Kristina Mani Interviewed

January 14, 2020

Associate Professor of Politics Kristina Mani was interviewed by E-International Relations, the leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics. In the interview, she talks about her research on Latin American militaries, their influence on national economic and political developments, and transnational issues facing the region.

Kirk Ormand Publishes Article

January 13, 2020

Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand published an article in a volume titled A Cultural History of Tragedy in Antiquity (Bloomsbury academic, 2020) edited by Emily Wilson. Ormand's article "Gender and Sexuality" appears in pp. 131-18. In it, Ormand summarizes the depiction of masculinity and femininity in Greek and Roman tragedy, and argues that the gender-based anxieties expressed on those dramas reflect shifts and points of tension in the social and political structures of fifth-century BCE Athens and first century CE Rome.

Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree's Film Reviewed in Journal

January 11, 2020

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree's documentary film, The Foreigner's Home was reviewed by Shahram Khosravi, professor of anthropology at Stockholm University, in the journal Anthropology News.

Kirk Ormand Organizes and Co-Chairs Panel

January 9, 2020

Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand organized and co-chaired a panel at the meeting of the Society for Classical Studies (Jan. 2-5, Washington DC), in collaboration with Kristina Milnor of Barnard College / Columbia University. Ormand's panel, titled "Lesbianism before Sexuality" consisted of five scholars from the US and UK, each of whom presented a paper investigating different aspects of female homoerotic desire in ancient Greece and Rome. Sandra Boehringer of the Université de Strasbourg offered a response.

Jason Haugen and Amy Margaris Present

January 8, 2020

Jason Haugen, associate professor of anthropology, and Amy Margaris, associate professor of anthropology, presented at the 2020 Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New Orleans, LA. Their poster was titled, “Faculty placements into Linguistics PhD programs across the US and Canada: Market share and gender distribution.”

Sebastiaan Faber Co-Authors Analysis

January 8, 2020

Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber co-authored a piece in the Nation analyzing the Spanish parliment's vote to install its first progressive coalition government in more than 80 years.

John Duca Presents Paper on Financial Stability, Chairs Conference Session

January 5, 2020

Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca presented a financial stability paper, “The Double Real Estate Bubble of the Mid-2000s and the Great Recession: How a Retreat from Reasonable Regulation Led to a Minsky Moment” at the conference Minsky at 100: Revisiting Financial Instability honoring the 100th birthday of Hyman Minsky, held Dec. 16-17, 2019, at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, Italy. Duca also chaired a conference session.