate the environmental conditions of the greenhouse with disease outbreaks. A new system was designed specifically to monitor for disease favorable conditions. The system developed for this project consists of several sensor stations and a coordinator station. The coordinator station is connected to ...


An Interview With Michael Martone, Matthew Baker Nov 2011

An Interview With Michael Martone, Matthew Baker

Booth

Depending on whom you ask, Michael Martone is either contemporary literature's most notorious prankster, innovator, or mutineer. In 1988 his AAP membership was briefly revoked after Martone published his first two books -- a "prose" collection titled Alive and Dead in Indiana and a "poetry" collection titled Seeing Eye -- which, aside from Seeing Eye's line breaks, were word-for-word identical. His membership to the Society of Scottish Novelists was revoked in 1991 after SSN discovered that, while Martone's registered nom de plume had been "born" in Edinburgh, Martone himself had never been to Scotland. His AWP membership was revoked ...


The Weekly Challenger : 2011 : 11 : 24, The Weekly Challenger, Et Al Nov 2011

The Weekly Challenger : 2011 : 11 : 24, The Weekly Challenger, Et Al

Newspaper collection

No abstract provided.


The Bg News November 22, 2011, Bowling Green State University Nov 2011

The Bg News November 22, 2011, Bowling Green State University

BG News (Student Newspaper)

The BGSU campus student newspaper November 22, 2011. Volume 102 - Issue 41


Iowa State Daily (The 'Perfect Storm' Special Edition), Iowa State Daily Nov 2011

Iowa State Daily (The 'Perfect Storm' Special Edition), Iowa State Daily

Iowa State Daily, November 2011

A special edition of the Daily, commemorating Iowa State's historic win against No. 2 Oklahoma State on Nov. 18, 2011 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.


Iowa State Daily (November 17, 2011), Iowa State Daily Nov 2011

Iowa State Daily (November 17, 2011), Iowa State Daily

Iowa State Daily, November 2011

Contents: Passing down tradition; Federal grant helps achieve goals; Cyclones sweep Wildcats; Leslie Hall returns home