Jillian Scudder's Book Released in U.S. and Globally
Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder's book Astroquizzical: A beginner's journey through the cosmos, published by Icon Books, was released in the U.S. and globally on September 10, 2019. The hardback was released in June 2018.
Jiyul Kim Participates in Panel Talk
Visiting Instructor of History Jiyul Kim participated with three visual artists, Mahwish Chishty, Matthew Deibel, and Barbara Koenen, in a panel talk titled "E Pluribus: Reflections on 9/11" at 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The panel accompanies the exhibit "E Pluribus: Reflections on the Anniversary of 9/11" at the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) gallery.
Marco Wilkinson's Book Published
Oberlin College Press Managing Editor Marco Wilkinson's book, Madder, will be published by Coffee House Press.
Cynthia Taylor Publishes Paper
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor published a paper in The International Computing Education Research Conference (ICER '19).
Sebastiaan Faber Interviews Joshua Sperling
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber interviewed Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and Creative Writing Joshua Sperling about his biography of John Berger. The conversation was published in the Brooklyn Rail.
Christina Neilson Authors Book
Christina Neilson, associate professor of renaissance and baroque art history, authored Practice and Theory in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, which was published by Cambridge University Press.
Emily Barton Publishes Short Story
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Emily Barton has a new short story, "Better," in Guernica.
Kara Yoo Leaman Awarded Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Aural Skills Kara Yoo Leaman has been awarded the 2019-2020 Fellowship for the Study of Russia and Ballet, a joint fellowship of the NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. The CBA Fellowship Program invites scholars and artists to The Center to develop self-directed projects that expand the way we think about ballet’s history, practice, and performance.
Kirk Ormand Appointed as Visiting Professor
Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand has been appointed the Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor for the spring semester of 2021 at Carleton College. The Benedict Professorship brings scholars of national renown to Carleton for a limited appointment to teach courses in their areas of specialty. Ormand, who received his BA from Carleton, will offer his class on ancient Greek and Roman sexuality. Ormand will be on sabbatical leave for '20-21, and will return to Oberlin in the fall of 2021.
Ann Cooper Albright Gives Keynote and Publishes
Professor of Dance Ann Cooper Albright gave a keynote talk at the Nordic Forum for Dance Research’s (NOFOD) annual conference which was held in Helsinki, Finland. Her essay “Life Practices” is the lead essay in the recently published Oxford Handbook of Improvisation in Dance.