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  • Open Wounds of San Francisco : The Effects of Gentrification in the Mission District 

    Rubio, Wendy Lizbeth (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2015)
    San Francisco is facing a monster that people are describing now as hypergentrification. The Mission District is the neighborhood that is changing at the most fastest rate compared to other neighborhoods in San Francisco ...
  • Dreaming of Downriver : A Journey Home to the Heart of America's Engine 

    Camilleri, Darrin (2014)
    The author presents three journalistic narratives about his hometown: Downriver Detroit.
  • Satan and His Friends : Poems 

    Schneberger, Cameron (2016)
    The author presents a collection inspired by an early love of photo collage art and improv, and the tragic narratives of queer artists who died from AIDS in the eighties and nineties.
  • The Moon is Gay and So are Poets 

    Bramble, McKenna R. (2016)
    The author presents original poems in three sections: the first contains love poems about relationships and the body; the second consists of 15 sonnets with the last line of each poem serving as the first line of the next ...
  • The Experience of Theory 

    Oliver, Omari (2016)
    The author's collection of poems explores and challenges expectations around identity as a gender nonconforming trans Black person.
  • The Thought Artist : A Novel 

    Dranoff, Rachel Gayle (2016)
    The author created her novel with inspiration from Aristotle, Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Heller, Lewis Carroll, and Franz Kafka.
  • "The Appearance of Substance" : Examining in Tandem the Buddhist Teaching of No-Self and Poststructuralist Theories of Gender and Subject Formation 

    MacWilliams, Madeleine (2016)
    In this SIP, we have contemporary poststructuralist theories about identity formation on the one hand, and Zen Buddhist teachings of interdependent origination, emptiness, and no-self on the other. Reading and analyzing ...
  • Santa Muerte on the Ground : Uncovering the Myth Behind the Skeleton Saint 

    Garcia, Joana (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2015)
    Santa Muerte's role as an unofficial saint is to protect those who live dangerous lives, whether by choice or not. Her alleged involvement and forecast in mass media has depicted her as a saint for the Mexican drug lords ...
  • An Empire of Opression : Roman Use of Conquered Religions 

    Lane, Robyn (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2016)
    Religious syncretism was as common as war and imperialist expansion in the classical period. Greece started, providing an example of syncretism as part of political maneuvers, especially in Egypt. They would make other ...
  • How Visual Elements are Able to Speak About Emotions and Movements? Paint to Express Feelings in Reflection of Human Caused Environmental Impacts 

    Cheng, Xiangzhi (Sherry) (2016)
    "My Senior Individualized Project is a studio art painting project conducted under the Department of Art and Art history. The idea of my project changed from admiration of wild animals to the exploration of how visual ...
  • Purple Piece, Primary Shapes Weathervane, Fractal Reflections, and Binary Strip 

    Derks, Daedalian J. (2012)
    "My sculpture Senior Individualized Project consists of a series of sculptures and installations made from construction materials, exploring the themes of geometry and aesthetic appeal. I created four individual pieces ...
  • The Senses : Appetite, Control, and Excess 

    MacInnes, Corinne (2015)
    "Over the course of nearly 12 months, I’ve explored and developed an evolution of concepts for my SIP work and other individualized projects. This development began during the spring of 2014 with my interest in the senses, ...
  • Performancing Sexed Interactions, A Muddy Mastery Performance Series 

    Stamm, Taylor (2012)
    “As my body experiences, I see a reflection of both pleasure and frustration as I interact with the material world. I have considered and acted upon materials in various performances, installations and processes as I think ...
  • Playspace 

    Hunter, Katherine (2015)
    The following document is a narrative and academic reflection on the SIP (Senior Individualized Project) process and final project of Katherine Hunter, a series of works completed for Kalamazoo College that begun in December ...
  • Patchwork Ceramics 

    Ritchie, Nicole (2007)
    The inspiration for this installation of ceramic bowls and serving pieces came from vintage fabrics and Judy Chicago's Dinner Party.
  • Woolshed 

    Eckrich, Annie Belle (2013)
    "How does one create an environment? What does it mean to make a home? By using almost exclusively wool top (the precursor to garment-weight yarn), I have knitted a structure that expands and contracts with the needs of ...
  • What Feeds My Soul 

    Clark, Britnei K. (2008)
    "This project is a reflection of who I am as a person and an artist. It represents the journey of finding myself here at Kalamazoo College. My art has helped me realize the things that I value most in life: family, food, ...
  • Feeling at One 

    Rebhuhn, Christine (2011)
    “My perspective is understood through the relational-cultural theory of feminist counseling psychology. Janet Surrey's theory frames the primary construction of self as in relation to others, that is, organized and understood ...
  • OrangeZest 2011 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2016-09-19)
    Contents: Life at K, Land Sea, On & Off Campus, Study Abroad/ Study Away, Awards, Athletics, Commencement, and Special Thanks. To obtain permission to reproduce, please contact the Kalamazoo College Archives at ...
  • Artifacts from the Collection of Franklin William Rosenfeld, or, The Pseudo-Museum 

    Swearer, Keeney Angell (2013)
    “Museums are often regarded as sources of knowledge in the form of the artifacts that they collect, and the information that accompanies these artifacts. I am interested in the authority that accompanies this information ...

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