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    • Sanskrit Beyond Text: The Use of Bonji (Siddham) in Mandala and Other Imagery in Ancient and Medieval Japan 

      Dine, Susan Michelle (2012-09-13)
      This thesis features selected examples of Japanese art from the Heian period to the Kamakura period that carry within their artistic representation the use of Sanskrit characters. As such, it is about the dissemination of ...
    • Sleep, Sickness, and Spirituality: Altered States and Victorian Visions of Femininity in British and American Art, 1850-1915 

      Hereford, Kimberly
      This dissertation examines representations in art of the Victorian woman in “altered states.” Though characterized in Victorian art in a number of ways, women are most commonly stereotyped as physically listless and mentally ...
    • The State of My Painting Practice 

      Schoening, Krista M
      Over the past two years, my painting practice has centered on botanical subject matter, particularly in relation to art historical precedents and the contemporary world. I have researched plant biology, which has given me ...
    • Sunflower: A Tactile Navigation System for Low-Vision Environments 

      Moeck, Ryan
      In navigating 3D space, we typically use vision more than any other sense. To see a space is usually the quickest way to orient ourselves and reach our destination. However, there are times in which our vision is too ...
    • Supporting environmental conservation with information visualization 

      Petz, Jason E.
      Since the advent of conservation practices, society has become increasingly separated from nature, which has led to a concealment of production from consumers known as the "black box." As a result, consumers rely on ...
    • Supporting environmental conservation with information visualization 

      Petz, Jason E.
      Since the advent of conservation practices, society has become increasingly separated from nature, which has led to a concealment of production from consumers known as the "black box." As a result, consumers rely on ...
    • Suspended Animation 

      Happ, Jonathan A.
      The purpose of this project is to extend the genre of the vanitas still life within painting by merging with the context of contemporary biological and medical sciences. By doing so I hope to challenge conventional ...
    • Tarzana Syndrome 

      Allen, Matthew Schau
      In a world where hubris is a necessity, concrete transmogrifies and metastasizes, delicacies revolt and captivate, and creatures lurk amidst the potted fichus and cul-de-sacs, their powerful odors carried on by the dry, ...
    • To achieve the unachievable: Beijing's Chang'an Avenue and Chinese architectural modernization during the PRC era 

      Yu, Shuishan (2006)
      This dissertation explores the modernization project in Chinese architecture during the PRC Era (1949-present) through the changes of Chang'an Avenue in Beijing. I will first trace the development of Chang'an Avenue in the ...
    • The True, New, Newer, Not-So-New, and Blue Woman Onstage in American Painting, 1880-1940 

      Enderle, Melanie (2013-04-17)
      Much information concerning the trajectory of the New Woman in American society can be gathered by studying paintings of theatrical scenes centered on female performers in New York City from the years of the Victorian era ...
    • An Unknown Road 

      Chen, Hesheng
      Personally witnessing two horrible car accidents contrasts strongly with my enthusiastic appreciation of the automobile. This collision of feelings is at the heart of what I wish to explore in my thesis work. In this ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...