Here are the latest faculty achievements from the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.
|Ralph Cohen, Gonder professor of English
Keynote speech, “Sweet Smoke of Rhetoric: a Performance Enhancing Drug,” Shakespeare Theatre Association’s annual conference, Bethlehem PA, January 11.A chapter, “Exits without Exiting,” Shakespeare Up Close, Reading Early Modern Texts, edited by Russ McDonald for Arden Shakespeare.
|Sara Nair James, professor of art history
Book review of Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus, edited by Lloyd DeWitt in Sixteenth Century Journal XLIII/3 (2012), pages 930–31.Book review of The Anglo-Florentine Renaissance: Art for the Early Tudors, edited by Cinzia Maria Sicca and Louis A. Waldman in Historians of British Art (winter 2012/13), pages 18–20.
|Sarah Kennedy, professor of English
A poem, “Elizabeth Sloughter’s Heart,” selected for publication in a special issue of Prairie Schooner.A judge for the Graybill-Gowan prize in poetry, Washington and Lee University.A poetry reading, the Bridgewater College Poetry Festival, January 17.
|Paul Menzer, director of the MLitt/MFA program in Shakespeare and Performance
His play, Invisible Inc., premiered at the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin, TX, January 11 for a two week run.
|Kerry Mills, adjunct instructor of art history
Co-curated a show, “Sure Sure Davi Det Hompson: 1976-1995,” ZeiherSmith Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, February 2–March 2.
|Lydia Petersson, director of sponsored programs and undergraduate research
Accepted into the Fifth Biennial Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, “Places of Invention: Topoi, Media, Locales,” led by Peter Simonson and John Ackerman of the University of Colorado, to be held at the University of Kansas.
|Susan Stearns, assistant professor of history
A paper, “The Paradox of American Trade in a Spanish City,” the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, New Orleans, LA, January.Academic consultant to the ACT organization in Iowa City, IA.