Faculty Accomplishments

Gayle Blankenburg – Music

Professor Blankenburg’s performance can be heard in both piano solo and chamber music, on a newly released CD of the music of Richard Cameron-Wolfe, on the Furious Artisans label distributed by Naxos Recordings, released June 1, 2018. She performs on 8 of the 11 CD tracks. The recordings took place in New York City over […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Tia Blassingame – Book Arts

Professor Blassingame’s work is included in the following exhibits and publications: Text & Textile exhibit, Robert B. Haas Arts Library at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, April 9-August 6, 2018; “Rewriting the Master Narrative” exhibit, Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, August 4, 2018 to September 1, 2018; Essential Knowledge: The Book: definitions, June 23, […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Thierry Boucquey – French

Professor Thierry Boucquey received a Scholar-in-Residence Grant from Hunan Women’s University in Changsha, China for teaching foreign language pedagogy and English as a Second Language, May through June 2018.

Added: October 4, 2018

Bruce Coats – Art History

Professor Coats presented three lectures on Japanese prints and manga for the University of Southern California U.S.-China Institute which offers training in East Asian arts for Southern California public school teachers, August 2018. He presented a lecture “Campus innovations” for 25th Annual Camp Scripps, June 2018. Professor Coats submitted a book review of Zen and […]

Added: October 4, 2018

David Cubek – Music

Professor Cubek conducted the following concerts during summer 2018:  The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, the elite and internationally acclaimed ensemble of Venezuela’s El Sistema; The Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra Philharmonic (PYSO), at Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena, CA; La Escuela Superior de Música Orchestra, Juarez University, Durango, Mexico.

Added: October 4, 2018

Lara Deeb – Anthropology

Professor Deeb gave the Plenary Lecture “Quiet Constraints on Scholarship: Self-Censorship, Refusal, and Topics We Wish Did Not Exist” for the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies conference in London, June 2018.

Added: October 4, 2018

Eric Doehne – Art Conservation

Professor Doehne is mentioned in the latest edition of National Geographic, in the article “Is This Inscribed Stone a Notorious Forgery—or the Answer to America’s Oldest Mystery?” He is in talks with Brenau College to move forward in the near future with some testing on the Dare stone. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/05/lost-colony-roanoke-virginia-eleanor-dare-stone-mystery/?_ga=2.123300171.1183696664.1528066449-1039690349.1528066449

Added: October 4, 2018

Jacqueline Elam – Writing Program

Professor Elam’s academic book, Corpse Encounters: An Aesthetics of Death (co-authored with Chase Pielak), was published by Lexington Books, July 2018.

Added: October 4, 2018

Marino Forlino – Italian

Professor Folino was one of 20 participants selected for a professional development course organized by Accademia della Crusca, one of the most prominent and leading institutions in the field of research on the Italian language, Florence, Italy, July 2018. He attended a professional development course for professors of Italian abroad organized by Scuola Dante Alighieri, […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Jennifer Groscup – Psychology

Professor Groscup was elected President of the American Psychology-Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association.

Added: October 4, 2018

Ken Gonzales-Day – Art

Professor Gonzales-Day received the following press coverage on his current exhibit “UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar,” on view through Jan. 6, 2019 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery: History unseen: Smithsonian gallery examines overlooked victims of US lynchings  Luis Alonso Lugo, Chicago Sun Times, July 20, 2018; Smithsonian […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Hao Huang – Music

Professor Huang received the Best Presentation Award for his talk “Assessing How Liberal Arts Colleges Can Teach Undergraduate Students about Key Issues in Migration, Immigration, and Human Rights”, at the 20th International Conference on Refugee Studies and Human Rights (ICRSHR), San Francisco, CA, June 2018. He presented and participated in a panel discussion on global […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Hao Huang and Rachel Huang – Music

Professors Hao and Rachel Huang performed by formal invitation the “Mei Duo” concert at Comune di Pisciotta, Cilento Italy, Agropoli, Italy, and did research in Siracusa, Sicily, July 2018.

Added: October 4, 2018

Nancy Macko – Art

Professor Macko presented a lecture about her work in conjunction with her exhibition at the Museum of the Southwest in Midland, TX, May 2018. Her exhibition, The Fragile Bee, opened at the Pentacrest Museums at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, July 2018. She participated in the following professional activities:  Board member retreat for […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Leila Mansouri – English

Professor Mansouri attended a prose residency with the VONA/Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation in Berkeley, CA, June 2018. More information about the VONA organization, can be found here: https://vonacommunity.org/

Added: October 4, 2018

Maryan Soliman – Africana Studies

Professor Soliman was awarded a Course Development Grant for a fall 2019 course “Africana Studies Journal and New Media,” from the Hive Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity, The Claremont Colleges, May 2018. She received the Dr. Agnes Moreland Jackson Faculty Award from the Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA), The Claremont Colleges, May 2018.

Added: October 4, 2018

Shelia Walker – Psychology

Professor Walker published her book African American Girls and the Construction of Identity: Class, Race, and Gender, published by  Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books, September 2018. The book cover image is an artwork by Samella Lewis, Professor of Art emerita, Scripps College.

Added: October 4, 2018

Rivka Weinberg – Philosophy

Professor Weinberg’s paper, “The Endless Umbilical Cord: Parental Obligation to Grown Children,” was accepted for publication by The Journal of Practical Ethics. She presented a paper, “Ultimate Meaning: We Don’t Have It, We Can’t Get It, and We Should be Very, Very Sad,” at the Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress at the University of Colorado, Boulder, […]

Added: October 4, 2018

Kevin Williamson – Dance

Professor Williamson collaborated with choreographer/director David Roussève and the company REALITY on the  premiere work “Halfway to Dawn” featuring the music of African American jazz composer Billy Strayhorn. Performances are scheduled for October 4-7, 2018 at the REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA. https://www.davidrousseve.com/halfwaytodawn/

Added: October 4, 2018

Stacey Wood – Psychology

Professor Wood was invited to be a monthly blogger for Psychology Today. Her latest article “Why We Still Have Sweepstake Scams” can be read at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-fraud-crisis/201808/why-do-we-still-have-sweepstakes-scams

Added: October 4, 2018