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Hashtag Holocaust: Negotiating Memory In The Age Of Social Media, Erica Fagen Jul 2019

Hashtag Holocaust: Negotiating Memory In The Age Of Social Media, Erica Fagen

Doctoral Dissertations

This study examines the representation of Holocaust memory through photographs on the social media platforms of Flickr and Instagram. It looks at how visitors – armed with digital cameras and smartphones – depicted their experiences at the former concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Dachau, Sachsenhausen, and Neuengamme. The study’s arguments are twofold: firstly, social media posts about visits to former concentration camps are a form of Holocaust memory, and secondly, social media allows people from all backgrounds the opportunity to share their memories online. Holocaust memory on social media introduces a new, digital kind of memory called “filtered memory.”

This study demonstrates ...


Mothertongue 2019 (Full Issue) Apr 2019

Mothertongue 2019 (Full Issue)

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The full mOthertongue 2019 issue.


In History, The Future: Determinism In The Early History Of Photography In France, Emily Doucet Oct 2018

In History, The Future: Determinism In The Early History Of Photography In France, Emily Doucet

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Technological determinism and media specificity have profoundly shaped the history of photography—two strands of thought inherited from nineteenth century predecessors. Media archaeological approaches—while not always explicitly and perhaps, as Thomas Elsaesser has recently suggested, rather as symptom—have been taken up in the history of photography in response to long held narratives shaped by a disciplinary media determinism. This article explores discourses of futurity and historicity in early photographic writing in France, examining one thread in the early trajectory of media determinism in the history of photography. Taking up Eric Kluitenberg’s concept of “imaginary media”, this article ...


Mothertongue 2018 (Full Issue) Apr 2018

Mothertongue 2018 (Full Issue)

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La Bicicleta De La Patria Cubana / Cuba Bicycle, Elizabeth Ferreira Apr 2017

La Bicicleta De La Patria Cubana / Cuba Bicycle, Elizabeth Ferreira

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Photo taken in Pinar del Rio, Cuba


Encounter, Rose Wang Apr 2017

Encounter, Rose Wang

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Photo taken in Chongqing, China


Mothertongue 2017 (Full Issue) Apr 2017

Mothertongue 2017 (Full Issue)

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The full mOthertongue 2017 journal


Heavy Light: Transformation Of Matter In Relation To Growth And Decay, Lauren A. Bennett Jul 2016

Heavy Light: Transformation Of Matter In Relation To Growth And Decay, Lauren A. Bennett

Masters Theses

Through my artwork I explore the cyclical relationship and inherent inevitability between the processes of growth and decay. I engage notions of place, memory, fluctuation, and ephemerality. Drawing inspiration from an abandoned house and its many atrophying, accumulated contents, I examine the human impact upon our ecological surroundings and personal domains, tied to notions of finality and sustainability. Using light and time as both narrative elements and the physical components to cultivate images, I create hybrid prints that weave a story of our ever-changing territories. I present visual works that challenge our idealized views of life, and call attention to ...


Summoning The Body That Acts, Brendan M. Mccauley Jul 2016

Summoning The Body That Acts, Brendan M. Mccauley

Masters Theses

Seven series of artworks; painted, drawn and performed. These works are presented as affective incorporation exercises, that test modes of aesthetic communication in response to varying political contingencies. The constitutive processes used to develop the work also function as a methodology for my own political radicalization. As an artist I am wagering how to talk, as an activist I am preparing to act. The artworks discussed occur at the crossroads of these desires as enactions of futurity within the subjunctive mood.


Las Llaves / The Keys, Jonatán Martín Gómez Apr 2016

Las Llaves / The Keys, Jonatán Martín Gómez

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Spanish poem.


Ave, Colonia Veraniega, Sol / Bird, Camp, Sun, Professor Carole Cloutier ’S Spring 2016 Spanish 240 Class Apr 2016

Ave, Colonia Veraniega, Sol / Bird, Camp, Sun, Professor Carole Cloutier ’S Spring 2016 Spanish 240 Class

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Collaborative Quintain style poem.


Cosas Hechas Por El Hombre / Man Made Items, Haley Norris Apr 2016

Cosas Hechas Por El Hombre / Man Made Items, Haley Norris

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Spanish poem.


Mothertongue Spring 2016 (Full Pdf), Mothertongue 2016 Apr 2016

Mothertongue Spring 2016 (Full Pdf), Mothertongue 2016

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Full PDF document of the Spring 2016 mOthertongue journal.


At The Darkest Moment, To You, Seung Ah Rebecca Han Apr 2016

At The Darkest Moment, To You, Seung Ah Rebecca Han

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Korean poem.


Seasonal Mosaic, Nikki Grossfeld Apr 2016

Seasonal Mosaic, Nikki Grossfeld

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Photography.


Reaprendiendo Mi Primer Idioma / Relearning My First Language, Angela Acosta Apr 2016

Reaprendiendo Mi Primer Idioma / Relearning My First Language, Angela Acosta

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Spanish poem.


Hidden Beauty, Nikki Grossfeld Apr 2016

Hidden Beauty, Nikki Grossfeld

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Photography.


どれくらい? / How Long?, Naomi Chiba Apr 2016

どれくらい? / How Long?, Naomi Chiba

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Japanese poem.


At A Glance, Michael Agnello Apr 2016

At A Glance, Michael Agnello

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Photograph.


Scope, Michael Agnello Apr 2016

Scope, Michael Agnello

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Photograph.


Fortunata Vix / Only So Fortunate, Brinna Michael Apr 2016

Fortunata Vix / Only So Fortunate, Brinna Michael

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Latin poem.


Qui Suis-Je? / Who Am I?, Professor Rhonda Tarr's Spring 2016 French 126 Class Apr 2016

Qui Suis-Je? / Who Am I?, Professor Rhonda Tarr's Spring 2016 French 126 Class

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Collaborative French poem.


플라스크 속 작은 난장이 / A Little Man In A Flask, Nathaniel Lee Apr 2016

플라스크 속 작은 난장이 / A Little Man In A Flask, Nathaniel Lee

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Korean poem.


Blooming Lotus, Yujia Ye Apr 2016

Blooming Lotus, Yujia Ye

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Photography with description.


Mayu Mayurispa, Olivia Baxter Apr 2016

Mayu Mayurispa, Olivia Baxter

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Trilingual poem.


10.21, Kayla O'Meara Apr 2016

10.21, Kayla O'Meara

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French poem.


Lost-And-Found Photos: Practices And Perceptions, Todd J. Wemmer Mar 2016

Lost-And-Found Photos: Practices And Perceptions, Todd J. Wemmer

Doctoral Dissertations

Personal photographs become separated from their original owners in a number of ways, due to time or tragedy, sometimes ending up in strangers’ hands. Dealers, collectors, curators, bloggers, scholars, and families actively seek what are frequently called “orphaned,” “abandoned,” or “found” photos and present them to the public in multiple formats. This dissertation offers an analysis of the practices and perceptions that surround these presentations, and it argues for use of a more inclusive term (“lost-and-found”) to describe personal photos that are connected to both finders and losers.

Data were collected in three primary ways: (1) examination of the current ...


Facts And Photographs: Visualizing The Invisible With Spirit And Thought Photography, Margarida Medeiros Sep 2015

Facts And Photographs: Visualizing The Invisible With Spirit And Thought Photography, Margarida Medeiros

communication +1

Photography has been related to a positivist aim since its beginning and its genealogy is generally drawn from the realism of the camera obscura. But when it comes to the sort of photographs usually called “spirit photography” and “fluid and thought photography”, classic theorists like Barthes, Rosalind Krauss and Tom Gunning tend to relate this practice with the magic and the ‘uncanny’ reception that occurred at its very beginnings. In this paper I will point out that the main question is to question the possibility of a “spiritualist document”, and, in this sense, we will connect this issue to the ...


Navigating The Interim, Joseph E. Saphire Jr Jul 2015

Navigating The Interim, Joseph E. Saphire Jr

Masters Theses

Navigating the Interim attempts to build a framework for the ways in which visual art, media studies, and forms of social practice might intermingle within a career in the arts, as well as within a thorough art education curriculum. From broad theoretical analysis to the specificity of technical exercises and prompts, this paper serves as a roadmap for the ways in which production, teaching, and organizing might begin to merge into a single holistic practice. The author’s projects provide an anchor from which to analyze the various conceptual trajectories of art that have stemmed from modernism throughout the 20th ...


Mothertongue Spring 2014 (Full Document), Mothertongue Editor May 2015

Mothertongue Spring 2014 (Full Document), Mothertongue Editor

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No abstract provided.