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We Want That Girl

“We Want That Girl”: C. L. Moore’s “Shambleau” as a Sexual Struggle  Written by a 22-year-old woman at the tail end of the first sexual revolution, C.L. Moore’s “Shambleau” (1933) offers a complicated and ultimately positive depiction of female [Read More]

October 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Boy and His Coffee

While the rest of the world counts January 1st as the time for “starting fresh,” those of us still entrenched in the world of academics follow the turning of the leaves as our cue to make changes. You and I–college students, adult learners–are beyond our primary and secondary years (some of us well beyond); we have chosen to grow and change and start fresh. This photo, a twelve-year-old boy transitioning from elementary school into junior high, “trying on” [Read More]

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments