Stiliana Milkova Interviewed
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Stiliana Milkova was interviewed in Italian about the RAI/HBO TV series "My Brilliant Friend." In her interview, Milkova discusses a key change in the adaptation of the TV series from Elena Ferrante's eponymous cycle of four novels. Milkova also reflectes on the role of place and space in Ferrante's novels.
Jiyul Kim and Sheila Miyoshi Jager Publish on the Korean War
Visiting Instructor of History Jiyul Kim and Professor of East Asian Studies Sheila Miyoshi Jager recently published "The Lasting Legacies of Korean War Special Operations" in the special Summer 2020 issue of the Wilson Quarterly marking the 70th anniversary of the Korean War and a series of posts on "New and Old Sources on Select Korean War Topics & Issues" on The Wilson Center History & Public Policy Program's Sources & Methods site.
Shari Rabin Quoted
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion Shari Rabin is quoted in an article in the Jewish Telegraph Agency concerning a California synagogue's decision to alter a monument in their synagogue that included the name of a slave-holding, Confederate Jew.
Wendy Kozol writes piece on visual display of militarized force
Professor of Comparative American Studies Wendy Kozol wrote a piece for Reading the Pictures about the visual display of militarized force used against peaceful demonstrators.
Amanda Schmidt Coauthors Article
Associate Professor of Geology Amanda Schmidt coauthored the article “Cuba's clean rivers show the benefits of reducing nutrient pollution” published on the Conversation.
Kristina Mani Publishes Article about the Use of Military on Civil Protests
Associate Professor of Politics Kristina Mani wrote a piece in the Conversation about how U.S. should pay attention to what happens when strong democracies use the military to repress civil protests. In it, Mani states that lessons from Uruguay, Venezuela, and Chile are worth recalling now.
Megan Kaes Long Publishes Monograph
Associate Professor of Music Theory Megan Kaes Long published a monograph, Hearing Homophony: Tonal Expectation at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century (Oxford University Press). The book, which appears on the series Oxford Studies in Music Theory, explores how the regular rhythms and text setting of sixteenth-century popular song provoked encouraged a kind of listening that we now think of as tonal.
John Duca Publishes Paper on House Price Cycles
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca's paper “What Drives House Price Cycles? International Experience and Policy Issues,” was accepted by the Journal of Economic Literature: It ws co-authored with John Muellbauer and Anthony Murphy.
Stiliana Milkova Publishes Translation of Interview
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Italian Stiliana Milkova published a translation from Italian of a long interview with the Italian feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero in the scholarly journal Narrative (2020).
Amanda Schmidt Coauthors Article on Biodiversity
Associate Professor of Geology Amanda Schmidt coauthored the article "Deep history in western China reveals how humans can enhance biodiversity" in China Dialogue.