Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian

Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian


Dr. Mitchell A. Kalpakgian is a native of New England, the son of Armenian immigrants. He was Professor of English at Simpson College (Iowa) for 31 years. During his academic career, Dr. Kalpakgian received many academic honors, among them the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellowship (Brown University, 1981); the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship (University of Kansas, 1985); and an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute on Children's Literature.

C. S. Lewis’ That Hideous Strength

C. S. Lewis’ That Hideous Strength


A Modern Feminist Author Discovers the Truth of Marriage


On Wendell Berry’s Hannah Coulter

MOBY DICK, Gregory Peck, 1956

Fanatical Ideas and Reasonable Convictions


Izaak Walton’s The Compleat Angler: An Introduction to Liberal Arts


George Herbert’s “The Pulley”


The Human Condition in Cather’s My Antonia

Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio