Ann Cooper Albright Gives Keynote and Publishes
Professor of Dance Ann Cooper Albright gave a keynote talk at the Nordic Forum for Dance Research’s (NOFOD) annual conference which was held in Helsinki, Finland. Her essay “Life Practices” is the lead essay in the recently published Oxford Handbook of Improvisation in Dance.
Drew Wilburn Quoted in Article
Professor of Classics Drew Wilburn was quoted in an article in Atlas Obscura about the recent discovery of ritual objects and amulets at the site of Pompeii.
Wendy Kozol Writes Op-Ed
Professor of Comparative American Studies Wendy Kozol wrote an op-ed "The Disappearing Island: Censorship at Guantánamo Bay" for the blog, Reading the Pictures.
Christie Parris Publishes Article
Assistant Professor of Sociology Christie Parris and co-authors published in the Washington Post regarding their forthcoming academic article investigating hate crimes.
Paul Thibodeau Gives Televised Talk
Associate Professor of Psychology Paul Thibodeau gave a talk at the United States Institute of Peace on the language of violent extremism on August 6, 2019. It was nationally televised by C-SPAN.
Kara Yoo Leaman Presents at Conference
Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Aural Skills Kara Yoo Leaman presented a paper at the Dance Studies Association annual conference in Evanston, IL.
Benjamin Linowitz Receives Grant
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Benjamin Linowitz was awarded a three-year, $176,562 grant (award number 1905437) from the National Science Foundation to support his project titled "RUI: The Geometry of Arithmetic Locally Symmetric Spaces." This research focuses on the spectral geometry of arithmetic hyperbolic manifolds and lies at the intersection of number theory and differential geometry. The grant will provide funds to support undergraduate participation in this research and to organize a workshop on innovative teaching practices in geometry and topology.
Chanda Feldman Named a Finalist
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman's book, Approaching the Fields, is a finalist for the 2019 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award in poetry.
Danielle Terrazas Williams Presents at Conference
Assistant Professor of History Danielle Terrazas Williams presents paper, "'I Do Not Owe Anything to Anyone': Seventeenth-Century Black Women Entrepreneurs on Mexico’s Royal Road" at the World History Association's 28th Annual Conference.
Karl Offen Presents at Environmental History Conference
Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen presented the paper "'Infinitt numbers': Green Sea Turtles in the Colonial Caribbean" at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History held July 22 to 26, 2019, in Florianópolis, Brazil.