Cal Biruk Gives Invited Book Talk
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on March 1, 2019 at University of Toronto's Infrastructures of Development seminar series.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager Publishes in Politico
Professor of East Asian Studies Sheila Miyoshi Jager published on February 26, 2019 "What Trump Needs to Know About the North Koreans and Hanoi" in Politico. The piece features her analysis of the historical relevance of North Korea-North Vietnam/Vietnam relations for U.S.-North Korea relations in light of the Hanoi summit.
Jeffrey Witmer Named Editor in Chief
Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Witmer was named editor in chief of the Journal of Statistics Education. Witmer was part of the group that launched the journal in 1992 and was an associate editor during the first years of the journal's existance. While Witmer has also served as editor for STATS magazine, this is his first position as editor in chief.
Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Speak as Invited Guests
Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were invited guests to Columbia University's Institute for Research on African-American Studies on March 7, 2019 to speak about their documentary film, The Foreigner's Home.
Sebastiaan Faber Interviewed on Podcast
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber participated in a segment on University of Pennsylvania's Knowledge@Wharton podcast.
Jiyul Kim Quoted in Story about North Korean Soldiers
Visiting Assistant Professor of History Jiyul Kim was quoted in an Agence France Presse (AFP) story about North Korean soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War.
Sebastiaan Faber Interviewed
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber was interviewed on the Real News Network about Spain's struggle for its identity as Catalan independence leaders face trial.
Joshua Sperling Writes Book
Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies Joshua Sperling wrote A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger. Sperling has held several talks about the book at locations including the London Review of Books, BOZAR, School of Visual Arts, McNally Jackson, and Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.
Les Beldo Publishes
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Les Beldo published an article in American Ethnologist about whalers, activists, and the power of the state in the Makah whaling conflict.
Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway Gives Invited Lecture
Associate Professor of Anthropology Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway gave an invited lecture titled "Figure (of Personhood) Drawing: Pictorial Representations of Signing and Signers in Nepal" on February 15, 2019 at the University of Michigan.