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Alienation and Character Typology in African American and Native American Narratives: A Jungian Reading of The Bluest Eye and Winter in the Blood

Works Cited Amadi, Dan Chima. Racism in African American & South African Prose. Owerri: Skillmark Media Ltd., 2012. Print. Cloninger, Susan. “Conceptual issues in personality theory.” The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. Eds. Philip J. Corr and Gerald Matthews. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 3–26. Print. Daronkolaee, Esmaeel N. and Mehdi B. Hojjat. “A Survey of Man’s Alienation in Modern World: Existential Reading of Sam Shepard’s Buried Child and True West. ” International Journal of Humanities and Social

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Detecting Sex-Biased Gene Flow in African-americans Through the Analysis of Intra- and Inter-Population Variation at Mitochondrial DNA and Y- Chromosome Microsatellites

References 1. Curtain PD. The Atlantic Slave Trade: a Census. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. 2. Conniff ML, Davis TJ.; Africans in the Americas: a History of the Black Diaspora. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994. 3. Salas A, Richards M, Lareu MV, Scozzari R, Coppa A, Torroni A, et al. The African diaspora: mitochondrial DNA and the Atlantic slave trade. Am J Hum Genet. 2004; 74(3): 454-465. 4. Salas A, Carracedo A, Richards M, Macaulay V. Charting the ancestry of African-Americans

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Semantic Change in African American Slang

. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press Kipfer, Barbara (ed.) 2007 Dictionary of American slang (4th ed.) . New York, NY: HarperCollins Lakoff George - Mark Johnson 1980 Metaphors we live by . Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press Lighter, Jonathan 2001 “Slang.” In John Algeo (ed.) The Cambridge history of the English language. Vol. VI. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 219-252. Major, Clarence 1994 From Juba to jive: A dictionary of African American slang . New York, NY: Penguin Books

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Creating the Norm: The African-American Literary Tradition

References Appiah, Anthony. “The Uncompleted Argument: Du Bois and the Illusion of Race.” “Race”, Writing and Difference. Henry Louis Gates, Jr (ed.). Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press. 1985. Print. Bhabha, Homi K. “Signs Taken for Wonders”. The Post-colonial Studies Reader. Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin (eds.). London and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 1995. Print. Bolster, W. Jeffrey. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail

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“The Tenth Talented” v. “The Hundredth Talented”: W. E .B. Du Bois’s Two Versions on the Leadership of the African American Community in the 20th Century

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Comparing two essays written by Du Bois at a great interval of time, “The Tenth Talented” (1903) and “The Hundredth Talented” or the “Guiding Hundredth” (1948), the author of this article intends to deal with Du Bois’s endeavor to cohere culturally and politically an answerable and duty-bound black leadership, and to acknowledge the different accents laid by the author of The Souls of Black Folk on culture and on politics. An accomplished essayist and journalist, a foremost militant for the cause of black emancipation, Du Bois strove to persuade both white and the black audience about the role of high culture, an idea which perfectly matched the towering ideals of Victorian culture, but ran counter to the rapid urbanization of America, and later on, to the times of the Great Depression. The utopian solving chosen by Du Bois in “The Hundredth Talented” mirrors the conflict between the political convictions of a great mind and American reality, as well as the winding course of intellectual ideas which brought black emancipation into life, only in the midst of the last century.

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Employing Human Performance Optimization Initiatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Case of the U.S. Military

Meeting Proceedings of NATO, 5-7 October. Sofia, Bulgaria. Bosman, F., Richard, R., and Soeters, J. 2007. Multicultural Tensions in the Military? Evidence from the Netherlands Armed Forces. International Journal of International Relations, 31, 339-361. Brown, Lex. 2010. Mil Docs Interview. July 15. Brown, J.M. 2004 (unpublished). Perceptions and Performance of African American Male Student-Athletes at a Historically Black University and a Predominantly White University. Brown, L., and Tvaryanas, A

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Lexical Borrowings and Calques From African American Slang in Polish Youth Slang – A Study Based on A Selected Internet Forum

References Algeo, John (ed.) 2001 The Cambridge History of the English Language . Volume VI . English in North America . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Culpeper, Jonathan 1996 “Towards an anatomy of impoliteness”, Journal of Pragmatics 25: 349-367. 2011 Impoliteness: Using language to cause offence . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dylewski, Radosław 2008 “Selected words, phrases, and meanings of (African) American provenance in White American English: A corpus based study

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Investigating Issues in Computing Education: Usability Factors for the Use of an Operating System Among African American and Hispanic American High School Students

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African Americans and Hispanic Americans historically have been underrepresented in U.S. jobs in the fields of STEM in large part because of the usability of technology. In this research, the goal was to discover the usability factors relative to operating systems that may limit African Americans and Hispanic Americans from pursuit of computer science higher education. For the purpose of this study, “usability” refers to the “appropriateness of purpose.” Categorized by three factors, appropriateness of purpose can be defined as (i) the effectiveness of the users’ ability to complete tasks while using technology and the quality or output of those tasks, (ii) the efficiency and the level of resources used in performing tasks, and (iii) the satisfaction or users’ reaction to the use of technology (Brooke, 2014). This research examined quantitative analysis based on students’ routine computer task knowledge using a survey questionnaire and the SUS. The population included high school students responding to questions on common tasks and usability. A web survey was conducted to assess the measurement and understanding pattern demonstrated by the participants. The quantitative analysis of the computer usability included ANOVA, independent t-tests and orthogonal contrasts. The analysis of the SUS measured usability and learnability. The results of the data analysis showed that the combined African American and Hispanic group has a mean computer usability score that is significantly lower when compared with the other ethnicities and the SUS findings included the highest gap among this most underrepresented group in the STEM field.

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Disengaged or Disingenuous? Ascetic and Bourgeois Self-surveillance in African American Literature, exemplified on Charles Johnson’s “Alethia”

, Charles W. Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race. New York: Cornell University Press, 1998. Morehouse, Henry Lyman. “_e Talented Tenth.” _e American Missionary 50.6 (June 1896): 182-83. Murray, Rolland. “_e Time of Breach: Class Division and the Contemporary African American Novel.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction. 2010. 43:1. 11-17. Rowley, Hazel. Richard Wright, the Life and Times. New York: Henry Holt, 2001. Schofield, Philip. Bentham: A Guide for the Perplexed. New York: Continuum. 2009

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Metaphorical Mirrors and Subverting Selves in Adrienne Kennedy’s One-Act Plays

, ---. 2001. The Owl Answers in W. Sollors (ed.). The Adrienne Kennedy Reader. Minneapolis. University of Minnesota Press, ---. 2001. Lesson in Dead Language in W. Sollors (ed.). The Adrienne Kennedy Reader. Minneapolis. University of Minnesota Press. Bell Hooks. 1994. ‘Introduction’ in S. Mahone (ed). Moon Marked and Touched by Sun:Plays by African-American Women. New York. Theatre Communications Group. Patsalidis, S. 1995. ‘Adrienne Kennedy’s heterotopias and the (Im)possibilities of the (Black) Female Self ‘ in M

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