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Eliot prose receives Modernist Studies Association prize

This post re-publishes portions of a story by Maureen McGavin that appeared online at the Emory News Center.  Read the full story here. The second volume of a JHUP's monumental digital work, The Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot: The Critical Edition, coedited by Emory University's Ron Schuchard and involving the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship…

Religion, politics, and Charlie Sheen

By Kathryn Marguy Of all the celebratory hullabaloo surrounding the release of Adele’s latest album, my favorite has to be Saturday Night Live’s "A Thanksgiving Miracle" sketch. The scene opens with a family gathered around the table for Thanksgiving. As they pass around the sweet potato casserole, various members of the family start bleating close-minded, occasionally…

Religion, politics, and Charlie Sheen

By Kathryn Marguy Of all the celebratory hullabaloo surrounding the release of Adele’s latest album, my favorite has to be Saturday Night Live’s "A Thanksgiving Miracle" sketch. The scene opens with a family gathered around the table for Thanksgiving. As they pass around the sweet potato casserole, various members of the family start bleating close-minded, occasionally…

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…