During the Spanish Civil War, the Catholic Church was generally despised by the Republicans and protected and idealized by the Nationalists. Réquiem por un campesino español by Ramón J Sender, who lived through the time period discussed, presents a realistic but negative characterization of the Church through the character of the priest Mosén Millán. Pan’s … [Read more…]
Hawaii is often stereotyped as an idyllic paradise in which racial harmony exists, and this is true, to an extent. Where the continental U.S. battles with issues of acculturation and assimilation, amalgamation has manifested itself in Hawaii with the creation of the “local,” a person of mixed ancestry from several ethnic groups. The cultures of … [Read more…]
To put it bluntly and in clear terms, the majority of the United States population is now overweight or obese (Flegal et al., 1998, 2002). The obesity epidemic is seen on campuses around the United States. In order to help fight this epidemic there are a number of national programs like Healthy Campus 2010, the … [Read more…]
One of the characteristics of opera that consistently recurs throughout its history is the femme fatale, the female character who gains power by means of her sexuality and is destroyed prior to the conclusion of the work. What made the femme fatale so dangerous?
Symbolism is a language all within itself. Symbolism is a language told through story, metaphor, and icons. Symbolism is the ability to take words and make a complex meaning that is worth more words than any picture. Manuel Rivas wrote “La lengua de los mariposas” to convey a story filled with hidden meaning about the … [Read more…]
Flies of the genus Blepharoneura, found throughout South America, are highly diverse and highly specific to the plant species they infest. The flies are parasitized by wasps, called “parasitoids” because the wasps kill their hosts (the flies). If the wasps themselves exhibit high degrees of host specificity, they may have influenced the high degree of … [Read more…]
A unique social hierarchy, based on a pyramid structure, characterized ancient Roman society. While elite men stood at the top, youth and upstanding women were in the middle, and slaves were at the bottom. In “Invading the Roman Body: Manliness and Impenetrability in Roman Thought,” Jonathan Walters argues that sexual roles were instrumental in producing … [Read more…]
Prosthesis malignment can lead to acute and chronic health problems. Prosthetic alignment is traditionally set through physical exam and gait observation. Based on experience, these methods are often not optimal, thus, we began to use long leg anterior and posterior (AP) radiographs during the fitting process in order to obtain neutral alignment more accurately and … [Read more…]
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Thin sections, prepared from sherds that were collected during recent excavations at site 13LN323, were analyzed by point counting compositional elements, which included natural inclusions (sand and silt), non-natural inclusions (temper) and matrix (clay). Dominant temper lithologies are granite, gabbro and basalt.
Our journey through Southern India during Term Three of the 2010-2011 school year included exploration of contemplative practices that flow out of Hindu teaching and Christian mysticism especially the notion of “Namaste,” which means revering and living from the Divine Within.
Magical realism is an internationally-recognized literary style that began in Latin America around the time of the “Boom,” a time characterized by a surge in the creation and marketing of literary works in the 1960s. Its popularity has us ask ourselves the following question: What characteristics in the works shed light on a more concrete … [Read more…]
Since 2004, Mexico has put into law an article in the constitution that recognizes health care as a basic right for all of its citizens. The impact of this law is manifested in the work of the Programa Seguro Popular, or Popular Health Insurance.
In Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, there is a suggested correlation between ideology and social structure. Running parallel is a connection made between Mrs. Dalloway and the historical study of the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley.
If you had a collection of dots that looked like they all surrounded a line, how would you find the line? What if you suspected they came from a circle, an arch or a general curve, and what if they were in three dimensional space?
The works of Feminist scholar Judith Butler contain many provocative links to Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A Biography. The aim of my presentation is to explore such links and to examine correlations between the actions taken by Orlando in Woolf’s novel and Butler’s theoretical premises. It is my hope that this presentation will help shed some … [Read more…]
The idea came to us when we noticed that Cornell students had very limited late night food options. The local bars stop serving around 10 p.m. while the college grill closes at 11 p.m. Cornell students normally had to drive to purchase food from some fast-food restaurants in Cedar Rapids or Iowa City.
Parsifal, Richard Wagner’s last opera, is considered by many to be Wagner’s greatest work. The complexity of Wagner’s characters has posed difficulty for scholars. My research led to a new sense of the meaning of Parsifal, specifically focusing on the character of Kundry who is, in my opinion, continuously misinterpreted.
Adolescent students are experiencing a variety of changes: physically, mentally, and emotionally. A school ought to support adolescent students by providing as much stability as possible. Additional, unnecessary transitions, such as changing from an elementary school to a middle school, have shown to negatively affect both motivation and behavior.
Soon after its initial publication, Robinson Crusoe inspired many adaptations, in literature, film, and even on television. Two modern adaptations, also known as Robinsonades, include the 2008 NBC television series, Crusoe, and the 2000 film, Castaway.
Richard Wagner’s career and personality were a mass of contradictions. In addition to being a composer, he was a revolutionary, a royal pensioner, and a political exile. His writings include the arenas of art, politics, history, and social thought.
Complex (dusty) plasmas are found in many natural and man-made environments such as Saturn’s rings, comets, and semiconductor manufacturing. I conducted experiments to study the equilibrium structure of small three-dimensional complex plasma clusters inside a chamber filled with argon at low pressure.