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Within perspective: Re-tracing Renaissance art history through deconstructive methods and retrospective vision
This Master's thesis intends to examine several historiographical dialogues concerning the use of linear perspective during the Renaissance period. Furthermore, by introducing specific deconstructivist theories of Jacques ...
Queer melodramatics: The feeling body and the American democratic imagination
Queer Melodramatics: The Feeling Body and the American Democratic Imagination seeks to locate and analyze the ways in which the rational, enfranchised democratic citizen-subject is produced through the generation and ...
A network analysis of the American Library Association: Defining a profession
The term “librarianship” is a generic one, suggesting one overarching discipline despite the numerous specializations and areas of research within the profession. While many disciplines use bibliometric analysis of their ...
Francis Bacon: Order, chance and the abject body
This examination looks at the work of British painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992) and his desire to portray sensation through the human figure. Bacon’s utilization of the figure put him at odds with the contemporary art ...
The effects of establishing trust between the documentary filmmaker and the subject of the Maysles films
This essay is about the methods of the Maysles brothers' documentary filmmaking especially their relationship with their subject. The Maysles brothers consider that establishing a rapport with their subject is essential ...
Stress Test examines the boundaries between post-modern popular music and twenty-first century western art music.
Reconnecting Buffalo with the water
Statement of Issue/Problem. Over the years the City of Buffalo has lost its historic connections to Lake Erie, the Buffalo River and the Erie Canal: the very sources which powered the city to its early economic prominence. ...
My thesis is dedicated to Personal hand-made animation. The first part of this paper is insight on what makes Personal animation an extraordinary form of art? What is Personal Animation? What makes it a unique form of ...
"You're a vampire... Was that an offensive term? Should I say "undead American"?" The evolution of the vampire in popular culture
With the sudden increase in popularity of vampire narratives, more works of literature and film are circulating within the space of popular culture. Yet where did the vampire character start and how has it been changed to ...
The effects of motivation and training format on the ability to detect hidden emotions
This is the first study to examine the effects of motivation, exposure, training style, reinforcement and personality on the ability to read micro expressions of emotion. These micro expressions are important to learn as ...