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Amnesia Y Nostalgia, Una Odisea Africana Y Española: La Inmigración Africana En La Espana Contemporanea Como Vista En Tres Representaciones Fílmicas Españolas, Lorraine Anne Lynch 2010 Georgia State University

Amnesia Y Nostalgia, Una Odisea Africana Y Española: La Inmigración Africana En La Espana Contemporanea Como Vista En Tres Representaciones Fílmicas Españolas, Lorraine Anne Lynch

World Languages and Cultures Theses

Este trabajo explora los temas de la nostalgia y la amnesia, de los africanos inmigrantes así como de los españoles, representados en tres películas contemporáneas españolas que se tratan de la inmigración de los africanos a España. Va a explorar estos temas de la amnesia y la nostalgia a través de los pasos de un inmigrante africano – 1ª paso) el viaje difícil de África a España, 2ª paso) la vida del inmigrante dentro de España, y 3ª paso) el regreso a África - como representados, respectivamente, en las siguientes películas: 14 kilómetros (2008), Said (1998), y Pobladores (2006).


Memristics: Memristors, Again?, Rudolf Kaehr 2010 ThinkArt Lab Glasgow

Memristics: Memristors, Again?, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

This collection gives first and short critical reflections on the concepts of memristics, memristors and memristive systems and the history of similar movements with an own focus on a possible interplay between memory and computing functions, at once, at the same place and time, to achieve a new kind of complementarity between computation and memory on a single chip without retarding buffering conditions.


Die Selbstkonstruktion Des Fiktiven Serienmörders Als Grundlage Der Narratologischen Grenzsetzung- Und Überschreitung, Johanna Asmuss 2010 Georgia State University

Die Selbstkonstruktion Des Fiktiven Serienmörders Als Grundlage Der Narratologischen Grenzsetzung- Und Überschreitung, Johanna Asmuss

World Languages and Cultures Theses

Die Problematik der Darstellung eines Serienmörders in der Fiktion, liegt darin, daß es bereits bei der Konstruktion eines realen Serienmörders insofern Schwierigkeiten gibt, als daß er selbst sich als jemand der Realität übergeordnet betrachtet. Damit gestaltet sich die Porträtierung des fiktiven Gegenstückes anders herum und reflektiert die Identität des wahren Mörders. Dieses wird aufgezeigt anhand der fiktiven Figuren Hans Beckert aus Fritz Langs M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (1931), Jean-Baptiste Grenouille aus Patrick Süskinds Das Parfüm (1985) und Peter und Paul aus Michael Hanekes Film Funny Games (1997). Jeder dieser vier Mörder zeichnet sich dadurch aus willens zu sein ...


Revisiting Fukuyama: The End Of History, The Clash Of Civilizations, And The Age Of Empire, Chan-young Yang 2010 Wesleyan University

Revisiting Fukuyama: The End Of History, The Clash Of Civilizations, And The Age Of Empire, Chan-Young Yang

Honors Theses - All

This thesis is devoted to reassessing Fukuyama's End of History, first by correcting some common misconceptions about it, and second by reinventing it through synthesis with Huntington's Clash of Civilizations and Hardt and Negri's Empire. The first objective of this thesis is to unearth as many relevant nuances, qualifications, clarifications, and modifications the authors attach to their paradigms as possible; and to organize these findings clearly enough to articulate the internal logic of the paradigms-to iron out the conceptual wrinkles into a smooth surface. The second objective is to apply those basic findings to accommodate creative syntheses ...


Diagnosis Of Depression Among Hispanic Individuals--Appropriate Methods And Measures, Cassie DeVore, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Diagnosis Of Depression Among Hispanic Individuals--Appropriate Methods And Measures, Cassie Devore, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Hypertension And Hispanics: Lower Incidence Or Missing Data?, Kelsey Farrell, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Hypertension And Hispanics: Lower Incidence Or Missing Data?, Kelsey Farrell, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Hispanics And Diabetes: Many Problems But Many Answers, Brooke Stevens, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Hispanics And Diabetes: Many Problems But Many Answers, Brooke Stevens, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Barriers To Accessing The U.S. Health Care System For Hispanics, Patricia Troxell, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Barriers To Accessing The U.S. Health Care System For Hispanics, Patricia Troxell, Carolyn Nadeau, Faculty Advisor

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Society’S Views And The Personal Status Code: A Discussion Of Tunisian Men And Women’S Roles In Marriage And Divorce, Alexandra Betgeorge 2010 Providence College

Society’S Views And The Personal Status Code: A Discussion Of Tunisian Men And Women’S Roles In Marriage And Divorce, Alexandra Betgeorge

Global Studies Student Papers

This paper discusses the present characteristics of men and women’s expected roles in Tunisian society and family during and after marriage. The relationship between the Personal Status Code’s laws and Tunisian society’s general mentality were studied to see how they interacted to create men and women’s reputations and statuses before and after divorce. Four interviews were conducted with two categories of marriages considered: those with children and those without children. Each category was represented by a male and female divorcé living in the northern suburbs of Tunis, who were each asked to speak of their marriage ...


Iran And The Myth Of Deterrence, William Wunderle, Gabriel Lajeunesse 2010 SelectedWorks

Iran And The Myth Of Deterrence, William Wunderle, Gabriel Lajeunesse

William Wunderle

Thos who argue deterrence is the answer to a nuclear Iran miss the point -- the real issue is not whether Iran can be deterred from use or transfer of a nuclear weapon, but rather how a weapon would enable Iran to transition from its current status as a malignant spoiler to that of a true global power and threat. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-wunderle/iran-and-the-myth-of-dete_b_478576.html


Learning The Meaning Of Verbs: Insights From Quechua, Ellen H. Courtney 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Learning The Meaning Of Verbs: Insights From Quechua, Ellen H. Courtney

Ellen H Courtney

Largely based on observations of English-speaking children, investigators have proposed constraints on verb learning, e.g., syntactic bootstrapping, the principle of uniqueness, and innate semantic-conceptual categories. Children produce overgeneralization errors as they acquire verb meaning, and data from some languages reveal an intriguing asymmetry: children use intransitive verbs transitively, while seldom using causative-transitive verbs intransitively. This study presents experimental evidence corroborating the author's earlier finding that Quechua-speaking children’s overgeneralization errors observe the same asymmetry. The transitive variants of change-of-state verbs were elicited from 30 Peruvian children, aged 2;8-4;11. The ensuing discussion considers how Quechua-speaking children recover ...


Sketch Of A Typology Of Abstract Memristic Machines, Rudolf Kaehr 2010 ThinkArt Lab Glasgow

Sketch Of A Typology Of Abstract Memristic Machines, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

A typology of memristic machines is sketched. This sketch gives an overview and orientation to the paper “Towards Abstract Memristic Machines”. It also intents to propose a concise systematization of the newly introduced terms and strategies to memristics and morphogrammatics. This sketch is introducing four types of sign-use for four types of machines of fundamentally different paradigms: 1. semiotic, 2. monomorphic, 3. polymorphic and 4. bisimilar abstract machines. Further definitions of abstract machines have to be based on those graphematic notational systems. A realization of such constructions of abstract machines, in contrast to existing abstract machines of the theory of ...


Towards Abstract Memristic Machines, Rudolf Kaehr 2010 ThinkArt Lab Glasgow

Towards Abstract Memristic Machines, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

No abstract provided.


From Universe To Polyverses, Rudolf Kaehr 2010 ThinkArt Lab Glasgow

From Universe To Polyverses, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

Some thoughts about the power of speculation behind important discoveries in mathematics, physics and computer science. The exercise shows that there is no need for a compulsory ultimate unifying universe. It is speculated that just this paradigm of a single ultimate universe is unmasking itself today as the main obstacle for further development in Western science and technology.


Morphogrammatics For Dummies: The Domino Approach, Rudolf Kaehr 2010 ThinkArt Lab Glasgow

Morphogrammatics For Dummies: The Domino Approach, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

Dominoes, morphograms, cellular automata, memristics. Topics: possible continuation, coalitions, cooperations, substitution, morphic bisimilarity.


Applicative Constructions In Shipibo-Konibo (Panoan), Pilar Valenzuela 2010 Chapman University

Applicative Constructions In Shipibo-Konibo (Panoan), Pilar Valenzuela

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Articles and Research

This article provides a detailed, typologically informed treatment of applicative constructions in Shipibo-Konibo, a Panoan language from Peruvian Amazonia. Shipibo-Konibo has three applicative suffixes: affective (i.e., benefactive or malefactive), dedicated malefactive, and associative. These applicative types are rather common cross-linguistically and hence the language cannot be said to be particularly rich either in terms of number or kinds of applicative constructions. Nevertheless, the Shipibo-Konibo system exhibits certain points of special interest such as the interplay between transitivity and the different applicative construction types, which include a restriction on the dedicated malefactive to combine with transitive verbs only, and the ...


The Shortage Of America’S Foreign Language Teachers, Peter B. Swanson 2010 Georgia State University

The Shortage Of America’S Foreign Language Teachers, Peter B. Swanson

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Georgia’S Rural Foreign Language Teachers’ Sense Of Efficacy And How It Relates To Teacher Attrition, Peter Swanson, Robin Huff 2010 Georgia State University

Georgia’S Rural Foreign Language Teachers’ Sense Of Efficacy And How It Relates To Teacher Attrition, Peter Swanson, Robin Huff

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

Foreign language teachers are in critical need in many parts of rural America. Using Bandura’s conceptual framework of self-efficacy teaching languages as a theoretical lens, the researchers created a scale to measure foreign language teacher efficacy and administered alongside a well-known efficacy survey to in-service rural teachers (N = 167) in Georgia. Data analysis indicates that the new instrument is psychometrically sound and there are two dimensions to language teacher efficacy: Content Knowledge and Facilitating Instruction. Positive correlations between the two surveys suggest that teaching languages is more than just strength of content knowledge and FL teachers may need assistance ...


Efficacy And Language Teacher Attrition: A Case For Mentorship Beyond The Classroom, Peter B. Swanson 2010 Georgia State University

Efficacy And Language Teacher Attrition: A Case For Mentorship Beyond The Classroom, Peter B. Swanson

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

Teacher retention is problematic, especially where foreign language educators are concerned. In an effort to study if a relationship exists between foreign language teacher efficacy and retention, the author created a new quantitative instrument to measure foreign language teacher efficacy (N = 441) in the southeastern region of the United States. The Foreign Language Teacher Efficacy Scale was tested in 11 states in the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) region and was found to be valid and reliable, indentifying two dimensions of teaching languages, content knowledge and the facilitation of teaching. Results show differences between novice and veteran teachers in ...


Introducción: A Los Márgenes: Hacia Una Definición De "Negra", William Nichols 2010 Georgia State University

Introducción: A Los Márgenes: Hacia Una Definición De "Negra", William Nichols

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


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