Faculty and Staff Notes

Paul Brehm Participates in Economics Conference

March 18, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Paul Brehm participated in the Midwest Economics Association (MEA) conference March 15-17, 2019 in St. Louis. Brehm presented a paper and served as a discussant at the conference.

Cal Biruk Gives Talk at Data Seminar

March 14, 2019

Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on March 13, 2019 at University of Washington's eScience Institute's "Data Then and Now" seminar.

Tim Scholl Gives Keynote Address

March 14, 2019

Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature Tim Scholl gave the keynote address titled "Bringing Beauty Back" on February 19 at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. The symposium was held in conjunction with the Washington National Ballet’s reconstruction of the ballet Sleeping Beauty. Scholl was involved in the first reconstruction of the ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1999.

Jan Miyake Presents Guest Lecture

March 13, 2019

Associate Professor of Music Theory Jan Miyake presented "Thematic Saturation and Haydn's Compositional Style" as a guest lecturer on February 28 at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music.

Matthew Rarey Gives Two Invited Lectures

March 12, 2019

Matthew Rarey, assistant professor of art history, gave two invited lectures, both derived from his current book manuscript. On February 26, he delivered "Leave No Mark: Blackness Inviolate" at the Department of Religion, Amherst College. On March 6, he delivered "Pouches, Archives, and the Art of Survival" at the Program of African Studies at Northwestern University, where he is currently in residence as a visiting scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Kirk Ormand Gives Invited Talks

March 11, 2019

Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand gave two invited talks. He presented "Sexualized Violence: The Eurymedon Vase in Context" on February 28 at the University of Southern Alabama. Ormand delivered "Women in and out of Time: Atalanta and Sappho" on March 12 at Rutgers University.

In addition, Ormand’s 2014 book about fragmentary archaic Greek poetry The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece has just been re-issued in paperback by Cambridge University Press.

Josh Trowbridge Presents

March 10, 2019

Interim Housing Coordinator Josh Trowbridge presented at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) New Professionals and Graduate Student Knowledge Community Symposium at the NASPA 2019 Annual Conference in Los Angeles on March 10, 2019.

John Duca Gives Talk on National Economic Outlook

March 7, 2019

John Duca, Danforth-Lewis Professor of economics, gave a talk on the "National Economic Outlook," hosted by the New York City Club of Oberlin College on February 28.