Megan Kaes Long Publishes Essay
Megan Kaes Long, assistant professor of music theory, published an essay about her research on the blog, Women in Music Theory. In it, Long describes the intersection between her experience as a singer, her time spent studying sixteenth-century sources, and her scholarly work.
T.S. McMillin Publishes Essay
T.S. McMillin, professor of English, published an essay based on his ongoing research of the Los Angeles River. “The End of the L.A. River: A Paradox,” appeared in the volume Rivers and Society: Landscapes, Governance, and Livelihoods, edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, and Shamik Chakraborty. The book is part of Routledge’s series on Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management.
Kirk Ormand Publishes Second Edition of Book
Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand recently published a second edition of his book on ancient Greek and Roman sexual life, Controlling Desires: Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome. In addition to revising the previously published chapters, Ormand has added two new chapters to the book, one on the evidence of Greek vase painting, and another on Roman sculpture and wall painting. The second edition is available in paperback from the University of Texas Press.
Steven Volk Co-authors Opinion Piece on DREAM Act
Emeritus Professor of History Steven Volk co-authored an opinion piece on Cleveland.com about the DREAM Act, “Find the Political Courage to Pass a Clean DREAM Act Now.”
Rick Baldoz Authors Piece in the Washington Post
Associate professor of sociology Rick Baldoz authored the article “How Republicans Set the Stage for Trump’s Corrosive Ideas on Immigration” which was published in the Washington Post.
Evan Kresch Presents and Serves as a Discussant
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented research and served as a discussant on December 18-19, 2017, at the Second Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries at the University of Zurich’s Center for Economic Development. View the full conference program.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón Publishes Non-Fiction Essay
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón, assistant professor of Hispanic studies, published a non-fiction story in Clarín, Argentina's largest newspaper. In the essay, Gutiérrez Negrón narrates his time as a tele-marketer in order to reflect on youth and the exploitative nature of work.
Shelley Lee, Yveline Alexis, Meredith Gadsby, and Gina Perez Co-Author Op-Ed
Shelley Lee, associate professor of history and comparative American studies, Yveline Alexis, assistant professor of Africana studies, Meredith Gadsby, associate professor of Africana studies, and Gina Perez, professor of comparative American studies, co-authored the op-ed “Selective Compassion: The US Approach to Haitians Hasn’t Changed in Hundreds of Years” in Truthout.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón Reviews Books
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón, assistant professor of Hispanic studies, reviewed three academic books on Latin American literature: Héctor Hoyos' Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel; Brian Price, et al's TransLatin Joyce: Global Transmissions in Ibero-American Literature; and, Benigno Trigo's Malady and Genius: Self-Sacrifice in Puerto Rican Literature. The three book reviews appeared in the Revista de Estudios Hispánicos.
Charmaine Chua Gives Talk at Princeton Asian-American Speaker Series
Assistant Professor of Politics Charmaine Chua presented a talk on her current book project Logistics Leviathan: Containment, Mobility, and the Ship of State on December 7, 2017 at Princeton University as part of its Asian-American Speaker Series.