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    • The American Family Saga in Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex and Jonathan’s Franzen’s Freedom 

      Van Vliet, Jennifer (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      This essay focuses on two American family sagas from the early twenty-first century, Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides and Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, both chosen for the diversity of gender constructions and sexual identities ...
    • Book Secrets 

      Jaymes, David (Oakland University, 2013-01-01)
      Author shares experience of adventures online researching his ancestry.
    • Circo rois—che bella vita! a Philip Singer film reviewed by Peter Bertocci 

      Bertocci, Peter (Oakland University, 2006-10-01)
      A review of the film "Circo Rois - Che Bella Vita!", by Philip SInger.
    • Hello Sociology 

      Shepherd, Gary (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
      The story of all success is typically sprinkled with good fortune—being in the right place at the right time or knowing the right people who can help. But prior to being in that right place and time, there has been a ...
    • Insight From My Sister’s Love Letters, Chapter 5, Evil Genes 

      Oakley, Barbara (Oakland University, 2008-01-01)
      A chapter from Barbara Oakley's book "Evil Genes".
    • Notes from the Dismal Science: New Orleans, Too Close 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2006-01-01)
      A Hurricane Katrina survival story.
    • One Man’s Part in “The Rising” 

      Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      My uncle’s story is replete with gunrunning for the Irish Volunteers and later the Sinn Fein, with run-ins with the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) and the British Army stationed in Ireland, resulting in time spent in Irish ...
    • An OU Family Affair 

      Granthen, Julie (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      While representing the alumni association over the years at orientations, recruiting events, commencements, etc, I was struck not only by how many OU graduates and former students encourage their children to attend OU but ...
    • The Two Owens 

      White, Gertrude M. (Oakland University, 2005-10-01)
      The Owens brothers were born in Shropshire, in western England on the Welsh border of a cultivated but impoverished middle class provincial family. One of them would come to be among the most important English language ...