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    • Sharon Makucki 

      Varghese, Marilyn (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Sharon Makucki that is part of a Hurricane Harvey Research Project. Ms. Makucki was interviewed on March 24, 2018, at her home in Sugar Land, TX. Her and her family dealt with a lot ...
    • Willy Joel 

      Thomas, Lauren (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Willy Joel about his experiences during and after Hurricane Harvey. Mr. Joel was interviewed on March 25, 2018, at my home. My interviewee retells his story of how he found out about ...
    • Mike Gudalj 

      Gudalj, Allison (2018-04-25)
      This oral history is an interview with Michael Gudalj and his experiences during and after Hurricane Harvey. He was interviewed on March 25th, 2018, at his home where he told some stories about past experiences with natural ...
    • Joe Reece 

      Madrid, Andrea (2018-04-25)
      Description: This is an oral history interview with Joe Reece that is part of a Hurricane Harvey Oral History Research Project. Mr. Reece was interviewed on March 29, 2018, at his home in Sugar Land, TX. He was a victim ...
    • George Chacko 

      George, Denny (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with George Chacko conducted as part of the Houston History Project. George Chacko was interviewed March 31, 2018, at his home after he was allowed to return back. George Chacko was under ...
    • Ronnie Mayberry 

      Schoppa, Steven (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Ronnie Mayberry about various aspects of Hurricane Harvey. The interview was done on March 31, 2018, via video chat software due to the scarce availability of his time. Ronnie stayed ...
    • Corbin Cherry: The Hidden Community of Special Needs 

      Garcia, Joshua (2018-04-25)
      In late August 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast. This natural disaster quickly became a social disaster. It cost an estimated 135 billion dollars in damage and displaced many people from their homes. Dickinson, ...
    • Dietary Fiber to Improve Metabolic Syndrome in Adults 

      Butella, Hilary (2018-04)
      This evidence based project explores evidence supporting the effectiveness of psyllium fiber dietary supplementation to improve hypertension, hyperlipidemia, glycemic control, weight and waist circumference in adult patients ...
    • Proceedings of the Art of Death and Dying Symposium held at the University of Houston (TX) 

      Buehner, Katie; Creelman, Kerry; Essinger, Catherine; Malone, Andrea (2018)
      The University of Houston Libraries, in partnership with the Blaffer Art Museum, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, the Department for Hispanic Studies, the Honors College and School of Art, hosted a three day ...
    • The Postmortem Gaze and Contested Ways of Seeing: Death, Race, and Photography in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 

      Patterson, Chelsey (2018)
      Scopic regimes, or ways of seeing through different time periods, cultures, and locations, play a pivotal role in how different subject positions are viewed through dominant ideologies. Situated within the framework of ...
    • Objects of Immortality: Hairwork and Mourning in Victorian Visual Culture 

      Harmeyer, Rachel (2018)
      Often misunderstood as purely an artifact of mourning, hairwork was exchanged as a living, sentimental token of love and friendship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Hair was an artifact of affection and a material ...
    • Representations of Death in Mexico: La Santa Muerte 

      Oleszkiewicz-Peralba, Malgorzata (2018)
      The Aztecs had their representation of the land of the dead—Mictlan—with their respective god and goddess, Mictlanetecuhtli and Mictecacíhuatl. The Spaniards, on the other hand, brought their own medieval imagery of death ...
    • Death as Confrontational and Embracing in Symbolism 

      Hartel, Jr., Herbert R. (2018)
      Death was hardly a new subject in the visual arts in the late-nineteenth century, having been depicted often in Christian and mythological narratives and symbolically in still lifes, portraits and landscapes. The Symbolists ...
    • The Dead in Wax: Funeral Ceroplastics in the European 17th-18th Century Tradition 

      Ballestriero, Roberta (2018)
      The art of wax modelling or ceroplastics has an ancient origin; funeral masks, for example, were produced from an early age and from 300 AD became widely used in the West. The few surviving examples in Europe apply to the ...
    • Diane Victor: Ashes to Ashes 

      Allara, Pamela (2018)
      Like Goya and Hogarth before her, South African artist Diane Victor is an artist-moralist who has used her virtuosic technical skills to expose the vices of violence, oppression and greed that have caused so much human ...
    • La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez 

      Marrugo-Puello, Cecilia (2018)
      In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
    • Ritual Spaces 

      Kacmar, Donna (2018)
      There is a need within man for ritual and meaning. Ritual and myth translates meaninglessness into meaningful order. It provides an authoritative account of man and the physical, social and spiritual realms of his existence. ...
    • Redefining the Mexican Tradition of Death: Teresa Margolles and the Embodiment of Absence 

      Salazar, Mónica (2018)
      This paper focuses on the work of the Mexican artist Teresa Margolles (b.1963), whose entire oeuvre revolves around the idea of death. She holds degrees in both art and forensic medicine, and in the 1990’s she simultaneously ...
    • The Way She Looked the Day She Died: Vernacular Photography, Memory, and Death 

      Brown, Amanda (2018)
      Focusing on a private photographic memorial album held at the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB), this paper explores the relationship between photography, death, memory, and time in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century ...
    • Early Identification of Maternal Depression Symptoms by Instituting a Postpartum Depression Screening 

      Rosser, Christina (2018-04-13)
      This evidence-based practice project explores the necessity and feasibility of a practice change of administration of the Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) by pediatric providers to mothers at every well child ...