Book Publishing Webinar

Williams College will be hosting a webinar panel discussion on academic book publishing and has invited Kenyon faculty to attend. It is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, 2021, 4-5 PM ET.  Please contact us by email (OSFP@kenyon.edu) for the Zoom link and password. Info: Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, theContinue reading “Book Publishing Webinar”

Faculty Publication: Macroevolution

Andrew Kerkhoff, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology, along with his former student Cecina Babich Morrow ‘18, Data Scientist at Spring Health in NYC, and S. K. Morgan Ernest, Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida, co-authored “Macroevolution of dimensionless life-history metrics in tetrapods” in Volume 288, Issue 1949 (April, 2021)Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Macroevolution”

Faculty Honor: Staging Trio A

Professor of Dance Julie Brodie‘s staging of the famous postmodern piece, Trio A, has been selected for performance at the OhioDance Professional Choreographic Virtual Concert on May 1st at 7:00pm. A collaborative research project with her departmental colleagues, Professor Balinda Craig-Quijada and Assistant Professor Kora Radella, Brodie recreated the dance from its Labanotation score. ItsContinue reading “Faculty Honor: Staging Trio A”

Faculty Publication: New Orleans

Keija Parssinen, Assistant Professor of English, has published a Flash Fiction piece “New Orleans” in the current issue of Southern Humanities Review (54.1).   Excerpt THE DEVIL WALKS US to the hat shop on Royal Street, talking in a voice like he eats rocks. The city is going to hell, he says. Shouldn’t he like that,Continue reading “Faculty Publication: New Orleans”

Faculty Publication: Time and Continuity

David Lynn, Professor of English and Special Assistant to the President, has published a nonfiction essay “Time and Continuity: An Ancient Inn Endures” in the Spring 2021 edition of The Sewanee Review. Excerpt Smiling and clearly nervous, Caroline Cheffers steps through the low threshold and down onto the floor of the Malt House. Only onContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Time and Continuity”

Planned Expansion for NSF

A recent article in Science  detailed the possible $50 billion budget increase for the National Science Foundation as part of President Biden’s $2.3 trillion proposal for improving our nation’s aging infrastructure.   This investment includes $35 billion towards combatting climate change, as well as to create an additional agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Climate (ARPA-C) forContinue reading “Planned Expansion for NSF”

Fulbright Meet & Greet

On Monday, April 26th, from 10:30-11:30am, OSFP will host an informal “drop-in” session with several of Kenyon’s past Fulbright Scholars available to offer insight, tell stories, provide application pointers, and answer questions that you might have about the program and/or living abroad. You are welcome to stay for the entire hour, or simply pop inContinue reading “Fulbright Meet & Greet”

Faculty Publication: Conceptual Systems

Elliot Mercer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Drama, and Film, published an article “Conceptual Systems: The Dances, Music, and Drawings of Laura Dean” in Dance Research Journal (Volume 52 Issue 3). Abstract Laura Dean’s creative output in minimalist art spans interconnected work in dance, music, and drawing. Throughout the early 1970s, Dean represented her compositionalContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Conceptual Systems”

Faculty Publication: Teaching Writing in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Curriculum

Sarah Petersen, Jennifer McMahon, Hewlet McFarlane, Christopher Gillen, and Haruhiko Itagaki, have published an article, “Mini-Review – Teaching Writing in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Curriculum: Its Importance and Best Practices” in volume 737 of Neuroscience Letters, October 2020.   Abstract In neuroscience and other scientific disciplines, instructors increasingly appreciate the value of writing. Teaching students to writeContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Teaching Writing in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Curriculum”

Faculty Publication: Review of Exhausted on the Cross

Keija Parssinen, Assistant Professor of English, has published a book review of Exhausted on the Cross by Najwan Darwish in the Spring 2021 issue of World Literature Today. It is available in its entirety online. Excerpt In Najwan Darwish’s unflinching new collection of poems, Exhausted on the Cross, we witness a poet in conflict withContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Review of Exhausted on the Cross”