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The Phenomenology of a Simple Song: Expression, Creativity, and the Recovery of Aesthetics
Abstract By placing aesthetics as art back within the phenomena of experience, this work seeks to recover philosophical aesthetics from the marginal position into which it has been relegated. Merleau-Ponty’s thought and ...
Architectural Consumption in Los Angeles: Modernism, Power, and the Aesthetic of Plenty
This paper examines the economy produced by modernism as the site for developing an aesthetic grounded in opulence and consumption. While early modern architects aimed to break with tradition and create a new language of ...
Sympathy for Strangers: Picturesque Aesthetics and the Politics of Feeling in the American Gilded Age
The middle class in both Britain and America has always been a precarious position, its vague economic perimeters and financial vulnerability making it uniquely reliant on cultural and aesthetic values to define its ...
Essay in Judgment: Reading for Aesthetics in Mansfield Park
My dissertation demonstrates how Mansfield Park, which contains philosophically compelling claims about judgment generally and aesthetic judgment specifically, makes these claims through a reading experience that is itself ...
Art and Otherness: Tragic Visions in Modern Literature
My dissertation is entitled Art and Otherness: Tragic Visions in Modern Literature. The two main subjects of inquiry I take up are the figure of the otherboth as an expression of phenomenological alterity and as a postcolonial ...
Bridging the Gap: An Exploration of Visual Design Criteria Found in the "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005" (AODA)
Information and communication technology such as World Wide Web have gradually become implanted in every aspect of individuals life such as education and training, employment, government, health care, and more. Web provides ...
Materializing a Mad Aesthetic Through the Making of Politicized Fibre Art
The field of Disability Studies not only acknowledges the value of creative production, it also turns to it as a way to craft knowledge. However, this project asserts that it is not enough for the field to support and ...
A fake documentary about the CIA faking the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.
Pedagogical Composition in the Wind Ensemble Genre
The performance of wind music has become an integral part of music education throughout North America. With approximately 2,500 new young band publications every year, publishers use grading systems to determine the ...
Performers Playing Themselves
An enquiry by Matthew Crippen into how we encounter actors as we perceive them by means of a movies, having encountered them within other movies beforehand. After discussing how we use photographs, he concludes that we ...