Author: john

Va. Tech professor on post-traumatic writing

The most recent issue of the journal American Imago featured four essays focused on grief and loss. The issue, titled "Memory and Remembrance: Essays in Psychoanalytic Autobiography," contains "Lockout: Spacing Trauma and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Shootings," an essay written by Virginia Tech University faculty member Stefanie Hofer. She lost her husband, Jamie…

Communicating Reproduction

The Fall 2015 issue of the Bulletin of the History of Medicine is a special issue, “Communicating Reproduction,” that sets an agenda for a long-term vision in this field. Tackling topics from medieval fertility charms to home birth activism, the five essays give a rich sense of current research. The issue is edited and introduced by…

One link for each of MUSE’s 20 years

For this “Throwback Thursday” of University Press Week, we’re pleased to point to a terrific post on Project MUSE Commons that celebrates 20 years of innovation, service, and success. “Twenty years may not seem like a big anniversary, especially compared to many university presses, but for a digital publishing venture twenty years is almost like…