3 Result(s)

Alabama Shakespeare Project

The Alabama Shakespeare Project (ASP) welcomes applications from undergraduate researchers to undertake projects related to sixteenth- and seventeenth-century plays, particularly those a part of our current season. This may include any one or combination of the following: * dramaturgical research, such as the history and context of a specific play; script cutting and editing; pre- and post-show presentations; lobby audience engagement installations; rehearsal support; &c. * devise original music or choreography informed by the specific needs of a play. * develop and carry out ethnographic research exploring players’ and playgoers’ experience with and reactions to Renaissance stage technologies, including designing surveys, interviews...

Required Availability
The End of Time
Course Credit?
Yes - UA 156, EN 429, EN 499
Paid Position?
No

Transportation hardships: Investigating the power of owning a reliable vehicle in rural areas

Access to a reliable vehicle can serve as a lifeline in rural areas of the United States. Without access to a reliable vehicle, residents of rural areas face economic, health, and social hardships. Nearly two decades ago, several colleagues and I completed research in rural Iowa that found that having access to a reliable vehicle improved the probability of employment by more than earning a high school education or being in good health. Other researchers have found that a lack of access to a reliable vehicle is associated with social isolation, greater risk of food insecurity, and poor physical health outcomes. My goal is to develop a new database that will allow us to update what we know about the role access to a reliable vehicle means...

Required Availability
Spring 2023 | Summer 2023 | Fall 2023
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No

Consent, Alcohol and Sexual Assault (CASA) Lab

Sexual violence is a pervasive problem for young people and our understanding of factors that increase the risk for sexual violence to occur or impede our efforts to prevent sexual violence is not well-understood. Within our lab, projects focus on three main areas: 1) understanding how alcohol use impacts people's ability to communicate about the sex they do or do not want, 2) how alcohol use impacts people's ability to intervene when they witness risky sexual experiences, and 3) how alcohol use increases the risk for sexual violence to occur. Across these studies, we also examine how these factors may look similar and different among cisgender women and men, and sexual and gender minority persons. If these topics interest you, students...

Required Availability
The End of Time
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No