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Valor, Agravio Y Mujer And The Spoils Of Empire In Decline, Margaret Olsen 2011 Macalester College

Valor, Agravio Y Mujer And The Spoils Of Empire In Decline, Margaret Olsen

Margaret Olsen

No abstract provided.


Drivers' Training: A Collaborative Support Model For The Help Desk, Helen Y. Chu, Gary Sullivan 2011 University of Oregon

Drivers' Training: A Collaborative Support Model For The Help Desk, Helen Y. Chu, Gary Sullivan

Helen Y. Chu

Students have changed. Faculty have changed. Their needs and expectations have changed. Our Gen Y students – and Gen X faculty – work and think differently. Not only do we need to renovate our “learning spaces,” we need to redesign our technical support models. Enter the 21st Century “Help Desk.” By taking a proactive approach to technical support and teaching them how to drive, we educate our users to be digital citizens in a world we cannot yet imagine. Learn how the University of Oregon’s Help Desk is preparing students and faculty to be a new generation of thinkers, leaders, and ...


Dante’S Understanding Of The Two Ends Of Human Desire And The Relationship Between Philosophy And Theology, Jason Aleksander 2011 Saint Xavier University

Dante’S Understanding Of The Two Ends Of Human Desire And The Relationship Between Philosophy And Theology, Jason Aleksander

Faculty Publications

I discuss Dante’s understanding that human existence is “ordered by two final goals” and how this understanding defines philosophy’s and theology’s respective scopes of authority in guiding human conduct. I show that, while Dante devalues the philosophical authority associated with the traditional Aristotelian emphasis on the significance of contemplative activity, he does so in order to highlight philosophy’s ethico-political authority to guide human conduct toward its “earthly beatitude.” Moreover, I argue that, although Dante subordinates earthly beatitude to spiritual beatitude, he nonetheless maintains that philosophy’s authority to reveal a path to spiritual beatitude requires its ...


Maurice Scève, Lyonnais: Identité Régionale, Topographie Urbaine Et Lyrisme Dans La Délie, Elise Agathe Alice Danguy 2011 Brigham Young University - Provo

Maurice Scève, Lyonnais: Identité Régionale, Topographie Urbaine Et Lyrisme Dans La Délie, Elise Agathe Alice Danguy

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Ce document est une méta-narration de l‘article « Maurice Scève, Lyonnais: Identité régionale, topographie urbaine et lyrisme dans la Délie » écrit par Professeur Robert J. Hudson et moi-même, et que nous espérons voir publier d‘ici peu. Il contient une bibliographie annotée de toutes les sources primaires et secondaires consultées, d‘un compte rendu du processus d‘écriture de l‘article ainsi que l‘analyse de plusieurs dizains nécessaires pour soutenir l‘argument principal de l‘article. Notre article traite la façon dont Maurice Scève, un poète lyonnais du 16e siècle, utilise la topographie lyonnaise afin de se définir comme ...


The War Without A Name: The Use Of Propaganda In The Decolonization War Of Algeria, Benjamin J. Sparks 2011 Brigham Young University - Provo

The War Without A Name: The Use Of Propaganda In The Decolonization War Of Algeria, Benjamin J. Sparks

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The Algerian war for independence, 1954-1962, also known as the War Without a Name due to its lack of recognition as a war by the French government, remains an indelible scar on the face of France. The Algerian war represents one of the most critical moments in modern French history since the French Revolution (Le Sueur 256), putting into question the motto of the French republic, "liberté, égalité, fraternité". This thesis will show that although the French won the war militarily they lost the war of ideas, that of propaganda and persuasion. Thus, this thesis will demonstrate that propaganda by ...


Sacred Union And Sacred Violence In Tournier's Gilles Et Jeanne, David Doyle Drake 2011 Brigham Young University - Provo

Sacred Union And Sacred Violence In Tournier's Gilles Et Jeanne, David Doyle Drake

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Written in 1983, the novella Gilles et Jeanne seems to be one of Michel Tournier's simpler works at first glance. Yet, for all of its simplicity, Tournier does not repress his desire to lace the tale with metaphoric and metaphysical symbolism. It is through a symbolic marriage on the battlefield that Tournier links the two characters in a sort of mystical union. All of the crimes following this ritual that precipitated Gilles descent into depravity were in fact an attempt to reunite with the departed spirit of his "spouse", either by mimetically recreating the circumstances of her death, or ...


Creating A Shared Vision: Learning Space Design For A Distributed Campus, Helen Y. Chu 2011 University of Oregon

Creating A Shared Vision: Learning Space Design For A Distributed Campus, Helen Y. Chu

Helen Y. Chu

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Teoria E Pratica In Un "Tempo Devastato E Vile", Maurizio Vito 2011 Wesleyan University

Teoria E Pratica In Un "Tempo Devastato E Vile", Maurizio Vito

Maurizio Vito

No abstract provided.


Come Si Fa?: Can Virtual Worlds Help Us Promote Intercultural Awareness, Susanna Nocchi 2011 Dublin Institute of Technology

Come Si Fa?: Can Virtual Worlds Help Us Promote Intercultural Awareness, Susanna Nocchi

Conference Papers

This paper describes the author’s experience with a pilot course of Italian in SL®2. The course is part of a PhD research on Exploring the potential of virtual worlds to promote Intercultural Awareness in students learning Italian as a Foreign Language. In the paper the author will justify her choice of virtual worlds for the development of language competence and Intercultural Awareness and will present some results of her activity theoretical analysis of the data. Problematic areas and potential moments for the development of Intercultural Awareness were highlighted during the analysis.


Passing The Remote: Community And Television Viewing In Woobinda And La Guerra Degli Antò, Monica Seger 2011 College of William and Mary

Passing The Remote: Community And Television Viewing In Woobinda And La Guerra Degli Antò, Monica Seger

Arts & Sciences Articles

This paper explores television-modeled narratives in Silvia Ballestra’s La guerra degli Antò, of 1992, and Aldo Nove’s Woobinda, of 1996. In so doing, it considers both the role of a text's author and the majority/minority reception practices that lead to its social imprint. For a definition of reception practices it turns to the work of media and reception scholars such as Henry Jenkins and Ien Ang. Employing a soap-operatic narrative and respecting the viewing practices of a minority viewer group, Ballestra navigates contemporary TV language to shape receptive communities within, and outside, of her text. Nove ...


Reclaiming Landscape, Tullio Pagano 2011 Dickinson College

Reclaiming Landscape, Tullio Pagano

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The concept of landscape has been the focus of many theoretical and political debates during the last decades and is bound to play a dominant role in the future, as industrialized societies face more and more difficult environmental challenges. Landscape is no longer considered an exclusive domain to be enjoyed by few individuals endowed with a superior aesthetic sensibility, as the notion that we inherited from Romanticism seems to imply. One of the most compelling calls for a new definition of landscape came from John Brinkerhoff Jackson, one of the main cultural geographers of the last century. In his seminal ...


Contornos De La Narrativa Española Actual (2000-2010), Antonio Dorca 2010 Macalester College

Contornos De La Narrativa Española Actual (2000-2010), Antonio Dorca

Antonio Dorca

No abstract provided.


The Inner Life Of Women In Medieval Romance Literature: Grief, Guilt And Hypocrisy, Jeff Rider, Jamie Friedman 2010 Wesleyan University

The Inner Life Of Women In Medieval Romance Literature: Grief, Guilt And Hypocrisy, Jeff Rider, Jamie Friedman

Jeff Rider

Recent research suggests that emotions are largely constructed and performed and that narrative is one of the most important practices through which people become emotionally aware. Narrative literature thus offers a privileged means of exploring the emotional standards and styles of the past. The essays collected here explore medieval, romance emotional communities through both fictional and non-fictional narratives in French, Spanish, and Italian texts ranging from the twelfth through fifteenth centuries. By following these women characters in their considerations, we can hope both to learn something about the times the women were writing in, while to enriching and enlarging our ...


Emilia Pardo Bazán, Antonio Dorca 2010 Macalester College

Emilia Pardo Bazán, Antonio Dorca

Antonio Dorca

No abstract provided.


The Human Comedy In Paulette Poujol-Oriol's Novels And Short Stories, Joelle Vitiello 2010 Macalester College

The Human Comedy In Paulette Poujol-Oriol's Novels And Short Stories, Joelle Vitiello

Joelle Vitiello

No abstract provided.


Port-Au-Prince: Images Littéraires Des Quartiers-Bidonvilles Et De Leurs Habitants, Joelle Vitiello 2010 Macalester College

Port-Au-Prince: Images Littéraires Des Quartiers-Bidonvilles Et De Leurs Habitants, Joelle Vitiello

Joelle Vitiello

No abstract provided.


Los Innumerables Relatos De La Historia: El Dos De Mayo En La Novelística Española Actual, Antonio Dorca 2010 Macalester College

Los Innumerables Relatos De La Historia: El Dos De Mayo En La Novelística Española Actual, Antonio Dorca

Antonio Dorca

No abstract provided.


Shakespeare Y Tamayo En La Corte De Carlos Iv, Antonio Dorca 2010 Macalester College

Shakespeare Y Tamayo En La Corte De Carlos Iv, Antonio Dorca

Antonio Dorca

No abstract provided.


Representaciones De La Nación En Cádiz: Una Lectura A La Luz De La Imagología, Antonio Dorca 2010 Macalester College

Representaciones De La Nación En Cádiz: Una Lectura A La Luz De La Imagología, Antonio Dorca

Antonio Dorca

No abstract provided.


Literature Is Language: An Interview With Amara Lakhous, Claudia Esposito 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

Literature Is Language: An Interview With Amara Lakhous, Claudia Esposito

Claudia Esposito

Amara Lakhous, born and raised in Algeria, has had a significant impact on the changing landscape of contemporary Italian letters and cultural production. He is the author of three novels, all of which he has written in both Arabic and Italian. His best known work is the much‐acclaimed Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a piazza Vittorio (2006)/Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio (2008), now translated into numerous languages, including French, German and Dutch. Lakhous draws on his position as cultural mediator to elucidate the importance of fiction in today's contentious debates over national ...


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