Faculty Publication: Remarks on The Virtue of Nationalism

Fred Baumann, Kenyon College Professor of Political Science, has published an article in the January – March 2021 volume 50 no. 1 issue of Perspectives on Political Science remarking Yorham Hazony’s book, The Virtue of Nationalism. Abstract Summary This article restates Hazony’s distinction between nation and empire and the characteristics used to typify them inContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Remarks on The Virtue of Nationalism”

NEH Fellowships 2021

The deadline is approaching for this year’s NEH fellowships.   Full information can be found on the agency’s website, including an invitation to a free online information session to be held on February 9, 2021, from 12:30 PM – 2 PM Eastern Standard Time. The presentation will be posted afterwards, if you are unable to attendContinue reading “NEH Fellowships 2021”

Publication: Al-Kashi’s Miftah al-Hisab

Kenyon College Professor of Maths, Noah Aydin, recently published the very first complete English translation of Jamshīd al-Kāshī’s historic book, Al-Kashi’s Miftah al-Hisab, Volume II: Geometry (2020), with co-authors Lakhdar Hammoudi and Ghada Bakbouk. About the Book (Description from Publisher Birkhäuser Science) Jamshīd al-Kāshī’s Miftāḥ al-Ḥisab (Key to Arithmetic) was largely unknown to researchers untilContinue reading “Publication: Al-Kashi’s Miftah al-Hisab”

NSF Info Session, Q&A, 1:1 Appointments

OSFP will welcome Dr. Amanda Ingram, NSF program officer, for a February 26 information session which will include Q&A from 9am to approximately 10am, followed by 1:1 30-minute sessions until 1:00ish – by reservation only. Biologists and Biochemists will find these 1:1s particularly useful, but all are welcome to make appointments. RSVP by February 19thContinue reading “NSF Info Session, Q&A, 1:1 Appointments”

Publication: World System satellites

Shaun Golding, Kenyon College Assistant Professor of Sociology, published an article, “World System satellites: Place-making and inequality during the 1990s rural migration rebound” in the Journal of Rural Studies October 2020 issue. The findings in this article offer insights for making sense of how inequality impacts rural America amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Abstract ThisContinue reading “Publication: World System satellites”

2021 Ohio Arts Council Awards

Members of the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) board have approved $300,000 in grant funding to be awarded to 75 Ohio artists through the OAC’s Individual Excellence Awards program. Two Kenyon faculty members were among the winners of this prestigious award —  Gregory Spaid, Professor of Art Emeritus, for photography, and Karen Snouffer, Professor of ArtContinue reading “2021 Ohio Arts Council Awards”

Publication: Pride: A meta-analytic project

Leah Dickens, Kenyon Assistant Professor of Psychology, co-published with Richard W. Robbins (UC Davis), an article titled “Pride: A meta-analytic project”. It can be found in the November 2020 issue of Emotion. Abstract Pride is a complex construct, at times conceptualized positively (as a positive emotional reaction to a personal success) and at other timesContinue reading “Publication: Pride: A meta-analytic project”

Publication: To Disappear and To Find

English Department Professor, Ira Sukrungruang, has published his essay “To Disappear & To Find” in Issue 66 of Brevity Magazine.  The essay is from a time before the pandemic, while driving 5 days a week, 2 hours a day to Kenyon College with his son. “The flat of Ohio spreads in subtle swales before us,Continue reading “Publication: To Disappear and To Find”

Publication: The Main Drivers of Methane Emissions

Kenyon Biology Professor, Siobhan Fennessy, has published an article in Plant and Soil’s January 2021 issue titled, “The main drivers of methane emissions differ in the growing and flooded fallow seasons in Mediterranean rice fields.” The entire article is available to read online. Abstract Purpose To assess 1) the cumulative greenhouse gas emissions –GHG- and globalContinue reading “Publication: The Main Drivers of Methane Emissions”