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Frontier House and the “Art of Neighboring”

“Frontier House and the ‘Art of Neighboring’” is the second installment of my “Go West” Series. I’ve posted previously about the 2010 film Meek’s Cutoff,  which focuses on a small wagon train of white and immigrant settlers who lose their

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Meek’s Cutoff, Or How the West Wasn’t Won…Yet

This post is the first installment in my “Go West” series. [Read the introductory post, “Go West, Paradise is there…” explaining the concept behind the series. Bonus: see a picture of me in 1989 on Rendezvous Mountain in Jackson Hole,

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Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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