Browse by Subject "Ethnicity"
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Asian American poetry, American poetry, and the critique of identity: Asian American poetry in comparative context, 1887-2005 (2012-09-18)In this dissertation I attempt a critical evaluation of identity. While I see identity, in the sense of the social categorization of individuals, as a discourse that perpetuates the kind of reduction that impoverishes ...
(2008-02-19)My research is focused on the interaction between Korean Twinkies and FOBs in the campus. From the reading and observations, I realized the lack of interaction between these two groups. Therefore, I decided to find out the ...
(2008)My research question will be based on how we feel about our racial identity as a CY student and how identity is different than our ethnicity. I am going to interview three interviewees, one from the class, and two others ...
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(2005-12-15)This project aims to answer the following questions: How do resident advisors perceptions about their jobs differ from individual to individual, and from one residence hall to another? How do expectations correlate with ...
(2008)This research’s primary focus was to discover whether or not there still exists an ethnic animosity (similar to my Chinese friend’s hatred towards the Japanese) between young generation Indians and Pakistanis living in the ...
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(2005-12-15)This project aims to answer the following questions: In which university spaces are students more likely to interact across racial/ethnic lines? Does the quality of interaction vary within these university spaces? What ...
(2006-12-15)This project aims to answer the following questions: 1) What is the role of perceptions of race in creating social space? 2) What interactions take place between the racial groups? 3) Are these interactions, or lack thereof, ...
(2007-05-15)This study examines how Korean and Korean American students use style and their bodies as active discourses through which they negotiate identity within an ethnic community on campus. It focuses on Korean Americans and ...
Korean Early Study Abroad Students:How Do They Narrate Their Personhood as an ESA Student at UIUC? (2008-01-25)This research will explore Korean early study abroad students (ESA students: chokiyuhakseng in Korean) in terms of how the pre-college early study abroad experiences in the U.S. affect Korean students’ decisions to end up ...
(2008-02-19)In this project I investigated the lives of LGBT students of Asian descent on campus through interviews and observations and how difficult it was to embrace their sexuality on campus and what support they received from the ...
(2014-05-30)Why, during an ethnic conflict, would an ethnic group turn its weapons against itself? That is the question that motivates this dissertation. Such behavior is puzzling because as an ethnic group devotes valuable time, ...
(2011-08)We researched the topic of racial segregation in dorms at the University of Illinois. Our observations told us that FAR/PAR is primarily occupied by minorities while the six pack is occupied by whites. We heard the student’s ...
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(2015-01-21)Non-verbal behaviors may facilitate effective social interactions, which are crucial aspects of human life. Among non-verbal behaviors, interpersonal touch has an important role in social interactions because of its emotional ...
The Study Abroad Community at UIUC: Negotiating the Complexities of Doubling Numbers and Fostering Global Citizenship (2008-02-15)In 2005, the U.S. Lincoln Commission Report set the target of sending one million U.S. students abroad annually in a decade. The same year, the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) set the goal of doubling the ...
Survival of the Fittest: How Does Self-identification Determine the Latino Student Experience at the University of Illinois? (2006-12-15)This project aims to answer the following questions: 1) What causes fragmentation along Latino ethnic lines? 2) How does external classification or imposed identity affect self-identification among Latino/a students? 3) ...
(2006-12-15)This project aims to answer the following questions: What are the traditional problems Latino/a students face when entering the university? How do these problems differ from majority/other minority cultures? How (if at ...
(2008-02-22)The Greek System here at the university really has an impact on student life both in the lives of Greeks and non-Greeks. Little research has been conducted on Greeks of different ethnicities and I believe it is important ...
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