October 14, 2002
Literature professor Nathaniel Mackey's poetry has been included in African
American Poets: Lives, Works, and Sources (Greenwood Press, 2002).
The "biocritical" dictionary features 46 poets and includes
a brief biographical sketch for each, a discussion of selected poems,
and reference material for each entry.
Assistant professor of philosophy Alva Noë has edited and written the lead article in Is the Visual World a Grand Illusion?, a special issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies. The issue is devoted to questions of perceptual consciousness arising from recent work in psychology on change blindness, inattentional blindness, and related phenomena.