From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now

Jacqueline Vanhoutte is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas, where she also chairs the English Department. She received her B.A. from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Jacque has published on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now

2018 Heartland Fall Forum Preview

The Heartland Fall Forum is the premiere gathering place for those interested in independent bookstores throughout the Midwest. Hosted jointly by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the conference represents 12 states and nearly 350 independent bookstores, … Continue reading 2018 Heartland Fall Forum Preview

From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics

Laurel Zwissler is an assistant professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department at Central Michigan University. Her new book Religious, Feminist, Activist: Cosmologies of Interconnection (Nebraska, 2018) investigates the political and religious identities of women who understand their social-justice activism as religiously motivated.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Laurel Zwissler: The Relationship between Religion and Politics