Essays about: "strange"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the word strange.

  1. 1. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of weather conditions for ALMA observations of the Sun

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Daniel Jakobsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Atacama Large Millimeter Array; ALMA; Solar observation;

    Abstract : The closest star to Earth is the Sun. The difference between our Sun and other stars is that the dynamics are observable with telescopes. A complex and strange part of our Sun is the chromosphere which is a part of the solar atmosphere. READ MORE

  3. 3. Signal background interference effects in lepton trident events with a new low mass mediator

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teoretisk partikelfysik

    Author : Patricia Andrea Gutiérrez García; [2020]
    Keywords : dark matter; pythia; matrix element corrections; LDM; Dire; Madgraph; dark photons; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : In this project we present a phenomenological study of signal to background interference effects in leptonic tridents produced in parton showers. The interference effects are introduced by linking matrix element corrections of a kinetically mixed dark photon model to the parton shower Dire. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strange Spirits : – Possession and the queering of gender and other social positions in Yuan Mei’s Zibuyu.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Maarit Määttä; [2020]
    Keywords : spökberättelser; ghost stories; Kina; China; Qing dynasty; queer theory; queerteori; genus; gender;

    Abstract : This thesis explores a Qing dynasty collection of stories about ghosts and other strange events written by Yuan Mei (1716–1798). The thesis focuses on a number of stories about possession of living persons by spirits, which are studied with the help of Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sandhagen 2 : A project about reusing materials as a way to rethink how architecture can be produced.

    University essay from Konstfack/Inredningsarkitektur & Möbeldesign

    Author : Frida McDavitt Wallin; [2020]
    Keywords : reuse; spolia; documentation; representation; taxonomy; architecture; interior architecture; furniture design; point cloud; architectural elements; återbruk; spolia; dokumentation; representation; taxonomi; arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; möbel design; punktmoln; arkitektoniska element;

    Abstract : In 2020, the meatpacking district of Stockholm (Slakthusområdet) is at the beginning of a period of change. A lot of its buildings are being demolished, or at least gutted, to transform a historical area of industry into a more urban district of housing, offices, trade, and services along with new parks and squares (Stockholms Stad, 2020). READ MORE