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Teaching Big History, Richard B. Simon, Mojgan Behmand, Thomas Burke, Esther Quaedackers, Seohyung Kim, Kiowa Bower, Neal Wolfe, James B. Cunningham, Cynthia Taylor, Martin Anderson, J. Daniel May, Philip Novak, Debbie Daunt, Jaime Castner, Ethan Annis, Amy E. Gilbert, Anne Reid, Suzanne Roybal, Alan Schut, Cynthia Brown, Harlan Stelmach Jun 2016

Teaching Big History, Richard B. Simon, Mojgan Behmand, Thomas Burke, Esther Quaedackers, Seohyung Kim, Kiowa Bower, Neal Wolfe, James B. Cunningham, Cynthia Taylor, Martin Anderson, J. Daniel May, Philip Novak, Debbie Daunt, Jaime Castner, Ethan Annis, Amy E. Gilbert, Anne Reid, Suzanne Roybal, Alan Schut, Cynthia Brown, Harlan Stelmach

Harlan Stelmach

Big History is a new field on a grand scale: it tells the story of the universe over time through a diverse range of disciplines that spans cosmology, physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and archaeology, thereby reconciling traditional human history with environmental geography and natural history.Weaving the myriad threads of evidence-based human knowledge into a master narrative that stretches from the beginning of the universe to the present, the Big History framework helps students make sense of their studies in all disciplines by illuminating the structures that underlie the universe and the connections among them.Teaching Big ...


Toward A Radical Integral Humanism: Macintyre’S Continuing Marxism, Jeffery Nicholas Jul 2015

Toward A Radical Integral Humanism: Macintyre’S Continuing Marxism, Jeffery Nicholas

Jeffery Nicholas

I argue that we must read Alasdair MacIntyre’s mature work through a Marxist lens. I begin by discussing his argument that we must choose which God to worship on principles of justice, which, it turns out, are ones given to us by God. I contend that this argument entails that we must see Mac- Intyre’s early Marxist commitments as given to him by God, and, therefore, that he has never abandoned them in his turn to Thomistic-Aristotelianism. I examine his reading of Marx, with its emphasis on the concept of alienation as a Christian concept, and explain how ...


The Resurrection Of Jesus: A Clinical Review Of Psychiatric Hypotheses For The Biblical Story Of Easter, Gary R. Habermas Dec 2014

The Resurrection Of Jesus: A Clinical Review Of Psychiatric Hypotheses For The Biblical Story Of Easter, Gary R. Habermas

Gary R. Habermas

Jesus’ resurrection to bodily life after death by crucifixion is foundational to orthodox Christianity. The disciples had encounters with Jesus after his crucifixion which caused them to believe he had been bodily resurrected to life again. Psychiatric hypotheses have been proposed as naturalistic explanations for his disciples’ beliefs, which include hallucinations, conversion disorder, and bereavement experiences. Since they propose hallucinatory symptoms that suggest the presence of underlying medical pathology, clinical appraisal of these hypotheses for the disciples’ encounters with the resurrected Jesus is warranted. Psychiatric hypotheses for the disciples’ belief in Jesus’ resurrection are found to be inconsistent with current ...


Mario Rufino Méndez Y La Caricatura Política En Nuestra Raza: Estudio Testimonial De Una Rica Producción Cultural De Los Afro-Uruguayos (1933-1948), María Cristina Burgueño Dec 2014

Mario Rufino Méndez Y La Caricatura Política En Nuestra Raza: Estudio Testimonial De Una Rica Producción Cultural De Los Afro-Uruguayos (1933-1948), María Cristina Burgueño

Modern Languages Faculty Research

This work is a one volume published by the National Library of Uruguay with a prologue by Dr. George Reid Andrews. It provides an in depth analysis of the corpus of caricatures made by Mario R. Mendez, an afro-Uruguayan artist, for the magazine “Our Race” during its second period 1933-1948. These editorial caricatures made a strong statement against the Fascism in Europe and the League of Nations’ attitude towards the invasion of Ethiopia ordered by Benito Mussolini. They also satirized the political and social reality in Uruguay. Both, the caricatures and the magazine provide a testimony of an extensive cultural ...


Ua1c11/55 Gordon Wilson Photo Collection, Wku Archives Dec 2014

Ua1c11/55 Gordon Wilson Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs taken by and of Gordon Wilson.


Tattnall County Baptist Church Collection, Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections Dec 2014

Tattnall County Baptist Church Collection, Zach S. Henderson Library Special Collections

Finding Aids

This collection includes photocopies of early records, 1804-1858, of three Tattnall County Baptist churches including Beards Creek Baptist (later Beards Creek Primitive Baptist), Cedar Creek Baptist (later Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist), and Salem Baptist (later Salem Missionary Baptist).

Find this collection in the University Libraries' catalog.


Blaga’S Philosophy Of Culture: More Than A Spenglerian Adaptation, Michael S. Jones Dec 2014

Blaga’S Philosophy Of Culture: More Than A Spenglerian Adaptation, Michael S. Jones

Michael S. Jones

No abstract provided.


Introduction: (Mis)Leading, Miriam Janechek, Danielle Kennedy Dec 2014

Introduction: (Mis)Leading, Miriam Janechek, Danielle Kennedy

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

No abstract provided.


Critical Psychosis: Genre, Détournement, And Critique In Mr. Plinkett’S 'Star Wars' Reviews, Benjamin Kirbach Dec 2014

Critical Psychosis: Genre, Détournement, And Critique In Mr. Plinkett’S 'Star Wars' Reviews, Benjamin Kirbach

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

When Harry S. Plinkett uploaded a review of Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace to YouTube in 2009, he became a brand of internet celebrity. It is difficult, however, to detach “review” from rather large scare quotes. Plinkett is a fictional character (an insane, wheelchair-bound centenarian), voiced by independent filmmaker Mike Stoklasa and produced by Stoklasa’s Milwaukee-based RedLetterMedia. This essay situates Plinkett within various cultural reactions to the Star Wars prequels, then puts his reviews in dialogue with emerging internet genres such as mash-up and video essay. By recontextualizing behind-the-scenes footage and other materials, the Plinkett reviews are ...


Orange Is The New Golgotha, Kerry S. Walters Dec 2014

Orange Is The New Golgotha, Kerry S. Walters

Philosophy Faculty Publications

The Roman soldiers jeered at Jesus, called him "towelhead" and "sand monkey," ripped off his garments and clad him in an orange jumpsuit. Then they pulled a black sack over his head and led him to an interrogation cell, where CIA operatives awaited him. They shackled Jesus's wrists and strung him up so that he dangled from the ceiling. One of them questioned him, and when his responses weren't to their liking, the other beat him. [excerpt]


Class Notes, Georgia Southern University Dec 2014

Class Notes, Georgia Southern University

CLASS Notes

No abstract provided.


Arkansas Waterways Commission Records, 1962-2014 Dec 2014

Arkansas Waterways Commission Records, 1962-2014

Finding aids

The SR2017.0013 portion of these records are comprised of the Arkansas Waterways minutes and financial reports, environmental study and research materials, as well as audiovisual materials and publications. Series 1: Operations of the Arkansas Waterways Commission including minutes, financial reports and budgets, commission business materials, state legislation, and materials on rivers promoted by the commission. Series 2: Environmental research materials including environmental studies, impact statements, reports, drafts and plans. Series 3: Audiovisual Materials Series 4: Publications The SR2017.0025 portion of these records consists two coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Waterways Commission. The SR20020.0008 portion of ...


Governor Mike Beebe Archives Month Proclamation, 2014 Dec 2014

Governor Mike Beebe Archives Month Proclamation, 2014

Finding aids

This collection contains a proclamation signed by Governor Mike Beebe, on August 27, 2014, proclaiming October 2014 Arkansas Archives Month.


Front Matter, Iowa Journal Of Cultural Studies, Issue 16, Fall 2014 Dec 2014

Front Matter, Iowa Journal Of Cultural Studies, Issue 16, Fall 2014

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

No abstract provided.


"Let Loose The Dogs": Messiness And Ethical Wrangling In Toni Morrison's Tar Baby, Faith M. Avery Dec 2014

"Let Loose The Dogs": Messiness And Ethical Wrangling In Toni Morrison's Tar Baby, Faith M. Avery

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

This paper metatextextually explores Toni Morrison’s 1981 Tar Baby and its female protagonist – a black model named Jadine Childs – by way of the text’s correlation with the Supermodel Phenomenon of the late 1970s and the early ’80s alongside social and political issues related to notions of post civil rights era racial arrival, success, and “selling out.” This argument draws a correlation between the experiences of the fictional Jadine and the internationally renowned supermodel Iman Abdulmajid whose career began in 1975. While this parallel is central to this essay’s execution, this article’s trajectory is informed and complicated ...


The Flow Of Narrative: Misleading Structures And Uncertain Faiths In Wieland, Justin D. Cosner Dec 2014

The Flow Of Narrative: Misleading Structures And Uncertain Faiths In Wieland, Justin D. Cosner

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

A lingering question in criticism of Wieland asks why the narrator, Clara, uncharacteristically withholds knowledge of events and perpetrators—a decision making for exciting reading but showing a baffling artifice. Why does this traumatized protagonist spend so much time imparting her past ignorance when the eventualities are known to her at the time of her writing? Some suggest that Clara withholds the facts in an attempt to impart a feeling to readers, enlisting their sympathy and casting Carwin as the villain. Others read Clara's narrative strategies as a product of mental instability, perhaps even insanity. But there exists another ...


Blue State Of Mind, Aimee Valentine Dec 2014

Blue State Of Mind, Aimee Valentine

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

No abstract provided.


"We Are Alive": (Mis)Reading Joy Harjo's Noni Daylight As A Yellow Woman, Chelsea D. Burk Dec 2014

"We Are Alive": (Mis)Reading Joy Harjo's Noni Daylight As A Yellow Woman, Chelsea D. Burk

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies

This essay explores author Leslie Marmon Silko’s literary influence on poet Joy Harjo in order to rejuvenate the criticism surrounding Harjo’s poetic figure Noni Daylight. Featured in What Moon Drove Me To This? (1979) and She Had Some Horses (1983), existing scholarship defines Noni Daylight as Harjo’s alter ego. Prominent Harjo scholars cast Noni Daylight as a consistent figure whose trajectory can be linearly mapped between Harjo’s early books of poetry. However, the variations in time, space, age, and personality between each iteration of Noni Daylight suggest that she functions less as Harjo’s alter ego ...


Arkansas Department Of Parks And Tourism: Tourism Development Records, 1992-2014 Dec 2014

Arkansas Department Of Parks And Tourism: Tourism Development Records, 1992-2014

Finding aids

This collection contains correspondence, commission reports, orientation material, media information, and profiles for all 75 counties in Arkansas all relating to tourism development in Arkansas.


The Year, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2014

The Year, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As years go 2014 was an interesting one in sportsworld. Some might characterize it as depressing while others may look back on it as exhilarating. Whatever the case may be we know that at some point in the future we will look back on the year 2014 with nostalgia and/or perhaps a year of pivotal change. Maybe even historic, whatever that means.


Pulaski County League Of Women Voters Papers, 1999-2014 Dec 2014

Pulaski County League Of Women Voters Papers, 1999-2014

Finding aids

This collection contains board meeting minutes, correspondence, names of withdrawn memberships, newsletters, treasurer notes, and public policy positions for the Pulaski County League of Women Voters organization.


Electronic Literature In China, Jinghua Guo Dec 2014

Electronic Literature In China, Jinghua Guo

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Electronic Literature in China" Jinghua Guo discusses how the reception and the critical contexts of production of online literature are different in China from those in the West despite similar developments in digital technology. Guo traces the development of Chinese digital literature, its history, and the particular characteristics and unique cultural significance in the context of Chinese culture where communality is an aspect of society. Guo posits that Chinese electronic literature is larger than such in the West despite technical drawbacks and suggests that digitality represents a positive force in contemporary Chinese culture and literature.


Canonization And Ba Jin's (李堯棠) Work In Chinese And Us-American Scholarship, Miaomiao Wang Dec 2014

Canonization And Ba Jin's (李堯棠) Work In Chinese And Us-American Scholarship, Miaomiao Wang

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Canonization and Ba Jin's (李堯棠 1904-2005) Work in Chinese and US-American Scholarship" Miaomiao Wang discusses the reception of and scholarship on a major Chinese author. Wang explores similarities of and differences in studies on Ba's work in China and the U.S. and analyses the reasons for different viewpoints including research methods and reasons which motivates(d) Chinese and U.S. scholars to study Ba's work. Wang argues that her analysis will be beneficial for Chinese scholars in order to learn about the present situation of studies on Ba's work in US-American scholarship ...


Dead Women And White Men: Why Are Today’S Hit Noir Shows Still Stuck In The Gender/ Race Politics Of The ‘40s And ‘50s?, Zainab Akande Dec 2014

Dead Women And White Men: Why Are Today’S Hit Noir Shows Still Stuck In The Gender/ Race Politics Of The ‘40s And ‘50s?, Zainab Akande

Capstones

Critically acclaimed TV noir programs such as “True Detective,” “House of Cards” and “Hannibal” provide complex narratives with compelling characters, but fail to take full advantage of gender & race diversity.


Hockey's Cutting-Edge Canvas – The Art Of The Goalie Mask, Jacob Becker Dec 2014

Hockey's Cutting-Edge Canvas – The Art Of The Goalie Mask, Jacob Becker

Capstones

My project is about the industry of hockey goalie mask artwork told through the perspective of primarily one artist, Ray Bishop, whom I visited at his Michigan workshop in October. "Hockey's Cutting-Edge Canvas" reports Ray's story, which includes details of his business, his background and struggles. The story also offers differing views from former goaltenders and current artists on the trend of goalie artwork across the NHL and lower-level leagues.


X-Cel-Ing To Rio, Nicholas Forrester Dec 2014

X-Cel-Ing To Rio, Nicholas Forrester

Capstones

Nick Garone previously failed as a sports agent, but found new life when he transitioned to wrestling. He has now assembled a "Dream Team" of four wrestlers with gold medal ambitions at the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. With wrestling's future still in question, his team could be key to saving the sport.


Looking For Jazz Gigs In New York, Camilo Gomez Dec 2014

Looking For Jazz Gigs In New York, Camilo Gomez

Capstones

There are more than 220 venues in Manhattan where people can listen to live jazz, including clubs, restaurants and bars, but also music schools and concert halls. Yet it is hard for a musician to find a steady gig, let alone one that pays well. Yuki Futami, 27, is one of many jazz musicians who come to New York City looking to further their skills, through schooling or performing. When it comes to finding places to play gigs, competition is fierce. Gabriel Guerrero, 37, and Marianne Solivan,38, also share their experience.


Trapped In The Commons, Max Willens Dec 2014

Trapped In The Commons, Max Willens

Capstones

A meditation on owning music as intellectual property, plus a look at the growing costs associated with archiving our cultural history.


Black Seoul, Victoria Johnson Dec 2014

Black Seoul, Victoria Johnson

Capstones

The project explores the connections between Black culture and South Korean culture and how they are overlapping.


Iggy Azalea: Cultural Appropriator Or Scapegoat For Accepted Practice?, Malorie Marshall Dec 2014

Iggy Azalea: Cultural Appropriator Or Scapegoat For Accepted Practice?, Malorie Marshall

Capstones

Iggy Azalea isn’t the first artist to profit from a entertainment persona that differs from her “real” personality. But the fact that Azalea is a white woman profiting by employing a fake “black” sound wrought through appropriating is what seems to angers people more than the quality of Azalea’s music, or anything else about her.