The Intimate World of Mommy Blogs

Are mommy blogs helpful for online communities?

They’re Here, They’re Genderqueer, Get Used to Gender Neutral Pronouns

Ongoing study and debate about gender neutral pronouns.

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Marvel Universe and Our Cultural Values

A postmodern view of the Marvel comics and cinematic franchise,

In Flight with Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The little known aviation career of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince.

Fanf–kingtastic and Edumacational: The Case of English Infixation

From shiznit to wel-diddly-elcome, the evolution of infixation in English language.
Gunter Grass

Gruppe 47: The Group That Made Günter Grass

How did Günter Grass go from child soldier to literary titan? Part of the answer lies in the history of literary group Gruppe 47.

Claudia Rankine Nominated for Poetry and Criticism Awards by National Book Critics Circle

Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric, was the first book to be nominated by the National Book Critics Circle for both poetry and criticism.

Eduardo Galeano 1940-2015

Eduardo Galeano has died at the age of 74 in his native Uruguay.
A group of friends laughing happily as they spend time outdoors in the sun

All the Young Dudes: Generic Gender Terms Among Young Women

The linguistics behind gender neutral terms among young women.

A Brief History of Young Adult Fiction

Before there such a thing as "YA," librarians struggled not just to define a genre, but to figure out how to get books in the hands of young readers.