This paper examines research on the significance of clothing, specifically, the "men's suit," in select examples of contemporary American performance art. Drawing on sociology and art history, it considers the suit as a form of communication, and it suggests that performance artists Chris Burden, Paul McCarthy, and Vanessa Beecroft have used the "men's suit" to explore and communicate something about masculinity as a socially and culturally constructed hegemony.
Poster presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster analyzes and identifies the poetic elements of The Beatles' lyrics from 1965 to 1970. The primary goal is to demonstrate that the band's lyrics are serious poetry, not merely performance.
Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the characteristics of blue elliptical galaxies. This presentation explores star-forming systems, blue galaxies, and the origin of ellipticals.
March 31, 2005
Mitchell, Curtis; Fanelli, Mike; Marcum, Pam & Aars, Christian
Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on electrical stimulation of nerve cell networks growing on microelectrode arrays and stimulation efficiency and entrainment.
Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses research on the hybrid Arab and Hispanic culture in the United States, understanding the customs and traditions of the two separate cultures respectively, and how the two cultures blend together socially, culturally, and linguistically.
Keynote address for the 2005 University of Scholars Day delivered by Dr. Eugenie C. Scott. This keynote speaker discusses an overview of the foundations of the creation/evolution debate in the United States today.