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The Toxicity Of Otherness, Justin Malone Dec 2018

The Toxicity Of Otherness, Justin Malone

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article discusses the dangerous philosophical principle of Othering, wherein a group of people are ostracized for being different from the majority. While categorization of information is a fundamental aspect of how the brain works, the categorization of people homogenizes their complexities. In doing so, a group is seen as a single entity, rather than individuals, which strips them of their humanity. After a group has been Othered, society will inevitably invoke some method of forced displacement upon them. Additionally, the article emphasizes the importance of affected individuals telling the stories of their experiences with oppression from Othering. Sharing one ...


The Influence Of Individualistic Ideas On American Mobility, Markus Magiera Oct 2018

The Influence Of Individualistic Ideas On American Mobility, Markus Magiera

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

In this paper I showcase the influence of individualistic thinking ranging back as far as Age of Enlightenment on the development of mobility in America since the eighteenth century. My goal is to identify the factors that shaped the evolution of travel. In order to do so I start by analyzing texts from the early nineteenth century, where travel by foot was the common thing. Next I focus on new means of mobility; first the bicycle, and later on the automobile. I aim to convince that modernity's main instigator was the change in thinking brought forth in the Age ...


The Edugametional Podcast Episode 1: Souls Games And Information Literacy, Brian Zabell Apr 2018

The Edugametional Podcast Episode 1: Souls Games And Information Literacy, Brian Zabell

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

Abstract:

This Capstone project includes a 53 minute podcast audio file and a reflective memo detailing what sparked my interest in the topic along the journey I went through to get to where I ended up to create the podcast.

The podcast is developed the first podcast of a series about using peer-reviewed research articles to argue for educational gaming in the classroom, the merits of finding scientific and cultural literacies in educational gaming, understanding the value of why certain video game mechanics work and why, and how video games in general can retain educational value to a player.

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Fading Landscapes: The Culture Of Exile And The Open Road, Marc T. Rentschler Jan 2018

Fading Landscapes: The Culture Of Exile And The Open Road, Marc T. Rentschler

English Department: Traveling American Modernism (ENG 366, Fall 2018)

This article seeks to analyze the complex relationship between material culture and hegemonic constructions of ideology along with their tendency to make their way into larger institutional apparatuses of society. For this study this interaction is explored through the symbolic construction of the american roadways and a selective. Drawing on Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Baudrillard’s America, and William Least Heat Moon’s Blue Highways, this work attempts to combine critical perspectives on the formation of public space with the events of these works in order to formulate how the ideological values which are subsumed by the representational ...


The Essayist In Search Of The Essay: Research Strategies, Matthew Gavin Frank, Jill Talbot, Peggy Shinner, Nicole Walker, B. J. Hollars Jan 2015

The Essayist In Search Of The Essay: Research Strategies, Matthew Gavin Frank, Jill Talbot, Peggy Shinner, Nicole Walker, B. J. Hollars

Journal Articles

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Special Glasses, Matthew Gavin Frank Jan 2015

Special Glasses, Matthew Gavin Frank

Journal Articles

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The Final Decision, Michelle Jiang Dec 2013

The Final Decision, Michelle Jiang

Gandy Dancer Archives

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The Red Piggy Bank, Kirsten Freiman Dec 2013

The Red Piggy Bank, Kirsten Freiman

Gandy Dancer Archives

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Every Season Starts At Dick's, Sarah Christ Dec 2013

Every Season Starts At Dick's, Sarah Christ

Gandy Dancer Archives

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Continents, Rachel Svenson Dec 2013

Continents, Rachel Svenson

Gandy Dancer Archives

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