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  • Merold, Sabrina; Clayton, Jay (Swarthmore College, 2013-12-06)
    War moves people. We don't mean emotionally - although it does that, too - we mean physically. War moves people, but how and in which directions is never easy to predict. The journey of American soldiers in Iraq and ...
  • Threlkeld, Elizabeth; Engebretson, Jess (Swarthmore College, 2009-03-06)
    This week on War News Radio, we take a look at the current state of the Iraqi air force, and learn that training new pilots hasn’t been the highest priority. Jess Engebretson and Elizabeth Threlkeld report. Read the ...
  • Petchenik, Molly Beryl (2016-08-03)
    In June 1943 Solomon Mikhoels and Itzik Fefer, members of the Soviet Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, embarked on a tour of the United States and several other countries. The aims of the tour were to raise funds for the Red ...
  • Israel, Alexandra (2011)
    Tuvan oral epics are a source of fascinating poetic devices and unique folk motifs, and the popular epic BoktuKirish, BoraSheelei is no exception. The first part of this paper explores the folk motifs – both those ...
  • Magee, Harrison (2009)
    Humans' relationship with food is a much-explored frontier in philosophical, sociological and anthropological research. Micro and macro level examinations of domestic eating habits, cultural attitudes toward food consumption, ...
  • Johnston, Jessie (2004)
    The human capacity to successfully understand the wide variety of spoken language encountered constantly by listeners is nothing short of astounding. Findings and theories from both theoretical phonology and psycho ...
  • Lee, Amandine; Crawford, Kyle (Swarthmore College, 2011-01-14)
    First, we hear about Afghanistan’s Peace Jirga. Next, we find out how soldiers pass the time in Iraq and Afghanistan. Then, we learn about civilian trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees. Finally, we hear from the Afghan owner ...
  • Sacks, Isabel Miranda (2015)
    This thesis explores how teachers at Escuela Cat61ica de los Bateyes (ECB), a rural school in the Dominican Republic, define and enact social justice education. The research is based upon semi-structured interviews with ...
  • Pyer-Pereira, Tiana (2007)
    This paper explores the strategies used by the Ifugao people of the Philippines to remember and recite their epic hudhud chants. The hudhud have been recited almost unchanged since the 7th century, and represent the ...
  • Abromowitz, Madeleine; Cadambi, Anjali (Swarthmore College, 2009-10-02)
    This week on War News Radio, we hear about Iraqi refugees struggling to find a place in the American economy. Madeleine Abromowitz and Anjali Cadambi report. Then, we find out what life is like for the many Afghans disabled ...
  • Breiss, Canaan (2016)
    This thesis examines the phenomenon of English verbs borrowed into Modern Hebrew, and their integration into the Hebrew verbal system. Focusing on the difficulties which arise when borrowing from a stem-based language ...
  • Penner, Hannah (2017)
    Agrammatic aphasia is defined by fragmented speech and impaired syntax. As it has been observed in several linguistic studies, tense may be omitted or impaired in the speech of agrammatic individuals. Researchers have ...
  • Skonieczny, Jason (2002)
    Terrorism shapes opinions about the events and groups to which the term is applied in the media. In the days after September 11, 2001, terrorism and terrorist attacks were applied overwhelmingly to the events of September ...
  • Macfarland, Neil; Weinthal, Noah (2015)
    The concept of a 'racing line' is an integral part of competitive racecar driving. While many drivers develop a sense for this optimal path around a racecourse intuitively, the physics governing basic vehicle dynamics ...
  • Friel, Daniel (2010)
    Phenomena in the development of counting principles alongside language acquisition in preschoolers provide insight into mechanisms for quantifying entities in English. In particular, research has sought to discover the ...
  • Little, Sally A. (2017)
    This paper explores final consonant deletion in Southern Spain. Deletion of final lsi and Idl are considered markers of the Southern Spanish accent in the eyes of the speakers. However, previous research by Hualde et al. ...
  • Kusmer, Leland Paul (2011)
    The analysis of the future tense in Akan has long proved difficult. This thesis, based on original fieldwork conducted in the summer of 20101, will attempt to use a Minimalist framework to capture the complexities of ...
  • Romanowsky, Mark (2003)
    We have investigated the fluctuations of short-range order in several liquid crystal compounds by measuring the scattering of visible light. We have verified the linear temperature dependence of the leading term in the ...
  • Ranshous, Allison (2013)
    This paper explores the intersection of race and French colonial policy at the 1922 National Colonial Exposition of Marseille, which occurred in the midst of Europe's "exposition fever," during the late nineteenth and early ...

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