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November 14, 2022

Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman contributed the following accomplishments: September 19 Lecture: Dancing Through Prison Walls Cornell University, Ithaca NY October 14-16 Panelist: Dance and Abolition, “Freedom Time” Dance Studies Association International Conference, Vancouver BC October 18 Artist Talk: Dancing Through Prison Walls California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA October 19 Embodied Lecture: Dancing Through Prison […]

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

Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy contributed the following fall accomplishments: Publications: Creative Writing “Dear Friend” (“Masks” Essay), The Rumpus, “Letters in the Mail” Subscription program. (An essay addressed to readers in letter format). October 2022. “Loko (aka Loco, aka, the Rainwater Man),” (new fiction) Room Magazine 45.2, Summer/Fall 2022. Honors & Awards Winner, American Book Award […]

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Pete Chandrangsu – Biology

Professor Pete Chandrangsu had the following journal article published: Mills, JL and Chandrangsu, P. (2022) Building Radical Listening and Empathy Through Workshops in an Undergraduate Microbiology Course. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education (in press).

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Lara Deeb – Anthropology

Professor Lara Deeb’s co-edited volume, Practicing Sectarianism: Archival and Ethnographic Interventions on Lebanon, was published this fall by Stanford University Press. She also has a chapter in the volume, titled “When Exposure is Not Enough: Sectarianism as a Response to Mixed Marriage,” and co-authored the volume’s Introduction.

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

Professor Ellen Finkelpearl appeared along with animal rights philosopher, Peter Singer, at an event on October 26 (in person and online) at Labyrinth Bookstore in Princeton, NJ, promoting their collaborative book, Apuleius’ Golden Ass (excerpted), Norton, Liveright 2021. She will be speaking at the PAMLA conference at UCLA in November in the Classics/Greek session and […]

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Ken Gonzales-Day – The Fletcher Jones Chair in Art

Professor Ken Gonzales-Day published an essay for the Latinx Project, at NYU https://www.latinxproject.nyu.edu/intervenxions/latinx-futurisms-in-public-space He lectured at: Yale Center for British Art https://britishart.yale.edu/exhibitions-programs/home-artists-conversation-ken-gonzales-day Professor Gonzales-Day lectured at USC, and did a walking tour of lynching sites for Pepperdine University Oct 29 He held the following exhibitions: Solo exhibition of Pandemic Portraits at Luis De Jesus Los […]

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Mary Hatcher-Skeers – Chemistry

Professor Mary Hatcher-Skeers held the following workshop: Haverford College Computer Science Department Teaching Workshop “Supporting All Students in First Year STEM Classes”, September 26th, 2022

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Anne Harley – Music

In September, Professor Anne Harley co-presented on the art songs of Los Angeles African American composer Harold Bruce Forsythe (1908-76) at the national conference of the College Music Society. In October, at Manhattan School of Music, she performed in the New York premiere of Scripps alumna Marjorie Merryman’s The Miracles of Thecla, one of several […]

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

Professor Hao Huang contributed the following accomplishments: May 2022 – Webex presentation on Blood on Gold Mountain and anti-Asian American violence webinar for North Carolina Office of State Human Resources employees including personnel at all UNCs. https://oshr.nc.gov/news/oshr-webinars-demand May 2022 – podcast release of self-authored play, Jianchi/Perseverance during May, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, on https://blood-on-gold-mountain.captivate.fm/ May […]

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

Professor Nancy Macko’s exhibition The Fragile Bee is on view at the Buffalo Museum of Science October 6 – December 26, 2022 https://www.sciencebuff.org/exhibits/the-fragile-bee/

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Sarah Marzen – Physics

Professor Sarah Marzen gave the talk, “How well do neurons, humans, and artificial neural networks predict?” at the following 3 locations. • MITRE Tech Talk, October 2022 • INC Seminar Series at UCSD, October 2022 • Biology Seminar Series at UCSB, November 2022 She also was selected as Fellow for the newest Scialog: Molecular Basis […]

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Seo Young Park – Anthropology

Professor Seo Young Park’s monograph, Stitching the 24-Hour City: Life, Labor, and the Problem of Speed in Seoul (Cornell University Press, 2021), has received an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Hsu Book Prize. The Hsu Book Prize is given by the Society for East Asian Anthropology to the English-language book published in the previous calendar […]

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Katie Purvis Roberts – Chemistry and Environmental Science

Professor Katie Purvis Roberts co-authored the following publication: “Environmental and economic performance assessment of integrated conventional solar photovoltaic and agrophotovoltaic systems,” Junedi, M.M., Ludin, N.A., Hamid, N.H., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Hasila, J., Ahmad Affandi, N.A., Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 168 (2022) 112799. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2022.112799 She also published the following paper: “The resiliency of photovoltaic applied […]

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Carlin Wing – Media Studies

Professor Carlin Wing coedited the book, EA Sports FIFA: Feeling the Game, eds. Raiford Guins, Henry Lowood, and Carlin Wing. London: Bloomsbury Press, 2022

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October 17, 2022

Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman contributed the following accomplishments: June 4 – Premiere live performance – DATA or 7 ways to make a dance through prison walls Grand Performances, Los Angeles, CA – an evening of work celebrating the COLA (City of Los Angeles) Master Artist Fellows. June 18 – Lecture and workshop, Jamming Through Prison Walls Institute […]

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October 14, 2022

David Cubek – Music

Professor Cubek conducted concerts with Fonema Consort in Minneapolis-Saint Paul in May as part of a residency organized by the 113 Composers Collective. In June, he guest-conducted the Peninsula Symphony of the Palos Verdes/South Bay area in Orange County. Following that concert and after a search process that lasted over two years and that included […]

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

Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy has published the following: Book: Paperback Edition of What Storm, What Thunder, Portland, Oregon: Tin House, August 23, 2022. Published Creative Writing: “Loko (aka Loco, aka, the Rainwater Man),” (new fiction) Room Magazine 45.2, Summer/Fall 2022 She received the following awards: Shortlisted, Aspen Words Literary Prize, What Storm, What Thunder, April […]

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Lara Deeb – Anthropology

Professor Lara Deeb’s co-edited volume, Practicing Sectarianism: Archival and Ethnographic Interventions on Lebanon, is forthcoming from Stanford University Press this fall. She also has a chapter in the volume, titled “When Exposure is Not Enough: Sectarianism as a Response to Mixed Marriage,” and co-authored the volume’s Introduction.

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Cindy Forster – History

Professor Forster turned pieces of book manuscripts into two articles: https://resumen-english.org/2022/07/afro-colombia-and-the-elections-of-2018-keys-to-what-the-future-holds/ https://jacobin.com/2022/07/bolivia-coup-anez-trial-violence-mas She was also asked to prepare presentations that are conversational for university youth on topics that she is writing about with people who she has interviewed in countries other than Bolivia. The 2 people who asked her, separately, are a Bolivian human rights […]

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Cándida Jáquez – Music

Professor Jáquez was appointed Visiting Scholar/Artist Indiana University at Bloomington, Jacobs School of Music, Latin American Music Center.

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