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Reclaiming The "I": Memoir Writing As Feminist Activism, Michela Sottura 2021 Portland State University

Reclaiming The "I": Memoir Writing As Feminist Activism, Michela Sottura

University Honors Theses

When I set out to write about my body and what happened to me, I knew I was going to have to sit with parts of myself I had long silenced, overlooked, maybe even abandoned. When I first took a class on women's memoir writing I was struck by the power of the stories we read. I felt like a door had been opened for me, as I witnessed the importance of sharing one's personal lived history. Reading the words of women with different identities and experiences than mine taught me how memoir can inspire, challenge, educate, rewrite ...


Bio 013: Writing In The Sciences - Evolutionary Themes, Syllabus, Esther Muehlbauer 2021 CUNY Queens College

Bio 013: Writing In The Sciences - Evolutionary Themes, Syllabus, Esther Muehlbauer

Open Educational Resources

The Syllabus for Bio. 013, Writing in the Sciences - Evolutionary Themes, is a College Writing 2 course that develops student skill in science writing for different audiences: Scientists writing for themselves (the Field journal); Scientists writing for other scientists (the Review article); and Scientists writing for students/ society ( an Essay for a periodical that utilizes analogy/metaphor). To inform this writing, students read and discuss Darwin's original works and the writings of more contemporary evolutionary theorists, including E. Mayr and S.J. Gould. This course is appropriate for incoming students as well as more advanced biology students.


The Future Of The Field: Notes From Lockdown, Sofia Prado Huggins, Susannah B. Sanford 2021 TCU

The Future Of The Field: Notes From Lockdown, Sofia Prado Huggins, Susannah B. Sanford

ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

No abstract provided.


There, Then Back There Again: A Personal Reflection On Environmental Responsibility While Traveling Abroad, STACY VARS 2021 Kansas State University

There, Then Back There Again: A Personal Reflection On Environmental Responsibility While Traveling Abroad, Stacy Vars

Crossing Borders: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

In my personal journey essay, “There, Then Back There Again”, I combine personal reflection with travel writing to explore my own conflicted feelings about traveling. I love to travel and hope to one day be able to travel more than I have been able to thus far. It is in my recent trip to Ecuador to study abroad that I started to grapple with concerns about the impact my traveling could have on the communities and environments around me. I began noticing the economic conditions of various neighborhoods we traveled through, as well as learned about environmental impacts of human ...


Fly By Night, Patrick J. Sherman 2021 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus, Department of Flight

Fly By Night, Patrick J. Sherman

Night Flight Journal

A new member of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Campus Department of Flight participates in a night-time UAS operation, both to study the use of drones in responding to active shooter incidents by law enforcement, but also as a demonstration of proficiency to conduct future operations under the institution's daylight waiver, granted by the Federal Aviation Administration. While attempting an intricate maneuver, the newcomer finds that he has placed is aircraft in immediate peril and must make a difficult choice: confess his error in front of his new colleagues and seek help, or attempt to escape on his own ...


Hurt To Love, Christa Kaye Jishelle Casidsid 2021 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide

Hurt To Love, Christa Kaye Jishelle Casidsid

Night Flight Journal

Family dynamics come in many different forms. Some are regarded by society as "healthy," others "toxic," but there are instances where there is a gray line. Once an only child grown to the older sibling, this daughter watches her family relationship. More particularly, she watches her parent that has been there by her side ever since she could remember. "Healthy" or "toxic" are words lost in confusion in her home. She cannot help but feel the pain of the actions and words from the years that built up in her struggle of endurance and martyr sacrifice.


The Battle Of Falmouth Springs, Michael L. Bise 2021 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide

The Battle Of Falmouth Springs, Michael L. Bise

Night Flight Journal

This story is about a group of half-witted teens that embark on their last adventure together before shipping off to basic training. This is an adventure that takes you into the depths of Stephen Foster's song, "Way Down Upon The Suwannee River."

Our secret swimming hole, campfires, old graveyards, first crushes, ghosts, and war set the scene of our last Hoorah! For this band of brothers, it was the end and a new beginning.


Safety Measures, Laura Madeline Wiseman 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Safety Measures, Laura Madeline Wiseman

Zea E-Books Collection

Safety Measures documents a solo cross-country bicycle adventure. After completing a ride across the United States in 2017, from Astoria, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia, in 60 days, pedaling 4,200 miles with support, Laura Madeline Wiseman endeavored to ride her bicycle, Lexa, across the country alone. This lyric collection in creative nonfiction and prose poetry recounts that journey. From Anacortes, Washington, to Bar Harbor, Maine, this 4,300-mile, 59-day ride begins and ends in Minnesota, the site of Wiseman’s childhood summer vacations at Leach Lake. Biking, fishing, beachcombing, and other experiences with her dad had instilled an adventurous spirit ...


The Apple In Me, David Ozahowski 2021 Dartmouth College

The Apple In Me, David Ozahowski

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


Mule: Fifteen Autobiographical Tales, Nic Green 2021 Georgia College

Mule: Fifteen Autobiographical Tales, Nic Green

Creative Nonfiction MFA Theses

Abstract:

Mule: Fifteen Autobiographical Tales contains stories which are true except when they are not. Were this to be marketed by a publishing firm, it would be cataloged (for legal and expedient purposes) as fiction, like Kurt Vonnegut's highly autobiographical Timequake. I, also like Vonnegut, would protest that designation in the book’s introduction. Vonnegut called Timequake a “stew,” and I rather like that classification for Mule, which, like its author, is Southern. Mule, then, must be a bubbling gumbo built of truths, either of the strict or the spiritual variety. As the book's author, I trust readers ...


Solace, Kyra E. Blair 2021 Olivet Nazarene University

Solace, Kyra E. Blair

TYGR: Student Art and Literary Magazine 2018-present

No abstract provided.


The Place That Takes You In, Sylvia Ramos Cruz 2021 University of New Mexico

The Place That Takes You In, Sylvia Ramos Cruz

Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest

No abstract provided.


May 2021, Temple Shalom 2021 University of Southern Maine

May 2021, Temple Shalom

Newsletter Archive

No abstract provided.


A Diary Of Modern Thought And Reflection, Mateen Hirbod 2021 Dominican University of California

A Diary Of Modern Thought And Reflection, Mateen Hirbod

Humanities & Cultural Studies | Senior Theses

The genre of the piece is modern literary nonfiction. The piece is broken up into five sections composed of several personal essays. The five sections are titled, Family, Basketball, Academics, Life Experience, and Faith. I wanted to comprise the piece of the five most relevant aspects of my life when contemplating what has shaped me as a person.


What It Was & What I Know: Attempts At Family History, Katherine Reardon 2021 University of Maine - Main

What It Was & What I Know: Attempts At Family History, Katherine Reardon

Honors College

Family stories and family histories are contingent on how they are remembered. As these stories are passed down, the ways that they are remembered can change, with the truthful aspects of these stories disappearing over time. As a result, many family stories are not necessarily truthful, but this does not discount their value. The aim of this project is to explore these ideas while also answering the following question: to what extent are family stories bound by the ‘truth’? In order to answer this question, I have explored my own family stories that I know may not be true and ...


Becoming Bare: A Memoir, Andrew James Romriell 2021 Utah State University

Becoming Bare: A Memoir, Andrew James Romriell

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is the first part of what I envision to be a full-length memoir. I focus throughout on multiple themes, primarily what it meant to grow up gay in a culture, state, religion, and society where others told me I was wrong to be such. I explore these themes linearly through extended metaphors such as clothing, outward appearances, nakedness, and literal hiding. I begin with an introduction before moving into the main content where I explore my life between the ages of eight and eighteen as I struggled to understand the impact of religious, educational, and familial cultures on ...


Fragmented Worlds, Fractured Families - Narrative Levels In Graphic Memoir, Henry Wilson Essman 2021 Missouri State University

Fragmented Worlds, Fractured Families - Narrative Levels In Graphic Memoir, Henry Wilson Essman

MSU Graduate Theses

This collection of creative writing explores the dynamics of parent-child relationships, as well as the way time can cause these roles to shift and reverse, bringing into question who has the right to tell another’s story. The individual pieces are both in the mediums of prose and graphic narrative, often focused on themes of family and trying to reconcile fractured perspectives. These works are introduced through an essay demonstrating how graphic narratives are uniquely situated to show narrative levels, and how narrative levels are key to showing the shifts in parent-child relationships and the way perspectives can differ while ...


Encounters On Mount Willard: A Subway Seeker Meets A Mountain Man, Elissa Ely 2021 Dartmouth College

Encounters On Mount Willard: A Subway Seeker Meets A Mountain Man, Elissa Ely

Appalachia

A hiker overhears a man from the city and two boys with their grandfather on a popular trail above Crawford Notch.


Letter To A Stranger, Sebastian Samuels 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Letter To A Stranger, Sebastian Samuels

The Purple

No abstract provided.


The Gospel Of I, Claire Fitzpatrick 2021 College of the Holy Cross

The Gospel Of I, Claire Fitzpatrick

The Purple

No abstract provided.


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