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  • Cover 

    (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 18 cover
  • Statement of Purpose 

    (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 18 statement of purpose
  • Table of Contents 

    (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 18 table of contents
  • When Lying Is the Ethical Thing to Do, And When There Is Too Much of It 

    Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Mark Twain had little patience for purists who insisted that the slightest lie was an offense to God and would send you straight to Hell. Part I of this column relates the cautionary example of a Twain short story and adds ...
  • The “Wall in the Mind” and Nostalgia for Separation 

    Kubicek, Paul (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall, the iconic symbol of the Cold War, fell. Its disappearance marked the end of the repressive, communist regime of East Germany (hereafter GDR, German Democratic Republic) and offered ...
  • “The Distrest Poet” An Engraving 

    Hogarth, William (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
  • Headnote to The “N” Word Essays 

    Pfeiffer, Kathleen (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    This past semester, my “African-American Literature” class included an unusually thoughtful and articulate group of students, and led to class discussions that were particularly sensitive and insightful, especially around ...
  • The “N” Word Four Essays 

    Cherry, Adam; Cook, Chelsey; DePaoli, Liz; Rick, Brian (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Four essays written by students as an assignment in an African-American Literature course, The assignment "invited them to read and respond to Emily Bernard’s essay, inviting them to reflect on their own experience with ...
  • Headnote to Strike Blog 

    Cole, Natalie B. (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Professor Brian A. Connery’s Strike Blog brings to the fore issues about the role of the blogosphere in academia. Which, if any, blogs are appropriate for a university publication that seeks to benefit Oakland University ...
  • Strike Blog 

    Connery, Brian (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    On September 3, 2009, after my first picketing session in support of the “withholding of services” by members of the OU AAUP as a consequence of the breakdown in contract negotiations with Oakland University, I began the ...
  • A Star of David Fell from Heaven 

    Gottschalk, Keith (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    In 2003 space shuttle Columbia disintegrated, killing all on board. By a fluke of the laws of aerodynamics, the Israeli astronaut’s blue star air force emblem & diary survived intact, and fluttered 60 kms. down to ground. ...
  • In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita of English, Gertrude White, 1915–2009 

    Appleton, Sheldon; Burdick, Dolores; Eberwein, Jane Donahue; McGowan, Robert; Steere, Millie; Wright, Warren Keith; Rosen, Joan; Murphy, Brian; Hampton, Nigel; Hoyle, Jim; McCloskey, Linda; Drummond, James H.; Sandy, Marjorie; Felden, Vikki Appleton (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    The Oakland University Community mourned the passing of Gertrude White, Professor Emerita of English, in 2009. The Oakland Journal is grateful to Distinguished Professor Jane Eberwein, Professor Emeritus Brian Murphy, ...
  • Contributors 

    (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 18 contributors list
  • Archives 

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