Jason Haugen and Amy Margaris Present

January 8, 2020

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

January 8, 2020

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.

John Duca Presents Paper on Financial Stability, Chairs Conference Session

January 5, 2020

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.

Christie Parris Publishes in Law & Policy

December 16, 2019

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.

Stiliana Milkova Speaks at Seminar and is Nominated for Pushcart Prize

December 13, 2019

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

December 10, 2019

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

December 7, 2019

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.