Megan Long Leads Workshop
Assistant Professor of Music Theory Megan Long led the graduate student workshop at the Annual Meeting of the Music Theory Society of New York State on April 5, 2019.
Cindy Frantz Gives Keynote Address and Talk
Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies Cindy McPherson Frantz gave the Johnson Lecture and Minnesota Psychological Association's keynote address on April 3, 2019 at Macalaster College. The talk was titled "What is systems thinking, and does it improve decision making?" She also presented a talk titled "Environmental Dashboard: Using feedback technology to change culture and behavior" on April 4, 2019 at Macalaster College.
Stiliana Milkova Publishes Article
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature Stiliana Milkova published an article in the prestigious Italian scholarly journal Contemporanea. Written in Italian and titled "Il Minotauro e la doppia Arianna: Spazio liminale, labirinto urbano e città femminile," the article proposes the city, and more specifically the city as labyrinth, as a framework for analyzing Elena Ferrante’s novels.
John Duca and Evan Kresch Participate in Conference
Economics faculty participated in the 15th International Conference of the WEAI at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, March 21-24, 2019. Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca and Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch chaired, presented, and discussed papers.
Paul Brehm Presents Paper
Paul Brehm, assistant professor of economics and environmental studies, presented his paper, "To Trade or not to Trade: Oil Leases, Information Asymmetry, and Coase" at a seminar series hosted by the economics department at Oklahoma State on March 29, 2019.
Hal Sundt Publishes in Los Angeles Review of Books
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt's story "Giving up the Ghost" was published in the Los Angeles Review of Books
Laurie McMillin Participates in Panel
Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Laurie McMillin was part of the panel "Decolonize This: The New Global Travel Writing Canon" at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Oregon, in March 2019.
Stiliana Milkova Gives Invited Lecture
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature Stiliana Milkova gave an invited lecture at New York University's Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò titled "Ariadne and the Minotaur: Literal and Symbolic Labyrinth in Elena Ferrante's 'My Brilliant Friend'." Oberlin alumni and current students were in attendance. The talk was recorded and can be accessed here.
Professor Milkova was also an invited participant in a round table on Elena Ferrante at Rutgers University where she joined a conversation about the study of Ferrante's works.
David Walker Chairs Panel
Professor of English and Creative Writing David Walker chaired a panel at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, on the history and legacy of FIELD magazine, which published its final issue this spring after a remarkable 50 years. The panel also included emeriti faculty members David Young and Martha Collins, and former faculty member Kazim Ali.
Cal Biruk Gives Invited Book Talk
Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk at the Scripps Humanities Institute on March 27, 2019.