An article by Antonio Prado, associate professor of modern languages and literatures – Spanish, “Spanish Republicans in the Holocaust: Historical Rights and Testimonial Literature,” was published in Testimony and Trauma: Engaging Common Ground.
Stuart Allison, biology, recently attended the annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration held at Central College in Pella, Iowa. He presented a paper entitled “Ecological restoration during a time of rapid environmental change: how do we keep up with a runaway train?” Allison also chaired one of the oral presentation sessions and helped judge student presentations.
Cyn Kitchen Fitch, associate professor of English, recently published the poem “Returning Home After Word that Mom has Died”, in the Spring 2019 Issue 17 of Mom Egg Review.
Nurettin Ucar had the essay “Moshsin Hamid’s Exit West: Invisible Borders and the Exclusion of Refugees” published in EuropeNow. The essay is part of a special feature titled “United in Diversity”
Gina Franco, associate professor of English, presented at the 2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Oregon. The panel, entitled “Writing’s Not a Race: A Poetry Reading & Discussion,” included readings and discussions with poets Francisco Aragón, John Murillo, Diana Marie Delgado, Gina Franco, and Brenda Cárdenas.
Christopher T. Conner, visiting assistant professor of sociology, has published a review essay titled, “Please Mind The Gap, Between Halal and Haram.” This essay provides an overview of the sociology of race, phenomenology, and utilizes a recent ethnography titled “Keeping it Halal” as a basis for more empirical work on the subject. This essay explores how ethnic groups navigate complex, and often contradictory, cultural systems. This essay will appear in a future issue of Symbolic Interaction, a leading peer-reviewed journal in Sociology.
Cyn Kitchen Fitch, associate professor of English, poem “Through the Tattoo Needle of My Mind” was published in the Spring 2019 issue of Abyss and Apex Magazine.
The play Testosterone by Rebekka Kricheldorf, translated from German by Neil Blackadder, professor of theatre, was produced by Cherry Arts in Ithaca, NY, directed by Samuel Buggeln. Blackadder attended several performances and participated along with the playwright and director in a conversation at Cornell University in the “World Theatre Voices” series.