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Notes on Theatre Therapy for Children With Autism by Courtney Wheater (Emmett)

There has not been a lot of research conducted on this subject so when reviewing the literature, the topic must be considered from the perspectives of Autism, theatre, theatre-therapy, and theatre-therapy for children with Autism. The literature that has been reviewed has all supported the idea that theatre could be used to help children with […]

O.R. – Plan A Draft Survey Questions (Ella)

(10/23/2020) PRE-FILM SURVEY QUESTIONS How do you feel about the legalization of same sex marriage in the US in 2015? (Dissatisfied, no opinion, satisfied) Do you think being a drag queen is a violation of Christianity? (Yes, no) How do you think drag culture has affected the progression of gay rights? (Negatively, no effect, Positively) […]

Discontents of Being… Notes (Ella)

LeMaster, Benny. “Discontents of Being and Becoming Fabulous on RuPaul’sDragU: Queer Criticism in Neoliberal Times”, Women’s Studies in Communication, 38:2, 167-186, (2015). DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.988776. Electronic. “Throughout this essay, I argue that Drag U advocates for a postfeminist world-view that heralds what Susan Douglas calls ‘‘narcissism as liberation,’’ rearticulating classic tropes of patriarchal domination (245). Furthermore, […]

Drag Queen as Angel Notes (Ella)

Hammond, Joyce. “Drag queen as angel.” Journal of Popular Film & Television. Fall96, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p106. 9p. 5 Black and White Photographs. (1996). DOI:10.1080/01956051.1996.9943720. Electronic. “I don’t think of you as a man and I don’t think of you as a woman. I think of you as an angel. –Carol Ann to Vida […]

Quarter One Report on William Bradford’s Interview

This quarter, I started with the lofty goal of interviewing Mia Stellberg or Lars Robl. Given the shift in my original research plans, I revised to the goal of interviewing Dr. Jason Freeman, the sports psychologist for the UVA sports department, in favor of interviewing either Mia Stellberg or Lars Robl in my original research. […]

William Bradford’s Original Research Quarter One Update

This quarter, I started with a completely different idea for my original research. I was originally planning on attempting to execute a study on the effects of out-of-match habits on in-match performance for professional esports players. Upon further assessment of this idea, I realized that I would not be able to complete it due to […]

Esprii Chapman – Research Check-in #1

Books: B1 – Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming– Status: Done B2 – Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy– Status: Done B3 – Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong– Status: Done B4 – The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics (The MIT […]

Esprii Chapman – Notes on Predicting whether a Marvel character is good or evil using Big Data analytics (Extra Source 2 of 5)

They gathered data from Kaggle.com which described basic physical appearance. They then used Python to take all of that data and break it into its own category compared to alignment of the actual character it was referring to. Then, using a “data mining tool, ‘Weka’, to create a prediction model”, they selected the best possible […]

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