Faculty Achievements: School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies – February 2013

February 6, 2013

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.