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Emina Melonic

Emina Melonic
Emina Melonic is completing her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo. Ms. Melonic holds a B.A. in English, German, and Art History from Canisius College; an M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago; an M.A. in Philosophy from University at Buffalo; and an M.A. in Theology from Christ the King Seminary. Her work has been published in The Catholic Thing and National Review.

Western civilization and culture have been under attack for quite some time now, primarily thanks to one form or another of political correctness and identity politics. These two ideological forces have not only been rejecting the...
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The recent spectacle of the “Heavenly Bodies" gala at The Met is a perfect example of society’s confusion and an unwitting rejection of the order of things. The gala does not deserve to be called profane. It is, in fact, merely and weakly vulgar...

The Seventh Seal is focused on man’s spiritual doubt, and even complete lack of faith in God. The film asks: How can God remain separate from us as we experience darkness and suffering?... The Swedish director, Ingmar Bergman, has...
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By affirming our human limitations, conservatism actually opens our minds to learning and discovering... Conservatives have always been portrayed as backward and unenlightened simpletons. This is true especially today because intellectual conservatives are being sidelined by identitarian and...
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Are the humanities worth studying? Art, literature, and philosophy don’t do anything. They simply are... In the Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde wrote: “All art is quite useless.” Wilde meant...