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.
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.”