Preliminary outline 2

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Title: Lights, Camera, Action! I. Introduction A. Topic: Effect of AIDS on the performing arts community. B. Thesis: Much like the Great Migration caused the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s, the AIDS epidemic caused an outburst of creativity and protest in the form of the performing arts. C. Background Information on AIDS/HIV II. Body 1 […]

Unit 3 Preliminary Outline

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Title: Lights, Camera, Action! Thesis: Much like the Great Migration caused the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s the AIDS epidemic caused an outburst of creativity and protest in the form of the performing arts. Introduction: Body 1:  What was the AIDS epidemic? Who did it effect? How did society respond? Body 2: What was the […]

The makeshift boat

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For this assignment I was given very few instructions. First, find a partner. Secondly, don’t ask (Ms. Rose and Ms. A) any question. Lastly, use the materials and make something. Going into this assignment i was very confused, what was i suppose to make? was there a theme I was suppose to make it based […]

Primary Research

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When was the last time you thought about primary research? Well up until recently the answer for me would have been never. Funny enough primary research is an important part of academia. Primary research is any type of research that you collect yourself. Examples include surveys, interviews, observations, and ethnographic research (Dana Driscoll, and Allen […]

Tyler Laney

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                                            Description The object I was given was very lightweight and small. It fit into my hand comfortable and was flexible. The object was made up of many beads of variously different shapes and […]

Introducing: The AIDS Memorial Quilt!

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The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt was created in November 1985 by Cleve Jones, a gay right activist and outstanding leader. Jones was disheartened to realize over 1,000 people had lost their live to AIDS and decided they had to do something to honor and remember them. Cleve along with fellow marchers wrote the names […]

Material Culture

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While reading American Artifacts: Essays in material culture I stumbled upon the quote “All objects signify; some signify more than others.” (Haltman, 2). This quote really caught my attention because I had never thought of everyday objects as an aspect of my culture. According to Kenneth Haltman however, objects such as cellphones, blankets, clothing and […]