Archives for the ‘Primary Sources’ Category

ABSTRACT: The Motivations of American Soldiers in WWI

By • Apr 14th, 2019 • Category: Honors Thesis, Primary Sources, Research

This project will analyze the extent to which President Woodrow Wilson’s liberal idealism, which advocated for the United States adopting a more interventionist approach to spreading democracy and capitalism throughout the world, influenced the motivations of everyday American infantrymen in the First World War. Primary sources like journals, letters, and oral history interviews will be used […]

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Planning for the Plunge

By • Aug 10th, 2008 • Category: Advisors, Chinese, Comparative literature, General Technology, Independent Research, Primary Sources, Project Proposal, Research, Shakespeare

 As the Beijing Olympic Games captivate everyone’s attention (I know I’ve been glued to the TV for the last two days), I’ll continue my chronicles of adventures in Chinese Shakespeare research.    In this post I thought I would explain how I came up with my project proposal and outline the long road that led me to China. […]