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Pleated, rich in technicolor, full of imagination and wistfulness woven together with sincere characters, raw relationships, and a rock-n-roll soundtrack, is a piece about family, memory, and place. Pleated reverses the ...
Piety, Politics, and Patronage: Isabel Clara Eugenia and Peter Paul Rubens's "The Triumph of the Eucharist" Tapestry Series
This dissertation explores the circumstances that inspired the Infanta Isabel Clara Eugenia, Princess of Spain, Archduchess of Austria, and Governess General of the Southern Netherlands to commission Peter Paul Rubens's ...
`HE LOVES THE LITTLE ONES AND DOESN'T BEAT THEM': WORKING CLASS MASCULINITY IN MEXICO CITY, 1917-1929
This dissertation examines how Mexico City workers, workers' families, state officials, unions, employers, and others perceived, performed, and shaped masculinity during the period of the Mexican Revolution. I argue that ...
THE INFLUENCE OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN NATIONAL MUSICAL STYLES AND GENRES ON THE MUSIC OF J.S. BACH: A PERFORMANCE DISSERTATION PROJECT
The music of Johann Sebastian Bach was heavily influenced by the French and Italian styles of composition. The three recitals that comprise this dissertation trace these connections through programming of French and Italian ...
Use of Variation Technique from Haydn Through Rachmaninoff
According to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, variation is “a form founded on repetition, and as such an outgrowth of a fundamental musical and rhetorical principle, in which a discrete theme is repeated ...
Hard-Boiled Anxiety in Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald
Between 1946 and 1976 Ross Macdonald produced eighteen Lew Archer novels, the heart of his achievement. The Archer series also extended the work begun by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Together these three writers ...
A choreographer's refection on the dramaturgical process of creating "My Tempest"
"My Tempest" is a character-based evening-length choreography inspired by the main images and characters of Shakespeare's "The Tempest." It was performed March 12-14th, 2014, at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in ...
Amateur and Professional, Permanent and Transient: Orchestras in the District of Columbia, 1877–1905
(University of Chicago Press, 2012)
Creating a Space in the Medical Profession: Female Physicians, Maternalism, and Eugenics Work in Weimar and Nazi Germany
This dissertation examines the history of female physicians' work in marriage counseling centers, in school health reform, and in the movements against alcoholism, venereal disease, and prostitution during the Weimar ...
Input and Intake in Language Acquisition
This dissertation presents an approach for a productive way forward in the study of language acquisition, sealing the rift between claims of an innate linguistic hypothesis space and powerful domain general statistical ...