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ETDs 2012: History, Culture, and Art

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More scholarship from graduate students at UA. These questions all represent research published in dissertations and theses during 2012.

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Anthropology: Can we learn anything about the 20th c. Great Migration of African Americans by looking at cemeteries?

cemetery
This image is from the Roland McMillan Harper photo collection

Communication: What was it like to be among the working-class white poor in the late 19th c. South?

small town scene
This image is from Roland McMillan Harper photo collection

Anthropology: Can we figure out how society was structured at Moundville ceremonial center by looking at their use of pottery?

archeological dig
This image is from the UA Photo collection

Music: Is it possible to standardize the size of a viola?

woman playing violin
This image is from a Wade Hall Small Collection (and, no, that’s probably not a viola)

Anthropology: Do Cubans living in Miami understand the cultural background of their staple foods?

sheet music cover
This image is from the Wade Hall Sheet Music collection

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