Culture In Focus, Issue No. 2
Papers invited on a broad range of cultural, literary and educational topics internationally in all the relevant areas that fall within the scope of this journal. We are especially interested for this issue in papers related to education and culture including such areas as:
What happens to the borders and boundaries of the high art object when it becomes a hyperobject through commercialization? If low art is a boundless zombie swarm hollowing all art into economic value, then how does the loss of boundary turn art into a metaphor for other aspects of culture and current events?
Culture in Focus is an international eJournal of Cultural, Educational and Literary Studies and is accepting research papers, unpublished conference papers, reviews, announcements and any other pertinent information from scholars locally and internationally.
Hope Fuqua and Samantha Morgan, who are finishing up their bachelor’s degrees in English at Middle Georgia State University, will present papers at the prestigious South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) meeting in early November in Atlanta.
The presentations are designed to demonstrate the analytical, research, writing and rhetorical skills the students honed during their studies. Learn more about this capstone course and the students’ presentations here.
This is an art exhibit and audio show, with follow-up small-group discussions MGA’s Department of English is planning for students. Everyone is welcome to go see the work of artist Kathryn Peckham at the exhibit, which takes place at Ampersand Guild in downtown Macon. Where: Ampersand Guild (Downtown Macon) When: Tuesday, April 18th Time: 7pm-9pm Continue reading
The Department of English is excited to host a poetry reading/ pre-release reception for Dr. Sara Hughes, whose poetry collection, The Disappearing Act, won the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry and is forthcoming from Mercer University Press. The event will take place on the second floor of the Middle Georgia State library (Macon campus) on Continue reading