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  • Being constrain'd with dreadful circumstance: The Violence of Identity in Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece 

    Nelson, Amy (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    In the catalogue of William Shakespeare’ s female characters, one critical attribute (perhaps surprisingly) can be found among nearly all of them: a consistent identity (Paulina’ s assertive determination and Desdemona’ s ...
  • Challenges and Resources of Survivors of Domestic Violence 

    Clark, Sarah; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Advocacy for battered women often focuses on physical danger, but more attention needs to be paid to other familial, financial, and emotional risks. Research to date has likewise paid little attention to victims’ strengths ...
  • The Changing Histories of Childhood Through Imagery 

    Grabarz, Faith (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Histories of childhood have insisted upon a dramatic shift in the way in which children are represented in art from roughly 1700 to 1900. My project seeks to better understand this shift by analyzing paintings produced in ...
  • Churches that Look Like Churches: Traditionalism in Recent Catholic Church Architecture 

    Nielsen, Emily (University of thge South, 2011-04-29)
    This paper examines the traditionalist movement in Catholic church architecture in the U.S. over the past two decades. Taking into account the reasons for discontent with churches built in the Modernist style, this paper ...
  • Cyberbullying: The New Way to Bully 

    Clark, Sarah; Dashiell, Caroline; Ferrell, Elly; Lambert, Catherine; Logan, Laura; McManus, Johanna; McNaughton, Caitlin; Rolfe, Matney; Hamby, Sherry (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    : To identify up-to-date trends in cyber-bullying and highlight the risks, consequences and contexts of cyberbullying in 2011. METHOD: We held four focus groups lasting approximately one hour each. A total of 45 ...
  • Dispersal of Light Pollution around Tennessee Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 

    Delong, Sarah; Pfeifer, Carson; Evans, John; Van de Ven, Chris (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    This study will involve using a light meter to measure the levels of light dispersal that surround various sources of human produced night lighting and GIS mapping these sources to form a light map of an area of the Sewanee ...
  • Does an Apple a Day keep the Autism Away? The Effects of a Gluten-Free, Casein Free Diet 

    Hague, Chris; Volkmar, Fred (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    At the heart of this matter of how to cure autism is where does autism come from? There is no known cause but many theories. Lately in the news you may have heard that the vaccine theory has been debunked but people still ...
  • Electrochemical Characterization of Platinum (II) Bipyridine Liquid Crystals 

    Brumby, Breland; Bachman, Robert (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Liquid crystalline materials composed of a platinum center chelated by a bipyridine ring and additional ligands have been of immense interest in recent years for their interesting photochemical and electrochemical behavior. ...
  • Encouragement and Its Effects on Student's Mindsets and Test Taking Abilities in Sewanee University 

    Anyanwu, Ijeoma; Jennings, Shameka; Butler, Elizabeth; Yu, Karen (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    It is common to find that in various real life situations individuals are encouraged with positive, and sometimes negative, instructions before performing any given task. These situations often occur in educational settings, ...
  • Fire on the Mountain 

    Ward, Bestor; Hogsette, Forrest; Schutte, Clay (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    In 2010, prescribed fire was used following tree thinning at two sites on the Domain in an effort to promote oak regeneration. In compartment 46, fire was applied to the site in April and May 2010 and post-treatment seedling ...
  • Flaubert's Language: Limits and Trancendence 

    Nielsen, Emily (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    This presentation, the culmination of an independent study in French literary analysis, examines the presentation of language in the work of the 19th-century novelist Gustave Flaubert. It draws on his novel Madame Bovary ...
  • The Hat Trick: The Fluid Symbol of the Hat in James Joyce's Ulysses 

    Faison, Elisa (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    The Trade paperback edition of Ulysses, published by Vintage Books in 1990, features no cover illustration except for a large black hat and pair of glasses, which seem to be worn by the word “Ulysses” itself. Though Joyce ...
  • Organic Gardening at Sewanee 

    Jones, Arden (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Sewanee’s community garden was cleared for agriculture in 1898. The 2011 Soils and Cultivation class utilized the garden’s student section this spring, and after clearing overgrowth and establishing raised beds, organic ...
  • Pharmaceuticals from Wastewater in Streams Draining a Forested Watershed on the Cumberland Plateau 

    Teasley, Erica; Bennett, Julie; Crider, Callie; McGrath, Deborah; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Research has increasingly focused on the excretion of pharmaceuticals into the environment through wastewater effluent. Wastewater treatment at the Sewanee Utility District involves biodegradation of sewage passing through ...
  • Potential Mountain Lion Habitat on the Domain and Barriers to its Access 

    Mazyck, Mary; Bartenstein, Catherine; Williams, Charlie; Wilson, Elizabeth; Evans, John; Van de Ven, Chris (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Although mountain lions were declared extinct in the eastern United States in 2011, there is continued interest in the possibility of small surviving populations in remote areas. In the last several years, there have been ...
  • Predicting Multiflora Rose Habitat on the Sewanee Domain 

    Henderson, Charlotte; Cowan, William; Evans, John; Van de Ven, Chris (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora) is an invasive species on the Sewanee Domain; planted as a solution to soil erosion, as an ornamental plant, and to act as a “natural fence” (USNPS, 2010). It can replace original vegetation ...
  • Preliminary Properties of a New Measure of Assertiveness, Strategic Assertiveness and Passivity 

    Mates, Hadley; Pickett, Leigh Anne; Bryson, Catherine; Robb, Jeannette; Bardi, C. Albert (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Extant measures (e.g. Rathus, 1973) conceptualize assertiveness as social boldness and frankness. Studies assessing minority groups in the U.S. (e.g., Hall & Beil-Warner, 1978) with a variety of measures of assertiveness ...
  • Professors' Perceptions of Students' Academic Success based on Students' Race and Clothing Formality 

    Weber, Marcela; Phillips-Pitts, CJ; Bardi, Al (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    First impressions often have lasting effects on perceptions of other people (Rule, Moran, et al. 2010, Rule & Ambady 2010). First impressions of physical appearance can even affect whether a person is hired for a job ...
  • Reactions to the Campus Climate Survey: Policy Considerations for Multicultural Students at Sewanee 

    Jennings, Shameka; Nicholson, Emily; Pate, Miriam; Bardi, C. Albert (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    This study sought to explore and assess multicultural students' academic, social and personal experiences at the University of the South. The researchers conducted individual interviews with a standardized set of questions. ...
  • The Relationship between Range and Foraging Behavior of Free Ranging Supported Lemur Catta on St. Catherine's Island, GA 

    Ghandhi, Michelle; Keith-Lucas, Timothy (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Lemur catta, commonly known as ring-tailed lemurs, inhabit Madagascar (where the species is endemic), feeding on a diet primarily composed of natural fruit such as tamarind (Jolly 2006). Previous research shows that a ...