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Politics Of Feminist Revision In Di Prima's Loba, Polina Mackay Dec 2016

Politics Of Feminist Revision In Di Prima's Loba, Polina Mackay

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Politics of Feminist Revision in di Prima's Loba" Polina Mackay explores Diane di Prima's two-volume epic Loba (1998) and, through a comparison of di Prima to the work of Adrienne Rich, argues that Loba practices a politics of feminist revision. Further, Mackay examines the ways in which di Prima starts to move away from the recovery project of female voices in patriarchal culture, associated with late twentieth-century Feminism, towards a women's literature which need not be defined entirely through its resistance to patriarchal narratives of gender in men's literature. Here it focuses on ...


Burroughs As A Political Writer?, Alexander Greiffenstern Dec 2016

Burroughs As A Political Writer?, Alexander Greiffenstern

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Burroughs as a Political Writer?" Alexander Greiffenstern discusses political elements in William S. Burroughs's work. Greiffenstern looks at Burroughs's text "The Coming of the Purple Better One" written for Esquire about the Democratic National Convention in Chicago 1968. By writing a surprisingly personal text, Burroughs might have captured something about the significance of the convention that many later historical accounts miss. In the end, Burroughs leaves the critical reader no other choice than to attempt a historical and political analysis.


Young People's Literature Of Algerian Immigration In France, Anne Schneider Dec 2016

Young People's Literature Of Algerian Immigration In France, Anne Schneider

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Young People's Literature of Algerian Immigration in France" Anne Schneider discusses questions of language, hybridity, and heritage in some works for young people published in France about Algeria and/or Algerian-French identity, by Leïla Sebbar, Jean-Paul Nozière, Azouz Begag, and Michel Piquemal. She argues for the need for an intercultural education at primary school that uses literature about immigration to highlight questions of place, belonging, exile and language. Schneider's focus is on Begag's Un train pour chez nous (2001) and Piquemal's Mon miel, ma douceur (2004). These texts use linguistic hybridity and an ...


French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat Dec 2016

French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat

Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

The research I have conducted for my French Major Senior Thesis is a culmination of my passion for and studies of both French language and culture and the history and practice of Visual Arts. I have examined, across the history of art, the representation of women, and concluded that until the 20th century, these representations have been tools employed by the makers of history and those at the top of the patriarchal system, used to control women’s images and thus women themselves. I survey these representations, which are largely created by men—until the 20th century. I ...


The History, Memory, And Representation Of The Holocaust: Reflections On A Yearlong Freshman Seminar And Study Trip, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel, Erin Mcglothlin, Anika Walke Nov 2016

The History, Memory, And Representation Of The Holocaust: Reflections On A Yearlong Freshman Seminar And Study Trip, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel, Erin Mcglothlin, Anika Walke

University Libraries Presentations

Presented at the Lessons and Legacies conference on Holocaust Studies in November 2016, these posters document a year-long freshman FOCUS seminar held at Washington University in St. Louis in 2015-2016 that aimed to give incoming college students a sophisticated understanding of the causes, dynamics, representation, and memory of the Nazi genocide. Created and co-taught by Anika Walke and Erin McGlothlin, this intensive academic engagement featured two semesters of coursework focusing on the history and the literary and filmic representation of the Holocaust and a twelve-day trip to Germany, Poland and Lithuania. The group visited important Holocaust-related sites to deepen their ...


The James Merrill Digital Archive: Channeling The Collaborative Spirit(S), Shannon Davis, Joel Minor Nov 2016

The James Merrill Digital Archive: Channeling The Collaborative Spirit(S), Shannon Davis, Joel Minor

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

The James Merrill Papers, housed in Washington University Libraries Special Collections, contains manuscripts, drafts, and other materials from the renowned poet. In 2013, work began to digitize and deliver a selection of the Merrill Papers towards his epic poem, The Book of Ephraim. Because the Libraries’ already used Omeka digital exhibit software for a number of projects, the materials were delivered in an Omeka exhibit, The James Merrill Digital Archive. The process of transforming an archival collection into a digital exhibit required the expertise and input of many collaborators including library staff in Special Collections and Scholarly Publishing, and students ...


Found Poem Dos, Mitchell Mcgowan, Mateo Ramirez Yelton Sep 2016

Found Poem Dos, Mitchell Mcgowan, Mateo Ramirez Yelton

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Found Poem Uno, Patricia Cortés, Mireya Ortega, Cynthia Paredes, Javier Rojas Sep 2016

Found Poem Uno, Patricia Cortés, Mireya Ortega, Cynthia Paredes, Javier Rojas

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum Six, Karla Amaya, Arturo Arce, Mondserrat Ortiz, Cynthia Rojas Sep 2016

Pantoum Six, Karla Amaya, Arturo Arce, Mondserrat Ortiz, Cynthia Rojas

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum Five, Idette Lopez, Tyree Love, Luna Uch, Katrina Uribe Sep 2016

Pantoum Five, Idette Lopez, Tyree Love, Luna Uch, Katrina Uribe

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum Four, Jacqueline Barrera-Pacheco, Magdalena Cortez, Lei Hou, Amy Núñez Sep 2016

Pantoum Four, Jacqueline Barrera-Pacheco, Magdalena Cortez, Lei Hou, Amy Núñez

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum Three, Jonah Platt, Elizabeth Rosales, Monique Yzaguirre Sep 2016

Pantoum Three, Jonah Platt, Elizabeth Rosales, Monique Yzaguirre

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum Two, Briana Corona, Susana Padilla, Dakota Porter Sep 2016

Pantoum Two, Briana Corona, Susana Padilla, Dakota Porter

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Pantoum One, José Manuel Hernández, Zitlaly Macías, José Manzo, Catherine Sanchez Sep 2016

Pantoum One, José Manuel Hernández, Zitlaly Macías, José Manzo, Catherine Sanchez

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Full Collective Poetry Sep 2016

Full Collective Poetry

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Heart(H), Monique Yzaguirre Sep 2016

Heart(H), Monique Yzaguirre

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


In My Dreams..., Mateo Ramirez Yelton Sep 2016

In My Dreams..., Mateo Ramirez Yelton

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Turning Soil, Katrina Uribe Sep 2016

Turning Soil, Katrina Uribe

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Ya No Está En Mi Vida, Luna Uch Sep 2016

Ya No Está En Mi Vida, Luna Uch

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Música Y Mi Hermanito, Luna Uch Sep 2016

Música Y Mi Hermanito, Luna Uch

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Con La Música, Te Recuerdo, Catherine Sanchez Sep 2016

Con La Música, Te Recuerdo, Catherine Sanchez

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Reflection, Elizabeth Rosales Sep 2016

Reflection, Elizabeth Rosales

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


The Sauna On The Roof, Javier Rojas Sep 2016

The Sauna On The Roof, Javier Rojas

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Christopher, Cynthia Rojas Sep 2016

Christopher, Cynthia Rojas

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Shame, Jacqueline Ramirez Sep 2016

Shame, Jacqueline Ramirez

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


¿Dónde Está Shame?, Jacqueline Ramirez Sep 2016

¿Dónde Está Shame?, Jacqueline Ramirez

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Revelations Of Self, Jonah Platt (#11) Sep 2016

Revelations Of Self, Jonah Platt (#11)

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


Saturday Morning, Cynthia Paredes Sep 2016

Saturday Morning, Cynthia Paredes

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


La Música Es Vida, Susana Padilla Sep 2016

La Música Es Vida, Susana Padilla

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.


¿Cómo Te Llamas Tú?, Mondserrat Ortiz Sep 2016

¿Cómo Te Llamas Tú?, Mondserrat Ortiz

CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives

No abstract provided.