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The Chopped Cheese: Traversing Upscale Foodways And The Struggle For Community Control, Matthew Fields Sprague Jan 2018

The Chopped Cheese: Traversing Upscale Foodways And The Struggle For Community Control, Matthew Fields Sprague

Senior Projects Spring 2018


Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


American Idyll: A Place To Call Home, Bowen Walsh Fernie Jan 2018

American Idyll: A Place To Call Home, Bowen Walsh Fernie

Senior Projects Spring 2018

I was raised in Italy from the age of five and when I returned to the United States at eighteen, I was surprised by the way I was affected by the landscape I had never known or explored. I found myself drawn to American culture as it is stereotypically represented in movies and TV - the quaint houses, the schools with cheerleaders and locker rooms, the drive-in movie theaters – and began to examine how those stereotypes are reflected in the real world. From this initial interest I began exploring the American space that I envisioned myself inhabiting throughout my childhood and ...