A poem by Associate Professor English Cyn Kitchen Fitch ’00, “Occam’s Razor” has been published in Spank the Carp Magazine. Kitchen is also the featured poet in the current issue of the magazine’s “Mind of a Poet” series.
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.
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.
Earlier this summer, Professor of Music Laura Lane taught a clinic at the Illinois American Choral Directors Association called “Vocal warmups for the body, mind and soul,” in Normal Illinois. She also recently led a workshop with a professional choir, Common Pulse, in Wicker Park. This Chicago choir was founded by Lydia Lane Stout and is affiliated with Justice Choir Chicago.
Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, has just published a chapter titled “Gossip as a Social Skill” in The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation (Oxford University Press). The editors of this book are Francesca Giardini & Rafael Wittek of Groningen University in the Netherlands. The chapter is now available online and will be available in print in August.
An article by Jennifer McCarthy Foubert, assistant professor of education studies, “‘Damned if you do, damned if you don’t:’ Black parents’ racial realist school engagement,” was published in the journal Race Ethnicity and Education.
Sara O’Brien, assistant professor of psychology, was co-author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Aging & Mental Health entitled “Psychometric properties of the Expanded Version of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS-II) in a sample of older adults.” Co-authors were researchers at Louisiana State University.
A paper by John F. Dooley, William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, “The Beale Ciphers in Fiction,” was published in the latest issue of the journal Cryptologia.