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Technically bromantic: The autistic as a "Noble savant" in a homoerotic, post-modern pairing
Inspired by the work of Leslie Fiedler - specifically his controversial essay "Come Back to the Raft Ag'in Huck, Honey!" (1948) - this analysis is intended as an examination of the archetype of homoerotic or "bromantic" ...
Architect Manufacturer Collaboration through the Design of a Ruled Surface Cutter for Extruded Terracotta
Parametric Collaboration: Developing CNC Manufacturing of Ruled Surface Terracotta investigates the evolving relationship between architects and manufacturers in the light of digitization. More specifically, it hypothesizes ...
Narrating value: Personal collections in the digital age. Expression, narrative, cultural capital
This work investigates how collecting music, as a behavioral and social practice, is affected by changing digital formats. I use interviews with seven Latin American collectors of early Caribbean popular music to situate ...
Essays on health information exchange: Adoption, Usage and Patient Privacy
Health Information Exchange (HIE) platforms have the potential to radically reduce the costs and at the same time, increase the quality of the healthcare system. Despite these benefits, the extent to which healthcare ...
Concept Analysis for Reconfigurable Systems
There has been a significant amount of research investigating the design task of concept analysis, and much research on reconfigurable system design. Despite previous efforts, further research is still needed that explores ...
Aur, for string quartet and electronics, is a musical composition that exists as a musical score to be interpreted during live performance, and as an audio recording made by the JACK Quartet in Slee Recording Studios at ...
Reframing the frameless: The evolution and future of large format and premium format film
This thesis examines the relationship between artistic practices and market forces that has forced the history of cinema to repeat in large format. The evolution of the IMAX format mirrors the development of 35MM cinema; ...
"When the Storm Came that Blew Away our Citizenship, Too?" Spike Lee, "Treme", and Televisual Narratives of Disaster and Recovery in New Orleans
Spike Lee's two documentaries about Hurricane Katrina and the fictional series Treme
Let's Talk About (Why You Don't Want to Use Male Latex Condoms During) Sex: Addressing Response Costs In Fear Appeal Messages Promoting Condom Use
This study tests the potential benefits of addressing response costs in a fear appeal message. Response cost content acknowledges and counters drawbacks commonly associated with a proposed behavior. Response costs are not ...
"No matter what they think of me": Religious beliefs and practices of Gospel rappers in Buffalo, NY
Late in the nineties and into the millennium, Buffalo witnessed a proliferation of Gospel rappers. Out of the clash of street sound and Christian based content, a new group of Christian rappers has emerged. As they did in ...