Recent Submissions

  • Cover 

    (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 16 cover
  • Statement of Purpose 

    (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 16 statement of purpose
  • Table of Contents 

    (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 16 table of contents
  • Editor's Notes 

    Nixon, Jude V. (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 16 editorial notes
  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Presidential Politics in 2008 and 2009 

    Dulio, David A.; Trumbore, Peter F. (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    In this article, as the title suggests, we will take a brief look back at the 2008 election and consider why it turned out the way it did, and look ahead to 2009 and beyond to consider the prospects for the new Obama ...
  • He Dressed the Part 

    Horning, Alice (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    He dressed the part of the consummate English professor, but more than that, he lived the part and taught me most of what I know that really matters about what makes great teaching, what is important for students and how ...
  • 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 ...
  • Memoir Construction 

    Shepherd, Gordon (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Advice on writing memoirs, and reflections on the author's own memoir, created as a response to a survey.
  • Brushes and Rushes 

    Byrne, Bill (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    My wife reminds me, whenever I mention my brushes with the famous, that I am “star struck.” It’s her way of keeping me from making too much of myself or parlaying my brief encounters, my space and timeshare with some ...
  • Deconstructing Collaboration 

    Smydra, Rachel; Miree, Cynthia (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Corporations acknowledge that products and solutions generated collaboratively are often successful because team players must consider diverse opinions and options from an array of contributors. The reaping of these same ...
  • Poems: to you, The Dead Bird 

    Rice, Gerald (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Poetry
  • A Teacher’s Reflections on Artistic Intelligence 

    Wermuth, Mary L. (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    An essay on the relationship between various forms of artistic expression.
  • RachThree Rocks Meadowbrook: A Retrospective Review 

    Brockman, Chris (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    If aesthetic experiences ever come up in a conversation (and they do occasionally), I am ready to recount my greatest one of all. It happened at the Meadowbrook Music Festival, August 30, 1969, and it was hearing and seeing ...
  • In between Where It Started and I Began 

    Butwin, Carla (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Poetry
  • Inauguration Day 

    Carleton, Alice M. (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Poetry
  • Cosmology, Doom, and Gloom: Some Copernican, Anthropic, and Malthusian Musings 

    Garfinkle, David (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    If population growth is unchecked, or not sufficiently checked, there are any number of things that could cause a catastrophic collapse and extinction of the human species. These include (but are not limited to) worldwide ...
  • Poems: Olives, Oil, and Bread, On Becoming, Peaceful Complexity, Spicy Spaces 

    Hay, Kellie (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Poetry
  • In Memorian: Robert G. Hoopes 

    Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    Memorial tribute to Robert G. Hoopes, long time faculty member of the Department of English at Oakland University.
  • William F. Buckley’s Dangerous Moment at OU 

    Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2009-01-01)
    In the early 1970’s, when Vietnam was still raging, as were most of the students, William Buckley, then at the height of the first flush of his fame, came to Oakland University and spoke to a large assemblage in the old ...

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