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  • '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 ...
  • Graven images (What's in a brand?) 

    Farmer, James Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The research topics most relevant to my studio art practice are branding, advertising and semiotics (the study of sign systems and their meanings). My intention is to formulate a critique of capitalist globalization that ...
  • 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 ...
  • The "mirage" of the composer: a performer's musical decisions 

    Petrenko, Alexander (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Up until recently, the Western art music tradition has privileged the composer as the best authority concerning issues of performance practice. This view was ingrained in the nineteenth century with European composers who ...
  • 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 ...
  • Redefining materiality: physical relationships of materials in comparison to clay 

    Eames, Matthew (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Clay and its ceramic counterparts are one of the most prominent materials used within contemporary society. There is countless integration amongst the development of our surrounding world from utilitarian vessels to ...
  • Rendering toxic metal oxides inert 

    Leonard, Joe (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Ceramic glazes are composed of three primary components: a flux, an alumina- bonding agent, and a glass former. These three materials can be adjusted for firing ranges as low as 1213 degrees Fahrenheit, up to 2419 degrees ...
  • A Revolution in Piano Study-Conceptual Teaching Through American Music 

    Krueger, Justin (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    The musical literature available to piano teachers and students is vast. However, over the past several decades, the body of repertoire taught and played has become significantly narrower. Certain composers and pieces ...
  • Ritual genesis: constructing systems of belief 

    Voltz, Lars (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Throughout clay’s history, material choices directly shape cultural practices and the structuring of ceremonial and mundane living. Within this context, “ritual” is a transient term describing actions covering a broad scope ...