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Vassar Scholarship

Vassar Scholarship, the institutional repository formerly known as Digital Window, reflects the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community.  It provides access to a variety of collections, including senior theses and projects across a wide range of disciplines.

  • 1444 results in Vassar Scholarship

"This week, a loving mother fatally shot her child:" The consequences of sympathetic media portrayal of parents who kill their disabled children

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2014-January-01
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"Well, I'm thinking about horse poverty": Teaching and Learning about Social Justice and the Arts with Elementary School Students

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2020-January-01
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This paper analyzes a social justice arts program that I developed and taught to third, fourth, and fifth grade students at one school in the Poughkeepsie, NY area. I begin this project by considering my own experiences in art class...

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“ Simultaneous Victimization and Complicity”: Intersections of the Indian Settler, Caste, and North American Settler Colonialism

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2023-May-05
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This project aims to concurrently theorize how settler colonialism, white supremacy, and brahmanism manifests in North America through the actions and implications of high caste, first-generation Indian immigrants in the second half of the 21st century. I assert that dominant...

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“Model Minority in a Box": Examining Ivy Ling and Asian American representation in American Girl, Bratz, and My Scene

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2023-April-14
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“That’s how Lita made it.”: The Cultural Significance of Food and Cooking in the Lives of Mexican Immigrants and Mexican Americans

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2022-April-22
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“The Three Chinamans”: Truth and Asian American identity in Q.M. Zhang’s Accomplice to Memory

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2022-December-04
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“They were real, they were American”: Jeans in Soviet magazines in the 1970s and 1980s

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2023-April-14
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The 1970s and 1980s saw a significant increase in the popularity of jeans among the Soviet Union's youth. To gain a better understanding of the origins of this trend, the paper analyzes interviews with former Soviet Union citizens, as well...

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