Andria Derstine, Alexia Hudson-Ward, Elizabeth Edgar, Pamela Snyder Write Whitepaper
John G. W. Cowles Director of Allen Memoria Art Museum Andria Derstine, Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries Alexia Hudson-Ward, Library/Museum Fellow Elizabeth Edgar, and Executive Director, Foundation, Government & Corporate Grants Pamela Snyder wrote the whitepaper "Academic Art Museum and Library Collaborations: Current Practices and Future Directions." The whitepaper was informed by the 2018 Academic Art Museums and Libraries Summit hosted by Oberlin College, which received support through an academic museum and library collaboration planning grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Cal Biruk Featured in Book Forum
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk’s book, Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World (2018), was featured in a forum of books about global health in Africa. The forum includes a review of the book and a conversation between Biruk and two other critical global health scholars.
Julia Christensen Featured in LACMA Video and Blog
Associate Professor of Integrated Media Julia Christensen's project, Upgrade Available, with the LACMA Art + Technology Lab and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was featured in this video. Christensen's work to envision artwork for a long-term, interstellar space mission was also highlighted in the LACMA blog, Unframed.
Remei Capdevila-Werning Presents Paper
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy Remei Capdevila-Werning presented a paper titled “Renegotiating Globality: Catalan Architecture in a Transnational Context” at the 17th Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society (NACS), celebrated at the University of Chicago from April 25 to 27, 2019.
T.S. McMillin Contributes Essay
Professor of English T.S. McMillin was invited to contribute an essay to The Arithmetic of Compassion. “'Songs to Affect and Balance the World': Poetry, Place, Home" is drawn from his research on the Los Angeles River.
Andrew Pau Reviews Opera Production
Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed a DVD of the Metropolitan Opera's 2016 production of Georges Bizet's opera Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) in Nineteenth-Century Music Review.
Sebastiaan Faber Writes Analysis, is Interviewed
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber co-wrote an analysis "In a Polarized Spain, Voters Give the Socialists Another Chance" in the Nation and spoke with the Real News Network about Spain's center-left Socialist Party win.
Evan Kresch Presents at Economic Development Seminar
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch was invited to present, "Greener on the Other Side? Property Tax Collection and Horizontal Inequality" at the Spring 2019 Economic Development Seminar at Michigan State University, April 24, 2019.
Danielle Terrazas Williams Wins Prize
Assistant Professor of History Danielle Terrazas Williams won the 2019 Judith Lee Ridge prize on April 26, 2019, from the Western Association of Women’s Historians for her article, “‘My Conscience is Free and Clear”: African-Descended Women, Status, and Slave Owning in Mid Colonial Mexico,” published in the Americas.
Sebastiaan Faber Publishes in The Nation
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber published "Chronicling the Age of Hobsbawm: A Q&A With Historian Richard Evans" in the Nation.