Jan
30

The British-American Experience of Ethnic Regiments: the German Regiment in Context (Part Two)

The largest British military expedition to North America that occurred prior to the American Revolution was during the French and Indian War, wherein the British made heavy use of ethnic regiments, in the form of Highland Regiments from Scotland, and the Royal American Regiment, which was formed specifically for British Service in America. Before the…
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Jan
11

Preview of the Silent Films: Within Our Gates

Below are some of my thoughts on one of my favorite Micheaux films, ‘Within Our Gates.’ Enjoy! Oscar Micheaux’s second silent picture, ‘Within Our Gates,’ was presumed lost for decades until a single print was discovered under its Spanish release title, La Negra. In its original English form, the title directly referred to an epigraph…
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Jan
11

Important Questions

My sincerest apologies for the delay in posts! I dedicated this post to important questions I’ve thought of throughout the research process.

Jan
11

Oscar Micheaux Timeline

In order to contextualize my thesis, I decided a timeline detailing major events of Oscar Micheaux’s life was necessary. Enjoy!

Dec
14

What do honors students do over the break?

Fear not, our projects can never be forgotten, even if they are being ignored. I will be spending my time researching the link between thyroid hormone receptor alpha (wild type and mutant) and cancer, as I need to be an expert in the field by the time I have to defend my project. I will…
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