American Journal of Art and Design

Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017

  • A Feminist Appraisal of Oromo Proverbs with Reference to Selected Districts in Bale Zone

    Zewde Jagre Dantamo, Ahmed Mahmud Hussein, Mohamed Kawo Wariyo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 69-78
    Received: 24 May 2017
    Accepted: 6 July 2017
    Published: 30 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170203.11
    Abstract: The rationale behind this study was the fact that there was no former attempt to collect and analyze the Oromo proverbs of Bale area from feminist perspective. So, the main objective of this study was to collect and analyze the overall representations of females’ images in selected proverbs of Bale Oromos. Three woredas were selected for this study... Show More
  • Sacerdotium and Regnum in Late Byzantium: Some Notes on the “Imperial Deesis”

    Constantine Vapheiades

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 79-83
    Received: 2 August 2017
    Accepted: 14 August 2017
    Published: 5 September 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170203.12
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to provide information from the field of art concerning the Church’s power over the late Byzantine state and society. This is based on the unequivocal fact that art works were always an appropriate source of information about the social, religious and political developments. So, in the introductory chapter a number of liter... Show More
  • Review of Aida Walqui’s Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners: A Conceptual Framework

    Mounir Harraqi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 84-88
    Received: 15 July 2017
    Accepted: 22 August 2017
    Published: 11 September 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170203.13
    Abstract: The notion of scaffolding has been given greater importance among educators and within educational circles, especially those advocating the sociocultural role in enhancing learning. Apparently, this concept, as many other concepts and theories, survived for so many years in the face of the evolving theories and novelties in the field. It has also b... Show More