Essays about: "oral tradition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words oral tradition.

  1. 1. Agency in the Warsaw Ghetto : An Intersectional Analysis of the Daily Life, Survival, and Death of Elderly Jews

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Janika Raisch; [2022]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Genocide; Warsaw ghetto; Second World War; Nazi; Nazis; Poland; Warsaw; Jews; Polish Jews; Ghettoisation; Ghettoization; Ghetto; Ghettos; Jewish council; Jewish Self-Help; Elderly; Elderly Jews; Old age; Intersectionality; Agency;

    Abstract : In Holocaust research, the study of elderly Jews in Nazi German ghettos remains a blind spot. This thesis begins to fill the research gap by exploring the everyday life of elderly Jews and their agency under the structural conditions of the Warsaw ghetto. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tricky Tales : MFA Essay by Nicola Godman

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för Konst (K)

    Author : Nicola Godman; [2021]
    Keywords : Folklore; Tourism; Gotland; Film; Di sma undar jårdi; Art;

    Abstract : This essay is a reflection on various layers which inform my artistic practice, and particularly expands on the background and research for my short film The Spirit, The Lamp & The Permanent Inhabitant. It's an attempt to describe how certain parts of my Gotlandic background influence and inspire my artistic practice, and also to show how reading, writing and critical reflection are important parts of my process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spaces of Storytelling

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Ella Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : theatre;

    Abstract : Spaces of Storytelling is a project aiming to create alternative theatre spaces, based on the relationship between storyteller and audience. By exploring story, deconstruction of the program, the meeting between set design and architecture, and the relation to landscape on a site in Stockholm, the goal has been to reimagine what a theatre could be. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who Owns This Jungle? : Landscape Changes, Landownership and Traditional Authority in the Tropical Forests of Western Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Josephine Laursen; [2019]
    Keywords : Action-oriented research; Landscape change; Chieftaincy; Ghana; Hermeneutic phenomenolo-gy; Landownership; Landscape history; Local communities; Negotiations; Oral history; Tradi-tional authority; Western Ghana;

    Abstract : In Cocopa and Nopame, two rural communities in western Ghana, changes are both internally and externally driven. Combined with ongoing negotiations of authority, landownership, history, tradition and culture, the interconnectedness of these areas shapes the realities of these communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improved Programming Assignment Assessment with Grading Rubrics

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Christian Lindeborg; [2019]
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    Abstract : Oral assessment of lab assignments is a strong tradition in computer science courses at KTH and many other universities. The task of correctly assessing the students’ work tends to fall upon a teaching assistant (TA) who needs to be able to tell whether or not they actually understand the concepts covered by the lab. READ MORE