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A Victory In Defeat: Historical Memory, Metanarratives, And The Fate Of Poland In World War Two, Ziven Chinburg, Gordon Horwitz, Faculty Advisor Apr 2016

A Victory In Defeat: Historical Memory, Metanarratives, And The Fate Of Poland In World War Two, Ziven Chinburg, Gordon Horwitz, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

This paper explores the fate of Poland during and immediately after the Second World War. The paper examines the question of Western betrayal of Poland. Why some Poles felt, and continue to feel, a sense of betrayal by their allies during the war is examined. How the Poles came to understand their fate and position in the world during and after World War Two is examined. The Warsaw Uprising is taken as a case study for the Polish experience of World War Two. The degree of Allied support and intervention is discussed, along with the failures of the Polish Government-in-Exile ...


The Legality Of The Cuban Missile Crisis Quarantine, Lindsey Alpert, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor Apr 2016

The Legality Of The Cuban Missile Crisis Quarantine, Lindsey Alpert, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Oral presentation abstract.


The Evolution Of Zero-Tolerance Policies, Stephanie Stahl, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor Apr 2016

The Evolution Of Zero-Tolerance Policies, Stephanie Stahl, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Oral presentation abstract.


Re-Thinking The Thaw: Literature And Reform In The Soviet Union (1950s And 1960s), Daniel Hanson, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor Apr 2016

Re-Thinking The Thaw: Literature And Reform In The Soviet Union (1950s And 1960s), Daniel Hanson, Michael Weis, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Oral presentation abstract.


Chris Sweet, Mike Mccurdy Jan 2016

Chris Sweet, Mike Mccurdy

Interviews for WGLT

Mike McCurdy from WGLT speaks to Librarian Chris Sweet about his research on the early days of cycling in Central Illinois.

For more on the WGLT interview and a photograph collection, please see this link.

Additional audio from the interview can be found here.

To view the transcript from this interview please see the link to download above and to the right of this page.