Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Anthropology Jennifer Fraser presented the paper “Dangers of Fieldwork & Dangers of Sex Work: Erotics in/of/and Ethnomusicology” as part of an organized panel called “Access, Risk, Safety, and Gender in Ethnomusicological Fieldwork: Reflections, Analysis, and Directions in the Age of #MeToo” at the 63rd annual Society for Ethnomusicology conference in Albuquerque, NM. Fraser's paper was about her #MeToo moments of sexual abuse and harassment part of ethnomusicological research in Indonesia during the past 24 years and the ways it shaped her professional career.
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology Kathryn Metz presented on a panel discussion titled "Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of Popular Music Scholarship" at the 63rd annual Society for Ethnomusicology conference in Albuquerque, NM.
Associate Archivist Anne Salsich's article "Sanctuary at Oberlin: The Archives bear Witness" was published in the November/December issue of Archival Outlook, the news magazine of the Society of American Archivists. The article is a version of her invited talk at the National Council for Public History annual meeting, and cover features one of the images in the project, a poster made by Oberlin students in response to the May 4, 1970 killings at Kent State University. The article begins on page six.
Ken Grossi, college archivist, co-authored with L'ael Hughes-Watkins, "Project STAND: Documenting Student Activism," in the September/October issue of Archival Outlook, the news magazine of the Society of American Archivists. The article begins on page eight.
Professor of Psychology Stephan Mayer's book "Transforming Psychological Worldviews to Confront Climate Change" was published by University of California Press.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Abbey Chung's book Alient Virus Love Disaster was named one of the five best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2018 according to the Washington Post.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art Grayson Earle is exhibiting alongside Ai Weiwei in an art exhibition in Switzerland. For the first time in Switzerland, Kate Vass Galerie in Zürich is presenting a comprehensive and unique exhibition on blockchain art, showcasing the most important protagonists of this movement. This art exhibition is curated by swiss digital art expert, Georg Bak.
Ann Cooper Albright, professor of dance, gave a lecture titled "Falling into Memory" for the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities at Rutgers University.
Assistant Professor of Economics Maggie Brehm presented a paper titled "Don’t Look Back: The Effect of Federal Financing to States on Foster Care Placement" at the annual Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) fall research conference.