From the Desks of Kyle Bladow and Jennifer Ladino: Confronting Climate Grief

Kyle Bladow is an assistant professor of Native American studies at Northland College. Jennifer Ladino is an associate professor of English at the University of Idaho. Their edited collection, Affective Ecocriticism: Emotion, Embodiment, Environment, is now available.    Confronting Climate Grief After the frightening ICC … Continue reading From the Desks of Kyle Bladow and Jennifer Ladino: Confronting Climate Grief

From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

Denise I. Bossy has fifteen years of experience as a historian studying the early Native South. She is the editor of The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina (Nebraska, 2018).   American Indian History is Local History I am a local … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

Marjorie Worthington is a professor of English and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Eastern Illinois University. Worthington is the author of The Story of “Me”: Contemporary American Autofiction (November 2018).  I define an autofiction* as a novel that … Continue reading From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains

Peter J. Longo is a professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is coauthor of The Nebraska State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Second Edition (Nebraska, 2009) and Great Plains Politics (Bison Books, 2018) in the Discover the Great Plains Series.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains

From the Desk of Susan Subak: Dog Days at Mar-a-Lago, Salad at Mount Vernon

Susan Subak has twenty years of experience as an environmental analyst studying the causes and consequences of climate change and as a contractor and researcher in the United States and Europe with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of East … Continue reading From the Desk of Susan Subak: Dog Days at Mar-a-Lago, Salad at Mount Vernon