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Cultural History

Stephen F. Austin State University

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Series Of Identities: Bob Dylan In The 1980s, Sarah Shade Apr 2019

Series Of Identities: Bob Dylan In The 1980s, Sarah Shade

Undergraduate Research Conference

Research Questions

• How does Bob Dylan compare to other artists?

• How do visuals affect the lyrics of songs?

• How do other artists portray themselves during this period?

• How do people frame their own identities?


The Red Scare, Allison Ellis Apr 2012

The Red Scare, Allison Ellis

Undergraduate Research Conference

The Red Scare describes the time in American History following World War II when tension between Americans and other Communist countries, specifically the Soviet Union, were threateningly high. Each county was equipped for, yet fearful of an atomic war. The United States government tried to use this fear to motivate the American public to become mobilized. American citizens were encouraged to rely on themselves and prepare for the worst. Even though they were ignorant to the effects of such an attack, Americans tried desperately to prepare their homes and families. The government published articles, pamphlets, short films, and held drills ...


The American Civil War In The South: Love, Letters, And Shifting Gender Roles, Cassandra Bennett Apr 2010

The American Civil War In The South: Love, Letters, And Shifting Gender Roles, Cassandra Bennett

Undergraduate Research Conference

Love remains one of the most basic human emotions that provides the motivation and sustains the loyalty of familial bonds. People fight for country and cause due to love and loyalty to those at home. Southern fami-lies involved in the American Civil War were no different. Fathers, husbands, sons, mothers, wives, and daugh-ters loved while in the midst of the “cruel war,” surrounded by death, destruction, and desperation. These same motivations remain in our society and an examination of correspondence between the homefront and the bat-tlefront sheds light into the inner workings of daily life as well as assigned gender ...