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Magazine Stand :: The Midwest Quarterly – Fall 2023

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The Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought Fall 2023 issue features a wide range of essays to pique reader’s interests: “Outbreak Communication: Exploring the Relationships between Health Information Seeking Behaviors, Vested Interests, and COVID-19 Knowledge in U.S. Midwest Populations,” “Emblematics Related to Émilie du Châtelet: Voltaire’s Mistress, Muse, and More,” “A Contemporary Overview of Dyslexia,” “‘Façades for Emptiness’: Jim Thompson’s The Nothing Man,” “The Therapeutic Role of Animals in Health Care: From Before Florence Nightingale to Current Practice,” and “Homo Athletica to Homo Digitalis: Esports as Sport.” This along with poems by Allison Blevins, Paul Dickey, Rob Hardy, Marianne Kunkel, David Lee, and Chad Weeden fill the pages to challenge and entertain. Cover photo by Saketh Garuda.

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Magazine Stand :: The Midwest Quarterly – Spring 2023

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The Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought is published quarterly in print by Pittsburg State University and accepts submissions of poetry and essays on contemporary subjects “interesting and readable by a non-specialist reader.” The objective of the publication is “to discover and publish scholarly articles dealing with a broad range of subjects of current interest.” A sampling of articles in the newest issue includes: “Human Cargo: The Zombie as Metaphor for Aboriginal Restoration” by Liza Harville; “Understanding Individual Differences in the Dimensions of ‘Vestedness’ within Midwestern Populations toward the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) during Early-Stage Pandemic Onset” by A. M. Mason, Josh Compton, and Elizabeth Spencer; “The BaFa’ BaFa’ Cultural Simulation: A High-Leverage Teaching Practice to Increase Cultural Awareness” by Grant Moss and Harriet Bachner; and “Sustaining our Academic Careers amidst COVID-19: A Collaborative Autoethnography of Women Academicians” by Judy Smetana, Krissy Lewis, and Tatiana Goris. And for poetry, an interview with and a substantial portfolio of poems by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg.