Category Archives: Humanities

Research paper help on Lyubov Orlova ghost ship, cannibal rats, and ocean conservancy

Ghost ships and cannibal rats don’t immediately bring to mind good research paper topics, even in folklore courses. They bring to mind bad films (such as the critically panned 2002 Ghost Ship movie, or the 1943 film of the same …

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Good research paper topics in recreation and leisure studies

The idiom goes, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” But looking at how people divide work and nonwork time isn’t necessarily about fun and games. The perception of vacation time, or just time for play, as …

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Last call: Apply now for The MVP Scholarship by Questia!

While receiving a college degree will help provide numerous opportunities for your future in the workforce, it can be a costly item that doesn’t come easy. Sure, student loans can help alleviate the pain of college costs…for now. But down …

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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ leads the box office in girl power, but still has flaws

The newest film by Disney, Frozen, finished 2013 and began 2014 at the top of the box office. It’s one of several “girl power” box office hits of 2013 –including Catching Fire, starring Today celebrity of the year Jennifer Lawrence, …

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Black History Month and other cultural and ethnic studies research paper topics

If you’re taking an ethnic studies course in the spring you may want to think about topics for a research paper on black history. Celebrated during the month of February, Black History Month honors the cultural contributions made by black …

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Core features of a liberal arts education

Often called the most important major in struggling economic times, the liberal arts education combines various academic disciplines that prepare students to thrive in an atmosphere of complexity, diversity and change. It helps students be able to transfer intellectual and …

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Ideas for finding good research topics for your religion research paper

Planning your next religion research paper is as easy as typing religion into Google and waiting for it to spit out some brilliant suggestion, right? Well not exactly. There is an art, and no small amount of skill, to tracking …

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William Shakespeare and Toni Morrison top authors on college reading lists

An analysis of Questia’s data on 438 literature assignments in 143 courses in 30 colleges and universities across the United States has identified the top 10 authors on campus in 2013. Nine are dead, nine are white, seven are European, …

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Banned Books Week highlights censorship vs freedom of the press in modern literature

Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and others, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information, free speech and modern literature. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution says that Congress will pass …

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Writing research papers: Tips and good topics for a sociology research paper

Writing research papers may seem like a challenge but it’s really an opportunity to explore whatever topic you like. Topics for a sociology research paper can range from systems of government to historical subjects such as the labor movement in …

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