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"Racism is Solved!" A Fake Conservative's Guide to Social Justice

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2014-January-01
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Under the cloak of a character who is as ignorant as he is conservative, Stephen Colbert delivers snaps-worthy "truthiness"-insights that often shine a light to mainstream systemic forms of oppression by embodying their very nature. In my thesis, I acknowledge...

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A Dark Portrait: John Britton’s Denunciation of John Soane

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2023-November-06
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This article presents hitherto overlooked documents at Vassar College in the United States relating to the character and reputation of the architect John Soane (1753–1837). The antiquarian and topographic author John Britton (1771–1857), a lifelong friend and associate of Soane...

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Ahern, John

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2018-09-26

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American Jewish Summer Camp: Changing Identity in Community

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2014-January-01
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I will explore how Eden Village Camp serves as a model of positive Jewish identity formation. Jewish identity is inherently dependent on social relationships, and Jewish summer camp provides a breeding ground of socialization where interactions happen in an intense...

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Art Is What We Say It Is: "Easy Art" and the Pragmatics of Interpretation

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2014-January-01
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Since 2009, Brad Troemel and Lauren Christiansen have run the Jogging, a blog on the popular social media site Tumblr in which they and others post a variety of sloppily rendered and generally silly images to be viewed and shared...

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