MPSA Political Science Conference–call for papers

  Call for Papers for the 70th Annual MPSA Political Science Conference, April 12 – 15, 2012, in Downtown Chicago Paper Proposal Deadline: 10/14; Poster Proposal Deadline 12/2.    Submit a Proposal Research:   A conference with about 1000 panels in all subfields, including Politics, Literature…

Listen to the silence

  The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan with illustrations by Peter Sis, Scholastic Press, 2011. $17.99             An unrelenting silence surrounds many sickly children. It is the silence of rest and books, broken only by the muffled echoes of other children…