Kirk Ormand Delivers Talks
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.
Yumi Ijiri Co-Authors Paper
Professor of Physics Yumi Ijiri co-authored a paper titled "Spin waves across three-dimensional, close-packed nanoparticles" in the New Journal of Physics.
Yago Colás Gives Lecture
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
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
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.
Stephen FitzGerald Co-Authors Paper
Stephen FitzGerald, professor of physics, co-authored a paper in Chemistry of Materials. Read the press release about the paper.
Cynthia Taylor Publishes
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor published a paper titled "Propagating the Adoption of CS Educational Innovations" in The Companion of the 23rd Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE '18 Companion).
Sebastiaan Faber Publishes
Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber's piece about Spain's radical right was published in the Nation.
Erik Inglis Publishes Article
Erik Inglis, professor of medieval art history, published “Media lost and found: the medieval understanding of the history of artistic techniques,” in the journal Quintana Revista do Departamento de Historia de Art Universidade de Santiago de Compostela 16 (2017), 15-52.
Sam Berrin Shonkoff Publishes Article
Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion Sam Berrin Shonkoff published the article "Metanomianism and Religious Praxis in Martin Buber's Hasidic Tales" in a special issue of Religions edited by Paul Mendes-Flohr.