Nurettin Ucar, visiting assistant professor of German, gave a presentation at the German Studies Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, on October 6. His paper, “The Nomos of Germany: Die Hungrigen und die Satten (The Hungry and the Fat)” was part of a panel entitled “Performance and Otherness.”
“Miraculous Things,” a poem by Associate Professor of English Cyn Kitchen Fitch, appears in the September 2019 issue of Every Pigeon Literary Journal.
Pierce Gradone, Assistant Professor of Music, was named the winner of Earspace Ensemble’s international call for scores. The winning work, “Dream Logic” (for clarinet, violin, cello and piano), will receive its North Carolina premiere by Earspace Ensemble in January.
Pierce Gradone, Assistant Professor of Music, received a commission from Access Contemporary Music for a new work for solo piano. The commission is part of ACM’s Inner Worlds concert series featuring works that ask the pianist to play inside of the piano instead of on the keys. It will be premiered in December by pianist Marianne Parker in Chicago.
Gina Franco, professor of English, has been invited to give a reading with Molly McCully Brown and Peter Metres at the 2019 Catholic Imagination Conference, September 19-21, at Loyola University, Chicago. She has also been asked to moderate a panel entitled, “Latinx Identities and the Catholic Experience.” The conference is free for undergraduates to attend—no registration required.
Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, takes a look at how presidential candidates use humor in The Conversation article, “Politicians Don’t Seem to Laugh at Themselves Much Anymore.”
An article by Bright Professor of American History Cate Denial, “A Pedagogy of Kindness,” was published in the journal Hybrid Pedagogy.
The article “Feeling Busing: The Washington Post, Emotion, And Desegregation in Suburban Maryland, 1968–1973,” co-authored by Deirdre Dougherty, visiting assistant professor of educational studies, was recently published in the journal Media History.
Seven new poems by Monica Berlin, professor of English, were recently published in the special feature [Salvage/Selvage] in Quarterly West.