Bryan Parkhurst honored by Society for Music Theory
Bryan Parkhurst, assistant professor of music theory and aural skills, has been honored with the Emerging Scholar Award by the Society for Music Theory. The society annually recognizes publications of the best books and articles on music-theoretical topics.
The award was presented at the society's annual meeting in San Antonio, TX on November 3, 2018 recognizing Parkhurst's article, “Making a Virtue of Necessity: Schenker and Kantian Teleology,” published in the April 2017 issue of the Journal for Music Theory.
The society's review committee praised Parkhurst's in-depth study of aesthetic and philosophical underpinnings of the theories of Heinrich Schenker as "a rigorous philosophical inquiry into the ideal of 'musical science'."
Alexia Hudson-Ward Featured in American Libraries Magazine
Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries Alexia Hudson-Ward was featured in a photo quote on page 36 of the November/December 2018 issue of American Libraries magazine.
Alison Ricker Writes for American Libraries Magazine
Alison Ricker, head of the science library, wrote an article, "Excited about Science" for Amercan Libraries magazine.
Kirk Ormand Publishes Review of Volume of Collected Essays
Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand recently published a review of a volume of collected essays, titled Sex, Knowledge and Receptions of the Past, edited by Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands (Oxford University Press, 2015). The volume deals with the reception of past traditions in the formation of modern theories of sexuality, sexual identity, and gender presentation. Ormand’s review appears in the Journal of the History of Sexuality 27 (2018): 482-484.
Lyndsey P. Beutin Presents Lecture
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Lyndsey P. Beutin was an invited speaker at Yale University's Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Beutin presented a lecture "Trafficking in Anti-blackness" as part of the Center's symposium.
Shelley Lee Named to Editorial Board
Associate Professor of History and Director of Comparative American Studies Shelley Lee was named to the editorial board of American National Biography, published by Oxford University Press. The source is considered the authority on American biographies.
Jillian Scudder Participates in Book Fair
Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder participated in the Buckeye Book Fair on November 3, 2018, in Wooster, Ohio.
Steven Volk Writes Op-ed
Emeritus Professor of History Steven Volk wrote an op-ed, "President Trump using backdoor means to alter drastically the U.S. immigration system" in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Evan Kresch Presents at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper on November 3, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Martin Saavedra Presents at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra presented a paper on November 3, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.