Nathaniel Barr continues to find his Reasons

In a recently released chapter entitled “Why Reason Matters: Connecting Research on Human Reason to the Challenges of the Anthropocene,” Prof. Nathaniel Barr and his colleague Gordon Pennycook provide evidence to show why advancing and applying the study of… Read More

Marcel Nelson in Latin American Perspectives

Prof. Marcel Nelson recently published an article titled “Walking the Tightrope of Socialist Governance: A Strategic-Relational Analysis of Twenty-first-Century Socialism” online in the journal Latin American Perspectives. The article will appear in an upcoming thematic issue of the… Read More

Claire Meldrum on the Research Trail

Prof. Claire Meldrum has recently won two research fellowships in support of her current biography project about nineteenth century detective fiction writer Anna Katharine Green. She received the 2018 Weston A. Cate Fellowship from the Vermont Historical Society and a Harry Ransom… Read More

FHASS joins the SRCAs!

The brilliant faculty in FHASS have been inordinately successful at winning SRCA funding since the program’s launch last year; the trend continues as we congratulate recent recipients Michelle Szabo and Danielle Freitas on their successful project proposals (below)…. Read More

Dr. Sommers goes to Vegas!

In February of 2018, Prof. Rory Sommers presented at the 30th annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Titled “Probing, Provoking and “Saving Face”: Navigating the Power-Resistance Dynamic of Active Interviewing,” his presentation explored the challenges… Read More

Faye Guenther on Archives, Memoir, and Queer Histories

Professor Faye Guenther‘s latest academic article has been published in a recent issue of Australian Feminist Studies (32, 2017).  Read the abstract below, and click here to access the full text of the article. Congratulations, Faye!   In… Read More

Claire Meldrum is on the case

Claire Meldrum has enjoyed two recent publishing successes.  Her article, “Dressing Up: Social Climbing, Criminality and Fashion in Anna Katharine Green’s “Behind Closed Doors” was published in the Spring 2018 issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection (36.1, 2018).  She… Read More

Michelle Szabo Publishes New Book: Food, Masculinities, and Home

After four years of author wrangling, peer review solicitation, writing, editing and re-editing, FHASS Professor Michelle Szabo’s book collaboration, Food, Masculinities and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives has been published (Bloomsbury 2017). The academic volume, co-edited and introduced by Michelle, brings… Read More

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang Can’t Stop!

In addition to welcoming students into the Creative Writing & Publishing program this past fall, Professor Sarah Tsiang has been busy to say the least! She recently launched two new children’s books—Sugar and Snails in March and Toesy… Read More

Community and Creativity: Sheridan Newcomer Access Project is up and running

Prof. Peter Grevstad‘s students in SOCS23314GD (Community and Creativity) have created a website for their initiative, #SNAP, the Sheridan Newcomer Access Project. Peter reports that the website is now up and running, and it offers profiles, like this… Read More