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School of Arts and Humanities

School of Arts and Humanities

 

Recent Submissions

  • Matthew Bilodeau (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Universal's horror classic Frankenstein set the template for the classic monster based on its stunning cinematography, lavish set design and thought-provoking themes. Most audiences instantly refer to the 1931 feature ...
  • Meredith Allen; Emily .Buffard; Andrea Dimauro (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Feeling Whose Pain'| Exploring the Clinton '90s' Feeling Whose Pain maps American culture during the 1990s by surveying "Clinton's America.' Three research papers explore a collage of cultural contradictions and political ...
  • Kathryn A. Gillum (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Genocide often starts before one drop of blood is even spilt. In identifying risk factors we can stop genocide before that ever happens. Today, there are many models of risk assessments, which are internationally used to ...
  • Courtney L Lawn (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The formation of opinions involves several factors. In the following study mood type (anger and happiness) and mood intensity level (high or low) will be investigated for their effects on opinion formation. The participants ...
  • Amie Gagnon (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    In times of war, enemies are constructed through a process of dehumanization. This process takes on a myriad of different forms which then permeate societies to create an unnatural 'other'. Oftentimes, these 'others' are ...
  • Andrew White (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    This paper analyzes the role of nihilism in the films of Bela Tarr. By examining the use of slow cinema techniques and the near-constant influence of Friedrich Nietzsche, I argue that Tarr's films present a nihilistic world ...
  • Meghan Jenks; Laken Thomas; Norman Valley; Phoebe Buckman (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Qualitative research allows for a thorough understanding of human social and emotional phenomena. This panel presentation focuses on the importance of qualitative intrinsic case studies conducted by members of the Honors ...
  • Jewel L Bean (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    This paper seeks to understand how contemporary Poles address the various roles their ancestors played during the Holocaust, and how that past trauma has affected their collective memory. Through analysis of written ...
  • John O White (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    James Macpherson published "The Poems of Ossian" in 1760 as part of Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Collected in the Highlands of Scotland, and Translated From the Gaelic or Erse Language to much fanfare and popular acclaim. ...
  • Autumn L Minery; Katelyn Franco; Heather Cory (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Memoir, a subgenre of creative nonfiction, has come to be known as the 'fourth genre' of creative writing. In combining true stories with creative narrative techniques, memoir contains both fact and fiction. Writer and ...
  • Erin D'Aleo (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Words such as casta?uelas, baile, claves, and toque de palmas are lost on the ears of most people, but not to performers of the Spanish dances Flamenco and the popularized Salsa. During my semester abroad in Alicante, ...
  • Meghan Jenks (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The Global Engagement course is an essential part of an Honors student's experience. It gives them the opportunity to expand their world view and cultural understanding not only of nations abroad but also of the United ...
  • Marisa H Benson; Christopher Wardlaw; Molly McCoy; Ashley Gage; Morgan Sulham; Heather Hunt (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    The new Redfern Arts Ambassadors program aims to increase engagement at the Redfern among the KSC student body through peer-to-peer communication about Redfern activities. Our goal is to foster curiosity, event attendance, ...
  • Shannon E Cavanaugh (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    This research applies Jeffery Alexander's Theory of Cultural Trauma to post-genocide Rwanda. Alexander challenges the present understanding of cultural trauma, arguing that difficult societal events are not inherently ...
  • Matthew J Pereira (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Revised abstract for AECMatthew Pereira?Gay Best Friend: Reshaping Ideologies of Gay Masculinity on Film?This study examines the 2013 film G.B.F (Gay Best Friend). This film is one of the few mainstream teen-comedies with ...
  • Erik Gustafson (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    This presentation seeks to explore the relationship between Jewish and German art in a post-Holocaust world. It will examine the work of two contemporary artists - a Jewish survivor, Samuel Bak, and Anselm Kiefer, a German ...
  • Nicole C Danish; Randii Elie; Brianna Hankel; Sophia Olsen; Samuel Whitaker (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Tooth Decay Dreams is the new collaboration of spoken word poetry presented by The Alive Poets Society slam poetry team. There is a myth that when one dreams about teeth decaying?missing?rotting it means there is regret ...
  • Megan Pietrowski; Samuel Jones; Ryan Zarnowski; John Ahern (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Residents in Swanzey, New Hampshire are redefining its rural character to create a 'complete community.' Complete communities are towns/cities with plans incorporating safe streets for pedestrians, bicycles, and cars. They ...
  • Jewel L Bean; Heather Aldrich; Caitlyn McCain; Zackary Creamer (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    Qualitative research allows for a thorough understanding of human social and emotional phenomena. This panel presentation focuses on the importance of qualitative intrinsic case studies conducted by members of the Honors ...
  • Gabby R Boyle (Keene State College, 4/9/2016)
    In this paper, I investigate the ways cinematic representations of space, time, and gender can create the possibility for transgressive representational practices. Using a theoretical framework informed by both queer theory ...

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