Oberlin viola faculty present at 2019 ASTA conference
Conservatory faculty violists Peter Slowik and Kirsten Docter represented Oberlin's String Department and led master classes at the 2019 American String Teachers Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 8 and 9. Professor Slowik taught the viola collegiate master class, while Professor Docter coached the chamber music master class.
Alice Blumenfeld Writes Piece about Flamenco
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Alice Blumenfeld wrote a piece for Arts ATL.
Cynthia Taylor Wins Best Paper Award
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor won a best paper award at the 50th Annual ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) for her paper ");DROP TABLE textbooks;-- An Argument for SQL Injection Coverage in Database Textbooks."
Cal Biruk Gives Invited Book Talk
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on March 1, 2019 at University of Toronto's Infrastructures of Development seminar series.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager Publishes in Politico
Professor of East Asian Studies Sheila Miyoshi Jager published on February 26, 2019 "What Trump Needs to Know About the North Koreans and Hanoi" in Politico. The piece features her analysis of the historical relevance of North Korea-North Vietnam/Vietnam relations for U.S.-North Korea relations in light of the Hanoi summit.
Jeffrey Witmer Named Editor in Chief
Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Witmer was named editor in chief of the Journal of Statistics Education. Witmer was part of the group that launched the journal in 1992 and was an associate editor during the first years of the journal's existence. While Witmer has also served as editor for STATS magazine, this is his first position as editor in chief.
Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Speak as Invited Guests
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were invited guests to Columbia University's Institute for Research on African-American Studies on March 7, 2019 to speak about their documentary film, The Foreigner's Home.
Sebastiaan Faber Interviewed on Podcast
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber participated in a segment on University of Pennsylvania's Knowledge@Wharton podcast.
Jiyul Kim Quoted in Story about North Korean Soldiers
Visiting Assistant Professor of History Jiyul Kim was quoted in an Agence France Presse (AFP) story about North Korean soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War.
Sebastiaan Faber Interviewed
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber was interviewed on the Real News Network about Spain's struggle for its identity as Catalan independence leaders face trial.