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Ecopsychology Revisited: For Whom Do The “Nature” Bells Toll? (In Progress), Jorge Conesa-Sevilla 2016 European Ecopsychology Society

Ecopsychology Revisited: For Whom Do The “Nature” Bells Toll? (In Progress), Jorge Conesa-Sevilla

Jorge Conesa-Sevilla PhD

"[...] A recurring theme in “ecopsychology,” in its present and inchoate form, is the continuation and extension of “spirit” in juxtaposition with other privileged and/or habitually preferred (perhaps even psychologically needed) practices or causes (spirituality-somethings, farcical chemistry or physics, yoga, coopted and partially understood indigenous lore, extreme diets, and various fetishes). That these mostly emotion-laden, unreasoned, and/or idiosyncratic amalgamations are prevalent says more about the psychological needs of the persons espousing these sentiments or beliefs (their hobbies or interests) than about “nature.” Certainly, it is nothing new that humans project their hopes, desperations, and wish-fulfillment thinking onto the shifting ...


Gendered Use Of Adjectives In Fairy Tales: A Diachronic Study, Tara Cress 2016 Western University

Gendered Use Of Adjectives In Fairy Tales: A Diachronic Study, Tara Cress

Western Papers in Linguistics / Cahiers linguistiques de Western

This study focuses on gender represented in the literary context of fairy tales. It explores the adjectives used to describe the female and male gender diachronically and cross-sectionally over the span of the 19th century. By analyzing English translations of the Grimm Brothers’ “Ashputtel” (“Cinderella”), and “Hans In Luck,” I make observations about variations of adjective use within each text while comparatively looking at a female-centric narrative to a male-centric one. This provides a look into the relatively understudied subject of adjectives as a linguistic means of describing gender within cultural mores and norms.

Nineteenth century data shows that adjectives ...


Shrine Pilgrimage (Ziyārat) In Turco-Iranian Cultural Regions, Mehdi Ebadi 2016 Dublin Institute of Technology

Shrine Pilgrimage (Ziyārat) In Turco-Iranian Cultural Regions, Mehdi Ebadi

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Academic studies, dedicated to various aspects of religiously motivated travel have increased steadily, especially in recent years. Despite the huge amount of publications related to tourism and religious pilgrimage, there is still a gap between abstract theory and empirical research. Studies devoted to pilgrimage in the developing countries generally, and Islamic regions in particular are rather few in number in spite of its socio-economic importance and widespread practices. The present work tries to address this relative lack of attention and will shed more light on the tradition of shrine pilgrimage (known as ziyārat) in Turco-Iranian cultural milieu that is almost ...


Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A. 2016 Sonoma State University

Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A.

VRA Bulletin

This article describes the difference between cataloging images and cataloging books, the obstacles to including subject data in image cataloging records and how these obstacles can be overcome to make image collections more accessible. I call for participants to help create a subject authority reference resource for non-Western art. This article is an expanded and revised version of a presentation for the 2016 Joint ARLIS/VRA conference in Seattle.


Brame, Lawrence R. (Fa 861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Brame, Lawrence R. (Fa 861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 861. Collection consists of Negro spirituals collected from individuals in Kentucky. Song lyrics are provided along with the names of sources who provided each song. This project was conducted by Lawrence R. Brame for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Bryant, Patty M. (Fa 862), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Bryant, Patty M. (Fa 862), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 862. Paper: “The Poisonous Bite of the Blue Gummed [Negro].” Scholarly (chiefly from North Carolina) and local (chiefly from Mississippi) examples of the folk belief are provided. This project was conducted by Patty M. Bryant, a student at Western Kentucky University for a course in folk studies.


Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 859. Paper: “A Collection of Breckinridge County Folklore.” This project was conducted by Dianne Fish for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Kubic, Ruth (Fa 860), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Kubic, Ruth (Fa 860), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 860. Collected Cherokee Indian legends passed down by oral tradition. Collected from Mary Jeffries, daughter of a full-blood Cherokee, who also provided examples that can be found in the paper. This project was conducted by Ruth Kubic for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Molesky, Constance H. And Gayle Wilson (Fa 858), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Molesky, Constance H. And Gayle Wilson (Fa 858), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 858. This collection includes a paper discussing theShakers and the craftsmanship found in their furniture designs of the region and period. Concentrates on the Shaker community at South Union, but includes general information about Shakers and specific specimens from Pleasant Hill. Black and white photos of furniture are included in the collection. This project was conducted by Constance H. Molesky and Gayle Wilson for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Lee, James C. (Fa 857), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Lee, James C. (Fa 857), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 857. Paper: “The Negro Church” which covers various aspects of the African American church experience, including songs, leadership, and self-expression. Titles and song lyrics are provided from the Eleventh Street Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This project was conducted by James C. Lee for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Karl, Debbie (Fa 854), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Karl, Debbie (Fa 854), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 854. Paper titled “The Bell Witch” discusses the legend of the Bell Witch, located in Adams, Tennessee, and the effects on the family and community. A few photos are provided as well. This project was conducted by Debbie Karl, a student at Western Kentucky University.


Blewett, Keith (Fa 856), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Blewett, Keith (Fa 856), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 856. This collection discusses Shaker folklore. Topics included are Shaker beliefs, architecture, furniture, inventions, and lifestyle.A few photos are included. This project was conducted by Keith Blewett, a student at Western Kentucky University.


Petrocelli, Joseph (Fa 855), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Petrocelli, Joseph (Fa 855), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 855. This collection consists of a paper and photographs discussing the legend of the Bell Witch and other legends and paranormal activitiy in and around Adams, Tennessee. This project was conducted by Joseph Petrocelli a student at Western Kentucky University.


Karl, Debbie (Fa 853), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Karl, Debbie (Fa 853), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 853. Collection titled “The Bell Witch: Witch or Ghost” uses motifs to help determine whether the famous Bell Witch of Adams, Tennessee, was a witch or a ghost. The motif index by Stith Thompson is cited throughout the paper. Debbie Karl, a student at Western Kentucky University, completed this project for a folktale course.


Graham, Kenny (Fa 851), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Graham, Kenny (Fa 851), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 851. Collection titled “Epitaphs,” a study of epitaphs collected from tombstones in the Franklin County Cemetery in Frankfort, Kentucky. Western Kentucky University student Kenny Graham completed this project for a grade in his folk studies course.


Armstrong, E. Thomas (Fa 852), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Armstrong, E. Thomas (Fa 852), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 852. Survey of folk housing in northeast Oldham County, Kentucky, with a focus on remnants of vernacular houses in the area and the types represented. Project conducted by E. Thomas Armstrong, a student at Western Kentucky University for a folk studies class.


Ole Hendricks, The Fiddler Of Elbow Lake, Amy M. Shaw 2016 St. Catherine University

Ole Hendricks, The Fiddler Of Elbow Lake, Amy M. Shaw

Amy M. Shaw

Ole Hendricks was a gifted Norwegian immigrant fiddler who settled in western Minnesota in 1890 and who left behind a 97-page musical manuscript full of traditional dance tunes. I am currently engaged in transcribing the tunes into digital form and researching this music and Ole's life story.   I shared the preliminary results of my study during this one-hour presentation to an audience of approximately 75 people.


Bradley, Stella (Fa 848), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Bradley, Stella (Fa 848), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 848. This collection discusses not only the collecting process of epitaphs, which can be lonely and dirty, but the art found in the writing of them. The majority of these epitaphs was taken from the graves of infants. This project was conducted by Stella Bradley, a student at Western Kentucky University for a folk studies class.


Great Thanksgiving Listen (Fa 850), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Great Thanksgiving Listen (Fa 850), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 850. This collection consists of interviews conducted by students in Professor Barry Kaufkins’ Introduction to Folk Studies course. The students interviewed family, friends, and loved ones during Thanksgiving break on various topics.


Ethnographic Overview And Assessment Of Mammoth Cave National Park: A Progress Report, Michael Ann Williams, Kristen Clark, Eleanor Haskin, Rachel Haberman 2016 Western Kentucky University

Ethnographic Overview And Assessment Of Mammoth Cave National Park: A Progress Report, Michael Ann Williams, Kristen Clark, Eleanor Haskin, Rachel Haberman

Mammoth Cave Research Symposia

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