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June 22, 2021

Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman produced and directed two films which had virtual screenings: ·      “Freedom Time,” New York Art Book Fair, NYC, NY, February 2021; ·      “Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic,” at Dancing Through Prison Walls and Critical Resistance, April 2021, and at the 18th Street Arts Complex, April 2021. Her documentary dance film […]

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Myriam J. A. Chancy, Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities

Professor Chancy published the solicited essay “’I Might Lose All My Life’: Brother, I’m Dying and (Black) Immigration Discourse in the United States.” Eds. Jana Braziel & Nadège Clitandre. Bloomsbury Companion to Edwidge Danticat. London: 2021. She authored a “Blurb” Endorsement for Rutgers University Press, 2021. Professor Chancy was honored with a Cover Reveal, in […]

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Wendy Cheng – American Studies

Findings from Professor Cheng’s 2020 research article, “Landscapes of Beauty and Plunder: Japanese American Flower Growers and an Elite Public Garden in Los Angeles” (EPD: Society and Space), were highlighted this spring as the cover story of Descanso magazine. She is actively working with Descanso Gardens staff and leadership as well as descendants of the flower grower […]

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Bruce Coats – Art History, Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and Paul D. Muchnic Endowed Professorship

Professor Coats presented the lectures: ·      “The Tale of Genji: Imaged and Reimagined”, the Annual Genshitsu Sen Lecture at The Center for East Asian Garden Studies, April 2021. This lecture surveyed the extraordinary literary and visual art traditions associated with The Tale of Genji. Special attention was given to artworks created by Scripps College students in […]

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Adam Davis – Art

Professor Davis was recently invited to be an extended faculty member at Claremont Graduate University for Spring 2021-2024.    

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Christina Edholm – Mathematics

Professor Edhom published the following: ·      Nika Shakiba, Christina J. Edholm, Blessing O. Emerenini, Anarina L. Murillo, Angela Peace, Omar Saucedo, Xueying Wang, Linda J. S. Allen, “Effects of environmental variability on superspreading transmission eventsin stochastic epidemic models for MERS and Ebola,” Infectious Disease Modeling (2021); ·      Danielle Burton, Suzanne Lenhart, Christina J. Edholm, Benjamin Levy, Michael L. […]

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Ellen Finkelpearl – Classics, Helen Chandler Garland Professor of Ancient Studies

Professor Finkelpearl published the book The Golden Ass; Apuleius in collaboration with the renowned animal rights philosopher, Peter Singer, Liveright Publishing Corporation, April 2021. https://wwnorton.com/books/9781631497797  

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Findley Finseth – Biology

Professor Finseth published the article “Ancient and recent introgression shape the evolutionary history of pollinator adaptation and speciation in a model monkeyflower radiation (Mimulus section Erythranthe)” in the journal PLOS Genetics, February 2021. https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article/comments?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1009095  

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Cindy Forster – History

Professor Forster published two articles in the Peoples Dispatch: ·      “Bolivia for the Record: The People Speak.” Peoples Dispatch (Cindy Forster): Bolivia for the record – the people speak ·      “Bolivia for the Record: The People Speak, pt. 2.” Bolivia for the record: the people speak pt. 2 A history of the struggle in Bolivia from […]

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Hao Huang – Music, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair in Music

 Professor Huang published the following: ·      “From Passive ‘Vessels’ of Traditional Culture to Symbolic Cultural Markers: The Geetharines in Mauritius,” by D. V. Ballgobin and Hao Huang, co-authored book chapter in Women in the making of Mauritian History (University of Mauritius Press), ed. Vijaya Teelock, pp. 121-128; ·      “Beethoven In 2021: Why His Music Continues […]

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Nancy Macko – Art, Mary W. Johnson Professorship in Teaching

Professor Macko was guest speaker for the Scripps Fine Arts Foundation and presented the video lecture, “The Story of Lola’s Tapestry and Works from The Fragile Bee.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFlQl2HTwgY New York art writer Eleanor Heartney wrote the essay “Changing States and Gorgeous Decay,” that accompanies Professor Macko’s  virtual solo exhibition, Nancy Macko:Decompositions, with Cross Contemporary Partners in New York, viewable online April through […]

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Jane Mi – Media Studies

Professor Mi participated in the following exhibitions: ·      “Deception Island” as a part of the exhibition Soil Strings – Commoning & Compost at Blockadia*Tiefsee, Frankfurt, Germany; ·      “The Church of Life” as a part of the group exhibition Composing Archipelagos at Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart curated by Jasmin Stephens. She presented at the following talks: ·      Postgraduate and Early […]

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Trang Tran – Art

Professor Tran received one of three Fellows of Contemporary Art Fellowship grants. Available through nomination only, these Fellowships are meant to encourage and support mid-career artists with funds and a six-week exhibition in July 2021. Professor Tran was interviewed by the following: ·      Chelsea Jimenez of University of California, Davis, for their FemExFilmArchive about my work and […]

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Cheryl Walker – English, Emerita

Professor Walker’s article “Religion” was included in the collection Elizabeth Bishop in Context published by Cambridge University Press, April 2021.  

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Rivka Weinberg – Philosophy

Professor Weinberg’s article “Ultimate Meaning: We Don’t Have It; We Can’t Get It; and We Should Be Very, Very Sad,” was published in Journal of Controversial Ideas 2021: 1(1): 4-24.  

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Stacey Wood – Psychology, Molly Mason Jones Professor of Psychology

Professor Wood was a training panelist for the National Association of Attorney Generals (NAAG), where she spoke on how consumers process information related to advertising and disclosures, March 2021. She was interviewed for the following: ·      “Is your Vaccine Card Selfie a Gift for Scammers, Maybe?”, by Christine Hauser, New York Times, February 2021; https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/06/health/covid-vaccination-card.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage […]

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October 23, 2020

Theodore Bartholomew – Psychology

Professor Bartholomew became President-Elect of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research and was appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research.

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Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman performed “ROPE – An evening of intertwining dance and film about incarceration and freedom,” at the Miles Memorial Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA, February 2020. https://www.ladancechronicle.com/suchi-branfmans-rope-an-evening-of-performance-activism-hope-and-freedom/ She gave a guest artist workshop/lecture “Choreographing Women’s Stories” at the California Institution for Women, Chino, CA, March  2020. Professor Branfman, in collaboration with  Ernst Fenelon Jr, Chris […]

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Roswitha Burwick – German, Emerita

Professor Burwick published a three-volume edition of Achim von Arnim’s handwritten manuscripts on natural Science: ·      Achim von Arnim. Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften II. Handschriftlicher Nachlass 1798-1811. Historisch-Kritische Ausgabe. Vol. 3: 3/1,  3/2 and 3/3. Ed. Roswitha Burwick. De Gruyter 2020. https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/19786 She edited the Journal: Neue Zeitung für Einsiedler. Magazin der Internationalen Arnim-Gesellschaft. Vol. 15. Reichert-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2020. She published an essay: […]

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Lahnna Catalino – Psychology

Professor Catalino was interviewed about her research on the Science of Happiness podcast Episode 56: How to Make Time for Happiness Keltner, D. (Host). (2020). How to make time for happiness. [Audio podcast] https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/podcasts/item/how_to_make_time_for_happiness_lisa_genova

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