Month: April 2017

Wait! Come back!

Today, NDQ celebrates the analog by pointing you to The Card Catalog, a book just published by the Library of Congress. Here’s a great short review piece by Constance Grady in Vox: “The Library of Congress just released a book on the history of the card catalog, and while I

A New Book: Haunted by Waters: the Future of Memory and the Red River Flood of 1997

This week, our friends over at The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota and in the Department of English at UND are marking the 20th anniversary of the Red River Flood of 1997 by publishing a book that looks back on the impact and memory of this flood

RedCan Graffiti Jam!

North Dakota Quarterly is pleased to pass along some great regional arts news!  The RedCan Graffiti Jam project of the Cheyenne River Youth Project (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) is a finalist for this year’s Robert E. Gard Award, a national arts award given out annually by Americans For the Arts. Here’s

The Great War

As we reflect on the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the Great War this week, we remember that World War I cast a long shadow over life in Europe, in the United States, and on the North Plains. North Dakota Quarterly documented the impact of WWI on campus

Short Take: The Answer is Mind Control through Brain Waves

For the last decade or so, I’ve had a fascination with parapsychology. Some of this stems from the work that I did on dream archaeology many years ago and some comes from puerile fascination with things like Jon Ronson’s Men who Stare at Goats. So, I couldn’t resist reading Wladimir Velminski’s

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