- January 9, 2017 at 4:10 pm
Amna Khalid, Assistant Professor of History; and Jeff Snyder, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies; recently delivered an invited talk at Augsburg College called "Why Academic Freedom Matters in the Classroom."
- January 9, 2017 at 4:07 pm
Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, gave a phone interview about his research and film on Nokutela Dube to New York WBAI radio station on November 19. He also attended the American Academy of Religion meeting in San Antonio, Texas, where he presented and discussed the Mauritanian award-winning film, Timbuktu, directed by Abderrahmane Sissako, about the 2012 Jihadist invasion of northern Mali.
- January 9, 2017 at 4:05 pm
Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, recently published two books; Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging between Africa and Europe (University of Chicago Press), and its translation—revised for a German (and Cameroonian immigrant) audience; Migranten, Recht und Identität: Afrikanische Mütter und das Ringen um Zugehörigkeit in Berlin (Transcript Verlag). She also published a chapter in the book Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration (University of Chicago Press). Also, she presented a paper at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, titled "Escorting Maimouna and Other Tales of Discovery: Legal Consciousness and Subjective Belonging of African Women Asylees in Berlin," in a session "When is a Refugee no longer a Refugee."
- January 9, 2017 at 4:03 pm
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, recently gave an invited lecture in the department of psychology at the University of Florence. The title of his talk was "The Detection of Malingering in Clinical Settings."
- January 9, 2017 at 3:59 pm
Mary Ann Kelling, Lecturer in Theater, designed costumes for Anthem, a modern dance performance staged at the Fitzgerald Theater on November 11 by Arena Dances. The piece was choreographed by Mathew Janczewski, and was the finale of the Arena Dances 20th anniversary season.
- January 9, 2017 at 3:57 pm
Andrew Flory, Assistant Professor of Music, had his article "Fandom and Ontology in Smile" published in the edited volume Good Vibrations: Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys in Critical Perspective (University of Michigan Press).
- January 9, 2017 at 3:55 pm
Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, recently gave a talk at the Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, held at Brown University. His topic was: "Does Baudelaire Matter?"
- January 9, 2017 at 3:38 pm
Roger Betchtel, Professor of Theater, presented a paper titled "Tragedy and the Traumatized Woman" at the national conference of the American Society of Theater Research, held this year in Minneapolis.
- November 18, 2016 at 8:49 am
Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently published an article entitled "Mahāmudrā in India and Tibet," in the on-line Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion.
- November 18, 2016 at 8:48 am
Andrew Flory, Assistant Professor of Music, recently gave a paper entitled "She Needs Me: Marvin Gaye and Vocal Agency at Motown" at the combined annual meetings of the American Musicological Society and Society for Music Theory in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also chaired a session called "Copyright Permissions and Fair Use in Musical Scholarship."
- November 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm
Professor of French, Scott Carpenter recently gave a talk at the annual conference of the Forum on Education Abroad, in Athens, Greece. His topic was: "Grappling with Difficult Topics While Studying Abroad."
- November 10, 2016 at 11:35 am
Jay Tasson, Assistant Professor of Physics, recently published a paper titled, "The Standard-Model Extension and Gravitational Tests," in the journal Symmetry.