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The Octagon House And Mount Airy: Exploring The Intersection Of Slavery, Social Values, And Architecture In 19th-Century Washington, Dc And Virginia, Julianna Geralynn Jackson Jun 2017

The Octagon House And Mount Airy: Exploring The Intersection Of Slavery, Social Values, And Architecture In 19th-Century Washington, Dc And Virginia, Julianna Geralynn Jackson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This project uses archaeology, architecture, and the documentary record to explore the ways in which one family, the Tayloes, used Georgian design principals as a way of exerting control over the 19th-century landscape. This project uses two Tayloe homes as the units of study and investigates architectural choices at the Octagon House in Washington, DC, juxtaposed with its Richmond County, Virginia counterpart, Mount Airy, to examine architectural features and contexts of slavery on the landscape. Archaeological site reports, building plans, city maps, and various historic documents are used to identify contexts of slavery and explore the relationship between slavery, social ...


Feminist Theatre: A Practical Application, Rosalynd I. Duerr May 2017

Feminist Theatre: A Practical Application, Rosalynd I. Duerr

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Feminist theatre is a constantly evolving art. This thesis looks at a production of Caryl Churchill's Top Girls through the eyes of the director, and, through a brief look at the history of feminist theatre, seeks to understand themes of Churchill's work that are still relevant and important today, and takes a look at where feminist theatre has been going since 1982 when Top Girls was first performed.


"A Corps Of Much Service:" The German Regiment Of The Continental Army, John B. Weaver Apr 2017

"A Corps Of Much Service:" The German Regiment Of The Continental Army, John B. Weaver

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The German Regiment was a unit raised for service in the Continental Army in the summer of 1776 from among the ethnic German populations of Pennsylvania and Maryland, which saw service in late 1776 at the Battle of Trenton and in early 1777 at the Battles of Assunpink Creek (Second Trenton) and Princeton. This thesis to examines the role of the regiment from the time it was raised to the aftermath of the campaign in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in late 1776 and 1777, emphasizing the social makeup of the regiment's officers and men, and its place as an ...


Faith And Footpaths: Pilgrimage In Medieval Iberia, George Greenia Mar 2017

Faith And Footpaths: Pilgrimage In Medieval Iberia, George Greenia

Arts & Sciences Book Chapters

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