Faculty Notes

Christopher Nugent: Publishes "Manifest in Words, Written on Paper: Producing and Circulating Poetry in Tang Dynasty China"

Posted Dec. 14, 2010: Christopher Nugent, Associate Professor of Chinese, has published “Manifest in Words, Written on Paper: Producing and Circulating Poetry in Tang Dynasty China” (Harvard University Asia Center). The book focuses on the ways in which medieval Chinese poets and their audiences composed and transmitted poetry in both oral and written forms, set more »

Olga Shevchenko: Awarded 2010 Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies

Posted Nov. 16, 2010: Olga Shevchenko, Associate Professor of Sociology, was awarded the 2010 Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies for her ethnographic study, “Crisis and the Everyday in Postsocialist Moscow” (2009, Indiana University). The prize, sponsored by the Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at more »

Ilona Bell: Publishes Elizabeth I: The Voice of a Monarch

Posted Sept. 30, 2010: Ilona Bell, Samuel Fessenden Clarke Professor of English, has published Elizabeth I: The Voice of a Monarch (Palgrave Macmillan). The book focuses on the ways in which Elizabeth represented herself in her own words, in her speeches, reported conversations, and private poems from the first half of her reign, a time more »

Neil Roberts: "Seeing Like a Non-State: Rastafari, Schmitt, and the Agency of 'The Movement.'"

Posted Sept. 28, 2010:  Neil Roberts, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Political Science, delivered a public lecture on September 22, 2010 at Yale University titled “Seeing Like a Non-State: Rastafari, Schmitt, and the Agency of ‘The Movement.’”  The talk was part of Yale’s Political Theory Workshop, which provides an interdisciplinary forum more »

Laurie Heatherington: Receives Award from American Family Therapy Association

Posted Sept. 20, 2010:  Professor of Psychology Laurie Heatherington, along with her collaborator Myrna Friedlander at SUNY-Albany, received the 2010 Distinguished Contribution to Family Systems Research Award from the American Family Therapy Association.

Peter Erickson: Publishes Article on Young Jean Lee's Play

Posted Sept. 7, 2010: Peter Erickson, visiting professor of humanities, has published an article on Young Jean Lee’s most recent play Lear, which addresses Shakespeare’s King Lear, the subject of her unfinished Ph.D. dissertation at Berkeley. “Young Jean Lee’s Lear: Undoing Cordelia’s Sacrifice” appeared in TheatreForum 37 (2010): 65-72 and includes an interview with the more »