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    • Flash phenomenon 

      Vukelich, Liz (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      Purpose: This project explores color development in unglazed, wood-fired ceramic wares, specifically the phenomenon called "flashing," by testing six materials with differing proportions of silica and alumina. Background: ...
    • 'Flower of the lily': late-medieval religious and heraldic symbolism in Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France, MS francais 146 

      Caldwell, Mary Channen (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 ...
    • Ideological diversions: Two sentimental one-act comédies at the Salle Favart, ca. 1790-99 

      Herrington, Danielle L. (Wichita State University, 2015-07)
    • In tune or out of tune: are different instruments and voice heard differently? 

      Geringer, John M.; MacLeod, Rebecca B.; Sasanfar, Justine K. (SAGE Publications, 2015-04)
      We studied music majors' perception of intonation in accompanied solo performances of trumpet, violin, and voice. We were interested in whether listeners would judge pitch deviations of equal magnitude in the three solo ...
    • 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 ...
    • Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen 

      Lockard, Brittany J. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-02)
      Exhibition review: Memory matters: works by Gesine Janzen, Kauffman Museum, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, August 16, 2016-May 28, 2017. Memory Matters: Works by Gesine Janzen at the Kauffman Museum adds depth and ...
    • 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)
    • Music teacher beliefs and classroom environments 

      Exline, Kaitlin (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
      The purpose of this study was to examine what music teachers believe "should" be happening in their classrooms and what they say people "will see" happening in their classrooms, with regard to "informal music learning," ...
    • 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 ...
    • Neo-fado: identify creation among Portuguese-Americans 

      Briggs, Elizabeth (Wichita State University, 2017-04-28)
      Traditional Portuguese fado typically consists of two guitarists?often both a Portuguese and acoustic?along with a vocalist. However, a new instrumentation of the genre has yielded a modern style--neo-fado--popular throughout ...
    • 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 ...