Category Archives: Research

Copyrights

what are the three main legal protections for intellectual property in the United States; Copyright’s Patents Trademarks   What does ‘fair use’ mean and how do you determine if your use of materials complies with ‘fair use’? Fair use allows people to quote and share many common forms of protected works. Fair use is based…

Invisible College: Professor Dan Mrozoski

Professor Dan teaches American literature concentrating on 19thn and 20th century literary works. He has always been interested in how writers construct stories. He was drawn to American literature because he wanted to understand its many cultures better. He chose to study post-civil American literature specifically because he believes that human understanding of literature is…

Primary Research

The source I used was “Film and Television Literature Index”. I selected this source because it had information on film and acting, something none of the other search engines, specialized in. It contains information about the film and television industry. From biographies to insider trade secrets it has a plethora of information.  I found an…

Improv Acting

What tactics do actors use to truly excel at improvesational acting? I answered this question by going to “Film and Television Literature Index” on the trincoll library site. I then proceeded to type in key words for improv and acting. I then tried improvisational theater, improvisational acting and acting improv. These searches led me to…

ISIS Research

I watched a video on YouTube, hosted by FOX news, interviewing Marcus Luttrell on ISIS’ recent advancement in Iraqi territory and enclosing on a military base, just 5 miles away.  The interview focused on gaining Luttreell’s opinion on ISIS’ foothold in Iraq and its now proximity to a military base filled with 300 marines. Luttrell…

My major, My future: Acting

My major at Trinity College is Theater and Dance with a concentration in Acting. I hope to discover new methods and techniques for acting. I want to learn the stories of actors, how they got into actin and what helps them to transcend into their character.

Research On Acting

As I look to find two important sources for scholarly articles I started with “Art Full Text” and then “Reader Guide Full Text”. I thought AFT would be an excellent source for works about various art forms. In my particular account I was searching for scholarly articles which talked about acting. However I found AFT…