Volume IX, April 2007

A Message from the Editor
Editorial Board
Preface

Melissa Hofmann
Virginity and Chastity for Women in Late Antiquity, Anglo-Saxon England, and Late Medieval England: On the Continuity of Ideas

Matthew L. Miller
Cleansing the Doors: Sense Perception and Imagination in William Blake and Aldous Huxley

Lauren Miskin
A “Greekly Perfect” Heroine: James Joyce’s Gerty MacDowell and Homer’s Nausicaa

Jessica Paciorek
Medicine and its Practice During the American Civil War

Dennis Chin
Ethnic and Religious Reconciliation: The Negotiation of Identities Among Second-Generation Asian-American Christians

Katherine Nosker
The Relationship Between Collectivization Policy and Spatial Patterns in Urban China Between 1949 and the Present

Sara Tomczuk
The Incorporation of China’s Business Elite: An Analysis of One Aspect of State Political Power

Leslie Stickler
A Critical Review of the SAT: Menace or Mild-Mannered Measure?

Jennifer Furchak
Rhinoncomimus Latipes – A Potential Biological Control Agent for Mile-A-Minute Weed (Polygonum Perfoliatum)

Dupal Patel
The Effect of Neuropeptide Y on Proliferation and Synaptogenesis of Hippocampal Cells

Deepika Rao
The Effect of Various Bioagents on Blood Coagulation

Joanne Bertonazzi
Reaction of Thermolabile Aryllithium Reagents with N-Methylisatoic Anhydride

Xi-Jun Chen
Spectroscopic Characterization of DNA Model-System

Maryll Geherty
Halogen-Metal Exchange Reactions of Bromoaryl-Substituted β-Lactams

Conference Proceedings—Abstracts of Student-Authored Papers Presented at Refereed  Conferences and Bibliographic Citations of Published Work