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A Reflection On A Dhc Senior Project: "Silvie Danger", Breann Watterson Jan 2018

A Reflection On A Dhc Senior Project: "Silvie Danger", Breann Watterson

Undergraduate Theses and Professional Papers

This is a reflection about an Honors College Research Project. The project was a work of historical fiction concerning the coming-of-age of a young woman in mid-nineteenth-century New England.


From The Boston Stone Jail, 1775, Jean C. O'Connor Dec 2017

From The Boston Stone Jail, 1775, Jean C. O'Connor

The Montana English Journal

Primary sources can open doors to stories we can only imagine. I share the discovery of an actual letter written by American patriot James Lovell in September of 1775, the more startling because in my research for my historical fiction novel The Cause I had already read a clerk-written version of the letter. I encourage teachers to utilize primary sources to entice their students’ development of narrative, and offer links to excellent sources from the Montana Historical Society.


An Elemental Community: Contemplations Of Place, Theresa A. Duncan Jan 2016

An Elemental Community: Contemplations Of Place, Theresa A. Duncan

Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers

An Elemental Community: Contemplations of Place is a series of four meditations and stand-alone essays examining the history of the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana, and my personal history in that place, through the lens of the four Buddhist elements of air, fire, water, and earth. These essays explore my journey to understanding of my place in the Valley and the Pacific Northwest.


Our Trickster, The School, Adrea Lawrence May 2014

Our Trickster, The School, Adrea Lawrence

Education's Histories

This serialized essay examines the school as a trickster in the history of education, calling upon the history of American Indian education as a test case.