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2020-07-10 Diversity Planning Update, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jul 2020

2020-07-10 Diversity Planning Update, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Diversity Planning Update sent to the faculty and staff by the Office of the President on July 10, 2020.


2020-06-29 Campus Update, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-29 Campus Update, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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A campus update issued by the Office of the President for June 29, 2020 discussing the re-opening of the campus to the public in July and August.


2020-06-23 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-23 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message from the President sent to the University Community addressing a racist email sent by a volunteer to a prospective student on June 23, 2020.


2020-06-08 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-08 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the campus community on June 8, 2020.


2020-06-08 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-08 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the students on June 8, 2020.


Red Sea, White Tides, And Blue Horizons, John P. Devine Jun 2020

Red Sea, White Tides, And Blue Horizons, John P. Devine

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Eric Hobsbawm, in his effort to explain the fundamental divide which produced the Second World War, convincingly argues that “the crucial lines in this civil war were not drawn between capitalism as such and communist social revolution, but between ideological families: on the one hand the descendants of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and the great revolutions including, obviously the Russian revolution’, on the other hand, its opponents.” This thesis argues that the American Civil War was a “great revolution” that represented a crucial transformative point in the formation of these two waring factions. The struggle was especially influential on the theory ...


Darkness In The Parlor: Prostitution And Narratives Of Urban Exploration In London’S West End, Aiden Evans Jun 2020

Darkness In The Parlor: Prostitution And Narratives Of Urban Exploration In London’S West End, Aiden Evans

The Forum: Journal of History

Prostitution in London’s West End came to constitute a multidimensional transgression for middle-class observers during the late-Victorian period, contesting traditional distinctions between West and East, middle-class and working-class, and public and private life. First, through the use of Late Victorian urban exploration narratives, I will show that urban explorers applied a rigid conceptual framework to identify the working-class prostitutes occupying London’s affluent West-End. Rooted in class-based hierarchies, these systems of identification presumed that working-class prostitutes were categorically distinct, visible, and undisguisable in London’s West End. Moreover, I argue that this conceptual framework reveals the authors’ binary understandings ...


Consider The Source: The Media’S Coverage Of Female Fbi Agents In The 1970s, Kali Devarennes Jun 2020

Consider The Source: The Media’S Coverage Of Female Fbi Agents In The 1970s, Kali Devarennes

The Forum: Journal of History

This paper explores the representation of female FBI agents in newspapers throughout the 1970s until the early 1990s. While this subject is not widely discussed, due to lack of exposure and research, this paper reveals how crucial these women were during this period as they redefined how society and male FBI agents viewed women in previously male-dominated fields. In 1970, the media responded to these women with a variety of assumptions and stereotypes defining women as sex objects, physically weak, and mentally unable to handle the dangerous work environment. Through examination of scholarly and primary sources, this paper uncovers the ...


2020-06-01 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-01 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the campus community on June 1, 2020.


2020-06-01 Message From The President On Protests, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Jun 2020

2020-06-01 Message From The President On Protests, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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A message from the President from Morehead State on the nationwide protests to the campus community on June 1, 2020.


Promoting The Consumer Citizen: Seals, Spectacles, And The Gendered Consumer In Depression-Era America, Danielle B. Wetmore Jun 2020

Promoting The Consumer Citizen: Seals, Spectacles, And The Gendered Consumer In Depression-Era America, Danielle B. Wetmore

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis will argue that New Deal legislation accounted for increased importance placed on consumers and the articulation of consumer citizenship as female during the Great Depression. Once New Deal programs and legislation determined and legitimized the consumer citizen, the consumer citizen exercised influence though purchasing power. Analyzing the ways the federal government defined women as consumer citizens through programs like the National Recovery Administration’s Blue Eagle Campaign offers important insight into who was considered to have a voice. Notions of citizenship define groups by who has the necessary attributes and qualifications—in this case the means to purchase ...


2020-06-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Jun 2020

2020-06-01 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for June 1, 2020.


2020-05-29 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. May 2020

2020-05-29 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the campus community on May 29, 2020.


Stories Untold: The Immigrant Workers Of The Twin Towers, Valerie Nicole Edgington May 2020

Stories Untold: The Immigrant Workers Of The Twin Towers, Valerie Nicole Edgington

2020 JHU Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

In the aftermath of 9/11, there was not only the loss of lives of publicly recognized professionals, along with the workers less recognized. The immigrant workers, who worked legally and illegally in the twin towers, and who helped the nation in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. This not only touches upon how these workers helped in the clean up efforts in the aftermath, but also in how there have been changes since, in both the view of these workers and in the laws surrounding citizenship. For those who helped in the aftermath, there have been laws put in ...


2020-05-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. May 2020

2020-05-15 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the campus community on May 15, 2020.


2020-05-12 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. May 2020

2020-05-12 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Campus update issued by the Office of the President to the faculty and staff on May 12, 2020.


A Review Of The Historical Roots Of The Union Conference Organizational Structure In The Seventh-Day Adventist Church And Inter-Structural Accountability, Eric Louw May 2020

A Review Of The Historical Roots Of The Union Conference Organizational Structure In The Seventh-Day Adventist Church And Inter-Structural Accountability, Eric Louw

Andrews University Seminary Student Journal

Over the last few years, a debate regarding the inter-structural relationship of each level of the Seventh-day Adventist Church has grown to the point where it can be polarizing, regardless of which side of the debate one is on. This tension has likely come about, at least in part, as a response to the ongoing gender role debate, which has given rise to the emergence of an “us vs. them” mentality between those who agree and disagree with the decisions of the General Conference Sessions and its Executive Committee. This paper looks at some of the historical data related to ...


2020-05-05 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. May 2020

2020-05-05 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Campus update issued by the Office of the President to the faculty and staff on May 5, 2020.


2020-04-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. May 2020

2020-04-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

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Staff Congress newsletter for May 4, 2020.


2020-05-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. May 2020

2020-05-04 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for May 4, 2020.


I Hear You Now, I See You Then, Quinn Hunter May 2020

I Hear You Now, I See You Then, Quinn Hunter

Art + Design Masters Theses

In the research driven project I Hear You Now, I See You Then, I refer to the contemporary and historical erasure of the labor of African American women using research gathered from the southern plantation economy to create an art installation. The objects in this installation are primarily made with artificial hair integrations and utilizing labor intensive methods that are similar to those used to install the hair on the Black body. The objects I make reference the luxury items in the domestic spaces of historic plantation sites that have been re-branded to be used in the wedding /tourism industry ...


The Flame That Sparked Outrage: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Amanda Isaacs May 2020

The Flame That Sparked Outrage: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Amanda Isaacs

History | Senior Theses

The Flame that Sparked Outrage

The 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, a tragic event in New York City, reflected the ignored demands by both foreign born and U.S born citizens. The unrelenting rioting and protesting marked a turning point in progressive American politics. The late 19th and early 20th century was a glorious time for new beginnings in America. The buzz about the opportunities in the States roamed the globe and sparked interest in every person encountered. The ships carrying Eastern European immigrants; Italians, Jews, and those of Polish descent, were migrating across seas to enter into the modern world ...


Worthy Widows, Feckless Fathers, And Innocent Babes: Experiences Of Poverty In Early Industrial England, Emma Diduch May 2020

Worthy Widows, Feckless Fathers, And Innocent Babes: Experiences Of Poverty In Early Industrial England, Emma Diduch

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The administration of the English poor laws did not happen in a vacuum, and decisions made by overseers, clerks, and trustees not only meant life or death for paupers in their parishes, but were also open to contest, negotiation, and response from the working classes themselves. On the national stage, politicians and pamphleteers observed rising poor rates and changing economic and social structures and determined that the poor laws were to blame for demoralizing large swathes of the workforce; in local arenas, parishes struggled to apply this developing ideology of poverty when confronted with the practical effects of industrialization. Late ...


2020-04-30 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Apr 2020

2020-04-30 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Campus update issued by the Office of the President to the faculty and staff on April 30, 2020.


Abolitionism In The Danubian Principalities, Olivia H. Cull Apr 2020

Abolitionism In The Danubian Principalities, Olivia H. Cull

Young Historians Conference

In the Danubian Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia, now a section of present-day Romania, evidence of Roma slavery dates back to the 13th century C.E. A vast majority of these slaves were of Roma ethnicity (commonly known by the pejorative term Gypsy); the principalities had enslaved the Roma for such an extended period of time that the Romanian word for “slave” (rob) and for “Gypsy” (rom) became interchangeable. Yet, in the mid 1800s, Wallachian and Moldavian society slowly but surely began to transition into a period of abolitionism. Why, after five hundred years of slavery, did the Wallachian and ...


2020-04-20 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Apr 2020

2020-04-20 Campus Update From The Office Of The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Campus update issued by the President to the faculty and staff on April 20, 2020.


2020-04-13 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Apr 2020

2020-04-13 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

Staff Congress Records

Message sent by the President to the campus community on April 13, 2020.


2020-04-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Apr 2020

2020-04-06 Newsletter, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress newsletter for April 6, 2020.


2020-04-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress. Apr 2020

2020-04-06 Minutes, Morehead State University. Staff Congress.

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Staff Congress meeting minutes from April 6, 2020.


2020-04-02 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President. Apr 2020

2020-04-02 Message From The President, Morehead State University. Office Of The President.

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Message sent by the President to the campus community on April 2, 2020.