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  • The development of ottoman ceramics 

    Hellman, David William (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Many of the world’s ceramic objects can trace their aesthetic lineage to one source, Ming Dynasty export porcelain. Turkish or Ottoman ceramics is a tradition that drew inspiration from luxury goods acquired through trade ...
  • Dialectical parallels in Alfred Schnittke's Seid Nuchtern und Wachet and Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus 

    Jarvis, Beau Thomas (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    Alfred Schnittke and Thomas Mann were both fascinated by the legend of Doctor Faustus, a Germanic myth based upon the life of a real man who lived in the early sixteenth century. Doctor Faustus was a transgressive figure ...
  • The effects of kiln atmosphere on glaze color and texture 

    Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This experiment studies the effects of the chemical colorants, red iron oxide (Fe2O3), copper carbonate (CuCO3), cobalt carbonate (CoCO3), black nickel oxide (Ni2O3), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and rutile, an iron ...
  • Elements of individualism in the life and selected works of Woody Guthrie 

    Sauceda, Jonathan (Wichita State University, 2008-08)
    Although the image of Woody Guthrie has often used as a symbol by collectivist leaning groups such as the Communist Party of the United States and the free love movement of the 1960s, and although he has been viewed by ...
  • Energy 

    Long, Courtney (Wichita State University, 2010-05)
    Instrumentation: Flute -- Clarinet in Bb -- Bass Clarinet in Bb -- Alto Saxophone in Eb -- Baritone Saxophone in Eb -- Bassoon -- Horns I and II in F -- Trumpet in Bb -- Bass Trombone -- Percussion I (Suspended Cymbal, ...
  • Examining the first women potters in America and their influence on contemporary ceramic art 

    Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    The goal of this research is to demonstrate artistic lineage and the intertwined history of early American women potters. This history shows how a technical process, pot or teacher has affected and created a lineage of ...
  • 'Flower of the lily': late-medieval religious and heraldic symbolism in Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 

    Caldwell, Mary C. (Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
    Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 (fr. 146), a manuscript well known for its inclusion of the Roman de Fauvel, also provides an important, albeit understudied, contribution to the history surrounding ...
  • Formulating iron rich clay bodies in a recycled electric kiln 

    Olsen, Ryan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Clay bodies can be formulated using commonly available processed clays for a wide variety of specific functions. Some of the functions I am interested in include plasticity for throwing on the wheel, temperature range ...
  • Intertwinings for full orchestra: a composition 

    Svast, Maja (2007-05)
    Intertwinings is written for full orchestra, and is in one continuous movement. It takes as its subject certain aspects from human nature. The human nature is very complex. Sometimes people project extroverted actions, ...
  • Iron based earthenware in a forced reduction atmosphere 

    Hayes, Todd Rex (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Iron is a strong flux in ceramic glazes when fired in an oxygen-starved atmosphere (reduction), resulting in a CO rich atmosphere. The carbon monoxide (CO) robs the iron (Fe2o3) of two oxygen molecules, thus transforming ...
  • Jasmine Flower in three different lights 

    Tham, G.J.E. (Wichita State University, 2005-04-22)
  • John Adams' "I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky": Examination of an earthquake/romance 

    Pirilli, Lydia (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    In 1995, John Adams, Peter Sellars, and June Jordan collaborated on the contemporary opera/musical I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky. Based around the 1994 Los Angeles, California earthquake, the work ...
  • MUS undergraduate program assessment plan 

    School of Music (Wichita State University, 2006)
  • MUS undergraduate program review 

    School of Music (Wichita State University, 2007-05-17)
  • A musician's testament: Themes of Catholicism in Part Two of Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony 

    Tiemeyer, Robyn Morrison (Wichita State University, 2008-08)
    This study is intended to explore the spirituality of Gustav Mahler through his emphasis on Catholicism in his Eighth Symphony by relating those themes to other parts of Mahler's life, focusing on his use of Johann Wolfgang ...
  • Neverwhen: The Adventures of Indigo Harkway -- The Canal 

    Jones, Bret (Wichita State University, 2013-05-17)
    It is 1905, but with a steampunk twist! In this episode, Indigo Harkway is sent to the construction site for the Panama Canal by President Teddy Roosevelt, who he rode with up San Juan hill--leaving Teddy in a steam-driven ...
  • Neverwhen: The Adventures of Indigo Harkway -- The Fourth Planet 

    Jones, Bret (Wichita State University, 2013-05-17)
    In a steampunk version of 1905 strange explosions are bubbling off of Mars and heading toward the Earth! Indigo Harkway and his plucky booking agent, Matilda Rubicon, take to the skies in their airship to hunt down the ...
  • Postmodern places 

    Lightner, Jodi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Art is able to communicate and transport the viewer to a different place in their mind's eye. The representation of places also connects the artist and viewer in a shared experience and understanding of space. The challenge ...
  • Presence and absence through memory 

    Unterman, Joshua M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
  • Questioning the construction of reality 

    Leonard, Joe (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    How do we arrive at ourselves, is it the question of nature vs. nurture, or is there a greater sense of manipulation? People are locked into an uncontrollable controlled system, which they both develop and absorb. I think ...