Category Archives: Humanities

Researching the 2014 Winter Olympics: A stunning opening ceremony and an American gold medal

Despite many safety concerns, the opening ceremonies at the 2014 Winter Olympics games in Sochi, Russia, went off flawlessly. This is Russia’s first time hosting the winter games. Descriptions of killing stray dogs and shoddy facilities are matched with the …

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The civil rights movement: Research paper topic on Freedom House report showing overall decline worldwide

While we celebrate the advances made by the civil rights movement in our country during Black History Month, worldwide civil liberties are on the decline. Independent watchdog group, Freedom House, stated in its Freedom in the World 2014 report that …

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Hot research topic on addiction to the latest celebrity news and gossip: Celebrity worship syndrome (CWS)

We all enjoy hearing the latest celebrity news and gossip. But things got weird on January 24, 2014, when MSNBC interrupted an interview with a U.S. congresswomen to air breaking news about Justin Bieber’s latest brush with the law. It’s …

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Folk music and singer Pete Seeger – research topic on the death of a legend

For more than 70 years, singer Pete Seeger championed folk music, highlighting the genre’s important place in musical heritage. Seeger also served as an inspiration and mentor for the numerous revivals of folk music, dating from the 1950s and 60s …

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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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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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