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The Once and Future Site

Candice Yacono

The Once and Future Site: The History and Archeology of Tintagel, Cornwall      “Hard by was great Tintagel’s table round and there of old the flower of Arthur’s knights made fair beginning of a nobler time.” – Thomas Hardy    The Once and Future…

Matron, Mother, Hostess

Sasha Conaway

  Matron, Mother, Hostess: Senior USO Hostesses and the Care of American Soldiers in World War II American involvement in World War II marked a shift in American lives as the country prepared to enter the fight. The United States government had mobilized its male…

The Kiss of a Wave, the Caress of the Sea: Sexual Fluidity in Mrs. Dalloway

Michael Schrimper

  Scholars have long considered Septimus Warren Smith a character likely repressing his homosexuality.[1] Historically, it is the characterization of Septimus’s relationship with his senior officer, Evans, which suggests this reading (Krouse 15). It should be considered, however, how language associated with Septimus—as well as,…

The Fluidity of Facts

Ian Barnard

  Sometimes we can disagree with the facts. (Sean Spicer) There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. (commonly–falsely–attributed to Mark Twain) Now we have learned that we must look to our own positioning, reassess how we are finding and viewing facts,…