Indiana University South Bend

Recent Submissions

  • Gilvary-Hamad, Heather (Indiana University South Bend, 2008-05)
    The idea of a project on cross cultural marriage came to me as a result of confronting the many stereotypes about both cross-cultural marriages in general and, more specifically, marriage between an American woman and a ...
  • Gilvin, Nancy M. (Indiana University South Bend, 2007-05)
    The intention of this thesis is to trace the footsteps of women and men as they search for the divine feminine. This paper will review the words and writings of nuns, peasants, noblewomen, everyday women, as well as the ...
  • Gilbert, Andrew (Indiana University South Bend, 2007-08)
    "What is it about fiction that drives me to read? This question has stuck with me since I was young and discovering the joys of The Hardy Boys, the tragedy of The Bridge to Terabithia and the wonder of The Lord of the ...
  • Ginter, Sally R. (Indiana University South Bend, 1993-05-11)
    Most of the audience seeing Robert Bolt's play, A Man For All Seasons would believe it is a factually accurate historical drama. Bolt, however, has made it quite clear in interviews that he did not set out to write a play ...
  • Farinella, Anne C. (Indiana University South Bend, 2005-08)
    Romantic fiction, the most popular and least respected genre, has a colorful history that has been mostly hidden behind the backdrop of the patriarchal curtain. What I discovered is that the romance genre has a language ...
  • Cheng, Yu-Jen (2008-04)
    The RTS/CTS mechanism is an optional mechanism in DCF (Distributed Coordination Function) in IEEE 802.11 standard, which was designed to solve the hidden node problem. However, the RTS/CTS mechanism is turned off in most ...
  • Susan, Ciancio (Ciancio, S. (2000) Schizophrenia: Etology and Prevention (unpublished master's thesis) Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, Indiana., 2000-12)
    Given the chronic and debilitating nature of schizophrenia, the major focus of researchers and clinicians has been to develop medications that will quiet its active symptoms, and this has been quite successful. However, ...
  • Comeau, John (1995-05)
    This paper describes the need for a critical writing course at Ivy Tech State College. The course will address needs that are not being met by the current writing curriculum. The writing curriculum, as it exists, helps ...
  • Colwell, Jessyca J. (2006-08)
    Although they are American-born and speak English, many American citizens are often identified by their racial backgrounds rather than their citizenship, so questions pertaining to ethnic origin, including questions such ...
  • Coryn, Chris L. (2004-04-09)
    A qualitative study investigated the construction of national identity and the exclusion of Arab Americans from the justice considerations of other citizens. Data were collected from 47 participants between July and August, ...
  • Brown, William C. (2000-05-09)
    The blues song tradition is the artistic result of a long history of suffering, beginning with a people sold into indentured servitude. This history of personal tragedies and racial experience is unique to the people of ...
  • Ballard, Veronica Lynn (2012-12)
    Throughout the process of producing this creative project - writing about becoming and being a writer - I am able to look back and reexamine the books I read, the people I met, and the things that happened to me, and ...
  • Browning, Tasha Butler (2007-08)
    My proposal stated that the project would entail placing enrichment objects in the chimpanzee enclosure, recording observations of their reactions to the objects while I'm present, and then recording their reactions to ...
  • Andrews, Richard J. (1995-06-30)
    Through the ages, the Temple Mount has also served as a symbol of hope and renewal, particularly for the Jews who managed to regain control of it on several occasions in the past. The Temple Mount, today, continues to play ...
  • Botkin, Nancy (Nancy C.) (1990-12)
    The following collection of poems, About Suffering, constitutes my MLS project. As the poems were created and rewritten, common themes began to emerge, giving the collection cohesion. The title is taken from the first line ...
  • Butler, Karen (2014-05)
    In order to further this argument that Salome's character represents what all women faced, I will look specifically at how Cary uses a female Machiavelle, to add a feminine voice to dramatic literary dialogue, and, especially ...
  • Azar, Khalil T. (2006-05)
    This is a study of how American foreign policy is linked to the development of terrorism in the Middle East, using the Palestine-Israel conflict as a case study. I discuss questions that consider how American foreign policy ...
  • Bye, Joy (2012-08)
    Minimalist artists, along with writers such as William Carlos Williams, Elaine Equi, and Raymond Carver, attempted to convey significance using and text in order to place into a fresh context the self--the essence of one's ...
  • Bucksbarg, Jenny A. (2011-05)
    Previous scholarship exploring Mark Twain and U.S. imperialism runs a wide spectrum from an avoidance of the subject to a critical analysis of even his earliest writings. At times, Twain seems to be reductively celebrated ...
  • Anderson, Jaime L. (2010-05)
    This project examines the role of artists in the contemporary world, particularly post-9/11, as they are represented in U.S. fiction and film, specifically two works of Don DeLillo, Mao II (1991) and Falling Man (2007), ...

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