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Found in 886 Collections and/or Records:

What the ashes knew, 2015

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Identifier: cw_2015spring_mascioli_julia.pdf
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"What the Ashes Knew is a collection of linked stories following a handful of characters united by a diary. These stories explore the ways people love each other and the ways they hurt one another (and themselves), with a particular focus on the repercussions of secrecy and the difficulty of knowing another person." --Abstract.

Dates: 2015

What's in the Heart of a Virtual Actor? Understanding Methods of Intimacy Direction for the Virtual Rehearsal and Performance Space on Spring Awakening, 2021

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Identifier: te_2021spring_hancock_arlen.pdf
Overview "This text is a reflection on the online rehearsal and performance process of 'Spring Awakening,' by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik at Emerson College in the spring of 2021. The goal is to examine how intimacy direction (ID) can be conducted over a virtual format, both for the purposes of implementation in the entertainment industry and for intimacy training. The window of observations in this text spans from pre-production in the Fall of 2020, the beginning of rehearsals in mid-February of...
Dates: 2021

When Pineapples were Sweeter, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_wu_fion.pdf
Overview "Yuan immigrated to the United States at sixteen, leaving his life and friends behind. Years later, Yuan is a lawyer, and while attending a party in Manhattan, he reunites with his childhood friend and first love, Chu-Chu, for the first time since he left Taiwan. Seventy-two hours later, Chu-Chu rams her car into the side of the highway in Taipei and passes away. The police report that Chu-Chu had been driving under the influence, but Yuan, propelled by the uneasiness of the conversation...
Dates: 2019

When the dust settled, 2015

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Identifier: cw_2015fall_dickey_zyanya.pdf
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"This collection of short stories explores many different characters, all of whom are struggling with their relationships with themselves, their family members and partners, and even the world around them. Each story studies the nuances of the different relationships people form and break throughout their lives. They are linked through their setting of El Paso, Texas, which is my hometown and a place I've always considered to be of underestimated beauty and appeal." -- Abstract.

Dates: 2015

When Zombies Appear (Vol. 1 in Meg's Magical Mishaps), 2022

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Identifier: pf_2022fall_hicks_shawna.pdf
Overview "Dark Magic and Magical Creature Enforcement Task Force Detective Meg Madison is up to her elbows in zombies. The gross decaying beings seem to be popping up across the entire Dallas-Fort Worth Area, and Meg, her ghostly partner Vex, and their probationary knave officer Jack can't seem to figure out what or who is making them. Humans are in danger, magical creatures are in danger, and their jobs even seem to be in danger as the race is on to catch the dark magic-wielding culprit before the...
Dates: 2022

Where does she go, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018spring_ding_yayue.pdf
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"Where Does She Go is an experimental video that investigates how we distinguish reality from fantasy. Employing a high definition digital camera and casting a nonhuman object as the subject, Where Does She Go documents a mannequin touring across the world. By examining ways and angles of seeing, while also scrutinizing the cognitive structure of hearing, the video attempts to question the authenticity of visual discerning." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

Whispers of Madness, 2019

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Identifier: pf_2019spring_pillar_erik.pdf
Overview "The following thesis is the first 100 pages of the novel, Whispers of Madness. The work is of the epic fantasy genre, and when completed will serves as book one out of a planned multi novel series. Whispers of Madness follows the journey of two young adults seeking meaning and answers from the world. Alexis is a woman on a mission for knowledge of events past. She seeks the secrets of a great disaster, one that affected her life deeply and personally. Toward that end, she finds what she...
Dates: 2019

Wiener, 2023

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Identifier: vm_2023spring_peracchio_natalie.pdf
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"Wiener (2023) is a surreal comedy about a college admissions tour gone wrong." -- Abstract

Dates: 2023

Wings, 2022

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Identifier: pf_2022spring_wendt_taylor.pdf
Overview "One sunny and otherwise perfect day, neurotic young mother Fiona notices fuzz on her newborn baby's back and becomes obsessed with the idea that he is growing wings. As she spirals into a postpartum-depression-fueled fixation while desperately trying to avoid being re-committed to the psychiatric hospital, her fiancé John abruptly relocates the little family to his mother Susan's rental bungalow. As Fiona grows closer to her future in-laws, she notices odd inconsistencies in their shared...
Dates: 2022

Wings like boomerangs, 2017

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Identifier: cw_2017spring_jimenez_simon.pdf
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"Wings Like Boomerangs is a literary speculative fiction novel, set in the far future, when interstellar flight is possible, at the cost of lost time." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Winter's Passing, 2021

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Identifier: vma_2021spring_fei_yang.pdf
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"Winter's Passing is a coming-of-age narrative short film. Due to his mother's untimely death and his father's remarriage, an 8-year-old boy has to live with his grandfather who runs a small urn shop. While reluctantly staying at the shop and trying to return to his father, he meets a woman who wants to buy two identical urns. Through their secret deal, the boy gradually learns the meanings of loss and grief." -- Abstract

Dates: 2021

With glittering eyes : a director's process, 2016

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Identifier: te_2016spring_jaffe_sarah.pdf
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"This paper provides an in-depth reflection of the experience of directing a show with a high school theatre company. The paper reflects on the work, summarizes the experience, and includes a discussion of best practices as a director." --Abstract

Dates: 2016

Woman Scorned, 2020

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Identifier: sw_2020spring_edwards_kelly.pdf
Overview "Woman Scorned is an action romantic comedy about a highly-trained government operative who agrees to be a bridesmaid in her sister's wedding in order to finally get a shot at repairing their relationship. The script combines spy thriller and rom com elements to highlight the toxic relationship tropes that exist in films in both genres. As the lead character navigates dangerous circumstances, she's also forced to confront her part in the destruction of her relationships. Inspired by my rabid...
Dates: 2020

Women alone : stories, 2017

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Identifier: cw_2017fall_tavani_regina.pdf
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"Six tales of young American women navigating instances of isolation or separation from their lovers, colleagues, siblings, and families, as well as from personal and professional desires, sexual identity, social expectations, and spirituality -- and, invariably, from themselves." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Working Woman, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_gamble_katherine.pdf
Overview "Working Woman is a feature length film about discovering one's life path. Kayla Porter, a Black woman in her late 20s and is as smart as she is beautiful. Kayla's entire life has revolved around being successful. Her motivation comes from her upbringing. With her dad absent and her mother having drug and alcohol issues, Kayla promised herself to be better than where she came from. Her Aunt, Regina made sure of it too, getting custody of Kayla when she was 10. Right after graduating college,...
Dates: 2023

World don't speak for us, 2016

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Identifier: cw_2016fall_cameron_alexandra.pdf
Overview "Follows the West family as the media descends on their sleepy South Jersey town for the trial of the school shooter who killed their mother. The siblings -- Rosie, a lawyer engaged to a Senator's son, Gideon, who dropped out of college to become their younger brother's guardian, and Hunter, who was in the school during the shooting -- each cope with the stress of the trial in different ways, but they all agree that it's difficult sitting back and doing nothing as their family becomes a...
Dates: 2016

Wrath: A Sins of Man Novel, 2020

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Identifier: pf_2020spring_drewry_stephanie_pennington.pdf
Overview "Maria Ramirez and Cameron Darcy's worlds collide when a missing person entagles them in a web of lies and tragedy forcing them to lean on each other to find their way to the truth. Maria, a journalist, tries to leave her small town life and secrets behind when she moves to the city of Baton Rouge. But the past soon catches up to her and she'll have a choice to make if she wants to reclaim herself. P.I. Cameron Darcy is about finding his target, moving in, so he can move on. Always looking...
Dates: 2020

Yahiya : episode 1, 2017

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Identifier: vm_2017spring_akra_seera.pdf
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Web series that illustrates "a representation of the Muslim youth, whose backgrounds of traditions and Islamic knowledge conflict with science and Western values that dominate our global village." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Yellow Taxi Press, 2018

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Identifier: cw_2018spring_loebig_alyssa.pdf
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"Yellow Taxi Press is an independent press that seeks to fill the gap between young adult fiction and general fiction by publishing smart, insightful titles that feature characters who encounter the many complexities of early adulthood. This project explores the creation, branding, and marketing of a new publishing company." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018

You iii and everything else, 2018

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Identifier: cw_2018spring_rapoport_maria.pdf
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"This work is a collection of formally experimental short stories exploring fault lines in the human experience: the limitations of our senses and understanding of reality, our self-contradicting desires and fragile sense of identity, our awareness of our inability to affect time or avoid loss and death." --Abstract.

Dates: 2018