Lisa Ryno Publishes Blog Entry

June 11, 2019

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lisa Ryno published a blog post titled "Tackling Summer Boredom" on the Council on Undergraduate Research's Division of Chemistry website.

Kirk Ormand Gives Two Public Talks

June 10, 2019

Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand ended the academic year by giving two public talks. He presented "Women in and out of Time: Atalanta and Sappho," on May 17 at the University of Washington in Seattle. He presented a paper on the reception by American classicists of Michel Foucault's History of Sexuality on May 25 at a conference in Paris. The conference, Bien Avant la Sexualité, was held in celebration of the first complete translation into French of Before Sexuality: The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World. David Halperin '74, one of the editors of the original volume, also spoke at the conference, on the topic "Mais que s’est-il passé en 1990?"

Wendy Beth Hyman Gives Invited International Talk

May 29, 2019

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Wendy Beth Hyman gave an invited talk, "Teaching Titus Andronicus when Sexual Violence is on the World Stage," in Cape Town, South Africa, at the Shakespeare and Social Justice conference. She also spoke on the conference roundtable dedicated to books in the field, introducing her co-edited collection, Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now, forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press in October 2019.

Jim Walsh Gives Invited Presentation

May 28, 2019

Professor of Mathematics Jim Walsh gave an invited presentation on May 23, 2019 at the biennial SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems in Snowbird, Utah. Speaking in the minisymposium "Planetary Motion and its Effects on Climate," Jim presented new research on the mathematical modeling of the glacial cycles. These results were obtained in collaboration with the 2018-19 Department of Mathematics Lenora Lecturer Ester R. Widiasih, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Hawaii.

Alexia Hudson-Ward Appointed to Advisory Board

May 13, 2019

Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries Alexia Hudson-Ward has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography. The aim of the fellowship program is to reinvigorate bibliographical studies within the humanities by introducing doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty to specialized skills, methods, and professional networks for conducting advanced research with material texts.

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