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Bowling Green, Kentucky Bosnia Oral History Project (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2018

Bowling Green, Kentucky Bosnia Oral History Project (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1137. Collection of interviews, transcripts, photographs, and additional materials, gathered by the Kentucky Folklife Program in partnership with the Bowling Green Bosnian community, relating to the 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina sponsored by Western Kentucky University.


Crusader Orientalism: Depictions Of The Eastern Other In Medieval Crusade Writings, Henry Schaller Jan 2018

Crusader Orientalism: Depictions Of The Eastern Other In Medieval Crusade Writings, Henry Schaller

Summer Research

This paper examines the ways in which different texts (crusade chronicles, French epic poems, and crusade sermons) written during the early Crusades and Crusader States created a coherent portrait of the East. It compare the ways Edward Said’s Orientalism, which examines colonial texts, and the effect their portrait of the East had on European identity, with texts of the Crusades. These texts cast the Orient into a place that was the antithesis of Christendom, defining what it meant to have a Christian, European white identity. This was done through representations of: threatening sexuality, skin color, unlimited wealth, and a ...


18th And 19th Century European Philosophy And The Justification Of Colonial And Economic Exploits, Danielle Platt, Ian Nell Oct 2016

18th And 19th Century European Philosophy And The Justification Of Colonial And Economic Exploits, Danielle Platt, Ian Nell

Honors Papers and Posters

The theories and philosophies that have evolved over the course of human history have each influenced and affected the politics and the behaviors of the societies where they are popularized. We wish to study the sorts of relationships that may exist between popular European philosophies of the 18th and 19th centuries, and the political ideologies of the time, and why they still bear relevance in global politics today’s globalized international community.


World Churches Vertical File, Center For Restoration Studies Jun 2016

World Churches Vertical File, Center For Restoration Studies

Center for Restoration Studies Vertical Files Finding Aids

This set of files is especially useful to scholars of the history missions, particularly among Churches of Christ in the twentieth century. Students and researchers interested in applied missiology among Restorationist traditions, Stone-Campbell movements, and Churches of Christ will also find them helpful. For assistance with specific files or items, contact Mac Ice - mac.ice@acu.edu, or 325.674.2144.


Interview With Nermin Peimanović (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Nermin Peimanović (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Nermin Peimanović conducted by Virginia Siegel and Brent Bjorkman on 24 February 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Azmir Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Azmir Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Azmir Husić conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 23 February 2016 at Husić's place of business as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Senida Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husić conducted by Virginia Siegel on 22 February 2016 at the home of Husić as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Mujo Music (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Mujo Music (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Mujo Music conducted by Virginia Siegel on 29 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Sadeta Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Sadeta Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Sadeta Hodzic conducted by Kate Horigan on 29 January 2016 at Cravens Library as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Muhamed Hasanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Muhamed Hasanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Muhamed Hasanovic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 24 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 21 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Pre-Colonial Foodways, Christina Gish Hill Jan 2016

Pre-Colonial Foodways, Christina Gish Hill

World Languages and Cultures Publications

By the time Europeans reached the shores of the Americas, the Indigenous peoples of the northern continent had developed food systems that efficiently utilized their abundant landscape to provide a relatively nutritious diet. The diversity of Indigenous food ways mirrored the diversity of the ecosystems of each people’s homeland. Lush forests east of the Mississippi harbored plentiful game and provided fertile soil for fields of corn, beans, and squash. Peoples who lived along the ocean coasts gathered tidewater resources, like shellfish, seaweed, and sea urchins. They also perfected seafaring vessels that could take them far from land, even to ...


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 11 November 2015 at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Nermin Peimanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Nermin Peimanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Nermin Peimanovic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 9 November 2015 at the WKYU NPR studios as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Denis Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Denis Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Denis Hodzic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 6 November 2015 at the WKU PBS station as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Adisa Omerovic conducted by Ann Ferrell on 5 November 2015 in Bowling Green as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio files of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 3 November 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 2 November 2015 at the Ivan Wilson Center for Fine Arts as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Adisa Omerovic conducted by Ann Ferrell on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Luther And The Jews: An Exposition Directed To Christians On Martin Luther's Anti-Semitism, Defense, And Legacy, Megan Wilson Apr 2015

Luther And The Jews: An Exposition Directed To Christians On Martin Luther's Anti-Semitism, Defense, And Legacy, Megan Wilson

Senior Honors Theses

This thesis is an analysis of the historical relations between reformer Martin Luther and the Jewish people. Its primary purpose is to defend Luther’s image as a prominent figure in Christian history while considering the possibility of his anti-Semitic views. This thesis focuses particularly on a number of Luther’s written works in order to achieve this goal, with a secondary concentration on historical and incidental defenses that can be used to exonerate him. This thesis also serves to inform contemporary Christians of the controversy surrounding these views and the result of his legacy in more recent centuries.


The Basque Big Boy? Basque Masculinities In Vaya Semanita, Iker González-Allende Jan 2015

The Basque Big Boy? Basque Masculinities In Vaya Semanita, Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

This article argues that the television show Vaya semanita portrays a specific Basque masculinity, different from the Spanish or Mediterranean ones. The traditional Basque masculinity shares some values with the most accepted forms of Spanish masculinities –including manhood as a challenge to be overcome, physical strength, intemperate drinking, and gluttonous eating – but differs from them in the way men behave in relation to women and sex, and the way they maintain close friendships with each other. Basque men appear as dependent on their mothers and wives, making them look emasculated and infantile. Their male bonding is also interpreted as homoeroticism ...


Cumulative Index Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture (1999-), Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek Jan 2015

Cumulative Index Of Clcweb: Comparative Literature And Culture (1999-), Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

No abstract provided.


Impossible Holocaust Metaphors: The Muselmann, Sharon Oster Oct 2014

Impossible Holocaust Metaphors: The Muselmann, Sharon Oster

Our House Articles, Posters, and Presentations

This article challenges the widespread scholarly assumption that the term “Muselmann,” ubiquitous in Holocaust survivor accounts, denotes a fixed, silent, concentration camp “type” of prisoner who, nearest to death, was fated to die. Rather, based on evidence from a range of oral testimonies, and firsthand accounts, I show that by contrast, Muselmänner did not enter into a new ontological category or a different species. Rather, “Muselmannhood” was, surprisingly, a temporary condition for many who claimed to have been Muselmänner and yet survived. This implies that they were similar to other prisoners in kind, differing rather in degree, along a broad ...


Working Towards A Globalized Minority: Regional German-Kurdish Cultural Organizations And Transnational Networks, Drew A. Hoffman Oct 2014

Working Towards A Globalized Minority: Regional German-Kurdish Cultural Organizations And Transnational Networks, Drew A. Hoffman

Student Publications

German-Kurdish cultural organizations and the Kurdish Diaspora they represent offer an example of a new type of actor in defining globalization. This paper examines how such organizations act as the lynchpin in transnational networks and how such organizations give a voice to Berliner-Kurds. These relationships are explored at the national, regional, and organizational level, in order to paint a comprehensive perspective. It argues that despite experiencing discrimination, the convergence of a global diaspora and local actors has contributed to the reinvention of the German-Kurdish community as a globalized minority. Such a concept is important for understanding how migrant communities can ...


Making The Invisible Heard: German-Kurdish Cultural Organizations And Transnational Networks, Drew A. Hoffman Oct 2014

Making The Invisible Heard: German-Kurdish Cultural Organizations And Transnational Networks, Drew A. Hoffman

Student Publications

The increasing corpus of theoretical literature on transnationalism remains to be applied to many of the transnational migrant communities which have developed since the advent of modern globalization. This literary essay seeks to provide a perspective on the German-Kurdish community in Berlin, and how they fit into the larger European and Kurdish contexts. It illustrates the convergence of opportunities and disadvantages that German-Kurds face in Berlin, while also investigating what it means to be a Berliner-Kurd. The literary essay accordingly explores the role of language, cultural organizations, and regional networks. In doing so, it is hoped that topics about German-Kurds ...


How European Folk Stories Have Misrepresented Indigenous Women, Jacqueline S. Marotto Apr 2014

How European Folk Stories Have Misrepresented Indigenous Women, Jacqueline S. Marotto

Student Publications

An examination of Rayna Green's "The Pocahontas Perplex" in reflection of course material about the role of indigenous women in North America.


El Pasado Lingüístico Colonial Y Las Lenguas De Instrucción En La Educación Filipina, David Sánchez-Jiménez Apr 2014

El Pasado Lingüístico Colonial Y Las Lenguas De Instrucción En La Educación Filipina, David Sánchez-Jiménez

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Albert Camus And The Anticolonials: Why Camus Would Not Play The Zero Sum Game, James D. Le Sueur Jan 2014

Albert Camus And The Anticolonials: Why Camus Would Not Play The Zero Sum Game, James D. Le Sueur

Faculty Publications, Department of History

In 1994, I returned from Paris to Hyde Park just in time to catch a lecture about Albert Camus that an esteemed colleague, the late Tony Judt, was giving at the University of Chicago. I was much younger then, eager to engage in debate, and I had just spent most of the past two years turning over the recently opened pages of Camus’ private papers in Paris and trolling through the private papers of other prominent French intellectuals, as well as newly declassified state archives for what was to become my first book, Uncivil War.2 I had also done ...