Alice Blumenfeld Presents Paper
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Alice Blumenfeld presented a paper at Butoh Next, an international butoh symposium in New York City. The paper titled "A Butoh Approach to Flamenco" draws from her research with a Powers Travel Grant through Oberlin's internal grant program.
Toni Morrison Society Provides Letter of Support for Resolution
On November 1, 2019, the Senate passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to honor the life, work, and legacy of Toni Morrison, one of America’s most formidable scholars, educators, and authors. Meredith Gadsby, associate professor of Africana studies and comparative American studies and faculty liaison for the Toni Morrison Society, took part in providing a letter of support from The Toni Morrison Society. The bill passed unanimously on the first vote.
November 6, 2019, State Representative Stephanie Howse (Cleveland, D-11) introduced House Bill 325 to designate February 18 "Toni Morrison Day."
Bara Watts Selected to Present Paper
Director of Entrepreneurship Bara Watts was selected by the International Entrepreneurship Applied Research Symposium to present the paper, "How to develop 'Can-Do' students; teaching skills to innovate and activate change in the world."
Henrique Veras Participates as Discusant
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Henrique Veras was invited to participate as a discussant on October 18, 2019 at the Liberal Arts Colleges Development Conference (LACDev).
Paul Brehm Publishes in Resource and Energy Economics Journal
Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Paul Brehm's paper, "Natural Gas Prices, Electric Generation Investment, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions" has been accepted for publication in the November 2019 issue of the journal Resource and Energy Economics.
Cal Biruk Featured in Wenner-Gren Foundation Blog
Cal Biruk was featured on the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research's blog. The in entry, the Foundation covers workshops Biruk organized during the summer of 2019.
Charles Peterson Co-Edits Issue of Journal of Art and Art Criticism
Charles Peterson, associate professor of Africana studies, co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Art and Art Criticism: Aesthetics and Race, Vol. 77, No. 4, Fall 2019 and the introduction to the issue, "Exploring Truth and Beauty in Worlds of Color: An Introduction to the JAAC Special Issue on Race and Aesthetics."
Paul Brehm Presents Paper
Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Paul Brehm was invited to present his paper, "Drill, Baby, Drill: Resource Shocks and Fertility in Indonesia," on September 13, 2019, at a seminar at Kent State University.
Jillian Scudder Participates in Books by the Banks
Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder participated in the Books By the Banks book fair in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her book Astroquizzical: A curious journey through our cosmic family tree.
John Duca Gives Presentations at European Real Estate Society Conference
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca gave a real estate presentation at the 28th European Real Estate Society (ERES) Industry Seminar, "New Trends in International Investment in Residential Property in Europe" at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management in Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday, October 25, 2019. Professor Duca will give the keynote presentation, "Synchronization in Global Housing Prices" at the conference.