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  • Discourse and identity in Guatemala: imaginaries of indigeneity and Luis de Lión’s decolonial grito/llanto 

    Olen, Amy Therese (2015-05-20)
    This dissertation examines Guatemalan discourses of identity and indigeneity from the colonial period to the mid-1980s. Through the theoretical lens of the coloniality of power and by means of a genealogical approach to ...
  • Discourse forms and social categorization in Cha'palaa 

    Floyd, Simeon Isaac (2010-05)
    This dissertation is an ethnographic study of race and other forms of social categorization as approached through the discourse of the indigenous Chachi people of northwestern lowland Ecuador and their Afro-descendant ...
  • Discourse of de-escalating arousal: how couples interact during problem-solving discussions when heart rate is decreasing 

    Crumley, Linda Frances Potter (2002)
    Couples with high levels of aversive physiological arousal during marital conflict risk becoming divorced (Gottman, 1994). This study examined the features of discourse characterizing episodes of decreasing heart rate. ...
  • The discourse of Hugo Chávez in “Aló Presidente” : establishing the Bolivarian Revolution through television performance 

    Gualda, Ricardo José Rosa (2012-08)
    This dissertation analyzes the discourse of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in his weekly television show Aló Presidente. It focuses on the discursive practices in this genre by Chávez as an essential element in the ...
  • The discourse of mathematization: bilingual students reinventing mathematics and themselves as mathematical thinkers 

    Dominguez, Higinio (2008-05)
    In this paper, students' bilingualism and multicultural experiences are examined as cognitive resources for mathematization. Capitalizing on the view of language as action, and on students' familiarity with certain experiences ...
  • The discourse of women writers in the French Revolution: Olympe de Gouges and Constance de Salm 

    De Mattos, Rudy Frédéric, 1974- (2007)
    Twentieth-century scholars have extensively studied how Rousseau's domestic discourse impacted the patriarchal ideology in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and contributed to women's exclusion from the public sphere. ...
  • The discourse of Women’s Art in 1990s China : context, motivation, and interpretation 

    Lin, Chun-Wei (2016-05-27)
    This research examines the discourse of Women’s Art (Nüxing yishu) in 1990s China. I stress the critics’ and curators’ role in naming, defining, and interpreting female artists’ works as Women’s Art. What was the relationship ...
  • Discourse, social cohesion and the politics of historical memory in the Ixhil Maya region of Guatemala 

    García, María Luz (2012-05)
    This dissertation will examine the speech practices of collectives of Ixhil Mayas in post-war Guatemala. Specifically I analyze the way that historical memory of the recent period of violence, which culminated in genocide ...
  • Discovering heap anomalies in the wild 

    Jump, Maria Eva (2009-05)
    Programmers increasingly rely on managed languages (e.g. Java and C#) to develop applications faster and with fewer bugs. Managed languages encourage allocating objects in the heap and rely on automatic memory management ...
  • Discovering new solar systems : Jupiter analogs and the quest to find another Earth 

    Robertson, Paul Montgomery (2013-08)
    Exoplanets are now known to be ubiquitous throughout the Galaxy. From the Kepler survey, we expect nearly every main-sequence star to form planetary systems during its formation phase. However, the detection limits of ...
  • Discovering Oneself Through the Great Books 

    Silber, John (2009-01-28)
  • Discovering Relations Between Mind, Brain, and Mental Disorders Using Topic Mapping 

    Poldrack, Russell A.; Mumford, Jeanette A.; Schonberg, Tom; Kalar, Donald; Barman, Bishal; Yarkoni, Tal (Public Library of Science, 2012-10-11)
    Neuroimaging research has largely focused on the identification of associations between brain activation and specific mental functions. Here we show that data mining techniques applied to a large database of neuroimaging ...
  • Discovery and design of an optimal microRNA loop substrate 

    Hwang, Tony Weiyang (2013-05)
    RNA interference, or RNAi, is a cellular mechanism that describes the sequence-specific post transcriptional gene silencing observed in plants, fungi, and metazoans, facilitated by short double-stranded RNAs and microRNAs ...
  • Discovery and function of polyomaviral microRNAs 

    Chen, Chun Jung, Ph. D. (2014-05)
    Polyomaviruses are small, DNA tumor viruses that establish persistent infections in their natural hosts. Several members of the virus family are associated with human pathologies such as Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy ...
  • Discovery and representation of human strategies for visual search 

    Tavassoli, Abtine, 1978- (2007-12)
    Visual search can simply be defined as the task of looking for an object of interest in a visual environment. Due to its foveated nature, the human visual system succeeds at such task by making many discrete fixations ...
  • Discovery And Rossiter-Mclaughlin Effect Of Exoplanet Kepler-8B 

    Jenkins, Jon M.; Borucki, William J.; Koch, David G.; Marcy, Geoffrey W.; Cochran, William D.; Welsh, William F.; Basri, Gibor; Batalha, Natalie M.; Buchhave, Lars A.; Brown, Timothy M.; Caldwell, Douglas A.; Dunham, Edward W.; Endl, Michael; Fischer, Debra A.; Gautier, Thomas N., III; Geary, John C.; Gilliland, Ronald L.; Howell, Steve B.; Isaacson, Howard; Johnson, John Asher; Latham, David W.; Lissauer, Jack J.; Monet, David G.; Rowe, Jason F.; Sasselov, Dimitar D.; Howard, Andrew W.; MacQueen, Phillip; Orosz, Jerome A.; Chandrasekaran, Hema; Twicken, Joseph D.; Bryson, Stephen T.; Quintana, Elisa V.; Clarke, Bruce D.; Li, Jie; Allen, Christopher; Tenenbaum, Peter; Wu, Hayley; Meibom, Soren; Klaus, Todd C.; Middour, Christopher K.; Cote, Miles T.; McCauliff, Sean; Girouard, Forrest R.; Gunter, Jay P.; Wohler, Bill; Hall, Jennifer R.; Ibrahim, Khadeejah; Uddin, A. K. M. Kamal; Wu, Michael S.; Bhavsar, Paresh A.; Van Cleve, Jeffrey; Pletcher, David L.; Dotson, Jessie L.; Haas, Michael R. (2010-12)
    We report on the discovery and the Rossiter-McLaughlin (R-M) effect of Kepler-8b, a transiting planet identified by the NASA Kepler Mission. Kepler photometry and Keck-HIRES radial velocities yield the radius and mass of ...
  • Discovery of a Close Substellar Companion to the Hot Subdwarf Star HD 149382-the Decisive Influence of Substellar Objects on Late Stellar Evolution 

    Geier, S.; Edelmann, H.; Heber, U.; Morales-Rueda, L. (2009-09)
    Substellar objects, like planets and brown dwarfs orbiting stars, are by-products of the star Formation process. The evolution of their host stars may have an enormous impact on these small companions. Vice versa a planet ...
  • Discovery Of A Cosmological, Relativistic Outburst Via Its Rapidly Fading Optical Emission 

    Cenko, S. Bradley; Kulkarni, S. R.; Horesh, Assaf; Corsi, Alessandra; Fox, Derek B.; Carpenter, John; Frail, Dale A.; Nugent, Peter E.; Perley, Daniel A.; Gruber, D.; Gal-Yam, Avishay; Groot, Paul J.; Hallinan, G.; Ofek, Eran O.; Rau, Arne; MacLeod, Chelsea L.; Miller, Adam A.; Bloom, Joshua S.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Kasliwal, Mansi M.; Law, Nicholas M.; Morgan, Adam N.; Polishook, David; Poznanski, Dovi; Quimby, Robert M.; Sesar, Branimir; Shen, Ken J.; Silverman, Jeffrey M.; Sternberg, Assaf (2013-06)
    We report the discovery by the Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) of the transient source PTF11agg, which is distinguished by three primary characteristics: (1) bright (R-peak = 18.3mag), rapidly fading (Delta R = 4mag in ...
  • Discovery of a Dynamical Cold Point in the Heart of the Sagittarius dSph Galaxy With Observations from the APOGEE Project 

    Majewski, Steven R.; Hasselquist, Sten; Lokas, Ewa L.; Nidever, David L.; Frinchaboy, Peter M.; Garcia Perez, Ana E.; Johnston, Kathryn V.; Meszaros, Szabolcs; Shetrone, Matthew; Allende Prieto, Carlos; Beaton, Rachael L.; Beers, Timothy C.; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Cunha, Katia; Damke, Guillermo; Ebelke, Garrett; Eisenstein, Daniel J.; Hearty, Fred; Holtzman, Jon; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Law, David R.; Malanushenko, Viktor; Malanushenko, Elena; O'Connell, Robert W.; Oravetz, Daniel; Pan, Kaike; Schiavon, Ricardo P.; Schneider, Donald P.; Simmons, Audrey; Skrutskie, Michael F.; Smith, Verne V.; Wilson, John C.; Zasowski, Gail (2013-11)
    The dynamics of the core of the Sagittarius (Sgr) dwarf spheroidal (dSph) galaxy are explored using high-resolution (R similar to 22,500), H-band, near-infrared spectra of over 1000 giant stars in the central 3 deg(2) of ...