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The trials of the Scottsboro Boys, held in Alabama between 1931 and 1937, were among the most notorious and highly publicized events in the early struggle for civil rights. Falsely accused, convicted, and sentenced to death for the rape of two white…


Hospitals have long been known as cold, sterile environments with a fear-inducing reputation. However, in recent years the medical community in the United States has been restructuring healthcare delivery and refocusing on the primary needs of…


Édouard Manet’s painting, Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers was first exhibited with Olympia in 1865. Arguably, the painting was influenced by French literature, the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, and contemporary medicine. Manet juxtaposes piety…


This thesis explores feminist themes in the films of Peggy Ahwesh, through the lens of feminist philosopher Luce Irigiray.

Methods of appropriation, of developing a feminist/feminine way of communicating, and enactments of death and jouissance are…