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Tea Party for the Left: How Progressives Can Use the Tea Party's Strategy to Promote Their Own Goals
With the sudden rise and popularity of the Tea Party, many on the Left of the American political spectrum have looked on with scorn and some degree of envy. Originally dismissed as conspiracy theorists and radicals, Tea ...
In the Name of the Tiger: Narrative Analysis on Conservation and Indigenous Forest Rights in India
India’s forests are home to half of the world’s tiger population and to millions of people. While conservationists clamor for reserves for the endangered Bengal tiger, forest people oppose any attempts to displace them ...
Poe and Baudelaire: The Creation of Mutual Legacy
An examination of the relationship between Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire and the effect they had on each others' legacies and careers.
"Frightful Persecutions" or "Persians Who Protect Us?": Re-examining the Jewish Experience Under Sasanian Rule
Under the rule of the Sasanian dynasty (224-651 CE), the last of the Persian empires before the rise of Islam, Jewish scholarship flourished, resulting in the creation of the Babylonian Talmud, which remains one of the ...
Transforming Growth Factor-β in Breast Milk from Women with Breast Biopsies
About 1 in 8 (12%) American women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and around 40,000 of them are estimated to die from it in 2012 alone (American Cancer Society, 2012). Diagnosis of breast cancer ...
Characterizing Fe(III) Transformation in a Deep-Sea Hyperthermophilic Archaeon
Hyperthermophilic bacteria and archaea found in deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems thrive in the chemical disequilibrium and high temperatures found in these environments, growing optimally between 80-110°C. These organisms ...
Fuel Cells: Optimizing Grain Boundaries in BaZrO3 and Modeling Proton Conduction Using Kinetic Monte Carlo
Perovskite oxides have attracted much interest due to their possible use in proton conducting fuel cells. Today fuel cells have the potential to solve some of our nations most pressing problems, such as dependence on foreign ...
The Eye and the Not I
Belgian philosopher Luce Irigaray posits the paradox of the female speaker-subject becoming an agent of the masculine role of oration whenever she speaks. My art explores this same dilemma through visual language, navigating ...
Through bodily mark-making, overlapping and layering multiple lithographs and screen prints, and the use of color, I strive to reference a sexual encounter within a figural landscape, so the figure is both the subject and ...
The Interpretation of the Shrew
This project looks at the various ways in which directors and actors have interpreted The Taming of the Shrew for the theater by examining several stage productions done in England and the United States in the last 35 years.