Research in Arts and Letters

alternate roots
July 28, 2018

Alternate Roots highlights how popular media cultivates genealogy but buries its cultural context.

June 25, 2018

Kate Detwiler, of the Anthropology Department has found evidence of interspieces mating in monkeys.

kanter book
June 25, 2018

Douglas Kanter, History, is one of 103 leading historians from around the world that contributed to the recently released 4-volume “Cambridge History of Ireland.”

ellis book
June 25, 2018

Professor Meredith Ellis of the Anthropology department has had her first book, Nineteenth Century Childhoods in Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives (Archaeology of Childhood) published.

larocco at carson center
June 25, 2018

Dr. Annette LaRocco attended a workshop at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and presented her paper entitled “Memory as claim-making in Kalahari socio-environments”. This workshop, “Sites of Remembering:...

Dr.B Fulbright
June 25, 2018

Josephine Beoku-Betts will serve as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Institute for Gender Studies and Documentation (INGRADOC) at the University of Sierra Leone.

Ron Adams sitting at desk with microphone
May 16, 2018

During his nine months in India, Dr. R. Don Adams Professor of English, has been working on a book project on ethics in modern literature. One part of the book concerns the work of the modern British-American novelist Christopher...

La Pasion Esclava book cover
May 16, 2018

Nuria Godón, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Spanish and co-editor of Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies published a new book, La Pasión Esclava. It addresses the masochistic discursivity of the Nineteenth Century...

Barbara Ganson smiling in photo with friend
May 16, 2018

Barbara Ganson, Ph.D., Professor of History, and Director of Caribbean and Latin American Studies was the recipient of a Senior Research Fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College for the...

Group standing in front of building in South Africa
May 16, 2018

Annette LaRocco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science attended an international workshop conference “Decolonization and the Politics of Wildlife in Africa” at the University of Stellenbosch’s Institute of...