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Hoshour considers the level of identity and value placed on material manifestations of heritage by exploring what items are most sought after at antique stores and auctions.
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36530
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As a graduate student, the author initiated the Caffe Lena History Project to document the story of the renowned coffeehouse with a legendary reputation. Arem began to explore the evolution and impact of the café as a vehicle for cultural transmission, examining its existence and growth within the realm of American folk cultural production and its participation in the countercultural movement of the 1960s.
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36531
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After the destruction that Hurricane Katrina inflicted upon the city of New Orleans, the return of a home football game was symbolic of the rebuilding of the city. Athletic events are viewed by many as a spectacle, festival, and ritual.
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36529
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Felipe Jesus Consalvos was a Cuban American collage artist and cigar maker. Each of his collages incorporates US manufactured cigar box labels and date from after his immigration to America from Cuba. His collages extrapolate the hobbyist hobo vernacular tradition of patriotic patterned cigar band collage to formally sophisticated, politically subversive, and sexually transgressive ends, using the body as a vehicle for absurdist satire, both hilarious and anxious.
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