Sebastiaan Faber Writes Analysis, is Interviewed
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber co-wrote an analysis "In a Polarized Spain, Voters Give the Socialists Another Chance" in the Nation and spoke with the Real News Network about Spain's center-left Socialist Party win.
Evan Kresch Presents at Economic Development Seminar
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch was invited to present, "Greener on the Other Side? Property Tax Collection and Horizontal Inequality" at the Spring 2019 Economic Development Seminar at Michigan State University, April 24, 2019.
Danielle Terrazas Williams Wins Prize
Assistant Professor of History Danielle Terrazas Williams won the 2019 Judith Lee Ridge prize on April 26, 2019, from the Western Association of Women’s Historians for her article, “‘My Conscience is Free and Clear”: African-Descended Women, Status, and Slave Owning in Mid Colonial Mexico,” published in the Americas.
Sebastiaan Faber Publishes in The Nation
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber published "Chronicling the Age of Hobsbawm: A Q&A With Historian Richard Evans" in the Nation.
Hawkins named to University of Michigan School of Music Hall of Fame
Clarinet professor Richard Hawkins was recently named to the 2019 University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established to recognize and honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to society, their profession, or the university. Hawkins has been on the Oberlin Conservatory faculty since 2001. In addition to his teaching and performing career, Hawkins has been influential in the design and manufacturing of clarinets and clarinet mouthpieces for the music industry since 1990.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager Appears in Documentary
Professor of East Asian Studies Sheila Miyoshi Jager appeared on a major new documentary, Korea: The Never-Ending War. The documentary, narrated by John Cho, examines the Korean War as part of a conflict that continues to this day. Jager has served as an advisor of the documentary from its inception in 2015. It is produced by WETA, the PBS affiliate in Washington, DC, in association with Ark Media and the BBC, and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, and PBS. It will be broadcast nationally at 9 p.m. on Monday, April 29 2019 on PBS.
Erik Inglis Interviewed about Notre Dame Cathedral
Professor of Medieval Art History Erik Inglis was interviewed about Paris' Notre Dame Catherdral in the wake of the fire on April 15, 2019. Inglis was interviewed about the cathedral's history and importance by NPR's On Point and about its structure by USA Today.
Emily Barton Publishes Review
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Emily Barton published a review of G. Willow Wilson's new novel, "The Bird King," in the New York Times book review.
Rian Brown-Orso Featured on Ideastream
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso is collaborating with Cleveland cleric Leah Lewis, an Urgent Art Fund recipient, on a documentary called “Black Buckeyes: A Tale of Two Cities" that will compare and contrast the histories and present day realities of African Americans living in Cleveland and Cincinnati. The project was featured on ideastream.
Cal Biruk Gives Book Talk
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on April 9, 2019, hosted by Haverford College's Health Studies Program and Anthropology Department.