- Charlie Chaplin's Film "Modern Times" – Thesis Statements
- E.T.A. Hoffmann: "The Sandman" (Speculation)
- ETA Hoffmann's "The Sandman" – Thesis Statements
- How artificial are we already?
- Is Frankenstein's monster human?
- Papers on Büchner's "Leonce and Lena" (first version)
- Papers on Kleist's "Ordeal by Fire"
- Papers on Stem Cell Research and Cloning
- Revised papers on Büchner's "Leonce and Lena"
- Thank you! Vanderbilt University Center for Intelligent Mechatronics
- Thank you, Dr. Lawrence: Talk on Stem Cells
- The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: hook sentences
- The Ideal Body
- What is "human?"
Monthly Archives: April 2013
In William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Jacques stated the famous line, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” This notion of people going through their lives as nothing more than dramatic actors has … Continue reading
Through the years, the field of biotechnology focused more on the engineering side, such as the mechanics and functions of machines like MRIs and CAT scanners. Recently though, the field has exploded as it fused with the study of genetics. … Continue reading
Art has long been a means to present a social commentary to the masses, and Büchner’s masterpiece “Leonce and Lena” seamlessly melds very important social issues into a comedic story. Büchner’s focus is to critique the monarchy through Leonce, a … Continue reading
Impoverished peasants without a voice, an increasingly socially, politically, and economically oppressed working class, wealthy nobility garbed in fine silks and satins perched high in their castles; such was the societal landscape of Germany in the years 1815 to 1848. … Continue reading
A bizarre fiction of power and obedience; a ludicrous tale of politics and love. Georg Buchner’s Leonce and Lena depicts a tale of two royal youths, determined to flee the futures that have been laid out for them by their … Continue reading
I would say that Frankenstein’s monster most certainly isn’t human. While some may argue against this because the monster is made up of human parts, it is important to remember that just because a being has human parts does not … Continue reading
Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”, an entertainment piece at the surface, also serves as a political commentary criticizing the flourishing industrialization and commoditization of big-business America, which has developed at the expense of it’s workers.
Thank you Dr. Lawrence for coming in to speak with us about stem-cells. I really enjoyed your presentation, and it proved to be very helpful for contributing to my understanding of the concept. I learned many things about stem-cells and … Continue reading
The status of Nathaniel’s being in E.T.A. Hoffman’s “The Sandman” is an issue that is never clarified in the sci-fi tale. While the reader initially assumes that Nathaniel is human, various small plot-points within the novel— such as Coppelius dislocating … Continue reading