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    • La Comunità: Programming for Italian-Americans in Providence, Rhode Island 

      Asciolla, Jamie (2017-07-02)
      This capstone outlines the research and process of developing in dialogue with community members a series of public programs that focus on the Italian-American community in the Providence, Rhode Island area. The programs ...
    • LIFERS: A Cultural Glimpse of Today's Marine Corps Through The Stories of Three Career Officers 

      Fitzell, Brian (2016-05-27)
      “I am just fortunate to have been able to serve for this long in a profession that I love,” emailed one of the Lifers profiled in this manuscript reflecting upon his 25 years in the Marine Corps. Lifers is the term for ...
    • Living History: Finding Myself in the Reflection of My Elders 

      Brooks, Carol (2016-07-08)
      Living History: Finding Myself in the Reflection of My Elders is an in depth reflection on my personal feelings of detachment from my heritage as an African American - an unfortunate byproduct of the silence of the generations ...
    • Louisville StorySites 

      Skinner, Emily (2018-07)
      The purpose for this capstone project is to produce a web-based product which showcases the intersection of story and place in Louisville, KY’s historic cultural landscapes. My guiding question is: How can historic ...
    • Maya'loyon: Creating a Space for Indigenous and Cultural Teachers 

      Lent, Nakia (2019-05-16)
      This project, Maya’loyon, consists of a website https://accordion-mayflower-djkm.squarespace.com/config/ designed for Indigenous Languages and Cultural Teachers, nationally and internationally. (The site will go live on ...
    • The Missing Peace: Offerings from the Study of Adoption, Culture, and Identity 

      Williams, Laura (2018-05-24)
      The purpose of this capstone is to expand cultural sustainability practice by investigating how emerging adult Chinese adoptees living in the United States negotiate identity formation and belonging. To understand the ...
    • Mohegan Foodways - Past, Present & Future 

      Meehan, Susan Wendy (2013-01)
      The foodways of Mohegan traverse every aspect of life at Mohegan. Mohegan traditions, ceremony, stories, oral tradition, history, spirituality, familial celebrations, the general health of the community, community transitions ...
    • A Museum Educator's Identity Toolkit: How knowing Ourselves Transforms Our Work 

      Jensen, Cat (2018-07)
      This project seeks to explore narratives (NARRATIVE: A story of any kind. Different cultures have a differing “sense of story” telling them what is and isn’t appropriately narrative) of identity as they relate to how public ...
    • Ocama 

      Morales, Joanne (2013)
      Ocama, which means "listen" is a two part project regarding the importance of sustaining Taino culture. The first part is a manuscript created from the voices of twenty-one Taino people. It is a community portrait that ...
    • Organizational Identity: How Theology, Cultural Sustainability and Systems Theory Inform Institutional Thrive-ability 

      Carpenter-Gonia, Colleen (2019-05)
      The research presented in this thesis addresses the complexities of identity and systems by narrating different pieces of both and how they are at play in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. This narration offers ...
    • Partnerships in Meaning-Making: Digital Storytelling as Cultural Sustainability Practice 

      Gerhart, Heather (2016-12-30)
      This reflective paper summarizes research that explored digital storytelling as a potential method for cultural sustainability practice. The digital storytelling process involves the production in a facilitated workshop ...
    • Porn Stars and Politicians 

      Slater, Andrew (2018-01-04)
      ”Porn Stars and Politicians” is an exercise in media literacy, personal consciousness and value constructions of ideal and real culture. The project design invites Internet users to engage in an exercise of value constructions ...
    • Poverty Alleviation through Tourism in Appalachia: Policies and Practices in Three Sites in Eastern Tennessee 

      Harvey, Amanda (2016-12)
      This thesis provides a critical analysis of tourism trends in the northeastern corner of Tennessee. My intended audience is policymakers at the regional and local level, who can use this document to understand the effects ...
    • Reclaiming Indigenous Landscapes 

      Testa, Candyce (2018-05-16)
      The goal of this capstone is to present the results of research on the history of the naming of geological places in Connecticut. Many sites carry names that refer to "satan," "devil," or “hell,” names which were not used ...
    • Reminded of Our Own Possibilities: A Reflection on the Return of Brewing Traditions in New Albany, Indiana 

      Gillenwater, Jeffrey (2016)
      Beginning with Scotsman Hugh Ainslie in 1840, European immigrants to New Albany, Indiana brought their brewing traditions with them. Local breweries thrived as a part of daily life in the city's early neighborhoods for ...
    • Restringing Pathways to the Ancestors: An Indigenous Family History Project 

      Tyndall, Monique (2017-12-19)
      This autoethnography examines how my genealogical research and critical examination of the stories of my family through a decolonial and indigenous lens is a resistance to the contemporary colonial mandate…to eradicate ...
    • Revitalizing History, a Participatory Museum Experience 

      Gutierrez Clark, Jessica (2016-12)
      This capstone outlines an exhibition proposal which combines oral histories and community narratives with more traditionally viewed historic collections to create a different look at Kansas City history. Based on the idea ...
    • Rites of Passage: Exposing Neoliberalism, Performing Self, and Acting Change 

      James, Kyle J. (2013-07)
      This is not a normal ethnography in that its structure is as fluid as the group, Couchsurfing, studied. In trying to organize and communicate what was experienced through participant-observation, it is nearly impossible ...
    • Seeding Change, Planting Local Food, & Growing Young Leaders 

      Watkin-Anson, Amara (2013-05)
      This is an exploration of community building, youth development and urban agriculture, as tools for economic, environmental, social and cultural development. In order to create effective and successful models of positive ...
    • Stories of Sustainability 

      Fitzgerald, Ashley Marie (2013)
      All around the world everyday heroes are working to protect the lands and lifeways they love and perpetuate the cultural traditions that matter most to them. Millions of people are actively learning, creating, innovating, ...