Abstract: Race and Pedophilia

Lately, there has been a surge of crime documentaries and podcasts, such as “Making a Murderer” and “The Ted Bundy Tapes,” that document every detail of heinous crimes, and Americans are obsessed with them. Criminals don’t need anymore spotlight; their victims do. Therefore, the research question I hope to answer is, “How is racial identity […]

Abstract: Dance as Advocacy for Environmental Protection

Art is an important platform for advocacy for human rights and social justice because of the ability to entertain an audience while simultaneously conveying a message that is important to the artist. I have danced for as long as I can remember, and dancing is an important way for me to express myself. In my […]

Abstract: Painting Feminist Issues via Symbolism

         For an art movement characterized in part by the ubiquitous female form, there is an astounding lack of information on the female artists who shaped Symbolism. I will learn about the movement itself, feminine issues prevalent during the period, and the lives of five female artists – Elena Polenova, Maria Yakunchikova, Frida Kahlo, Evelyn De […]