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Recent Content

Article: Warning Forever: A Danmaku Dialogue

Danmaku, or bullet hells, is a genre of games where the player manuevers their way through curtains of bullets fired by waves of enemies, until a final stage boss battle is reached.

In this article from First Person Scholar, Mark R Johnson discusses Warning Forever, a danmaku game that dispenses with many of the of the traditional trappings of the genre. Of interest is the games' central conceit, dispensing with the traditional waves of weaker enemies and only having the player duel boss enemies, who evolve according to the player's style and tactical decisions.

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell (Essay Collection; 09/01/15;03/15/16)

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature


“There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors, and hail a materialist or magician with the same delight.”  C. S. Lewis.  The Screwtape Letters


H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For 8 June - 15 June

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  8 June
2015 to 15 June 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more


Morgan State University - Visiting Assistant Professor  African
American/American History