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Fairy-Tale Collisions, or the Explosion of a Genre

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Two major tendencies in fairy-tale re-creations and collisions have been observed in the past decades. The first tendency is called remaking and re-creating classic tales. The second tendency is ... More


Using the arts for conservation

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Using the arts for conservation can help attract new audiences, increase understanding, introduce new perspectives, and create a dialogue among diverse people. The arts — painting, photography, ... More


Designing on-site activities

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

On-site activities can enhance first-hand experiences with natural areas by orienting, informing, and stimulating visitors. The development of on-site activities considers the visitor experience, ... More


Some ABCs of Graphs and Games

Jennifer Beineke and Lowell Beineke

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter explores some objects in which graphs have a role, some explicit, some not obvious. These graphical objects are presented as mathematical exhibits at a museum. The chapter starts with ... More


Introduction

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter delineates the longstanding marginality of Magna Graecia within classical studies in contrast to its important role in the histories of antiquarianism and classical ... More


Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Sarita Echavez See

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book takes Karl Marx’s concept of “primitive accumulation,” usually conceived of as an economic process for the acquisition of land and the extraction of labor, and argues that we also must ... More


The National Amphibian Conservation Center

Andrew T. Snider and Elizabeth Arbaugh

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0050
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The history of amphibians at the Detroit Zoo dates back to 1960, when The Holden Museum of Living Reptiles opened to the public. Amphibian breeding efforts first occurred in 1970, when production and ... More


Pattern and Process: Natural History Museum Exhibits on Evolution

Judy Diamond and Patrick Kociolek

in Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Of any public institution, natural history museums have the most extensive intellectual and physical resources for teaching the public about evolution. This chapter traces how evolution exhibits in ... More


Walking Whales and Singing Flies: An Evolution Exhibit and Assessment of Its Impact

Judy Diamond, E. Margaret Evans, and Amy N. Spiegel

in Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes Explore Evolution, an influential exhibit developed for university museums in Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas with support from the National Science Foundation. ... More


Doubling 9/11: Exile Culture and Activism

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the representations and activities of those who fled Chile between 1973 and 1989 because of dictatorship repression and threats. Chileans fled to multiple destinations, ... More


Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Michael C. Hawkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748219
eISBN:
9781501748233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a concise, revealing, and analytically penetrating view of a critical period in Philippine history. The book examines Moro (Filipino Muslim) contributions to the Philippine exhibit ... More


From Althusser and Lukács to Habermas: Archaeology in Public in Annapolis

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the author's efforts to connect the past with the present using archaeology. It first studies the Marxist thoughts of Georg Lukács and Louis Althusser, explaining how the author ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Mark Thornton Burnett and Adrian Streete

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This reference work explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing, and disseminating. The thirty commissioned ... More


Bra vs. Bra: Feminist Intimate Apparel Art

Jill Fields

in An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the changes in intimate apparel from the 1960s until present times. It analyzes the various feminist works of art that represent undergarments, and notes that some exhibited ... More


Introduction

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book’s introduction analyzes Brett Bailey’s touring performance art piece entitled ‘Exhibit B’ (2013−15) and the controversies it generated in European cities to introduce the book’s larger ... More


A Walk through the Creation Museum

Kathleen C. Oberlin

in Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When visitors enter the Creation Museum they wait in line to buy tickets and walk through exhibits in a museum that is 70,000 square feet and counting. To guide the reader, this walk through provides ... More


“Lucy” Up Close

Kathleen C. Oberlin

in Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How did Answers in Genesis make particular decisions about what to display in its exhibits at the Creation Museum? This chapter hones in on the ‘Lucy’ exhibit, the Australopithecus used to depict ... More


Conclusion: The Paradox of Preservation and Performative Extinction

Michael C. Hawkins

in Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748219
eISBN:
9781501748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748219.003.0044
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter assesses how, despite the unprecedented investment in colonial exhibition and advertisement, many felt that the Philippine Village was “a serious political failure.” Although ... More


Comic Art in Museums: An Overview

Denis Kitchen

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This 2017 essay by cartoonist, publisher, and curator Denis Kitchen touches on many of the business and practical aspects of comic art exhibitions, as well as providing us with a first-person view of ... More


Narrative Illustration: The Story of the Comics

M. C. Gaines

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter contains a 1942 article written by publisher M.C. Gaines about the exhibit The Comic Strip: Its Ancient and Honorable Lineage and Present Significance, organized for the American ... More


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