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This collection contains all of the issues of the Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities . It is a student-run, student-reviewed, and student-published annual academic journal. Its purpose is to provide a venue for undergraduates at the University of Kansas to share their research in the Humanities.

Recent Submissions

  • Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities, Volume 1, Spring 2016 

    Pine, Savannah; Bertels, Ellen; Dunn, Matt; Sanchez, Sandra; Clough, Matthew; Bernauer, Clara; Burbank, Jesse (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
  • Discrepant Oppression: Lesbian Women's Existence During the National Socialist Period in Germany 

    Painter, Korbin (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    This research focuses on the oppression and existence of lesbian women during the National Socialist period of German history. This research also places emphasis on the importance of incorporating a lens of gender and ...
  • Disaster's Face: What Human Bodies Reveal About Catastrophe 

    Sanders, Trent (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    The global mass media in general depicts disasters as a spectacle for an audience of consumers. As a result, the individuals depicted effectively become generic victims, not fully developed human beings with distinct needs ...
  • A Comparative Study of Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg: Urbanization and the Social Class 

    Sanchez, Sandra Siomara (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    In the early twentieth century, two cities exhibited social unrest and social conflict. In Johannesburg, South Africa, the seeds for apartheid were sewn as an influx of workers came to nourish the country's mines. In Rio ...
  • Conscription, Citizenship, and French Algeria 

    Pine, Savannah (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    This paper questions why the Third Republic of France imposed conscription on Muslim Algerians in 1912. This action is peculiar because conscription was a tenant of French citizenship, which the French thought that Muslim ...
  • Religious Liberty in Xinjiang: Terrorism, Repression, and Identity 

    Paisley, James (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    Xinjiang Province, the far western province of China, has noted an increase in domestic terrorism as a result Uighurs that are radicalized through feelings of religious and ethnic oppression. China is also not evenly ...
  • Soviet Leap: Oppression, Defection, and Re-Envisioning Ballet 

    Martin, Grace Kathryn (Undergraduate Research Journal in the Humanities, 2016-09-01)
    Throughout the Cold War, Soviet ballet dancers defected to America in hopes of finding artistic freedom. After their defections they played a critical role in shaping what can be considered today’s American ballet. By ...

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