Recent Articles

Vision Problems?

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

North Carolina politicians are not helping children see by requiring additional eye exams, they are thanking their supporters in the ocular industry.

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Dead Whites Make Comeback

, Malcolm A. Kline

Despite founding standard English, John Dryden, Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift are discussed sparingly in the Academy’s walls. From the Modern Language Association 2005 convention held in Washington, D.C.

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MLA Elements of Style

, Malcolm A. Kline

When English professors do talk about grammar at the Modern Language Association convention, it is to explain its irrelevance, not its necessity.

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The F Word

, Julia A. Seymour

Feminists in academia have many ideas about how to promote feminist activism, but they may not agree on what to call it.

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MLA Abu Ghraib Fantasy

, Malcolm A. Kline

“The pleasure of romance novels sets us up to accept the violence and carnage of Abu Ghraib,” said Professor Teresa L. Ebert. From the 2005 Modern Language Association convention held in Washington, D.C.

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Academic Freedom In Pennsylvania

, Gibson C. Armstrong

On Monday and Tuesday, January 9-10, hearings on academic freedom will be held at Temple University. Representative Gibson C. Armstrong explains why there is a need for such legislative oversight in Pennsylvania.

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I Think the Press Hates Us

, Julia A. Seymour

In Covering Academe, professors and reporters discussed why the MLA gets bad press and what can be done about it. From the Modern Language Association 2005 Convention held in Washington, D.C.

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Recent Articles

Federal Assault on Catholicism

, Dr. Michael F. McLean

Despite the pleas of concerned Catholics and other citizens nationwide, the Obama Administration has issued a mandate directing religious institutions such as Thomas Aquinas College to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives, sterilization, and even abortifacients.

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Beyond The Mid East

, Jocelyn Grecko

Recent years have made it hard to consider extreme elements in the Muslim world as anything but dangerous, tyrannical, and extreme, but recent attacks across the Middle East have shed light on their newest victims – Christians.

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Rethinking Occupation

, Malcolm A. Kline

Rethinking Occupation

“In New Mexico, student and other activists in Alburquerque decided to alter the ‘occupy’name out of respect for the area’s indigenous communities, which have been forcibly occupied for centuries.”—Rethinking Schools magazine, Winter 2011-2012

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