Kirk Ormand Delivers Talks

January 28, 2019

Professor of Classics Kirk Ormand recently delivered two talks. On January 5, he presented "Did Imaginary Cinaedi Have Sex with Women?" at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego, as part of a panel titled "Searching for the Cinaedus in Classical Antiquity." On January 25, Ormand delivered the John P. Sullivan Lecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Ormand's paper was titled "Mollis or Intersexed? Ovid's Hermaphroditus and the Figural Tradition." The Sullivan Lecture honors J.P. Sullivan, who taught in the Classics Department at UCSB until his untimely death in 1993.

Yago Colás Gives Lecture

January 23, 2019

Professor of English Yago Colás gave a lecture titled “Technologies of the Basketball Body: Adventures between the Science of Moving Dots and Somaesthetics” at the conference, Bodies of Design: Somaesthetic Perspectives on Technology, hosted by the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University. The lecture draws on research Colás is doing for his book, Numbers Don’t Lie! Adventures in Counting and What Counts, which will be published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2020.

Deborah Campana Gives Lecture

January 22, 2019

Deborah Campana, head of the Conservatory Library, gave a lecture at Kendal at Oberlin related to her photography exhibit, Sighting & Resighting. The exhibit, which features photographs from annual road trips to and from Santa Fe, NM, and daily trips into Oberlin, is on view in the Kendal Friends Gallery through February 24, 2019.

Beverly Acha Featured in Journal

January 21, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art and Drawing Beverly Acha was highlighted in the quarterly web journal Lookie-Lookie on the subject of her forthcoming book, Artists in the Studio: On Doubt.

Sebastiaan Faber Publishes

January 14, 2019

Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber's piece about Spain's radical right was published in the Nation.