Colleagues who presented papers at the International Association of Asian Studies earlier this year may be contacted by the US-China Education Review. A UFL colleague will submit his paper on abortion in the works of Mo Yan and would be happy to assist others in the preparation of their work.
Colleagues who conduct online research are familiar with statewide services like OhioLINK that use Library of Congress subject headings in their library catalogs. (OhioLINK is the consortium that connects virtually all of the libraries of private and public colleges and universities in Ohio). You may also want to conduct literary research using the “search inside this […]
Political Science colleagues or others who research election data are needed to analyze yesterday’s midterm elections in the United States. I am particularly interested in: 1. the strength of the pro-life vote; 2. the shift in the political affiliation of Hispanic/Latino voters to the Republican Party; and 3. the effect of voter surveys conducted by […]
Colleagues who need information about Judaism’s view on the life issue of abortion may find the website of the Jewish Pro-life Federation helpful: http://web.me.com/tomcecilysam/Jewish_Pro-Life_Foundation/Home.html.
Colleagues involved in research affecting the terminally ill may be interested in the following initiative. Jane St. Clair, author of Walk Me to Midnight (Waterford, VA: Capstone Fiction, 2007) writes that the Hospice Patients Alliance “has sent over 500 emails to candidates for Senate and US House of Representatives, asking for their views on assisted suicide and how […]
Persons interested in examining the issue of infanticide (the killing of newborn children) in Brazil can visit www.vimeo.com/forlife. This site includes the documentary “Breaking the Silence” (in which Brazilian Indians from many tribes speak out against infanticide), another short movie “Acaua-The Right to Life,” and “Infanticide Account by Kamiru” (a narrative of a child saved […]
That the Komen Foundation supports abortion groups like Planned Parenthood is well-known among many. Colleagues may be interested to view recent research into donations from Komen to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion group in the United States. See http://www.lifenews.com/nat6765.html. Responses from pro-life academics are imperative at this time of year, when students and faculty feel compelled to […]
In answer to faculty and student inquiries, persons who wish to receive accurate news information on the life issues of abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia may subscribe to daily email alerts from LifeNews.com (http://lifenews.com) and LifeSiteNews (http://www.lifesitenews.com). Although the latter is based in Canada, it offers not only American, but also international news.
Dr. Jane Gilroy documents a significant episode in American political history: the rise of Ellen McCormack, the pro-life feminist candidate for president in 1976. McCormack received 22 delegate votes in the 1976 Democratic presidential campaign and over 200,000 votes in Democratic primaries across the nation. The campaign reached nearly 200,000,000 persons through paid television commercials. […]
The National Association of African-American Studies will conduct its annual conference in Baton Rouge in February 2011. The conference is an excellent opportunity for young scholars and students not only to present research on the life issues, but also to connect with colleagues from a wide variety of disciplines and to have their work considered […]