The Beauty in your Own Back Yard - with Bryan MacKay

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” – Henry David Thoreau Recalling the wise advice of the Sage of Concord, I head down a trail near my home on an unseasonably warm February morning. It has rained lightly during the night, and a humid fog settles in the low places. Although I...Read more

Remembering Sanford Gifford

American Imago dedicated the final issue of its 2017 volume to a comprehensive collection of work by and about Sanford Gifford , a prominent psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and historian most known for his work at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute Archives (BPSI). Gifford died in 2013,...Read more

The CEA Critic

An official journal of the College English Association, The CEA Critic publishes scholarly works that, through "close reading" methodology, examine the texts of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and film studied on the college level. Bridging traditional academic scholarship with practical pedagogy, the journal encompasses a broad range of interests gathered traditionally under English studies: literature, women's studies, speech, composition, minority studies, creative writing, popular culture, film studies, technical communication, and ESL (English as a Second Language).

When News and Education Meet

Today marks the 147th anniversary of the 1870 Education Act, which established compulsory schooling in England and Wales for children between the ages of 5 and 12. A recent special issue of Victorian Periodicals Review took a look at the relationship between periodical culture and the changes in...Read more