Experiential Learning: The Jessica Park Project at MCLA By Tony Gengarelly, Ph.D.

Jessica Park in her bedroom studio, 2004; image of Chrysler Building on drafting board   Prologue It was a warm and inviting Berkshire afternoon in May of 2004.  On the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus I stood in the doorway of the 94 Porter Street Gallery  that opened to the building’s backyard, where a …

An Autoethnography on Latinx Studies Pedagogy and Mentorship by Hannah Noel, Ph.D.

On July 29, 2014 Butler County, Ohio, Sheriff Richard K. Jones sent a letter to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribrena. This letter reads like an invoice demanding $900,000 from the Mexican government for “dealing with your criminals.” Sheriff Jones wrote a similar letter in 2010, …

Educating Disgust: A Preliminary Survey by Susan Edgerton, Ph.D.

This writing marks the beginning of my work for a sabbatical leave in Spring 2019. My general interests are primarily in environmental issues and education. For my sabbatical, I am specifically focused on education of the emotion disgust. There is a tendency to think of our primary emotions – happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise, and …

Welcome to the Spring 2018 Issue by Jennifer Zoltanski

Outsider, Breck Young   Dog Diaries  This eclectic issue of The Mind’s Eye explores the tangible and symbolic bonds that people have with dogs. Submissions include poetry, fiction, science fiction, essay musings, artistic works, photojournalism and more formal academic research/papers. The loss of one’s beloved dog companion is so psychically traumatic that many dog owners …