And Laurie Kahn has a few questions:
For those of you who are romance readers and writers, have you spoken with any of these scholars? What do you think of their attempts to look at popular romance seriously?
For those of you who are scholars, what kinds of research are you doing? Has IASPR made a difference in your life?-----------
The first image came from Wikimedia Commons (via the Deutsche Fotothek of the Saxon State Library (SLUB) as part of a cooperation project). It shows "Technik des Serviettenfaltens - Die X. Figur" and I can't resist including another of the illustrations from the same book: