Browse by Subject "Social Spaces"

  • ANTH 285_06-03 (2006-12-15)
    The author of this project argues that ISU has an inadequate amount of bike racks for students to store bikes if they live on campus, and also to lock up their bikes when they go to class. On the basis of three interviews, ...

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  • ANTH 411_06-02 (2006-12-15)
    This study compares how college undergraduates from the University of Illinois and Parkland College perceive the meanings and markings of social class as negotiated in the campus context. The following questions are ...

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  • Myers, Joshua; Herrera-Urizar, Juan Pablo (2006-12-15)
    This project examines current and past trends of student distribution based on race, sex, socio-economic status, etc. within the dorms (PAR/FAR and Six Pack), and the impact these trends have on student housing and the ...

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  • Lodhia, Zain (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the ways in which ideas about fitness bring people together. On the basis of interviews, participant observation, and internet research, the author concludes that people who come to CRCE on a ...

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  • Haning, Laura (2006-05-15)
    This project provides a reflective ethnographic description of gaming. On the basis of participant observation among dorm friends who often play computer games, such as Halo/Halo2, the author analyzes the process of exposure ...

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  • ANTH 411_05-04 (2005-05-15)
    This project focuses on freshmen in their second semester living in the dorms to gain a better understanding of the pathways in which freshmen get involved and engaged in the activities that the university puts forth. On ...

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  • Bivins, Jaclyn (2005-12-15)
    This project explores potential differences in the approach of presidents in African American student-run organizations on the basis of gender and aims to answer the following questions: Are there major differences in ...

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  • Hibbler, Sharrell (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 ...

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  • Thangaraj, Stan (2005-05-15)
    This project focuses on the unique space of cheerleading where male and female bodies interact in the same athletic space intertwined in the fabric of performance and asks the following questions: How did they view their ...

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  • Barber, Ashanti (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, ...

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  • Henderson, Andrea (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the ideology and workings behind greenhouses, such as the Plant Biology Greenhouse of Urbana-Champaign. On the basis of interviews and participant observation, the author finds that greenhouses ...

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  • Bowling, Tyler (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates pool “hustling” as practiced by ISU students and focuses on hustlers’ language, morals, and strategies. On the basis of two interviews and participant observation, the research shows that all kinds ...

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  • ANTH 411_06-04 (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates the social use of video games on campus. The author conducted two interviews, recorded gamers’ time allocation, and did participant observation during a Gaming Night and an EB Games Launch Party. ...

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  • Melamed, Brian (2006-12-15)
    This project investigates the effect of childhood experiences in forming an interest in comedy and aspirations to pursue comedy in the post-collegiate sphere. The author did participant observation and conducted three ...

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  • Files, Ryan (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 ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-05 (2006-12-15)
    This project explores ISU students’ use of the social networking website Facebook, and asks why students participate in Facebook. The author conducted six interviews and did participant observation by making a Facebook ...

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