Past Distinction Comps Papers

Copies of Older Comps Paper. As many Comps papers as we could collect - whether or not they received distinction - are stored in the Carleton Gould Library Archives. Although the collection of comps is incomplete, it is possible that we filed a copy of your Comps paper in the Library Archives. Please contact Eric Hillemann if you would like him to check for you, ehillema@carleton.edu

2008-present, how to obtain a copy of your e-comps paper. I started an e-file in 2008-09. The e-copy you submitted to me Spring term of your senior year is kept for you in case you ever need it in the future. Your e-comps paper is not given to anyone, unless you ask us to send it somewhere on your behalf.  Contact me at nlambert@carleton.edu.

Gould Library Comps Collection. The Carleton faculty would like to make all comps papers in every department accessible electronically. However, the Gould Library only has your e-comps if you sent it to them and submitted a permission form. See: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/now/news/?story_id=520612 click on the Archiving Student Work: Individual Submission Form (bottom right corner of page, top choice). For info, contact: Carol Eyler, Librarian, ceyler@carleton.edu.

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RECENT DISTINCTION PAPERS LIST

2013-14 (tba)
Adviser:  Annette Igra

2012-13, Advisers: Thabiti Willis, Serena Zabin

  • Cassidy, Nora K., The Front Page Farm Workers: The Relationship Between the United Farm Workers and the Print Media During the Delano Grape Strike of 1965-1970. CEC/TW
  • Stoeri, Anthony J., "Make him see that we are French!": Napoleonic French Soldiers and the Construction of National Identity. DT/TW
  • Urback, Stuart J., A Playful Evolution: The Transformation of Game Theory* in the United States from the 1970s through the 2000s. WN/TW
  • Zheng, Herman, Contested Customs: The Legality of the Mui Tsai in Nineteenth Century Hong Kong. SY/SZ

2011-12, Advisers:  Clifford Clark, Annette Igra, Thabiti Willis

  • Bellos, Nicholas. Crowded Vehicles, Contested Turf: Race-Making and the Everyday on Chicago Public Transit During World War II. TW/AI
  • Capel, Isaiah, Institutional and Intercommunalist Revolution: The post-1971 transformation of the BPP. TW/AI
  • Kanazawa, Margaret (Meg). Resisting the Mantle of the Nabob: Constructing an Imperial Figure in the Gentleman’s Magazine. TW/SO
  • Michel, Laura. ‘Unhappy Children of Iniquity’: The Invention of Juvenile in the Anglo-Atlantic World. CEC/SO
  • Reich, Robin.  “There is no contagion, there is no evil portent”:  Arabic Responses to Plague and Contagion in the Fourteenth Century. AI/WN
  • Sacharow, Lily. Contingent Liberty: Congressional Unanimity in the Making of the Declaration of Independence. AI/CEC
  • Schlesinger, Peter. The “Best Traditions of the Sea?” Contested Heroism in the Manchester Guardian’s Reporting on the RMS Titanic. AI/SO

2010-11, Advisers:  Annette Igra, Serena Zabin

  • Alecci, Mira B., Botanic Diversions: Mary Somerset’s Plant Collecting in Enlightenment Science, SZ/VM
  • Goldburger, Dustin, “This Thing Will Give St. Louis a Black Eye!” The Cold War, Regional Identity, and the Fight to Integrate Jim Crow Schools in St. Louis, MO 1949-1952, AI/HMW
  • Harris, Zoe, Communities in the Ether: Depression Era Radio & the American Homemaker, SZ/AI
  • Knight, Hunter, “The Times Demand the Sacrifice of Our Convictions”: Childhood Changed in World War I France, SZ/DT
  • McIntire, Ross, With Saints on Our Side: Hagiography, Ecclesiastical Authority, & the Maintenance of Timor Sanctorum in Gregory of Tours’ Gaul, AI/WN
  • Nash, Logan, Middle-class Castle: Modernism, Gentrification, & Urban Space at London’s Barbican Estate, AI/DT
  • Rodriguez, Julio, Resistance under Franco (1959-1975): Exploring the Role of Basque Clergy & Their Involvement with Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA), AI/DT
  • Taketomo, Kristina, Home Is Where You Park It:  Cold War Caravans & the Mobile Domestic Space, AI/SZ
  • Wada, Anna, Imagining a Timeless Unity:  The Moment of Silence in 1930s Japan, SY/AI
  • Yarett, Roger, Politics, Progress, & the End of Time: Evangelical Fundamentalism & the Making of a Political Movement, SZ/AI

2009-10, Advisers: Clifford Clark, Annette Igra, Victoria Morse

  • Bradley, Julia T., Nationalism, Islam and the Algerian Future: Elite Conceptualizations of an Islamic Past, AK/CEC
  • Collins, Rory F., "What Culture?" Defining National Culture in Tanzania, 1961-1974, OM/AI
  • Donahue, Andrea N.,  We Once More Take the Liberty of Writing”: Ex-Slaves Negotiating  Freedom in Britain’s Sierra Leone Colony, 1791-1800, SO/AI
  • Finn, Samuel A., Blue on Black: A Study of the Oakland Police in the Context of the Black Panthers, HMW/VM
  • Huckestein, Erika M., “I’ll Never Change, I’ll Always Wear Green”: New Representations of Erin in Irish Nationalist Political Cartoons, 1900-1921, SO/AI
  • Nakamura, Lauren C.,  Incorporation, Rejection, and Re-Imagination: India’s Neo-Liberal Policies and Education Reforms, 1984-2004, BL/AI
  • O’Brien, Joshua M.,  Locating Authority in Carolingian Debates on Image Veneration c. 825: The Case of Agobard of Lyon’s De picturis et imaginibus, VM/WN
  • Reed, Katherine A., Toward a Standardized Communal Identity: The Muslim Women’s Reform Movement in Late Colonial India, BL/AI
  • Rutherford, Leslie A., The English Sweating Sickness and Henry VIII: How the King’s Personal Life Shaped Public Health Policy in England, SO/VM
  • Smith, Jordan B., “More Rude and Anticque than ‘ere was Sodom”: Piracy and the Tavern Community in Port Royal, Jamaica, 1680-1692”, SZ/AI
  • Smoak, Katherine L., Unproductive Women & Troubling Men: Humor and Republican Marriage in Women’s Magazines, 1792-1830, SZ/AI

2008-09, Advisers: Clifford Clark, Annette Igra, Susannah Ottaway

  • Carr-Lee, Keith, “The Rise and Fall of the Great Illusion”: A Study of the Role of E.H. Carr in the Formation of Modern Opinion about the Work of Sir Norman Angell SO/WN
  • Harrisville, David, Strategy and Survival: Commanders, Crewmen, and the Sherman Tank in World War II CEC/AI
  • Hirsch, David, American Imperialists: The Supporters of American Actions in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, 1915-1925 CEC/AI
  • Landkamer, Steve, The Formation of the National Meiji Elementary School System in Aichi Prefecture, 1868-1879 SY/AI
  • Langer, Melissa, The Architecture of Empire in Rabat: Reimagining the Colonial City Under Lyautey SO/AK
  • Litwin, Emily, Nationalism, Feminism, and the Women of Ireland‟s Revolutionary Period CEC/SO
  • Lopez, Sarah, Rebellion and Celebration in 18th c. Mexico: The Request for a Propaganda Fide Hospice in the Town of Uruapan CEC/AF
  • Marshall, Wyatt, Leaving the Arena in Ruins: The Manipulation of Visuality in Early Christian Martyrdom Texts AI/WN
  • Olmsted, John, Poverty, the Pulpit, and the Polis: John Chrysostom‟s Sermons on Wealth & Poverty SO/WN
  • Persaud, Alexander, Rodney, History, and the Dialectic: Rethinking Walter Rodney‟s Marxist Methodology SO/HMW
  • Prochaska, Erica, The Imperial World of Verrier Elwin SO/GV
  • Robson, Lucy, “Reading Past the Label: Exploring Second World War Evacuation in Britain Through the Child‟s Perspective”
  • Tragert, Emily, “Swearing, Roaring and Daming all the Night long”: Prostitution, Promiscuity and Social Order in England 1680-1750” SO/AI
  • Vendell, Dominic, “Feeding the Body, Feeding the Soul: Swami Vivekananda, Religious Universality, and Social Welfare in an Anglo-American Imperial World, 1893-1897” SO/AI

2007-08, Advisers: Clifford Clark, Susannah Ottaway, Annette Igra

  • Bardes, John Kilpatrick, Dashikis or Bullets? False Oppositions between Organization US and the Black Panthers
  • Bates, Katie, "With so much credit": The Iconicization of Common Sense
  • Du, Yanging (Claire), Gaitu Guiliu Reform on the Miao Frontier in High Qing Dynasty
  • Fritz, Peter, Are You Qualified to be Abbot? A Culture of Leadership and Authority in the Case of Late 12th Century Bury St. Edmunds
  • Lee, Peter, How the Fourth Estate Opened Its Doors to Longshoremen: Media and the San Francisco General Strike
  • Perkins, Jason, May 1970 in New York City: Student Activists, Construction Workers and the Future of American Society
  • LaChapelle, Heather, Museums and Memory: "Remembering Slavery" at the Slave Lodge
  • Komatsu, Yotaro, Power and Money: Money Exchangers and Japanese Monetary Transformation, 1858-1879
  • White, Madelyn, Soldiers of Liberty: Tirailleurs Sénégalais and French West African Independence
  • Soon, Wayne, Subnationalism, Education, Wealth and Power in Fujian and Singapore: Tan Kah Kee and Chen Yi from the 1910s to 1940s
  • Ward, Megan,The Queue and the Illustration of Chinese Men in American Pop Culture, 1838-1915

2006-07, Advisers: Clifford Clark, Annette Igra, Serena Zabin

  • Bergquist, Rawdon, Walking in the Forest of Knowledge: King Alfred‟s Soliloquies and the ninth-century West Saxon Literary Revival
  • Barale, Kelsey, “In all ages have not the Saints of God been persecuted?” Memory, History, and Reinterpretation of the Early Mormon Colonies in Mexico
  • Gurian, Mollie, Mother Knows Best? The Women‟s Co-Operative Alliance of Minneapolis Creates Professional Motherhood 1917-1932
  • Hanagan, Julia, Fighting the Last War Nationalist Memories in Serbian Americans
  • Hintzen, Amelia, No Stage Large Enough Josephine Baker and the Performance of Social Action
  • Lelic, Emin, The making of orthodoxy in early modern Islam using a case study of the Bosnian Hamzeviyya: Comparing Ottoman history, Sufism, and Islamic institutions,
  • Lowry, Sam, Rules of Illusion: Growth in the Study of Jean Renoir
  • Vongsathorn, Kathleen, Saved and Sinner: The Ambiguous Identity of the African Leper as Constructed by Christian Missionaries, 1900-1950

2005-06, Advisers: Clifford Clark, Annette Igra, Serena Zabin

  • Adler, Antony, Sailing in Uncharted Seas: European Encounters with Polynesians in the Age of Discovery
  • Brimsek, Emily, “Pursue me at law, but I will not give up my property”: Honor, Property Crime, and the Middle Class in Eighteenth Century Scotland
  • Chomski, Cara, No Place for Pastoralists: Land Laws and the Ideologies of Development in Tanzania, 1961-1991
  • Goddard, Meredith, Paying Tribute to Piracy and Early American Nationalism
  • Kamin, David, The Cohesion of the Crusading Army During the Fourth Crusade
  • Larson, Annaka, Beyond Mountains and Office Walls: Revolutionary Reconceptions of the Guatemalan Indígena, 1944-1949
  • Mooar, Ethan, Nature in the National Parks: Policy and Perception in the Late 20th Century
  • Tulloch, Andrew, The Nanjing Massacre Memorial and the (Im)Possibility of Institutionalized Memory
  • Wilson, Eric, Shrine, Patron, Icon, Sufferer, Martyr: Visibility in the Lives of the Simeon Stylites and Daniel the Stylite

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