Claiming space: performing the personal through decorated mortarboards
Examines the growing tradition of decorating mortarboards at college graduations and is grounded in folkloristic studies that take performance-centered approaches to material culture.--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Academic costume -- Social aspects -- United States
Commencement ceremonies -- Social aspects -- United States
Academic achievement -- Social aspects -- United States
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States
Degrees, Academic -- United States -- Psychological aspects
College graduates -- United States -- Attitudes
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Sociological aspects