Roy-Fequiere Awarded Playa Artist Residency Fellowship

Magali Roy Fequiere, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, was awarded an artist residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake Oregon this past July. The competitively selected residency included visual artists, writers, and a scientist all working on creative projects furthering their artistic visions and craft. For Roy-Fequiere, “PLAYA was a real gift of time that allowed me to have creative solitude and sustaining connections to a great community.”

Farrer Election Article Published

An article by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Ben Farrer titled “How Radical Environmental Sabotage Impacts U.S. Elections,” was published in the journal Terrorism and Political Violence. The article, co-authored with Graig Klein of New Jersey City University, is the second in a series of papers examining the broader political causes and consequences of direct action by environmentalists.

Ragan Presents at Two Conferences

Robin Ragan, professor of modern languages (Spanish), gave a poster presentation at the AAC&U Global Citizen Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Her poster focused on the translation and interpreting program at Knox College. She also delivered a conference presentation at the American Translators Association’s annual conference, “Interpreting at a Detention Center for Asylum Seekers at the Border.”

Ucar Gives Presentation

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.”