Vassar College Digital Library

Institutional Repository

Vassar College's institutional repository reflects the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community.  It provides access to many collections, including a variety of senior theses and projects from disciplines ranging from American Culture to Urban Studies. 

In early 2022 Vassar College Libraries moved the institutional repository from Digital Window to the Vassar College Digital Library. This new method of access is a work in progress and will be officially launched in June 2022. The original Digital Window will remain accessible through July 1, 2022. 

Crack Systems Analysis of the McCartys Flow, New Mexico, USA

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2014-January-01
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The McCartys Flow is a 3.9-ka vesicular porphyritic basalt lava flow in the Zuni-Bandera Volcanic Field (ZBVF) near Grants, New Mexico. The Lava Falls area on the southern part of the flow is dominated by pahoehoe sheet flows. Topographic features...

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Reflection, Reproduction, and Challenging at the Brooklyn Zen Center: Complexifying Cultural Capital, Gentrification, the Mindfulness Movement, and Scale

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2014-January-01
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This project analyzes the Brooklyn Zen Center as a case study in order to complexify our understandings of cultural capital, gentrification, the modern American mindfulness movement, and geographic scale. Through an analysis focused at the local scale, we see how...

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Stripping Autonomy: Coloniality and the Production of Territory vis-à-vis Canada's Exotic Dancer Visa Program

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2014-January-01
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This paper traces the making and unmaking of a unique former temporary visa program in Canada: the Exotic Dancer Visa Program. Using theories of territory and colonialism, I imaginatively analyze the construction of the Canadian state and migrant exotic dancer...

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Tempelhofer Feld and the Right to the City: Towards Better Democracies in Berlin

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2014-January-01
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Tempelhof, a field dating to Prussia and earlier, served the national socialists as an airport and site of oppression, as well as a lifeline for the allies in the iconic Berlin Airlift, bringing food to the residents of West Berlin...

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