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We Exist Series 1: Family - Quotes, Lance Gibbs PhD 2021 University of Southern Maine

We Exist Series 1: Family - Quotes, Lance Gibbs Phd

Series 1: Family - Quotes

In this section, we have selected quotes that represent how Black residents in Maine view their family life. The quotes are taken from transcripts of the oral history project “Home Is Where I Make It”: African American Community and Activism in Greater Portland, Maine.” The interview subjects are all native to Maine or are longtime residents of Maine. The original intent of the “Home Is Where I Make It” project was to highlight Black residents’ history and struggle for community in southern Maine in both their formal organizational memberships and day-to-day activities. The interviews, however, unearthed a wealth of rich ...


The Crack Epidemic And The Transformation Of Hip Hop: A Bronx Tale, Mark Naison 2021 Fordham University

The Crack Epidemic And The Transformation Of Hip Hop: A Bronx Tale, Mark Naison

Occasional Essays

No abstract provided.


"When I Wore A Younger Man's Clothes": The Nostalgia Topic In The Music Of Billy Joel, Kendall Waters 2021 James Madison University

"When I Wore A Younger Man's Clothes": The Nostalgia Topic In The Music Of Billy Joel, Kendall Waters

James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal (JMURJ)

My father and I often listened to Billy Joel together as I grew up, and I eventually formed nostalgic connections to Joel’s music. While music is well known as a conductor of nostalgia, this paper explores the idea that the nostalgia I feel while listening to specific songs in Joel’s catalog is not simply a result of the indexical connections I have built with these tracks. Rather, it is a result of a “nostalgia topic” in Joel’s work. This paper compares the soundtrack and select works from Joel’s catalog to reveal that there is no one ...


The Grizzly, April 15, 2021, Simra Mariam, Marie Sykes, Jenna Smith, Shelsea Deravil, Claude Wolfer, Morgan Grabowski, Layla Halterman, Ava Compagnoni 2021 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, April 15, 2021, Simra Mariam, Marie Sykes, Jenna Smith, Shelsea Deravil, Claude Wolfer, Morgan Grabowski, Layla Halterman, Ava Compagnoni

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

A Disturbing Night on Main Street • Interview With a Student Athlete • Dining Dollars Meal Plan Extended • Ursinus College Student Government and Their Email, "The Purpose of Break Days" • Interview With Abbie Painter From Naked Lake • Tau Sigma Gamma • Opinion: Backlash From Ursinus' Admitted Students Day; The Power of a Morning Routine • Baseball Looks to What is to Come • Bears, Bullets and Gus the Goose


How Has Cultural Imperialism Affected Cultural Heritage In Greece?, Kelly Ford 2021 Stephen F Austin State University

How Has Cultural Imperialism Affected Cultural Heritage In Greece?, Kelly Ford

Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


The Grizzly, April 8, 2021, Simra Mariam, Ava Compagnoni, Amelia Kunko, Gillian McComeskey, Marie Sykes, Layla Halterman, Sean McGinley, Shannon Henes, Rosalia Murphy, Madison Handwerger 2021 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, April 8, 2021, Simra Mariam, Ava Compagnoni, Amelia Kunko, Gillian Mccomeskey, Marie Sykes, Layla Halterman, Sean Mcginley, Shannon Henes, Rosalia Murphy, Madison Handwerger

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

Anger About Admitted Students Day • Eligible Faculty, Staff, and Students Granted Opportunity to Participate in Vaccine Clinic • A Baden Presentation by Kneia DaCosta, Psychology Department • Ally Hendrikson '21: A Graduating Senior Interview • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated • Opinion: The Enemy That Became my Friend; Nomadland Film Review • Spring Sports Week Two Recap • What is Next for Women's LAX?


Provincializing New York: In And Out Of The Geopolitics Of Art After 1945, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel 2021 Université de Genève, Switzerland

Provincializing New York: In And Out Of The Geopolitics Of Art After 1945, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

Artl@s Bulletin

In this article, I argue that the putative global centrality of New York in art after 1945 is a construct, as it is for Paris prior to 1945. Monographs and national approaches are unsuccessful in challenging such powerful myths as these. A global, transnational and comparative approach demonstrates that the struggle for centrality was a global phenomenon after 1945, a battle that New York does not win (depending on one’s point of view) until after 1964. Rather than considering centres and peripheries as a fixed category, I propose to consider them as a strategic notion which artists and their ...


How To Build A World Art: The Strategic Universalism Of Colour Reproductions And The Unesco Prize (1953-1968), Chiara Vitali 2021 Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris

How To Build A World Art: The Strategic Universalism Of Colour Reproductions And The Unesco Prize (1953-1968), Chiara Vitali

Artl@s Bulletin

What role did UNESCO play in the art world of the post-war era? This article makes use of published and archival sources in order to clarify the utopia of a “World Art” that shaped UNESCO and led to the “Archives of Colour Reproductions of Works of Art”, a project of worldwide collect and diffusion of images of “masterworks” inspired by Malraux’s “Museum without walls”. This case study focuses on one particular aspect of the project, the “UNESCO Prize”, conceived by the Brazilian art critic and Marxist intellectual Mario Pedrosa for the 1953 São Paulo Biennial.


The Grizzly, April 1, 2021, Simra Mariam, Claude Wolfer, Rosalia Murphy, Alissa DiGuglielmo, Ava Compagnoni, Julia Paiano, Griffin Banks, Dominic Nattle 2021 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, April 1, 2021, Simra Mariam, Claude Wolfer, Rosalia Murphy, Alissa Diguglielmo, Ava Compagnoni, Julia Paiano, Griffin Banks, Dominic Nattle

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

Reflections on Trans Day of Visibility • Spring Sports Return! • Advice to a College Underclassman: "Keep an Open Mind" • Omega Chi • The Rotaract Club • Opinion: For Better or Worse? A Review of Zack Snyder's "Justice League"; The Perfect Streaming Service • Hope is Still There • The Hidden Opponent


3rd Place Contest Entry: Sovereignty, Statehood, And Subjugation: Native Hawaiian And Japanese American Discourse Over Hawaiian Statehood, Nicole Saito 2021 Chapman University

3rd Place Contest Entry: Sovereignty, Statehood, And Subjugation: Native Hawaiian And Japanese American Discourse Over Hawaiian Statehood, Nicole Saito

Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize

This is Nicole Saito's submission for the 2021 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize, which won first place. It contains her essay on using library resources, a three-page sample of her research project on the consequences that Japanese American advocacy for Hawaiian statehood had on Native Hawaiians, and her works cited list.

Nicole is a junior at Chapman University, majoring in Political Science, History, and Economics. Her faculty mentor is Dr. Robert Slayton.


April 2021, Temple shalom 2021 University of Southern Maine

April 2021, Temple Shalom

Newsletter Archive

No abstract provided.


The History Of Bridal Gowns, Mesopotamia To The Present, Tamar Adler 2021 Fontbonne University

The History Of Bridal Gowns, Mesopotamia To The Present, Tamar Adler

2021 Academic Exhibition

This presentation offers an overview of the history of bridal gowns from Mesopotamia to the present.


Afn 121 Yoruba Tradition And Culture, Remi Alapo 2021 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

Afn 121 Yoruba Tradition And Culture, Remi Alapo

Open Educational Resources

A class presentation as part of the discussion on West Africa about the instructor’s Yoruba Heritage, Research, Tradition and Culture in the AFN 121 course: History of African Civilizations on April 20, 2021.


Carpets As Signifiers Of Historical Change: The Azerbaijani Carpet Industry From The Mid-Nineteenth To Late Twentieth Century, Jill Boggs 2021 University of South Carolina - Columbia

Carpets As Signifiers Of Historical Change: The Azerbaijani Carpet Industry From The Mid-Nineteenth To Late Twentieth Century, Jill Boggs

Senior Theses

The Azerbaijani carpet industry, long recognized as an important piece of Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage, transformed dramatically between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries in response to political, economic, and social changes that took place under the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. During this period, the carpet industry began to use modern weaving techniques and materials, favored factory production over traditional hand-woven designs, and created pieces for exportation rather than personal or community use. These developments contribute to two historical schools that view the Soviet Union as either a prison of nations, stifling non-Russian cultures, or a nursery of ethnic ...


John Holladay Latané And American Diplomatic History In The Era Of The Lost Cause, Scott Dranginis 2021 University of South Carolina - Columbia

John Holladay Latané And American Diplomatic History In The Era Of The Lost Cause, Scott Dranginis

Senior Theses

This thesis examines the impact of the Lost Cause on the writings and ideas of John Holladay Latané, an American historian of foreign policy who was born in Staunton, Virginia in 1869, and died in 1932. Latané had ties to several prominent southern individuals and institutions throughout his life, such as Captain William Latané (his uncle) and Johns Hopkins University, which he both attended (both as an undergraduate and graduate student) and taught at. With this background in mind, a study of Latané’s stances reveals how the Lost Cause ideology intersected with analysis of foreign policy in the early ...


Catholics & Cultures As An Act Of Improvisation: A Response, Thomas M. Landy 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Catholics & Cultures As An Act Of Improvisation: A Response, Thomas M. Landy

Journal of Global Catholicism

This essay responds to seven articles published in the same issue of the Journal of Global Catholicism on the use of Catholics & Cultures, a multimedia website, as a pedagogical resource for college classrooms. The site is deliberately presented in a fashion that undermines notions of center and periphery and presents Catholicism from a lay, lived-religion perspective as the multicultural faith that it is, minimizing reference to religious typologies. Particular attention is given to how to navigate tensions around theorizing, categorizing and sorting information for cross-cultural comparison. Given scholars’ current state of knowledge, writing about and teaching about global Catholicism requires ...


Catholics & Cultures: A Panoramic View In Search Of Greater Understanding, Stephanie M. Wong 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Catholics & Cultures: A Panoramic View In Search Of Greater Understanding, Stephanie M. Wong

Journal of Global Catholicism

While internet-based technologies can open up greater awareness of the world or create self-perpetuating echo-chambers, the Catholics & Cultures project aspires to do the former. Aiming to ‘widen the lens’ on the variety of Catholic communities and practices, the site delivers on this goal by introducing viewers to a vast array of articles, pictures and videos from around the world. The organization of the site by country and by certain key features of lived Catholicism offers some interpretive guidance. However, the project could be strengthened as a pedagogical resource if it were more extensively thematized and hosted reflections on potential heuristic ...


The Value Of Online Resources: Reflections On Teaching An Introduction To Global Christianity, Hillary Kaell 2021 College of the Holy Cross

The Value Of Online Resources: Reflections On Teaching An Introduction To Global Christianity, Hillary Kaell

Journal of Global Catholicism

Reflecting on my experience teaching Introduction to Global Christianity, this essay ponders questions at the heart of undergraduate teaching: How can we encourage students to utilize online sources? How can we empower them to seek out answers to their questions? It offers practical examples of how I have used the Catholics & Cultures website in my classroom at a large public university. In particular, I reflect on my experience working with students who are mostly of Catholic heritage, but from many cultural and social contexts.


Teaching Sexuality On The Catholics & Cultures Website: A Refreshing Turn Toward The Longue Durée, Marc Roscoe Loustau 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Teaching Sexuality On The Catholics & Cultures Website: A Refreshing Turn Toward The Longue Durée, Marc Roscoe Loustau

Journal of Global Catholicism

I present a close reading of the Catholics & Cultures (C&C) website’s treatment of sexuality-related issues and discuss this material in relation to debates about how to teach sexuality in religious studies and theology classrooms. The C&C website occasionally and intermittently uses a typical “contemporary issues” approach that considers sexuality in relation to legal and legislative decisions and government policies. In contrast, country profiles consistently situate sexuality in relation processes like nation building, urbanization, and lay Catholics’ growing authority. My interpretation highlights the site’s decision to emphasize the longue durée, long-term and deep structural processes driving cultural ...


Ritual Among The Scilohtac: Global Catholicism, The Nacirema, And Interfaith Studies, Anita Houck 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Ritual Among The Scilohtac: Global Catholicism, The Nacirema, And Interfaith Studies, Anita Houck

Journal of Global Catholicism

More than six decades after its publication, Horace Miner’s 1956 article “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” remains a reliable pedagogical tool, remarkably successful in helping students see their own ethnocentric biases. Catholics & Cultures has potential to do similar work. The site lacks some of what makes Miner’s text so effective, in particular its capacity to bring about a sudden shift in perception. The site also shares some of the article’s limitations, particularly in focusing on ritual to the relative exclusion of other aspects of religion. That said, the site can help students gain the religious literacy and ...


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