Jason Haugen and Amy Margaris Present
Jason Haugen, associate professor of anthropology, and Amy Margaris, associate professor of anthropology, presented at the 2020 Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New Orleans, LA. Their poster was titled, “Faculty placements into Linguistics PhD programs across the US and Canada: Market share and gender distribution.”
Sebastiaan Faber Co-Authors Analysis
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber co-authored a piece in the Nation analyzing the Spanish parliment's vote to install its first progressive coalition government in more than 80 years.
Stephen FitzGerald Publishes Paper
Professor of Physics Stephen FitzGerald published the paper "Hydrogen Isotope Separation within the Metal−Organic FrameworkCu(I)-MFU‑4l" in the Journal of Physical Chemistry. The paper included work from three Oberlin students' honors projects.
John Duca Presents Paper on Financial Stability, Chairs Conference Session
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca presented a financial stability paper, “The Double Real Estate Bubble of the Mid-2000s and the Great Recession: How a Retreat from Reasonable Regulation Led to a Minsky Moment” at the conference Minsky at 100: Revisiting Financial Instability honoring the 100th birthday of Hyman Minsky, held Dec. 16-17, 2019, at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, Italy. Duca also chaired a conference session.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón Publishes Translation
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón published La proyección del neoliberalismo: Las transformaciones del cine mexicano, 1990-2012, a translation of Ignacio Sánchez Prado’s Screening Neoliberalism: The Transformation of Mexican Film, 1990-2012. The translation is the first book published in Spanish by Vanderbilt University Press.
Christie Parris Publishes in Law & Policy
Assistant Professor of Sociology Christie Parris published the article "State‐Level Determinants of Hate Crime Reporting: Examining the Impact of Structural and Social Movement Influences" in the journal Law & Policy.
Danielle Terrazas Williams Presents Paper at Conference
Assistant Professor of History Danielle Terrazas Williams presented the paper, "Speaking the Same Language: Free Women, Maroons, and Parallel Expectations," at Harvard University's Afro-Latin American Research Institute's First Continental Conference on Afro-Latin American Studies.
Stiliana Milkova Speaks at Seminar and is Nominated for Pushcart Prize
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Stiliana Milkova was an invited speaker at the "Global Ferrante" seminar in Siena, Italy. You can watch her presentation in Italian.
Milkova's translation of Alessandro Baricco's "The Boodman Syndrome" was nominated for a 2019 Pushcart Prize.
Christopher Trinacty Publishes Article, Chapter, and Book Reviews
Associate Professor of Classics Christopher Trinacty published an article, a chapter of an edited volume, and two book reviews. The article about using music in Latin pedagogy, can be found at the Teaching Classical Languages website. The chapter is part of an edited volume Emotional Trauma in Greece and Rome and addresses the philosophical response to an earthquake that rocked Pompeii in the years before the eruption of Vesuvius. The book reviews were on works about Senecan tragedy and Flavian Literature.
Harp Professor Yolanda Kondonassis nominated for 2020 Grammy Award
Yolanda Kondonassis has been nominated for a 2020 GRAMMY® Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for her world premiere recording of Jennifer Higdon’s Harp Concerto with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra led by Music Director Ward Stare. This work appears on the album American Rapture. Higdon’s Harp Concerto is also nominated for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. The Harp Concerto is a consortium commission from six American orchestras: The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and Oklahoma City Philharmonic. Kondonassis performed the work with all six of the commissioning orchestras during the 2018-19 concert season. A second weekend of concerts with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra kicked off the season in September 2018, which was recorded live for the album. In January 2020, Kondonassis is slated to perform the concerto with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra.