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Contents: Editor’s Introduction; Interview with Dr. Henry Abelove; Articles: Preparing Future Leaders with Ignorance—Colleen Deel; Jesus: Apocalyptic Mesiah or Counter Apocalyptic Social Prophet? An Alternate View of Jesus and Why the Church is Called to Serve the Oppressed—Nick Kiger; The Rise of Marxist Thought in Twentieth Century Vietnam—Halle Neiderman; Resurrecting Judith: Edith Summers Kelly, Weeds, and the Politics of Gender— Christi Amato; Social Movements and the Politics of Place: Transnational and Local Change—Sarah Prindle; The Drama and the Comedy of the Commons: Rethinking “The Tragedy of the Commons”—Sarah Prindle; The Material Language of Beuys and Antoni - Emily Starr; Is Trope Theory Viable?—Jason Thomas Craig; The Origins of Republican Womanhood—Shannon Bauchert; Leonard Bernstein: I Hate Music! A Cycle of Five Kid Songs and its Cultural Con­text—Danielle Hickey; Discovering Knoxville: A Biography, Analysis, and Study of Cultural Context— Alison Brooks; Book Reviews: America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy—Cassi Smith; Gender Matters: Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Making of the New South—Me­gan Hatfield; The Last American Man—Meghan Johnson; March—Larsa Ramsini; Memories of My Melancholy Whores—Shannon Bauchert; The Road—Jason Thomas Craig; The World is Flat—Jennifer Scarbrough; Contributors, etc.

Publication Date

Spring 2007


Otterbein University




Dr. Henry Abelove, Facebook, Marxist in Twentieth Century Vietnam, Edith Summers Kelley, Tragedy of the Commons, The Material Language of Beuys and Antoni, Trope Theory, Republican Womanhood, Leonard Bernstein, Knoxville


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Otterbein Aegis Spring 2007