This week, MBC News features the latest scholarly achievements from the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.
| Sarah Kennedy, professor of English
An essay “The Invisible Tether” in the new creative writing textbook A Broken Thing: Poets on the Line, University of Iowa Press.
|Paul Menzer, director of the MLitt/MFA program in Shakespeare and Performance
Four book chapters, “c.f. Marlowe” in Richard II: New Critical Essays, Routledge Press; “Character Acting” in Special Effects on the Early Modern Stage, Arden Press; “Lines” in 21st Century Approaches: Early Modern Theatricality, Oxford University Press; and “Marlowe Now” in Marlowe in Context, Cambridge University Press.Recently elected president of the Marlowe Society of America.
| Roderic Owen, professor of philosophy
A paper, “Overcoming Silence: the Good Samaritan and the ‘Bystander Effect’,” the annual meeting of the Association of Peace and Justice Studies, Memphis, TN, October 2011.
| Susan Stearns, assistant professor of history
Two papers, “The Failure of Pinckney’s Treaty and the Coming of the Louisiana Purchase: Louisiana Trade, 1796-1803,” the Western Historical Association’s annual meeting, Oakland, CA, and “Cotton, Corn, and Chicanery: American Trade in the Crescent City, 1798 to 1802,” the Southern Historical Association’s annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.