Leonard V. Smith Publishes Article

January 31, 2020

Leonard V. Smith ’80, Frederick B Artz Professor of History, published an article titled: "Sovereignty under the League of Nations Mandates: The Jurists' Debates," in the December 2019 issue of Journal of the History of International Law. The article argues that mandates after World War I were never "colonies" in a traditional legal sense and that jurists were never able to agree on just what they were instead.

Chie Sakakibara Published in Journal

January 29, 2020

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Chie Sakakibara discusses indigenous efforts and epistemologies to cope with stresses and plights induced by global climate change in an article published in the journal Environmental Philosophy. Informed by a variety of humanistic perspectives from marginalized communities, the authors examine how indigenous peoples, especially those of North America and northern Pacific Rim, process climate change through their cultural values and social priorities to cultivate resilience. Article coauthors Elise Horensky ’17 and Sloane Garelick ’17 were enrolled in Sakakibara's course Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change (ENVS315), which served as the foundation of this work.

Chanda Feldman Publishes Poem in Southern Review

January 25, 2020

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman published the poem, "They Ran and Flew From You," in the Southern Review, winter 2020 issue.

Jillian Scudder Coauthors Publication

January 24, 2020

Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder coauthored a publication that appeared in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, which investigated which galaxies form starbursts in their centers in the nearby universe.

Cortney Smith Co-Authors Essay

January 21, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Cortney Smith's co-authored essay, "What to do when you’re raped’: Indigenous women critiquing and coping through a rhetoric of survivance," was published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, the flagship journal for rhetoric and communication.

Jason Haugen Copresents Paper

January 17, 2020

Jason Haugen, associate professor of anthropology, copresented a paper at the 2020 winter meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) with senior linguistics major Nina Lorence-Ganong. Their paper examines historical linguistic connections between the Indigenous Uto-Aztecan and Plateau Penutian language families of western North America.

Veljko Vujacic's Book Translated to Russian and Serbian

January 16, 2020

Professor of Sociology Veljko Vujacic's book Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia (Cambridge University Press, 2015) appeared in Russian (St. Petersburg, The European University Press, 2019) and Serbian translations (Belgrade: CLIO press, 2019). Public presentations were organized in St. Petersburg (European University) on October, 22, 2019 and at the International Belgrade Book Fair on October 27, 2019.

Jillian Scudder Coauthors Publication

January 15, 2020

Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder coauthored a publication that appeared in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, which investigated what properties of a galaxy control its star formation rate.

Renee Romano Presents on Panel

January 15, 2020

Renee Romano, Robert S. Danforth Professor of History and professor of comparative American studies and Africana studies, presented on the panel, "Historicizing Heterosexuality" at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, held January 3-6, 2020, in New York City. The roundtable featured essays that will be published in the forthcoming volume, Heterosexual Histories. Romano spoke about her contribution to the volume, titled "The Strange Career of Interracial Heterosexuality."

Kristina Mani Interviewed

January 14, 2020

Associate Professor of Politics Kristina Mani was interviewed by E-International Relations, the leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics. In the interview, she talks about her research on Latin American militaries, their influence on national economic and political developments, and transnational issues facing the region.