Ron Cheung Gives Talk at Brock University
Professor of Economics Ron Cheung gave a talk at Brock University in Canada about household debt and local public finances.
Sandra Zagarell Authors Articles
Donald R. Longman Professor of English Sandra Zagarell authored the following articles: "Sarah Orne Jewett’s The Country of The Pointed Firs,” Handbook of the American Novel of the Nineteenth Century, ed. Christine Gerhardt, De Grutyer, 2018; “Engaging Contradictions” Lydia Sigourney’s Sketch of Connecticut, Forty Years Since, Reinventing Lydia Sigourney, ed. Mary Lou Kete and Elizabeth Petrino, University of New England Press, 2018; Review of Janet Dean, Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy, ALH Online Review Series IXV.
Rick Baldoz Gives Keynote Address
Associate Professor of Sociology Rick Baldoz gave the keynote address at the Legally Liminal Asians Conference at Brown University on September 28, 2018.
Shelley Lee Publishes
Associate Professor of History Shelley Lee published the following: “‘Where Others Have Failed': Korean Immigrants and the Reinvention of Entrepreneurship in 1970s and 1980s America” Journal of Asian American Studies 21, no. 3 (October 2018): 341-366; “From Unwatchable Life to Consumable Spectacle: On History and the Black-Korean Conflict,” Asian Diaspora Visual Cultures and the Americas 4 (2018): 280-296; “The Party’s Over: Sex, Gender, and Orientalism in the Koreagate Scandal of the 1970s,” Frontiers 39, no. 2 (2018).
Matthew Rarey Awarded NEH Fellowship
Matthew Rarey, assistant professor of art history, was awarded a 2018-2019 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his book project, Insignificant Things: Assemblage, Occlusion, and the Art of Survival in the Black Atlantic. Professor Rarey is spending his fellowship year as a visiting scholar in the Program of African Studies at Northwestern University.
Margaret Kamitsuka Publishes
Associate Professor of Religion Margaret Kamitsuka published in the Journal for Feminist Studies in Religion.
Matthew Rarey Gives Invited Lecture
Matthew Rarey, assistant professor of art history, delivered his lecture, "Questions of Value and Bondage at a Hotel in London, March 1865" at the Center for Visual Culture at Bryn Mawr College. The lecture, which is based on an in-progress article, discusses Dante Gabriel Rossetti's 1866 painting, The Beloved, in the context of 19th century theories of race and sexuality, as well as transnational abolitionist dialogues.
John Duca Presents at Conference
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John V. Duca presented papers at the 35th annual International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) conference in Copenhagen, August 20-25, 2018. Duca presented two papers, “Equity Regulation and U.S. Venture Capital Investment” and “How Financial Innovations and Accelerators Drive Booms and Busts in U.S. Consumption.”
Cottine and Ryno Co-author
Assistant Professor of Religion Cheryl Cottine and Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lisa Ryno co-authored the article "Biological Impact and Ethical Implications of Pesticide Use: A Short Module for Upper-Division-Undergraduate Biochemistry Courses" published in the Journal of Chemical Education.
Evan Kresch Presents
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper at the annual Liberal Arts Colleges Development Economics conference.