Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities

Jacqueline McAllister, Associate Professor of Political Science, has an article “South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities. Why hasn’t that happened?” published in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog on October 6, 2021. Excerpt Is South Sudan coming to terms with the violent five-year civil war that left 400,000 dead, and millions displaced? ByContinue reading “Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities”

Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions

Andrew Kerkhoff, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology, along with co-authors Danilo M. Neves, Susy Echeverría-Londoño (former Kenyon postdoc), Cory Merow,  Naia Morueta-Holme,  Robert K. Peet, Brody Sandel, Jens-Christian Svenning,  Susan K. Wiser, and Brian J. Enquist, have published an article “The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions shapes evolutionary diversity of plant assemblages at continentalContinue reading “Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions”

Book Publication: Postcard Poems

Jeanne Griggs, Writing Center Director, has published a volume of poetry, Postcard Poems, published by Broadstone Books. She will be reading and signing her book outside of the Kenyon bookstore October 14th at 4:30 pm. In days before selfies and social media, postcards were a ubiquitous feature of travel, providing both means of communication withContinue reading “Book Publication: Postcard Poems”

Faculty Publication: Genoa G8 Summit Response

Wendy MacLeod, James Michael Playwright-in-Residence/Professor of Drama has published an essay in the Corriere Della Sera, one of Italy’s oldest newspapers and most-read newspaper. Professor MacLeod  was commissioned by the National Theater of Genoa to represent the U.S. by writing a play about the G-8 summit held in Genoa in 2001.  The other seven playwrightsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Genoa G8 Summit Response”

Faculty Award: Humanities at Work

Travis Landry, Professor of Spanish, is part of a team that has been awarded a $5000 grant from The Five Colleges of Ohio Collaborative Grants Committee to support their project “Humanities at Work.” The proposal team consists of KJ Cerankowski (Oberlin), Mary Anne Lewis Cusato (Ohio Wesleyan), Julie Mujic (Denison), Jordan Walters (Wooster), and ProfessorContinue reading “Faculty Award: Humanities at Work”

Grant Awarded to Kenyon CIP

CIP was awarded $5000 by the The Five Colleges of Ohio Collaborative Grants Committee to support the second annual “What Works” Teaching and Learning Conference (June 2022) for sharing and celebrating good teaching practices. The funds will pay for keynote speakers and live captioning for the event. The CFP is intended to be announced inContinue reading “Grant Awarded to Kenyon CIP”

Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury

Alex Novikoff, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, was featured in CNN’s 6-part documentary entitled Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury. The documentary focuses on six of the epic battles that have helped to define the holy city, and Professor Novikoff was featured in episode 3 (“A Country on Edge”) which focused on the events ofContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury”

Faculty Award: NSF CSSI Grant

Madeline Wade, Associate Professor of Physics, has been awarded funding from NSF for her project “Framework: An A+ Framework for Multimessenger Astrophysics Discoveries through Real-Time Gravitational Wave Detection.” This $3,397,540 project is being led by the Pennsylvania State University with subawards to Kenyon College and Concordia University Wisconsin. This 5-year project is part of theContinue reading “Faculty Award: NSF CSSI Grant”

Faculty Award: GACA Fellowship

Congratulations to Benjamin Bachert, Adjunct Instructor of Music (guitar), who has been awarded an Artist Individual Fellowship from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. The $700 award will go towards promoting Professor Bachert’s music, including recordings of original music, website development, and publishing. The Arts Council established the GCAC/City of Columbus Grants Program in 1973 toContinue reading “Faculty Award: GACA Fellowship”

Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity

Krista Dalton, Assistant Professor of Religious & Jewish Studies, has published an article,“Rabbis as Recipients of Charity and the Logic of Grammarian Piety” in the Journal for the Study of Judaism, August 2021.  Abstract Palestinian Amoraic literature depicts some rabbis as recipients of charity. While some scholars have suggested that these donations supported poor studentsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity”