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Youth Activism, Art And Transitional Artist: Emerging Spaces Of Memory After The Jasmin Revolution, Arnaud Kurze Dec 2018

Youth Activism, Art And Transitional Artist: Emerging Spaces Of Memory After The Jasmin Revolution, Arnaud Kurze

Arnaud Kurze

This project explores the creation of alternative transitional justice spaces in post-conflict contexts, particularly concentrating on the role of art and the impact of social movements to address human rights abuses. Drawing from post-authoritarian Tunisia, it scrutinizes the work of contemporary youth activists and artists to deal with the past and foster sociopolitical change. Although these vanguard protesters provoked the overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, the power vacuum was quickly filled by old elites. The exclusion of young revolutionaries from political decision-making led to unprecedented forms of mobilization to account for repression and injustice under ...


Burns And The Edinburgh Gazetteer: A New Resource, Patrick Scott Nov 2018

Burns And The Edinburgh Gazetteer: A New Resource, Patrick Scott

Patrick Scott

A description of the recent digital edition of the Edinburgh Gazetteer (1792-1794), edited by Rhona Brown of the University of Glasgow, and a brief account of Burns's contact with its editor, William Johnston, the contributions to it by Burns and his neighbour Robert Riddell, government hostility to its publication, and the value of the digital version for Burnsians exploring the Scottish political climate of the 1790s.


Exploring Echo-Systems: How Algorithms Shape Immersive Media Environments, James N. Cohen Nov 2018

Exploring Echo-Systems: How Algorithms Shape Immersive Media Environments, James N. Cohen

James Cohen

In the lead up to the 2016 election, fake news often “outperformed” actual news in users’ social media feeds (Silverman, 2016). This paper attempts to analyze the process in which fake news proliferates social networking sites and presents a method of understanding and articulating ways in which personalized feeds are shaped by algorithm-based user feedback. The algorithm systems are embedded programs that analyze past user data and search history in combination with other users’ searches and history to calculate digital outcomes, anticipate possible recommendations, and present consumers with feeds that represent their own unique immersive media environments.

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The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill Oct 2018

The Far Left In Australia, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of The Far Left in Australia Since 1945, edited by Jon Piccini, Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Routledge, 2019).


Prophetic Rhetoric And Natural Rights - Mlk Mountaintop.Pptx, Jon P. Radwan Oct 2018

Prophetic Rhetoric And Natural Rights - Mlk Mountaintop.Pptx, Jon P. Radwan

Jon P. Radwan

No abstract provided.


The Evidence For Sodom’S Location, David C. Taylor Jr Sep 2018

The Evidence For Sodom’S Location, David C. Taylor Jr

David C Taylor Jr

No abstract provided.


The Significance Of John S. Mbiti's Works In The Study Of Pan-African Literature, Babacar Mbaye Sep 2018

The Significance Of John S. Mbiti's Works In The Study Of Pan-African Literature, Babacar Mbaye

Babacar Mbaye

No abstract provided.


Gray Dissertation Submission.Pdf, Audrey Gray Aug 2018

Gray Dissertation Submission.Pdf, Audrey Gray

Audrey Gray

How is a cultural identity created, defined, and used?  In this study, I have traced Bethnal Green’s cultural identity in the period between 1550 and1945.  It was a cultural identity defined by poverty, but also by hope; residents were poor but scrappy, able to make do with the worst of circumstances.  That cultural identity defined the area to outsiders; it was also embraced by the residents.   Following the area’s path from an idyllic and genteel area to an overcrowded slum, I have traced the experience of poverty, and the development and impact of poverty relief, from the perspective ...


Gray Dissertation Submission.Pdf, Audrey Gray Aug 2018

Gray Dissertation Submission.Pdf, Audrey Gray

Audrey Gray

How is a cultural identity created, defined, and used?  In this study, I have traced Bethnal Green’s cultural identity in the period between 1550 and1945.  It was a cultural identity defined by poverty, but also by hope; residents were poor but scrappy, able to make do with the worst of circumstances.  That cultural identity defined the area to outsiders; it was also embraced by the residents.   Following the area’s path from an idyllic and genteel area to an overcrowded slum, I have traced the experience of poverty, and the development and impact of poverty relief, from the perspective ...


Women's History And Digital Media: Uniting Scholarship And Pedagogy, Shelley Rose Aug 2018

Women's History And Digital Media: Uniting Scholarship And Pedagogy, Shelley Rose

Shelley Rose

Digital Media Review


2018 Republication Of Capt. Charles A. J. Farrar: Wilderness Writer And Adventure Provider, William B. Krohn Aug 2018

2018 Republication Of Capt. Charles A. J. Farrar: Wilderness Writer And Adventure Provider, William B. Krohn

William B. Krohn

This article is an overview of the life and works of Capt. Charles A. J. Farrar (1842-1893). The article was originally published by the Bethel Historical Society (BHS) in 2012 (see "Historical Society Newsletters" below). . In 2018, with permission of the BHS, The Horatio Alger Society (THAS) republished the article. This version of Krohn's Farrar article is presented here, with permission of THAS, because it's in color, had four illustrations added, and corrects a number of typographical errors.


Shining A Light On The Past: History In Your Ir, Jennifer Deal Aug 2018

Shining A Light On The Past: History In Your Ir, Jennifer Deal

Jennifer Deal, MA, MLIS

See how one health care system digitized and uploaded historical photographs and printed materials for their IR.


Finding God At Work In Our Family Roots, Keith Clouten Aug 2018

Finding God At Work In Our Family Roots, Keith Clouten

Keith Clouten

Follows the story of the Clouten family beginning in 1790 in England, then to Australia, then to Canada, and back to Australia.


Book Review Of The “Commentaries” Of Pope Pius Ii (1458–1464) And The Crisis Of The Fifteenth-Century Papacy, Brian Jeffrey Maxson Aug 2018

Book Review Of The “Commentaries” Of Pope Pius Ii (1458–1464) And The Crisis Of The Fifteenth-Century Papacy, Brian Jeffrey Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

The “Commentaries” of Pope Pius II (1458–1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacy. Emily O’Brien. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. xiv + 336 pp. $65.


Book Review Of The Mapping Of Power In Renaissance Italy, Brian Jeffrey Maxson Aug 2018

Book Review Of The Mapping Of Power In Renaissance Italy, Brian Jeffrey Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

Review of The Mapping of Power in Renaissance Italy by Mark Rosen.


Book Review Of Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs From The Middle Ages And Renaissance, Brian Jeffrey Maxson Aug 2018

Book Review Of Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs From The Middle Ages And Renaissance, Brian Jeffrey Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

Review of Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs from the Middle Ages and Renaissance by Vittore Branca


Book Review Of A New Sense Of The Past: The Scholarship Of Biono Flavio, Brian Jeffrey Maxson Aug 2018

Book Review Of A New Sense Of The Past: The Scholarship Of Biono Flavio, Brian Jeffrey Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

Review of Mazzocco, Angelo, and Marc Laureys, eds. A New Sense of the Past: The Scholarship of Biondo Flavio (1392–1463). Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2016. pp. 288. ISBN: 9789462700482 (paperback).


"Let Every Soul Be Subject": Northern Evangelical Understandings Of Submission To Civil Authority, 1763-1863, Robert J. Clark Aug 2018

"Let Every Soul Be Subject": Northern Evangelical Understandings Of Submission To Civil Authority, 1763-1863, Robert J. Clark

Robert Clark, Ph.D.

Evangelical Christians represented a growing and influential subset of American Protestantism in the northern colonies of British America at the time of the War for Independence. Almost a century later, when southern states chose to secede from the Union, evangelical Christianity embodied the most vital expression of American religion, having been widely spread across the nation by decades of revivals. Central to their faith was a commitment to the authority of the Bible in every area of life, including political life. The New Testament seemed to command Christians to obey civil authorities. So, why did northern evangelicals overwhelmingly support the ...


Moses Mendelssohn's Approach To Jewish Integration In Light Of His Reconciliation Of Traditional Judaism And Enlightenment Rationalism, Robert J. Clark Aug 2018

Moses Mendelssohn's Approach To Jewish Integration In Light Of His Reconciliation Of Traditional Judaism And Enlightenment Rationalism, Robert J. Clark

Robert Clark, Ph.D.

Prior to the eighteenth century, European Jews lived in separate communal structures at the discretion of their host countries.1 A very few found places of influence and wealth as "court Jews" and lived as aristocrats, but their acceptance in society was limited, subject to official approval, and came at a price.2 There had always been opportunities for Jews to integrate into European society, albeit not without complication, via assimilation and conversion.3 But the ability to enter the social order as Jews and find a place to belong without rejecting their heritage and religion proved elusive. The emergence ...


The Life Of A Political Agitator: Wells-Barnett’S Evolution From A National Activist To A Local Reformer, Kristina Durocher Aug 2018

The Life Of A Political Agitator: Wells-Barnett’S Evolution From A National Activist To A Local Reformer, Kristina Durocher

Kristina DuRocher

No abstract provided.


Educating Apostles Of The Homeland: Tourism And "Honismeret" In Interwar Hungary, Andrew Behrendt Aug 2018

Educating Apostles Of The Homeland: Tourism And "Honismeret" In Interwar Hungary, Andrew Behrendt

Andrew Behrendt

Promoters of domestic tourism in Hungary between the world wars laid blame for poor business at the feet of many causes. But their loudest and most persistent accusation was that Hungarians did not travel their homeland because they did not properly “know it.” At the same time, geographers, educators, and politicians made the nearly identical claim that Hungarians were lacking in honismeret, or “knowledge of one’s homeland,” and needed to banish their ignorance if they were to truly and adequately love their country. This article explores one confluence of these two streams. Between 1934 and 1942, metropolitan authorities sponsored ...


Little Data Streams To The Big Data River: Data-Based Solutions To Non-Data Questions And Their Implications For The Chia Project, Andrew Behrendt Aug 2018

Little Data Streams To The Big Data River: Data-Based Solutions To Non-Data Questions And Their Implications For The Chia Project, Andrew Behrendt

Andrew Behrendt

This article offers an example of how a “traditional” reading of an historical text can invite, and be enhanced by, a data-driven analysis. It suggests that historians who do not work primarily in data keep in mind the possibility that their research, viewed from the correct angle, may contribute to the collection of world-historical data. The data on the National Hungarian Weekend Association, overwhelmingly qualitative, nonetheless permitted construction of a useful dataset. The social composition of leadership in the organization revealed an unexpectedly narrow and clear pattern through an orderly investigation of organizational registration lists.


Occupation During And After The War (China), Lukas K. Danner Jul 2018

Occupation During And After The War (China), Lukas K. Danner

Dr. Lukas K. Danner

No abstract provided.


豈惟女儀,志士之師:尹會一母李氏之生命歷程 = An Exemplar For Women And A Teacher Of The Scholar-Officials: The Life Of Yin Huiyi's Mother, Wing-Chung Clara Ho Jul 2018

豈惟女儀,志士之師:尹會一母李氏之生命歷程 = An Exemplar For Women And A Teacher Of The Scholar-Officials: The Life Of Yin Huiyi's Mother, Wing-Chung Clara Ho

Professor HO Wing-chung Clara

No abstract provided.


Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway Jun 2018

Willett, Herbert Lockwood (5 May 1864-28 Mar. 1944), Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


New Wine In Old Kings: British Wine Bottle Names And The Old Testament, Steven W. Holloway Jun 2018

New Wine In Old Kings: British Wine Bottle Names And The Old Testament, Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


Assur Is King Of Persia: Illustrations Of The Book Of Esther In Some Nineteenth-Century Sources, Steven W. Holloway Jun 2018

Assur Is King Of Persia: Illustrations Of The Book Of Esther In Some Nineteenth-Century Sources, Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

The marriage of archaeological referencing and picture Bibles in the nineteenth century resulted in an astonishing variety of guises worn by the court of Ahasuerus in Esther. Following the exhibition of Neo-Assyrian sculpture in the British Museum and the wide circulation of such images in various John Murray publications, British illustrators like Henry Anelay defaulted to Assyrian models for kings and rulers in the Old Testament, including the principal actors in Esther, even though authentic Achaemenid Persian art had been available for illustrative pastiche for decades. This curious adoptive choice echoed British national pride in its splendid British Museum collection ...


A ‘New’ Kutir-Nahhunte Ii Text, Steven W. Holloway Jun 2018

A ‘New’ Kutir-Nahhunte Ii Text, Steven W. Holloway

Steven W Holloway

No abstract provided.


Bicycle Messenger Boys And The Evolution Of American Labor Laws, Christopher A. Sweet Jun 2018

Bicycle Messenger Boys And The Evolution Of American Labor Laws, Christopher A. Sweet

Christopher A. Sweet

Bicycle messenger boys often conjure up images of young boy riding an early morning newspaper delivery route. Long before the newspaper delivery boy, telegraph and shipping companies exploited child bicycle messengers as a cheap form of labor. Bicycle messenger boys worked long hours under dangerous conditions for little pay. Some worked overnight delivering messages and parcels to patrons and proprietors in red light districts. Some were injured or even killed on the job. This presentation will examine how bicycle messenger boys found themselves entwined in evolving American labor laws from 1890-1940. Anti-child labor organizations such as the National Child Labor ...


The Riccobono Seminar Of Roman Law In America: The Lost Years, Timothy G. Kearley May 2018

The Riccobono Seminar Of Roman Law In America: The Lost Years, Timothy G. Kearley

Timothy G. Kearley

The Riccobono Seminar was the preeminent source of intellectual support for Romanists in the U.S. during the middle of the twentieth century. In the course of the Seminar's existence, many of the era's greatest Roman law scholars gave presentations at the Riccobono Seminar. The Seminar's history after it came under the aegis of the Catholic University of America in 1935 has been readily available, but not so for the earliest years of 1930-35, when it moved among several law schools in the District of Columbia. This paper uses archival information and newspaper articles to describe the ...