Kara Leaman featured in interview series
Kara Leaman was a guest speaker on an episode of The Washington Ballet’s Barre Talk, a virtual public interview series. She spoke on her research on George Balanchine’s ballets.
Kristina Mani interviewed in two articles
Kristina Mani was quoted in a Vox story on the Chilean plebiscite. Mani was also interviewed and quoted in another article about the militarized response to the pandemic in Latin America.
Bridget Flynn presents at conference
Bridget Flynn presented at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education. Flynn was joined by colleagues from UPenn, Trust, and AASHE for the session "Catalyzing Sustainable Communities through Change Management."
Chanda Feldman publishes poems
Assistant professor Chanda Feldman published two poems, "It was the middle of February" and "That was the end of summer” in The Gettysburg Review, Volume 33/ Number 1.
Dustin Evatt-Young awarded for dissertation
Associate Director of the Career Development Center Dustin Evatt-Young awarded the Alice P. Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award by Appalachian State University. His dissertation titled "White Scripts in Higher Education: White Administrators Navigating Racial Equity and Inclusion Efforts" examines how whiteness manifests in the various behaviors, interactions, and decisions of white higher education administrators.
Jenny Garcia interviewed in PBS NewsHour story
Assistant Professor of Politics Jenny Garcia was interviewed and quoted in a PBS NewsHour article.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón publishes short story
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón recently published his short story, "The Primary Substance", in World Literature Today (Autumn 2020).
Todd Ganson publishes article
Professor of Philosophy Todd Ganson published “An Alternative to the Causal Theory of Perception” in Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
Allegra Hyde receives book deal
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Allegra Hyde sold her debut novel, Eleutheria, and her second story collection, The Last Catastrophe, to Vintage. Eleutheria is a surreal parable about activism and systemic corruption that charts an idealistic woman’s quest for agency among a cult of eco-revolutionaries in the Bahamas intent on saving a world ravaged by climate change. The Last Catastrophe is a collection of speculative short stories on what it means to live in modern America.
Andrew Pau publishes book review
Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed Alexandra Kieffer's book Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism for France Review, an online review dedicated to books on French history and culture.