Sheila Miyoshi Jager Quoted in New York Times
Sheila Miyoshi Jager, professor of East Asian studies, was quoted in the New York Times about the historic first match of the unified South-North Korean women's Olympic hockey team at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic games.
Tania Boster Presents
Tania Boster presented on “Rethinking Women in Poverty” at the University of Akron Women’s Studies Program’s Rethinking Gender Speaker Series.
Janet Fiskio Awarded Grant
Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, was awarded the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Community Grants Award, which was co-sponsored by Clean Healthy Educated Safe and Sustainable in partnership with Mobile County Training School Alumni Association. The grant was jointly given to Reggie Hill, director of Success 4 the Future.
Chanda Feldman Publishes Collection of Poetry
Chanda Feldman, visiting assistant professor of creative writing, published Approaching the Fields, a collection of poetry, through LSU Press.
Janet Fiskio Publishes Chapter
Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, published with Sophia Bamert ’14 the chapter “New Directions in Ecocriticism” in American Literature in Transition, 2000-2010 through Cambridge University Press.
Jillian Scudder Publishes Book
Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder has published her first book, Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree.
Julia Christensen Featured for Gallery Show
Julia Christensen opened the gallery show Waiting for a Break at SPACES, a contemporary art venue in Cleveland, Ohio. The show was featured in the Plain Dealer, on WVIZ/PBS, and in a segment from Great Lakes Today.
Ron Cheung Interviewed about Homeowner Associations
Ron Cheung, associate professor of economics, was interviewed in an article about homeowner associations for the Arizona Republic .
Marco Wilkinson Publishes Pushcart Prize-nominated Nonfiction Essay
Marco Wilkinson, managing editor at Oberlin College Press, published a Pushcart Prize-nominated nonfiction essay, "Hidden Light, Wooden Ladder, Bucket of Clay, Pillar of Water," at Bennington Review.
Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Interviewed by International Film Festival Rotterdam
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were interviewed about their film The Foreigner’s Home in a blog post for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.