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Biafra And The Politics Of Humanitarian Consumption, Chi-Chi Ayalogu Oct 2019

Biafra And The Politics Of Humanitarian Consumption, Chi-Chi Ayalogu

Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights

The Nigeria-Biafra War (1967-70) is overwhelmingly represented by photographs of malnourished, sickly looking and often protein-deficient children, iconic and complex images that encapsulate the narrative of an impoverished black Africa in the western imagination. While these photographs reveal the grievous, inhuman atrocities that took place in Biafra, they have come to be negatively associated with the entirety of black Africa, as they tend to validate inaccurate ideas of homogeneity on the continent. Yet despite their homogenizing effect, Biafran leaders re-appropriated images of suffering for propaganda use, specifically to elicit a humanitarian response and thereby procure aid and resources from denizens ...


Panel #5: The Maine Centennial In 1920: Commemoration And Remembrance Through Photography, Kevin Johnson, Micah Pawling, Earle G. Shetteworth Jr., Anne Collins Goodyear Jun 2019

Panel #5: The Maine Centennial In 1920: Commemoration And Remembrance Through Photography, Kevin Johnson, Micah Pawling, Earle G. Shetteworth Jr., Anne Collins Goodyear

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

A session that included the following presentations:

A Genuine Look at Maine and Its Centennial: The Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company, Kevin Johnson

The Wabanaki Encampment at the Maine Centennial in 1920: Homeland, Memory, and Ethnohistory, Micah Pawling

Documents of Truth and Beauty: Maine at One Hundred Years Through the Real Photo Post Cards of Charles A. Townsend, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.


Simply Mo., Marjolijn Jaliene Oskam Apr 2019

Simply Mo., Marjolijn Jaliene Oskam

Creative Activity and Research Day - CARD

Small portfolio presentation of design work by Marjolijn Oskam, branded under simply mo. The poster includes school work as well as professional work.


The Artist Residency And Lumen Printing, Austin Cullen Apr 2019

The Artist Residency And Lumen Printing, Austin Cullen

Undergraduate Research Conference

The artist residency is a critical and informative experience that is privileged to few, and revered by many. Creating work in a completely foreign environment can yield beautiful and new work that the artists could have never conceived of making. Artwork could be made about anything, but choosing a specific subject matter, or theme, can be very challenging. This difficulty arises from lack of knowledge, experience, or most importantly, being bored with one's surroundings. Artist residencies, often being in other countries and always providing a new atmosphere, can be a great way to jumpstart new artwork. Residencies are incredibly ...


Art Gallery, Bria Rice Apr 2019

Art Gallery, Bria Rice

Show Your Stripes Research and Creative Showcase

My art gallery is a compilation of photography between the years of 2012-2016. Today, I do not do photography as much as I did back then. It was something not only that I was good at but it was something that I enjoyed growing up. I started off receiving a camera and taking pictures of things outside. I then begin to find small interesting things in nature like a lady bug on a leaf for example. As time went on, I developed a love for photography and expanded to specializing in editing, graphic design, and photoshoots. Photography is a hobby ...


Parental Absence In Modern Narratives, Mario Avalos Apr 2019

Parental Absence In Modern Narratives, Mario Avalos

Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU

The protagonists of most fictional stories are characters whose origins often involve traumatic events that either lead to them wanting to do good in the world or wondering what their purpose really is. In many cases, this event is often something closely related to the central character’s parents. This “parental absence” can and generally does become a defining trait of the protagonist as they progress through life and, more evidently, through the immediate narrative. Considering the prevalence of this trope in television, film, literature, and other popular media, it is important to identify the recurring conflicts characters undergoing “parental ...