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Getting Under Our Skin: The Cultural and Social History of Vermin
By Lisa T. Sarasohn Let’s be perfectly clear: I despise bugs, even the supposedly socially useful ones, like bees or spiders. And I particularly don’t like the nefarious ones that I feature in my book, Getting Under Our Skin: The Cultural and Social History of...
Infusing Empathy and Social Justice into the Classroom
In the latest issue of the journal Hispania, Dr. Deanna Mihaly details the innovative ways she promotes intercultural competence with empathy in her Spanish classroom at Virginia State University. Hispania is published by the American Association of Teachers...
Banned Books Week 2021: Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us
Banned Books Week (September 26 – October 2) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Banned Books Week...
The People of Rose Hill: Black and White Life on a Maryland Plantation
By Lucy Maddox For anyone who sets out to write a history, the result of finishing such a project has to include a sense of incompleteness. There’s much the writer simply cannot know, but there’s also much the writer can’t include because it’s not sufficiently...
Crossing Our Health Care Chasm
By Donald Barr It is time to build a bridge across the health care chasm that divides our country. Without that bridge, we risk losing access to affordable, quality health care. This deep divide first began to appear in 2010, following adoption of the...
The Classical Journal joins Hopkins Press
JHU Press is pleased to announce The Classical Journal has joined our growing roster of classical studies scholarly journals. The Classical Journal is the official publication of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS). Established in...