Student Research and Open Access

Student Research and Open Access

Date: October 25, 2012
Creator: Lawrence, Samantha
Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out as part of International Open Access Week at the University of North Texas (UNT). This panel discusses student research and open access.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Other Mary: The Absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Trastevere, Rome

The Other Mary: The Absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Trastevere, Rome

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Camp, Briana & Baxter, Denise Amy
Description: This presentation accompanies a paper discussing research on the absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Basilica in Trastevere, Rome. The research examines the social context of Rome in this era, the status of prostitute, the neighborhood of Trastevere, and the entrance of promiscuity in the Santa Maria Basilica.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Goya's Fantastic Vision of Madness

Goya's Fantastic Vision of Madness

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Prater, Paige & Abel, Mickey S.
Description: This presentation discusses research on Francisco de Goya and his artistically recorded evolving definitions of madness that preoccupied the eighteenth-century.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Making the Man: 'Suiting' Masculinity in Performance Art

Making the Man: 'Suiting' Masculinity in Performance Art

Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Cornwell, Alicia & Way, Jennifer
Description: This paper examines research on the significance of clothing, specifically, the "men's suit," in select examples of contemporary American performance art. Drawing on sociology and art history, it considers the suit as a form of communication, and it suggests that performance artists Chris Burden, Paul McCarthy, and Vanessa Beecroft have used the "men's suit" to explore and communicate something about masculinity as a socially and culturally constructed hegemony.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Weston, Charisse & Way, Jennifer
Description: This paper discusses research on Man Ray's 'Noire et blanche' photographic series that features a female model and an African mask. This paper advances beyond the too often superficially noted formal similarities and contrasts between the representations of the woman and the mask to identify cultural connections between the representations of the woman and the mask to identify cultural connections between them involving sexual and racial "Otherness".
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Photography in Colonial and Postcolonial India as an Agent of Cultural Dominance

Photography in Colonial and Postcolonial India as an Agent of Cultural Dominance

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Joyce, Megan & Owen, Lisa N.
Description: This paper discusses research on the use of photography in colonial India. The thesis of the paper is that British photographers, through their choice of subjects and editing of their works, created a romanticized image of India as the British wished to see it. More recent photography has focused on the reality of the lives of the Indian people. Thus photography has moved from functioning as an agent of colonial domination and political propaganda to a tool used to bring aid and compassion to those in need.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Francisco de Goya and the Mirror's Reflection

Francisco de Goya and the Mirror's Reflection

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Blanco, Andrea & Donahue-Wallace, Kelly, 1968-
Description: In this paper, the author gives an analysis of Francisco de Goya, arguing that the painter uses mirrors to symbolize harmonization of subject with its true self throughout his work.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
A King's Decapitation

A King's Decapitation

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Palyu, Cheryl & Donahue-Wallace, Kelly, 1968-
Description: This paper presents research on Francisco de Goya. This research proves that the painting of Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) from 1800 ('The Cannibals), and his paintings from 1820-1823 (The Black Paintings, 'Judith,' and 'Saturn,' and Miniature, 'Judith') represent changing ideas on decapitation of a monarch.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
'Third World Artist': The Performance Art of Alexander Brener

'Third World Artist': The Performance Art of Alexander Brener

Date: March 31, 2005
Creator: Nersesova, Lisa & Way, Jennifer
Description: This paper discusses research on the performance art of Alexander Brener.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Reviewing American Quilts: A Record of Women's Political Engagement

Reviewing American Quilts: A Record of Women's Political Engagement

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Sokolow, Sarah & Way, Jennifer
Description: This paper discusses research on American quilts and women's political engagement.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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