Award features work by Paul Eachus and Andrew Tripp
A prestigious award in the recording arts world features the work of Oberlin Conservatory's Recording Arts and Production program faculty Paul Eachus and Andrew Tripp. The recording "Masterpieces Among Peers—Trios by Frank Bridge and Johannes Brahms," performed the Namirovsky-Lark-Pae Trio, has just been named to the "Bestenliste" as a Quarterly Critics' Choice in the German Record Critics' Award, chamber music category. The recording was made in Oberlin's Clonick Recording Studio. It was engineered and edited by Tripp and produced, mixed, and mastered by Eachus.
Christie Parris publishes
Assistant Professor of Sociology Christie Parris published a paper in Social Currents examining perceptions of environmental justice.
Jonathan Moyer records CD
Assistant Professor and Chair of Organ Jonathan Moyer recently completed a CD recording entitled "Voices of the Hanse" for the Gothic Catalogue with digital release on Amazon and Naxos on Aug. 28. The recording features music of 17th-century North German composers within the region of the Hanseatic League, recorded on the 1637 organ by Friederich Stellwagen (1603-1660) in the church of St. Jakobi in Lübeck. The recording was completed during Moyer's 2019 sabbatical exchange at the Musikhochschule, Lübeck. The selected composers and their works represent some of the most important churches in the Hanseatic region of northern Germany, illustrating an array of liturgical tradition, musical style, and compositional evolution.
Kara Yoo Leaman gives public lecture
Kara Yoo Leaman, assistant professor of music theory and aural skills, gave a public video lecture for the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University.
Kristina Mani featured in podcast
Associate Professor of Politics Kristina Mani was featured in a WOLA Podcast on Latin American civil-military relations. In the podcast, "Civil-Military Relations at a Crossroads in the Americas," Mani is interviewed by WOLA's Adam Isacson, discussing how Latin American militaries have been called to a range of non-defense roles, most recently in the COVID-19 emergency, and what this can mean for state and society in the region.
Matthew Rarey publishes essay
Assistant Professor of Art History Matthew Rarey's essay, "'And the Jet Would be Invaluable': Blackness, Bondage, and The Beloved" was published in the September 2020 issue of The Art Bulletin.
Stephen Crowley publishes in The Nation and Slavic Review
Professor of Politics Stephen Crowley wrote "The Factory Joins the Square: Putin’s Nightmare Unfolds in Belarus" in The Nation, and "Global Cities versus Rustbelt Realities: The Dilemmas of Urban Development in Russia" in Slavic Review.
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista presented "Animating and Embodying Collaboration" at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education's annual conference. This conference presentation discussed both The Loneliness Project and Virginia Tech’s Advancing the Human Condition Symposium. The Loneliness Project theatricalized ethnographic research about intergenerational loneliness in Chicago's LGBTQIA+ populations and, in so doing, raised generative questions about the challenges of developing place-based ethnographic performance in multiple locales.
Evangelista also taught "Choreographing Memory" at Ugnayan, a virtual intensive of Filipina/o/x choreographers and dancers. Nikaio Thomashow '18 helped organize and also taught at the virtual intensive.
Anne Salsich Appointed to Editorial Board for Archival Issues
Anne Salsich, Associate Archivist, was appointed to the editorial board for Archival Issues, the journal of the Midwest Archives Conference for a three-year term. Archival Issues is published twice each year and has an international readership. The journal is one of the premier outlets for archival literature, and its scope extends well beyond the Midwest.
Evan Kresch Publishes
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch's paper "The Buck Stops Where? Federalism, Uncertainty, and Investment in the Brazilian Water and Sanitation Sector" was published recently in the American Economic Journal.