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    • Translations and adaptations of Euripides' Trojan Women. 

      Geller, Grace. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2010-05-19)
      My thesis explores twelve translations, versions, and adaptations of Euripides’ Trojan Women. I discuss how every text has its place, whether it is a literal translation or an adaptation. Each play tries in different ways ...
    • Consuming Modernity: Media‘s Role in Normalizing Women‘s Labor in India and Thailand 

      Libby, Caitlin A. (Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., 2010-06-10)
      This paper seeks to draw from Foucault‘s theories on disciplinary techniques to reveal the way that media regulate women‘s behaviors so that their actions meet the needs of the patriarchal capitalist system from which they ...
    • The satisfactions of subjectivity: a defense of idealism. 

      Osborne, Robert Carry. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-14)
      What is the nature of reality? What makes something “real”? This is one of the fundamental questions of philosophy, and realism and idealism have long stood as two diametrically opposed and mutually exclusive answers to ...
    • Could passing through an interstellar dust cloud have triggered a Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth? 

      Malone, Andrew. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-15)
      The Interstellar Dust Hypothesis has been posited as a possible triggering mechanism for a Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth event [Pavlov et al., 2005]. This hypothesis is reevaluated using a zero-dimensional computer energy ...
    • diviText: visualizing text segmentation for text mining. 

      Jones, Amos Chapman. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-15)
      Quantitative experiments in text mining often require the segmentation of texts into smaller units. Text segmentation is the process of dividing texts into smaller pieces. This can be done by hand in a text editor, but ...
    • Mormon culture of community and recruitment. 

      Grava, Tofani. (Wheaton College (MA), 2011-11-15)
    • Silk, status, and the three-day laws: Japanese kosode and Edo-period sumptuary regulations. 

      Räsänen, Nora. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-18)
    • Enantioselective hydrogenation of enol esters in water. 

      Hobocan, Marissa. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-18)
      Significant work has been done using traditional organic solvents for catalytic asymmetric hydrogenations. Recently, there have also been reports of the successful use of alternative reaction media such as ionic liquids ...
    • We are all monsters, a novel and essays. 

      Green, Samantha. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      A Study Presented to the Faculty of Wheaton College in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Graduation with Departmental Honors in English
    • Eliot adapted. 

      Cronin, Kate. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      Critics have struggled for centuries with the sexual politics of Eliot’s fiction, wondering how a woman, possessed of extraordinary powers of observation, empathy, and expression, who lived ope ...
    • Asymmetric hydrogenation of enamide esters in aqueous media. 

      Emory, Jessica. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      The purpose of this research was to investigate the feasibility of using aqueous media for the synthesis of amino acid precursors through asymmetric hydrogenation reactions. Acetyl-protected enamide esters with a variety ...
    • El instante de muerte : fotografía, prensa, y la finitud humana 

      Presutti, Jackie N. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      This Honors Thesis, Shooting the Moment: Photos, Mass Media, and the Instant of Death, explores the evolution of photographical technology and its intersection with print mass media, which allows for the capture and ...
    • Augustine's Confessions and the origins of contemporary psychology. 

      Atwood, Julia. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      This thesis argues that Augustine’s Confessions, through its conceptualization of the inner self, constitutes as the earliest contribution to modern psychology, specifically to introspection and to more contemporary ...
    • A fierce horse woman in a world of men : a study of Virgil's Camilla in Aeneid VII-XII. 

      McNamara, Eileen. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      This Honors Thesis examines the role of Virgil’s Camilla throughout the second half of the Aeneid. As a skilled horsewoman, fierce warrior, and exotic foreigner, Camilla stands out in the te ...
    • Influence of racial identity and ideology on future neighborhood preferences. 

      Simpson, Lacresha. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      This study investigated the relationship between personal worldview ideologies (colorblind, monocultural and/or multicultural), White racial identity, and future neighborhood preferences among White high school and ...
    • Rosewood, Florida reparations as a public policy model for sundown towns in the United States. 

      Eid-Reiner, Eric. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      From 1890 to 1930, while likely thousands of racial cleansings took place in the United States, local mayors, sheriffs, governors, and other government officials rarely intervened. They routinely failed to protect black ...
    • Farm Series 1 

      Boswell, Benner. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      Farm Series 1 is an assembly of sculptures and photographs that attempt to normalize a set of farming technologies that could contribute to the solution to the environmental crisis by reorganizing society to better mirror ...
    • Hamas and Hizbollah: A Social Movement Analysis 

      Broome, Amy E. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      This honors thesis proposes re-conceptualizing terrorism within a Social Movement Theory framework in order to move past the current delegitimizing discourses within terrorism studies towards a more nuanced and full ...
    • Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsvetaeva: An Evolving Poetic Relationship 

      Svobodová, Alena. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      The thesis explores the poetic evolution of the relationship between Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsvetaeva. Both belong among the greatest poets of the century, yet one could hardly find two more different people and two ...
    • Judging and being judged: rehabilitating moral evaluation in comparative religious ethics. 

      Robinson, Seth P. (Wheaton College; Norton, Mass., 2011-11-23)
      Scholars of comparative ethics—who inquire into a crosscultural span of moral systems, both religious and secular—typically take a “neutral” approach to their subject matter that tries, through careful exercise of empathy, ...