American Culture Program
"Come through with the 'Ye mask on / spray everything like SAMO:" Jay Z, Kanye West, and fine art as luxury in contemporary hip hop
Break It Down, Roll It Up: A Journey Through the Origins and Evolution of Chicago Footwork
Craft in Modernity
Since the industrial revolution, the craftsman has occupied an increasingly precarious position in society. The once obvious and natural role of craft is threatened. Craft production sits in uneasy tension with forces of modernity, practicality, industry, economy, and reproduction. These...
Deconstructing the American Road Trip Experience: the "Search" for "American Identity"
Feeling Institutional Whiteness
Food, Farming, and Freedom : Promoting a Sustainable Model of Food Justice in America's Prisons
Freedom, Flags, and "Never Forgetting": Commemorative Practices and Responses in the Ten Years After September 11
How Analytics, Big Data, and Technology Have Impacted Basketball's Quest to Maximize Efficiency and Optimization
Making A Long Story Short: The Beijing Spring of 1989 and the Mediation of American Ideology
Preserving the status quo: the U.S.-Mexico "War on Drugs," 1969-1978
Rehabilitation : The Cult of the World War II Veteran and American Perceptions of Militarism in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Rethinking the American High School History Textbook: An Analysis, Critique, and Reformation of American History-Telling in the Classroom
Stories of a Waldorf School: Looking for Inspiration in Education
Textures and Symbols: Creation through Association
The Imaginary Mannahatta: Preservation and Public Space in New York City's Central Park
The Web Weaved by Culture: Telehealth in Native America
Telehealth, with its focus of addressing healthcare at a distance and being cost efficient, has been suggested to be a good fit in Native American communities. However, very little study has been done bridging the two; even less has been...
Universalism On The American Stage: Colorblindness As Cultural Imperialism
Unlanded Souls: Discussions Black Landownership Coming Out of the Port Royal Experiment
During the Civil War the Port Royal Experiment – part government-funded enterprise in free slave labor, part abolitionist-fueled social experiment – provided the former slaves of the South Carolina Sea Islands with their first experiences of paid labor while learning...