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Maine, Volume 69, Number 2, Spring 1988, University Of Maine Alumni Association Apr 1988

Maine, Volume 69, Number 2, Spring 1988, University Of Maine Alumni Association

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: UM Starts Planning Against AIDS; New Carnegie Director Sets High Standards for UM Museum; Hockey Comes of Age at Maine; Sandra Bartolini Lawrence '71, the First Woman VP at Gillette; The Balancing Act: Married Maine Alumnae Look at the Choices Open to Women Regarding Careers and Family; and Radon: Mother Nature's Hidden Health Hazard.


Art Educators’ Responsibility To Cultural Diversity: Or “Where Are You Goin Wid Alla My Stuff?”, Kristen G. Congdon Jan 1988

Art Educators’ Responsibility To Cultural Diversity: Or “Where Are You Goin Wid Alla My Stuff?”, Kristen G. Congdon

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

The responsibility of art educators to recognize and study the art and context of as many populations as possible is examined in this article. Examples of how artistic expressions have been borrowed, used in different contexts and otherwise removed from their original cultural context are given, and examples of ways that art teachers can help to recognize origins and the artistic functions of many cultures are suggested. By placing art in its context and studying it as it changes, students may begin to understand the artistic source, appreciate the importance of the creative context, and begin to see multi-cultural dimensions ...


Toward An Aesthetic Androgynous Mentality In Society: A Personal View, Duke Madenfort Jan 1988

Toward An Aesthetic Androgynous Mentality In Society: A Personal View, Duke Madenfort

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

When I was an adolescent, I spent an unusual amount of time, indoors, alone, drawing and painting. I preferred staying inside doing art to going outside and playing games like baseball and football with other boys. The fact that drawing and painting, as traditionally and conventionally practiced, are solitary acts and done mostly in studios away from the distractions of the outer world and the, to me, boring talk of "ordinary" people didn't bother me at all.


Understanding Popular Culture: The Uses And Abuses Of Fashion Advertising, Mary Stokrocki Jan 1988

Understanding Popular Culture: The Uses And Abuses Of Fashion Advertising, Mary Stokrocki

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

Today's young people are bombarded by messages. They should be taught to evaluate what they hear, to understand how ideas are clarified or distorted, and to explore how the accuracy and reliability of an oral (visual) message can be tested (Boyer, 1983, p.92). Students are often manipulated by media messages and they are unaware of the uses and abuses of the media by advertisers. In many ways such manipulation makes students dependent on materialistic rewards, regardless of moral concern. As a remedy, Lanier (1966) advocates developing a critical consciousness, "an informed awareness of the social forces which oppress ...


Heg88-242 How Much Protein Are You Eating?, Harriet Kohn Jan 1988

Heg88-242 How Much Protein Are You Eating?, Harriet Kohn

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide contains information to help you estimate the protein level of one day's food intake or menu. The content pertains to people throughout life.

Protein:

Helps build and repair tissues

Forms part of enzymes and hormones

Supplies some energy