Ann Cooper Albright Presents Keynote
Ann Cooper Albright recently gave a keynote titled "Falling into Memory" at the Performance and Culture: Cities, Technologies, Embodiments conference at the University of Malta. Cooper Albright's presentation was attended by the U.S. ambassador to Malta, Kathleen Hill, as well as Susan Ross, cultural attaché.
Chris Trinacty and Andaleeb Banta Co-author Blog Post
Chris Trinacty, associate professor of classics, and Andaleeb Badiee Banta, curator of European and American art, co-authored a blog post highlighting how Oberlin College faculty utilize in their classes the resources available at Allen Memorial Art Museum.
Chris Trinacty Guest Edits and Contributes Essay
Chris Trinacty, associate professor of classics, recently acted as guest editor of the classics journal Ramus for a special issue on the topic of Senecan poetics. He co-authored the introduction and contributed an essay, “Retrospective Reading in Senecan Tragedy.” The essay examines each of Seneca’s plays and shows how the author encourages active re-reading of the plays through the incorporation of intertextual references.
Erik Inglis Gives Talk at College Art Association Convention
Erik Inglis, Mildred C. Jay professor of art, gave a talk titled “Media Lost and Found: Medieval Understandings of the History of Technique.” The presentation occurred on February 23, 2018 during a session about material processes of medieval art and architecture at the College Art Association Convention in Los Angeles.
James Dobbins Presents Lecture
James Dobbins, Fairchild professor of religion and East Asian studies, presented a public lecture titled “Cats, Dogs, and Buddhism: D.T. Suzuki and the Welfare of Animals" on February 22, 2018, for the Asia/Pacific Studies Institute at Duke University.
Kazim Ali Writes Collection of Poetry
Kazim Ali, associate professor of creative writing and comparative literature, has written a collection of poetry, Inquisition, released from Wesleyan University Press. Read the Publishers Weekly review.
Lynne Bianchi Serves as Guest Editor
Lynne Bianchi, along with colleagues Kate Barald of University of Michigan and Richard Zigmond of Case Western Reserve University, served as a guest editor for the special issue of Experimental Neurology titled “Chemokines and Cytokines in Neural Development and Regeneration.” The issue includes articles highlighting the many ways in which cytokines—proteins traditionally thought to be damaging to the nervous system—are also necessary for development, regeneration, and protection from damage. The issue includes a paper by Bianchi and colleagues that reviews the importance of cytokines during normal development of auditory neurons.
Martin Saavedra Presents and Serves as Discussant
Martin Saavedra, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper and served as a discussant at the Liberal Arts Colleges Economic History Workshop 2018 at Mount Holyoke College.
Chris Trinacty Awarded Summer Residency
Chris Trinacty, associate professor of classics, was awarded a Margo Tytus Summer Residency Fellowship for summer 2018 at the University of Cincinnati in order to complete work on his book, A Commentary to Seneca’s Naturales Quaestiones III.
Ron Cheung Collaborates
Economics Professor and Chair Ron Cheung collaborated with economics honors student Daniel Wetherell ’16 on getting an honors paper published after graduation.