Benjamin Linowitz Receives Grant
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Benjamin Linowitz was awarded a three-year, $176,562 grant (award number 1905437) from the National Science Foundation to support his project titled "RUI: The Geometry of Arithmetic Locally Symmetric Spaces." This research focuses on the spectral geometry of arithmetic hyperbolic manifolds and lies at the intersection of number theory and differential geometry. The grant will provide funds to support undergraduate participation in this research and to organize a workshop on innovative teaching practices in geometry and topology.
Chanda Feldman Named a Finalist
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman's book, Approaching the Fields, is a finalist for the 2019 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award in poetry.
Danielle Terrazas Williams Presents at Conference
Assistant Professor of History Danielle Terrazas Williams presents paper, "'I Do Not Owe Anything to Anyone': Seventeenth-Century Black Women Entrepreneurs on Mexico’s Royal Road" at the World History Association's 28th Annual Conference.
Karl Offen Presents at Environmental History Conference
Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen presented the paper "'Infinitt numbers': Green Sea Turtles in the Colonial Caribbean" at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History held July 22 to 26, 2019, in Florianópolis, Brazil.
John Congdon and Will Gravitt Present at Conference
Major Gifts Officer John Congdon '90 and Senior Major Gifts Officer Will Gravitt presented at the annual Major Gift Conference (MaGiC ) on connecting with possible donors and measuring the effectiveness of a fundraising operation.
Chanda Feldman Publishes Poem
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman published a new poem, "Man in Tidal Blue," in Crazyhorse Literary Journal, Number 95, Spring 2019.
Eve Sandberg Presents Paper
Professor of Politics Eve Sandberg presented the paper “Populism and Its Challenges in Zambia” at the 2019 annual International Studies Association (ISA) conference in Toronto.
Sebastiaan Faber Writes Article, Gives Interview
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber coauthored the article "Will Spain Follow Europe’s Right-Wing Populist Trend?" in the Nation and was interviewed on the Real News Network about Spain's political impasse.
Eve Sandberg and Bara Watts Participate in Workshop
Professor of Politics Eve Sandberg and Director of Entrepreneurship Bara Watts were invited participants in a two-day pedagogical workshop on Social (Justice) Impact Entrepreneurship in the Liberal Arts: Curricular & Co-curricular Innovations & Connections. The workshop was sponsored by the American Association of Liberal Arts Colleges (AALAC) and hosted at Mount Holyoke College. Other participants included faculty and administrators from: Swarthmore, Middlebury, Wesleyan, Macalester, Grinnell, Smith, Holyoke, and the University of Massachusetts.
Cortney Smith Publishes
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Cortney Smith's article "Ironic Confrontation as a Mode of Resistance: The Homeland Security T-Shirt at the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests" was published in American Indian Quarterly.