Faculty Publication: Another Type of Silence

Ira Sukrungruang, Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing and English, has published a creative nonfiction essay, “Another Type of Silence” in Slag Glass City’s Special Issue: This Blissful City 2021. Excerpt: Two people sit at a bar—City and Country. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, except it is a memory from aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Another Type of Silence”

Faculty Publication: Poor People Disappear

Ira Sukrungruang, Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing and English Department Professor, has published a fiction piece, “Poor People Disappear” in The Rumpus. You can read this in its entirety in the Rumpus Original Fiction section. Excerpt: This is the third day, and there are more empty seats. The spread of sickness is toContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Poor People Disappear”

Faculty Publication: Grandmothers on Guard

Jennifer Johnson, R. Todd Ruppert Professor of International Studies  & Professor of Sociology, has published the book Grandmothers on Guard with University of Texas Press, May 2021. Description For about a decade, one of the most influential forces in US anti-immigrant politics was the Minuteman Project. The armed volunteers made headlines patrolling the southern border.Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Grandmothers on Guard”

Faculty Publication: A Journey Up The Exe

David Lynn, Professor of English and Special Assistant to the President, has published A Journey Up The Exe, an essay in Amherst College’s The Common, Issue 21. Excerpt From across the Atlantic, I’m helplessly, compulsively watching videos on the BBC and other news sites. It’s early February 2014, and an unusually powerful storm—in truth aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A Journey Up The Exe”

Faculty Publication: Women in the State

 Wendy Singer, Roy T. Wortman Distinguished Professor of History, has published “Women in the State: Elected women and the Challenge of Indian Politics (1957-1962)” in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies Volume 44, Issue 1 (2021). Abstract When Parvathi Krishnan (MP, Coimbatore Madras) entered India’s parliament on 28 March 1958, it was just aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Women in the State”

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 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”