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Found in 886 Collections and/or Records:

Alien: Desolation, 2022

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Identifier: pb_2022fall_krebs_jonathan.pdf
Overview "ALIEN: DESOLATION is a transmedia exercise exploring the potential for tabletop role-playing games to craft unique, open-ended stories where the events within depend on coordination between player and "Game Master." The project takes two forms: a written and laid out set of three "adventures," and an audio drama in five parts. The events of four of the episodes of the audio drama are either recordings of "actual play" of the related adventure, or a scripted re-envsioning of the events of...
Dates: 2022

Alien experience, 2016

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Identifier: cw_2016spring_shoen_kayleigh.pdf
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"This collection of stories, ranging in length from 100 words to 29 pages, represents my experiments in the short story form over the last three years. The settings of the stories are diverse, but each addresses an aspect of the alien experience of life with other people."--Abstract.

Dates: 2016

All in a Dave's work, 2018

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Identifier: cw_2018spring_babendir_bradley.pdf
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"This novel follows David Feinbuam, a doctor focusing on male fertility, as he seeks to save his failing business. Despite the protests of his two employees--both women--he gets involved with Mens' Rights Activists to boost the visibility of his clinic. After this fails spectacularly, he'll be left to pick up the pieces of his personal and professional life." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

All That Passes, 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_johnson_spencer.pdf
Overview "All That Passes is a collection of seven stories linked by the theme of death. More precisely, the stories explore the experiences and narratives that surround death, based on the understanding that the event of passing is one that everybody encounters at least once in their life. The genres vary from literary realism to speculative and weird fiction. All That Passes is an ongoing project with the purpose of drawing death as close as one can manage in life. The collection includes stories...
Dates: 2021

All the Time in the World, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_burch_ciera.pdf
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"After moving to her mother's hometown to help care for her estranged grandmother, Jericka Walker is struck by secrets about her mother's own abandonment and must learn to reconcile her memories of her mom and their relationship with revelations about her family's past, all while coming to terms with own sexuality and a new, burgeoning crush." -- Abstract

Dates: 2020

"All Things Pretty and Wild", 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_zicari_clare.pdf
Overview "This project seeks to explore the multivalent nature of experience and memory, following a young woman (Elizabeth) home after the death of her strange and distant friend (Ursa). Through a tangled web of lived and learned experience, flash-backs, dreamscapes, and mis- remembrances, Elizabeth must seek out the gods responsible for the gradual disintegration of her family and friendships, and reassign order to the place and meaning of her childhood––trying not to lose who she believes herself...
Dates: 2021

All we are, 2015

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Identifier: cw_2015spring_masters_laura.pdf
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"All We Are is a collection of short stories that explores the emotional response of individuals to their own trials." --Abstract.

Dates: 2015

Alone at the Top of the World, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_king_matt.pdf
Overview "This collection comprises ten nonfiction pieces—lyric and personal essays, reported dispatches and cultural commentary—that were produced during my creative writing career at Emerson. These works explore themes of progress and ambition, the interplay between occupation and identity, and the alienating effects of global capitalism. Skyscrapers are a main subject of several essays, and a recurring motif throughout the collection. Key settings include the suburbs and plains of the American...
Dates: 2019

Along the Asymptote, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_govender_cindy.pdf
Overview "This non-fiction collection is about people who live along the asymptote—ordinary or obscured people and their experiences, challenges and triumphs in the periphery; people, places and things we don't always see, hear or remember. Each of their stories reveals the vitality of the human spirit. In the ordinary, there is extraordinary. The poems and essays traverse time and continents. Across generations and geographies, the sound of living in the shadows is the same; the sound of separation,...
Dates: 2020

Alpas and Academy of Arcana, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_logsdon_kelsey.pdf
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"ALPAS: A hot-headed but determined sixteen-year-old is searching for an escape after being forcibly sent away to a wilderness rehabilitation retreat– but she quickly realizes that there is no escaping who you truly are. ACADEMY OF ARCANA: The golden daughter of the most powerful witch coven in all the realms is beginning her higher education at the most underfunded institution for magic while trying to not let anyone know that she is actually powerless." -- Logline

Dates: 2023

Alvy2, 2020

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Identifier: vma_2020spring_alvy_philip_daniel.pdf
Overview "ALVY2 is an online multimedia experience that explores a collection of creations that preserve a past generation. The various pieces dive into the relationship he had with his grandmother, who was a painter, photographer, chef, E.R. nurse, author, and dreamer. The installation reimagines the original artwork she had created in her lifetime and molds them into a new collaboration. Various materials are called upon, blending traditional art with new media to create an immersive experience....
Dates: 2020

Amanirenas, 2019

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Identifier: pf_2019fall_christopher_nicole.pdf
Overview "From 40 B.C. to 10 B.C. Amanirenas ruled the vast, rich kingdom of Kush. During her thirty-year reign, Amanirenas became identified as the warrior queen, known across the lands for her might and skill on the battlefield. With great strength, precision, and grace, she led Kushite armies to numerous victories against the notorious Roman army. For all her power and skill in war, little is known about Amanirenas the woman. She is a queen without a history—only faint whisper serving as her...
Dates: 2019

American Junkie, 2023

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Identifier: cw_2023fall_sears_christian.pdf
Overview "American Junkie is a novel about recovery from addiction. Too often, stories about addicts and alcoholics—from The Great Gatsby to The Wire—fail to show what real recovery looks like. Frequently, they focus entirely on the tragic chaos of untreated addiction. If they depict recovery, it is simplistic and brief. But in this novel, Jack Sutherland goes through it all. He burglarizes a pharmacy, lingers in an abusive relationship, and unwittingly pushes and overdose into his friend’s veins....
Dates: 2023

American robot, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018spring_hartman_zachary.pdf
Overview "The film is meant to vaguely mimic television narrative structure as a pilot for a potential web series. The plot follows awkward, fish-out-of-water protagonist Roger the Robot. One year after Roger's mad-scientist creator, robot fiancé and best frenemy all die at once in a fiery explosion, the lonely robot must face reality that he is a male stripper living out of a cardboard box behind the library he frequents and not an aspiring ballerino-in-training. Following a librarian's offer of a...
Dates: 2018

American Standard Time, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022spring_burke_peter.pdf
Overview "American Standard Time is a novel that follows three individuals as they begin to fall apart in time. Joe Cleaveland, a disillusioned heir to a pet food fortune, confronts his friend, Keremcan Köroğlu, a misanthrope MIT neuroscientist, about his worsening symptoms, before setting off in search of comfort in the form of his preternaturally determined girlfriend, Ingrid Bell. Over the course of the day, on his own search for answers, Köroğlu alights on a mysterious force at work beneath his...
Dates: 2022

Amydee, 2017

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Identifier: vm_2017spring_depaola_amy.pdf
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"AMYDEE is a short memoir film that utilizes a narrative script and cinema verite documentary filming to tell the story of AMY (30) a bartender, who, after suffering a physical assault begins to reexamine her life and place the world." --Project description.

Dates: 2017

An average woman, 2018

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Identifier: wf_2018spring_bahret_abigail.pdf
Overview "An Average Woman follows a young woman through four pivotal moments in her life, starting at the age of eighteen and spanning a decade. Through the perspective of the protagonist, Cara Williams, this script examines what many women endure in our patriarchal society including abuse, harassment, and neglect. The film also looks at how women come back from difficult relationships. Cara slowly accepts her childhood sweetheart, Teddy, in an intimate relationship, learning to develop love and...
Dates: 2018

An Overlooked Publishing Industry Coming to Light: West African Publishing, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_brodie_tammy.pdf
Overview "West African publishing is a growing industry, gaining attention from investors both inside and outside the African continent. Historically, major Western publishing houses have controlled African literature including West African literature. Today, the pendulum swings back into African hands as more African-owned, independent publishers crop up in West African countries. Due to this shift in gatekeeping, traditional publishing models are being reinvented by new West African business...
Dates: 2020

An Unmothered Daughter, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_prinzo_ashley_michelle.pdf
Overview "'An Unmothered Daughter' is a short memoir about my mother, who I've been estranged from since I was 16. In the opening, I show how she suffered from drug and alcohol addiction since I was a kid, where she takes to her favorite bar. I try to define the characteristics of being a mom and a mother in chapter 2 by comparing the different woman my older brothers know. Sections 4,7 and 8 focus more on my life without her, while chapters 5,6 and 10 unpack my maternal family's dynamics. I...
Dates: 2020

"And Yet, Still I Hope": Participation-related and familial predictors of autism-specific parenting self-efficacy, 2019

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Identifier: cd_2019spring_kurzrok_jennifer.pdf
Overview "Parenting self-efficacy, i.e. the expectations caregivers have about their abilities to successfully parent their children, has been shown to predict parental ability to cope with the unique challenges of raising a child with ASD (Pastor-Cerezuela et al., 2016; Kuhn & Carter, 2006). Despite high parental participation requirements, little research has investigated the impact of a child's therapy programming on parental confidence. This study assessed the effects of participation- and...
Dates: 2019