The Art of Being Muslim

The goal of our podcast is to introduce students at Moraine Valley to Islamic art. We covered a variety of topics such as patterns, religious significant, architecture, and clothing. We connected the research to events that happened on campus as a part of the Mosaic event series. You can listen to this on YouTube here.
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Middle Eastern Artists and Their Audiences

Jon and Henry discuss the artists' inspirations for their work, whatever that may be, and how their audiences react. We mention that everyone has both an intended and unintended audience, part of both of our theses. Throughout, we reference the performance of Niyaz and some of our sources used in our annotated bibliographies. You can view this on YouTube here.
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Hamilton Trash

Hamilton carves a path for not only musical lovers, or history lovers, but for young adults. Hamilton brings popular culture to life on stage by incorporating references to well-likes, common artists, such as the one and only, Eminem. Lin-Manuel Miranda, the rap god, fell in love with two very different art forms growing up: Hip-hop and Broadway. He combined these two in a fash...
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Protest Movements and Hamilton the Musical

Our group had one major question ʺHow did segregation/desegregation in the 20th century impact Lin Miranda's casting in Hamilton?ʺ We broke it down into three questions. First one was about how blackface segregation black people in theater/media. Second one consisted of how black people rose up in theater despite racism. Last question dealt with how important, racially speaking...
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Hamilton and Immigration

This project consists of an analysis on the stance on immigration throughout the creative masterpiece entitled, “Hamilton The American Musical.” This analysis overlooks Hamilton’s potential views on immigration through a historian’s and through the musical’s point of view. Taking a glimpse of each perspective and discussing Hamilton’s overall thoughts on this specific topic. ...
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The Apocalypse and Other Such Ridiculous Things Podcast

This project consists of an analysis on the stance on immigration throughout the creative masterpiece entitled, “Hamilton The American Musical.” This analysis overlooks Hamilton’s potential views on immigration through a historian’s and through the musical’s point of view. Taking a glimpse of each perspective and discussing Hamilton’s overall thoughts on this specific topic. ...
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