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”

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”

Faculty Publication: Build a Better Filibuster

Nancy Powers, Assistant Professor of Political Science, has published an op-ed “How the German model can help us build a better filibuster.”.  The article, posted April 6, 2021, is available online on Congressional Quarterly’s daily journal, Roll Call, website. The media company is considered the leading provider of congressional news, legislative tracking and advocacy services.Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Build a Better Filibuster”

Faculty Publication: Ancient Maya Patolli from Gallon Jug, Belize

Claire Novotny, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, has published the article “Ancient Maya Patolli from Gallon Jug, Belize” in the March 2021 issue of Latin American Antiquity, with co-author  Brett A. Houk (Texas Tech University). Abstract Recent excavations at the site of Gallon Jug, a minor center in northwestern Belize, revealed multiple patolli* boards incised into aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Ancient Maya Patolli from Gallon Jug, Belize”

Faculty Publication: Redefining Sustainable Polymers

Yutan Getzler, Associate Professor of Chemistry has published an article “Redefining Sustainable Polymers” in the December 2020, 10th anniversary issue of ACS Macro Letters. The article was selected for free open access publication by the journal editors, awarded to 0.6% of ACS publications in 2020.His co-authors include Danielle E. Fagnani,  Jessica L. Tami, Graeme Copley,Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Redefining Sustainable Polymers”

Faculty Publication: White Pants

Wendy MacLeod, James Michael Playwright-in-Residence/Professor of Drama, will present her play “White Pants” as part of PERIOD PIECE, showing during the month of April. Each evening of this production will feature a cast of 12 unique performers and her play will be presented the first night, on April 12th. Filled with humor, honesty and aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: White Pants”

Faculty Publication: Tidal-Lingualism

Orchid Tierney, Assistant Professor in English, has published a piece with Annulet: A Journal of Poetics in its biannual publication titled “Tidal-Lingualism: On Craig Santos Perez’s “from tidelands.”” It can be read in its entirety online. Excerpt Don Mee Choi proposes that “translation is a map, a mode that can trigger endless crossings from oneContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Tidal-Lingualism”