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Miguel De Unamuno: The Relationship Among Women, His Life, Spanish Society And El Marqués De Lumbría, Tina Maric Apr 2018

Miguel De Unamuno: The Relationship Among Women, His Life, Spanish Society And El Marqués De Lumbría, Tina Maric

Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research

Spain in the 20th century was marked by a period of evolution with regard to the role of women in society. The feminist movement worked to incorporate Spain’s women into the social sphere, which meant crossing the threshold that divided their homes from the outside world. Writer Miguel de Unamuno was critical of this new emerging role of women in society as well as some, although not all, aspects of the feminist movement, which can be seen reflected in his works. In this paper, I will show how the writer’s opinions of women, shaped by the women in ...


Women At The Helm: Rewriting Maritime History Through Female Pirate Identity And Agency, Wendy Vencel Jan 2018

Women At The Helm: Rewriting Maritime History Through Female Pirate Identity And Agency, Wendy Vencel

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

The subject of Atlantic-based Golden Age (1650-1720) piracy has long been an area of historical and mythical fascination. The sea has historically been a realm outside the reaches of mainland society, where women could express any aspect of their personal identity. Women at the Helm: Rewriting Maritime History through Female Pirate Identity and Agency queers the history of Golden Age piracy while placing the colonial period’s seafaring women within a longer historical tradition of female maritime crime and power.

Notable female pirates of this era, including Ireland’s Grace O’Malley and the Caribbean’s Anne Bonny and Mary ...


Narrators Of Change: A Contemporary Study Of Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Malala Yousafzai, And Emma Watson, Evan Davis Jan 2018

Narrators Of Change: A Contemporary Study Of Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Malala Yousafzai, And Emma Watson, Evan Davis

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

Though they champion different social movements—race discrimination, gender inequality, and girls’ education—Patrisse Cullors, Emma Watson, and Malala Yousafzai are each extremely effective activists. Patrisse Cullors is a self defined Artist, Organizer, and Freedom Fighter, but most importantly Cullors is a theatre artist. Cullors uses her agency as an artist to give theatrical life to issues of race discrimination, creating a virtual reality in which her audience can see and understand issues that are new to them. Malala Yousafzai shares her story because such stories of girls being denied their basic right to education are ubiquitous in third world ...