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Afficio Undergraduate Journal - Best Overall Undergraduate Paper

Irish Language Print Culture, 1550-1870
Daniel Giesbrecht (2014)
The relative weakness of Irish language print culture was a key contributing factor to what has been described as “one of the most rapid and total language shifts in modern European history.” Despite its status as the oldest living written vernacular language in western Europe, with a rich corpus of extant manuscripts dating back to the seventh century, print in Irish Gaelic was notable for its low output, a situation which persists to this day and which has continued to have a negative effect on language maintenance.

MEMORANDUM
Hayley Gavin (2016)
As you requested, here is my report on private accommodation rental services, to help you decide whether such services would be satisfactory options for Quest Travel clients. The report is based on research from several sources, including The Wall Street Journal, the Toronto Star, and The Globe and Mail, with background information from the Airbnb website. I will first explain how private rental accommodation services work, then I will identify some associated pros and cons for guests, and finally, I will address the impact of such services on the tourism industry.

The Most Emblematic of All Deviants
Katherine Crooks (2013)
Within the context of the discriminatory practices and ideologies of the Third Reich, the prostitute is "the most emblematic of deviants."[1] The history of prostitutes under Nazi rule constitutes the intersection of a multitude of ethical, sexual, racial, political and historiographical issues.

One Hole Too Many: Ghosts and Mad Women in Hamlet and MacBeth
Katherine Crooks (2012)
Across Poland, 1956 was a remarkable year of protest against the hegemony of the Soviets and progress as Poles demanded reasonable changes within their system which gave way to significant reforms.

The Politics of Death: An Examination of Aristocratic Male Funerals During the Late Republic of Rome
Leah MacIntyre (2011 Fall)
The Roman Republic during the first century BC was marked by multiple periods of instability and political chaos, as well numerous civil wars, which together brought about a major shift in the traditional sources for political support in the Roman world.

Erecting, Entering, Emitting: Early Modern Definitions of Manhood and Masculinity
Katherine Crooks (2011 Winter)
According to one Spanish proverb, "Not everything is a man that pisses on a wall, after all, dogs piss too."[1] Despite its vulgarity, this aphorism astutely encapsulates how masculinity was roughly defined in the early modern era, spanning from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.