Faculty Publication: Solus

Julie Brodie, Professor of Dance, and Claudia Essilinger, Professor of Art, have collaborated in creating a short dance film, Solus, which is being shown as part of this year’s Cleveland Dance Festival.  There were 17 total dance films selected for the festival and the virtual viewings are available until February 5, 2022.

Faculty Production and Award: Them/They/Us

Jonathan Sherman, Associate Professor of Film, locally debuted his directed/co-written film, They/Them/Us, at the Lincoln Theatre on Friday, Oct. 29. The independent film was featured recently in The Lantern, Columbus Underground, and Columbus Alive. It also won Best Comedy Feature at the San Diego Film Festival and Best Low-budget Feature Film at the Paris IndependentContinue reading “Faculty Production and Award: Them/They/Us”

Faculty Publications: Three Poems

Royal Rhodes, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, has published three poems, “CHURCH VISIT,” “ SAINT FRANCIS AND THE WOLF,” and “DEATH ON A GRECIAN URN,” with The Montréal Review, September 2021.  The Montreal Review offers long-form critical essays, book reviews, commentaries and interviews, photo essays, short stories, and poetry. It is illustrated with contemporary andContinue reading “Faculty Publications: Three Poems”

Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm

Noah Aydin, Professor of Mathematics, has published an article, “A new algorithm for equivalence of cyclic codes and its applications,” (Sept 2021) with R. Oliver VandenBerg ’20 in Applicable Algebra in Engineering Communication and Computing journal. What is a cyclic code? A cyclic code is a block code in coding theory, where the circular shiftsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm”

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 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 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”