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    • Forum 

      Unknown author (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Introduction to the Forum
    • 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 ...
    • Is America Smart Enough to Lead the World? 

      Folland, Sherman T. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      A poorly educated populace can and has led us into ill-conceived policies, such as ill-conceived wars, handicapped foreign health aid, and foolish debates over health care reform. It is a good time to talk about this because ...
    • Religion and Society: A Discussion with Dr. Stephen Prothero 

      Giberson, Greg; Horning, Alice; Tess, Jessica; Prothero, Stephen (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      On November 9, 2009, Dr. Stephen Prothero, former chair of the religion department at Boston University and New York Times’ bestselling author of Religious Literacy: What Every American Should Know—and Doesn’t, visited the ...
    • “So.”: The Worlds of Oral Performance 

      Anderson, Robert (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Oral recitation of poetry has a long tradition in the Academy. Reading out loud reminds us of poetry’s corporeal nature, of how poetry is breath and the pressure of tongues against teeth as much as ink on paper. Reading ...
    • Academic Service Learning: Moving Your Students Outside of the Classroom-Literally 

      Smydra, Rachel (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Many instructors are using social media to move students “out of the classroom” into virtual worlds; however, constructing a method to move students—literally—outside of the classroom exists as a viable option as well. As ...
    • Creating a University of Distinction 

      Moran, Seán Farrell (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      John Henry Newman’s The Idea of the University (1873) holds that the sole reason for universities is to create knowledge. He envisioned a community of scholars—faculty members as well as their students—whose efforts were ...
    • A Wondrous Tale of a Sperm Tail 

      Lindemann, Charles B. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      What does this sperm tail tale teach us about the connectedness of the biological world? What could be more compelling evidence for the continuity of the tree of life than the amazing conservation of the genes of the sperm ...
    • Contributors 

      (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 19 contributors list
    • The Joys and Perils of World Cup Fever 

      Rorke, Stafford C. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      The following is written as a guide to assist faculty, colleagues and students toward understanding the cyclic aberrant behavior that occurs in selected individuals who fanatically follow the World’s most popular sport.
    • Natives: Ambrotypes from the Digital Frontier 

      Evans, Susan E. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      After the invention of wet plate photography, the ambrotypist/ferrotypist traveled the Western frontier in wagons, photographing those living on the fringe of civilization. Nearly 160 years later, I travel the new frontier ...
    • “Those Things” and “You People”: Issues of Racism in Zombie Cinema 

      Allkins, Kyle (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      ...representations of race in zombie films change over the course of cinema history, and can be best understood in the multiple cultural and cinematic contexts that shape those representations
    • The Restaurant 

      Chapman, Jeffrey S. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Short story
    • Equality For LGBTQ Faculty at Oakland University? 

      Larrabee, Timothy G. (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      This essay will take the reader through a nearly six year history from the time Michigan amended the state constitution banning the state from recognizing same-sex couples as families up to the adoption of Oakland University’s ...
    • Cadavers: Touching Lives After Death 

      Kzirian, Natalie; Bee, Mary (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Dissecting cadavers is a vital part of educating health professionals.Unlike a book or computer program, learning with cadavers exposes students to the three-dimensionality of the human body.
    • Statement of Purpose 

      (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 19 statement of purpose
    • Table of Contents 

      (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 19 table of contents
    • Cover 

      Unknown author (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Oakland Journal Issue 19 cover
    • Saving a Haitian National Icon: Guillon-Lethière’s Oath of the Ancestors 

      Wood, Susan (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Guillaume Guillon-Lethière’s monumental 1822 canvas had been his labor of love, his gift to the newly independent nation of Haiti, and his declaration of political solidarity with their revolution against slavery. I could ...
    • City Life and Feline Opinions: The Tomcat Murr and Hoffman’s Urban Landscape 

      Clason, Chris (Oakland University, 2010-10-01)
      Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr (The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr, 2 vols. 1820–22) offers some of the most detailed reflections on city life by Hoffmann, an author associated intimately with urban settings such ...