Alexia Hudson-Ward Appointed to Advisory Board

May 13, 2019

Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries Alexia Hudson-Ward has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography. The aim of the fellowship program is to reinvigorate bibliographical studies within the humanities by introducing doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty to specialized skills, methods, and professional networks for conducting advanced research with material texts.

Andria Derstine, Alexia Hudson-Ward, Elizabeth Edgar, Pamela Snyder Write Whitepaper

May 6, 2019

John G. W. Cowles Director of Allen Memoria Art Museum Andria Derstine, Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries Alexia Hudson-Ward, Library/Museum Fellow Elizabeth Edgar, and Executive Director, Foundation, Government & Corporate Grants Pamela Snyder wrote the whitepaper "Academic Art Museum and Library Collaborations: Current Practices and Future Directions." The whitepaper was informed by the 2018 Academic Art Museums and Libraries Summit hosted by Oberlin College, which received support through an academic museum and library collaboration planning grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Cal Biruk Featured in Book Forum

May 4, 2019

Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk’s book, Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World (2018), was featured in a forum of books about global health in Africa. The forum includes a review of the book and a conversation between Biruk and two other critical global health scholars.

Julia Christensen Featured in LACMA Video and Blog

May 3, 2019

Associate Professor of Integrated Media Julia Christensen's project, Upgrade Available, with the LACMA Art + Technology Lab and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was featured in this video. Christensen's work to envision artwork for a long-term, interstellar space mission was also highlighted in the LACMA blog, Unframed.

Remei Capdevila-Werning Presents Paper

May 2, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy Remei Capdevila-Werning presented a paper titled “Renegotiating Globality: Catalan Architecture in a Transnational Context” at the 17th Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society (NACS), celebrated at the University of Chicago from April 25 to 27, 2019.

Andrew Pau Reviews Opera Production

April 30, 2019

Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed a DVD of the Metropolitan Opera's 2016 production of Georges Bizet's opera Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) in Nineteenth-Century Music Review.