In the windowless Brain Center

Veronica Gaylie recounts a memory test with her mother @ Geist. In the window less Brain Centre the doctor sits across from us. “You had an appointment for a memory test two years ago. Why didn’t you show up then?” he asks. My mother, a Glaswegian, the research sub ject, replies, “Well, I am never late. I… Read more »

The sacred and the sexual

Wendy Besel Hahn reflects on the complex history of the pregnant form @ Front Porch I reclined on the obstetrician’s examination table and stared at my exposed stomach. My white skin was taut, but soft. Weeks earlier I had announced my pregnancy to my colleagues and my students, seventeen-year-olds in my junior-level English classes. Since… Read more »