Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón Gives Book Talk
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón gaves a book talk in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Yumi Ijiri Publishes Article
Professor of Physics Yumi Ijiri recently published an article in Physical Review B titled "Correlated spin canting in ordered core-shell Fe3O4/MnxFe3-xO4 nanoparticle assemblies." The paper was co-authored with Oberlin students Ian Hunt-Isaak '17, Hillary Pan '17, and Jane Hsieh '20 and with other scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Jillian Scudder Presents Research
Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder was invited to present her research for the Galaxies and Cosmology Seminar series on March 19, 2019 at the Harvard Center for Astrophysics.
Paul Brehm Participates in Economics Conference
Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Paul Brehm participated in the Midwest Economics Association (MEA) conference March 15-17, 2019 in St. Louis. Brehm presented a paper and served as a discussant at the conference.
Wendy Beth Hyman Publishes Monograph, Article
Wendy Beth Hyman, associate professor of English and comparative literature, has published a monograph, Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry (Oxford UP, 2019) and an article, “Seeing the Invisible Under the Microscope: Natural Philosophy and John Donne’s Flea” in Philological Quarterly 98.1-2 (Spring/Winter 2019): 157-180.
Cal Biruk Gives Talk at Data Seminar
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on March 13, 2019 at University of Washington's eScience Institute's "Data Then and Now" seminar.
Tim Scholl Gives Keynote Address
Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature Tim Scholl gave the keynote address titled "Bringing Beauty Back" on February 19 at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. The symposium was held in conjunction with the Washington National Ballet’s reconstruction of the ballet Sleeping Beauty. Scholl was involved in the first reconstruction of the ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1999.
Jan Miyake Presents Guest Lecture
Associate Professor of Music Theory Jan Miyake presented "Thematic Saturation and Haydn's Compositional Style" as a guest lecturer on February 28 at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music.
Matthew Rarey Gives Two Invited Lectures
Matthew Rarey, assistant professor of art history, gave two invited lectures, both derived from his current book manuscript. On February 26, he delivered "Leave No Mark: Blackness Inviolate" at the Department of Religion, Amherst College. On March 6, he delivered "Pouches, Archives, and the Art of Survival" at the Program of African Studies at Northwestern University, where he is currently in residence as a visiting scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Kirk Ormand Gives Invited Talks
Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand gave two invited talks. He presented "Sexualized Violence: The Eurymedon Vase in Context" on February 28 at the University of Southern Alabama. Ormand delivered "Women in and out of Time: Atalanta and Sappho" on March 12 at Rutgers University.
In addition, Ormand’s 2014 book about fragmentary archaic Greek poetry The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Archaic Greece has just been re-issued in paperback by Cambridge University Press.