Autobiographical Memories for Very Negative Events: The Effects of Thinking about and Rating Memories

Autobiographical Memories for Very Negative Events: The Effects of Thinking about and Rating Memories

Date: February 1, 2010
Creator: Rubin, David C.; Boals, Adriel & Klein, Kitty
Description: Article on autobiographical memories for very negative events and the effects of thinking about and rating memories.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Amish Teacher Dialogues with Teacher Educators: Research, Culture, and Voices of Critique

Amish Teacher Dialogues with Teacher Educators: Research, Culture, and Voices of Critique

Date: September 2005
Creator: Zehr, Henry; Moss, Glenda & Nichols, Joe
Description: Article discussing a collaborative project to examine literature and research on the Amish culture.
Contributing Partner: UNT Dallas
The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

Date: September 9, 2009
Creator: Nelson, Robert K.; Nesbit, Scott & Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: Article on the History Engine Project, an online archive consisting of thousands of narratives written and contributed by undergraduates.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke: Volume 3, June 1, 1878-June 22, 1880

The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke: Volume 3, June 1, 1878-June 22, 1880

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Date: October 15, 2007
Creator: Bourke, John Gregory
Description: John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872, and ending the evening before his death in 1896. As aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook, he had an insider's view of the early Apache campaigns, the Great Sioux War, the Cheyenne Outbreak, and the Geronimo War. Bourke's writings reveal much about military life on the western frontier, but he also was a noted ethnologist, writing extensive descriptions of American Indian civilization and illustrating his diaries with sketches and photographs. Previously, researchers could consult only a small part of Bourke's diary material in various publications, or else take a research trip to the archive and microfilm housed at West Point. Now, for the first time, the 124 manuscript volumes of the Bourke diaries are being compiled, edited, and annotated by Charles M. Robinson III, in a planned set of eight books easily accessible to the modern researcher. Volume 3 begins in 1878 with a discussion of the Bannock Uprising and a retrospective on Crazy Horse, whose death Bourke called "an event of such importance, and with its attendant circumstances pregnant with so much of good or evil for the settlement between ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Creating a Heterotopic Space: Reflections on Pre-service Art Educators’ Narratives

Creating a Heterotopic Space: Reflections on Pre-service Art Educators’ Narratives

Date: May 2014
Creator: Hyatt, Joana S.
Description: My autobiographical research focuses on creating digital heterotopias through social media platforms, providing safe spaces which allow art teacher candidates the opportunity to reflect upon their practicum experiences and question the status quo of institutional myths and inherited discourses in teacher fieldwork. Functions of heterotopic space link together and reflect other pedagogical sites, including institutional spaces. Heterotopias are often designed to be temporal and hidden from public view but are necessary enclaves for exploring non-hierarchical paradigms. Such temporary communal spaces can lead one to a personal praxis in uncovering what sometimes is never fully explored, our own autobiographical narrative of teaching. By creating a digital space utilized by art education student teachers in the midst of their practicum, I recalled my forgotten autobiography of student teaching, where memories of inequities and suppression of difference emerged. Through the lenses of critical theory and resistance theory, this study examines possibilities of crafting digital spaces as forms of artistic resistance and identity reconstruction zones. As such, the goal of examining the student teaching practicum concerning; power inequities, evaluation methods, standardization of teaching, evolving teacher identities, and the social environment of teaching, is to illustrate hegemonic processes and visualize spaces of possibility to deconstruct ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Narration in a Narrative

The Narration in a Narrative

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Peak, Alexandra & Rodman, Barbara
Description: Poster for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the narration of a narrative.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Patchwork Paraphrasing in 'The Clensyng of Mannes Sowle: Comparing Pepys 2125 to Bodley 923

Patchwork Paraphrasing in 'The Clensyng of Mannes Sowle: Comparing Pepys 2125 to Bodley 923

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: DeLaughter, Amy & Smith, Nicole D.
Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses research on an excerpt of a confessional narrative in an early 15th century manuscript known as Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys 2125 against 'The Clensyng of Mannes Sowle', found in Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 923.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College