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REVIEWS  (June 2014)  Presenting review number two:  K. Porter Aichele’s “Modernism Domesticated,” review of Patrick Lee Lucas, “Modernism At Home: Edward Loewenstein’s Mid-Century Architectural Innovation In The Civil Rights Era.” (JUST PUBLISHED — Access the issue here.)

REVIEWS  (May 2014)  As the first contribution to “REVIEWS,” we present Jeffrey Thompson’s review “The Devil is in the Details: Framing Ideologies in Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration.” (Access the issue here.)

Vol. 3, No. 1 (2014) — Special Issue   Cosmopolitan Florence: The Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Travelers, Elise M. Ciregna and Sirpa Salenius, Special Issue Coordinators.  (Access the issue here.)


  • “Cultivating Cosmopolitanism: Nineteenth-Century Americans in Florence” by Sirpa Salenius
  • “An Intellectual Life: Horatio Greenough and his Florentine Circle” by Elise Madeleine Ciregna
  • “‘Isolated from any village’: Vernon Lee’s Florence and Villa il Palmerino” by Crystal Hall and Stefano Vincieri

Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013) — Views from the Ivory Tower Section

“On Not Heeding the Warnings of Plato: Why the Internet Doesn’t Have to Mean the Death of Higher Education” by David Boffa. (Read the abstract and access the full-text article here.)

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  • Open Inquiry Archive is pleased to announce that Sandra Cheng has recently joined OIA’s Co-editors. Dr. Cheng has been with the OIA project since its inception, working as an Editorial Advisory Board member for the past two years. With her keen judgment, outstanding breadth of knowledge, and élan, she continues to be an indispensable asset to our growing team. Dr. Cheng brings expertise in Early Modern Italian and Contemporary art; collections management experience; and considerable research, writing and technology skills. We look forward to this exciting new chapter at OIA.


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