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Rectenwald, Michael and Lisa Carl. Academic Writing,
Real World Topics. (Concise Edition). Peterborough, Ont:
Broadview Press (2016). Praise for the full edition.
British Secularism: Science,
and Literature. Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK; New
York: Palgrave Macmillan (2016).
Rectenwald, Michael and Rochelle Almeida, Eds. Global
Secularisms in a Post-Secular Age. Boston: De Gruyter (2015).
Rectenwald, Michael and Lisa Carl. Academic Writing, Real World Topics.
Peterborough, Ont: Broadview Press (2015).
"'Social Justice' and Its Postmodern Parentage
." Academic Questions
(10 April 2018): 1-10. Print.
"Mid-Nineteenth-Century Secularism as Modern Secularity
in Ryan T. Cragun, Lori Fazzino, Christel Manning, eds. Organized Secularism in the United States
Boston and Berlin: De Gruyter (November 2017): 31-56.
"Introduction: Global Secularisms in a Post-Secular
Age." In Michael Rectenwald, Rochelle Almeida and George Levine,
Secularisms in a Post- Secular Age. Boston: De Gruyter (2015):
"Mid-Nineteenth-Century British Secularism and its
Post-Secular Implications." In Michael Rectenwald, Rochelle Almeida
George Levine, eds. Global Secularisms in a Post-Secular Age.
Boston: De Gruyter (2015): 43-64.
"Secularism." In Margaret Harris, ed. George Eliot in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge
UP, 2013. 271-78. Print.
"Secularism and the cultures of nineteenth-century
scientific naturalism." The British Journal for the History of Science.
46.2 (2013): 231-254. Print. Copyright The British Society for the
History of Science.
on God and
Morality." Co-authored with Thomas W. Smythe. International
Philosophical Quarterly. Vol. 51, No. 3, Issue 203 (September
"Reading Around the Kids."¯ Constance Coiner and
Diana Hume George, eds. The Family Track: Keeping Your Faculties while
You Mentor, Nurture, Teach, and Serve. University of Illinois
Press (1998): 107-13.
Rectenwald, Michael, and John Kuijper. "New
Economic Criticism: A Review of the Conference."¯ News and
Notices for The Sociey of Critical Exchange, 9 Winter/Spring
"A Category in Contention": Review of Victorian
Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity, Gowan
Dawson and Bernard Lightman, eds., University of Chicago, 2014. Endeavor
39.1 (March 2015): 3.
Scientific": Review of The Age of Scientific Naturalism:
Tyndall and His Contemporaries, Bernard Lightman and Michael S.
Reidy, eds. Pickering & Chatto, 2014. Endeavour Vol. 38
No. 3–4, pp. 151-52.
"Local Histories, Broader Implications:" Review of
Patricia Donahue and Gretchen Flesher Moon, eds. Local Histories:
Reading the Archives of Composition. Pittsburgh: University of
Pittsburgh Press, 2007. Series in Composition, Literacy and Culture. College
Composition and Communication. Vol. 60, No. 2 (December 2008):
Beat Generation Meets The E-Generation."
Review of Orpheus Emerged by Jack Kerouac, Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette, Sunday, February 11, 2001.
"Who's afraid of a Woolf Biography? Scholarly,
Feminist Examination of Writer's Life Discards Romantic Bravado."
Review of Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee, Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette, Sunday, August 24, 1997.
"Milton Finds and Loses Paradise in the New World."
Review of Milton In America by Peter Ackroyd, Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette. Sunday, July 13, 1997.
"The Landscape of Yeats' Life Emerges From a Personal
Perspective."¯ Review of W.B. Yeats: The Man And The Milieu
by Keith Alldritt. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sunday, June 8,
"Why Political Correctness Is Incorrect
." International Business Times
25 January 2018.
"EXCLUSIVE: Anti-PC Professor Suing NYU Speaks Out
." The Daily Caller
15 January 2018.
"Shaming & Shunning, Part II: 'You Must Be a Rightwing Nut-job
. 30 August. 2017.
"Shaming & Shunning: The People Who Do It, & Its Likely Effects
." CLG News
. 16 August. 2017.
"A Critique of 'Social Justice' Ideology: Thinking through Marx and
." CLG News
. 20 July 2017.
"A Sketch Toward a Genealogy of 'Social Justice' Morals
" (Part of The
New Thought Police - Social Justice Warriors). YouTube. 3 June 2017.
"Have You Found That Place That Makes You Want to Swallow Its Rhetoric
. 6 May 2017.
"(Re)Secularizing the University
." American Conservative
. 14 March
“Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, Bias Reporting: The New
Micro-techniques of Surveillance and Control
.” CLG News
September 12, 2016.
“Brexit, Trumpism, Sanders, and the Decrepit State of
Capitalism: Against Political Determinism.” CLG News.
July 5, 2016. Published simultaneously as “Brexit, Trumpism, Sanders, and the Decrepit State of
Capitalism: Against Political Determinism.” With Sober Senses:
A Publication of the Marxist-Humanist Initiative. July 5, 2016.
'Syriza and Sanders: "Just Say 'No'" to Neoliberalism
Communist Journal of Theory and Practice
. July 16, 2015.
“What's Wrong With Identity Politics (and
Intersectionality Theory)? A Response to Mark Fisher's "Exiting the
Vampire Castle" (And Its Critics)." The North Star.
December 2, 2013. Republished as "What’s wrong with identity politics and
intersectionality theory? A response to Mark Fisher’s “Exiting the
Vampire Castle” (and its critics)." The Charnel House.
December 7, 2013.
Socialism." Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology.
October 9, 2013. Republished from Insurgent Notes:
Journal of Communist Theory and Practice.
"Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of
Capitalism." Insurgent Notes: Journal of
Communist Theory and Practice. March 11, 2013.
"Darwin's Ancestors: The Evolution of Evolution." The
Victorian Web. December 2008.
"The Construction and Deconstruction of Science in
." The Victorian Web
. December 2008.
Popular and Creative
what happened when I challenged the PC campus culture at NYU
. 03 November 2016.
"Degas's Wax Horses" and "Stolen Lines." Former
A Journal of Bangs and Whimpers. 28 February 2014.
." Ductsorg RSS
N.p., Issue 31. 01 June 2013.
Breach: Collected Poems, Apogee Publishing,
The Thief and Other Stories, Apogee
"An Apprentice's Appreciation: Learning and Growing as
a Poet, With Allen Ginsberg for a Guide: A Eulogy for Allen Ginsberg."¯
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sunday, April
"Launching Pad." Lip Mechanics (1995).
The Eros of the Baby Boom Eras. Bethesda,
MD: Apogee Books, l991 (Poetry).
"The Eros of the Baby Boom Eras." The
New York Quarterly 44, 1990.
Poems appeared in Pig Iron Press 13 (1987).
Assorted poems appeared in publications I cannot recall.
M. Rectenwald, Y. Seo, K. Lee, J.A. Giampapa, and K.
Sycara, "Installation, Running and Editing Instructions for the
ClassificationBox Text Classification Tool,"¯ tech. report
CMU-RI-TR-04-58, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University,
M. Rectenwald, K. Lee, Y. Seo, J.A. Giampapa, and K.
Sycara, "Proof of Concept System for Automatically Determining
'Need-to-Know' Access Privileges: Installation Notes and User Guide,"¯
tech. report CMU-RI-TR-04-56, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon
University, October 2004.
M. Rectenwald, J.A. Giampapa, B.K. Langley, and K.
Sycara, "RETSINA Agent Name Service Documentation,"¯ tech. report
CMU-RI-TR-03-11, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University,
M. Rectenwald, R. Singh, J.A. Giampapa, K. Sycara, S.
Esch, and B. John, "User Guide for MORSE Command Simulation: Setup and
Running Instructions,"¯ tech. report TR-03-40, Robotics Institute/Human
Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University, October
M. Rectenwald, R. Singh, J.A. Giampapa, S. Sesch, K.
Sycara, and B. John, "User Guide for MORSEStation Range Operations
Simulation," tech. report CMU-RI-TR-03-37, Robotics Institute/Human
Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, October