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Mount Wonder – a novel inspired by IHP

My dad wrote a novel called Mount Wonder. It’s a romance based on his personal experiences in the Integrated Humanities Program (IHP) at KU in the 70’s. Given how influential that program has been for American Catholicism and with all of the issues in academia today, and because it’s a totally wild adventure, you’ll enjoy […]

The Van Dorens

From the indefatigable Kirk Kramer: Yesterday I discovered that Mark Van Doren’s son Charles is an adjunct English professor at the Torrington campus of the Univ of Connecticut.  In recent years he has given several lectures there, sponsored by something called the Litchfield Co. Writers Project. Here is the link to the list of lectures: […]

Mark Van Doren Remembered

An article remembering the giant Mark Van Doren, Dr. John Senior’s mentor and long-time friend.  Thank you to Kirk Kramer for e-mailing this to me, it was a delightful read and lifted my spirits amidst grading student papers.   New Criterion, June 2000 Mark Van Doren remembered by Jeffrey Hart Above the columns of Butler […]