Professor of Art Lynette Lombard will have works appearing in three exhibitions this summer. The New York Studio School Alumni Show runs from July 22 through August 25. Midwest Paint Group Responds to Ripon College's Van Dyck Paintings is on display from June 18 through September 26. Finally, the Artist Choice Drawing Show at the Bowery Gallery in New York City will run from August 20–29.
Professor Robin Ragan (Modern Languages–Spanish) read her short story “Honduras 2019,” based on her time at the Texas/Mexico border, at TASTET SINESTÈSTIC D’ESTI in Masnou (Barcelona), along with authors Isabel Verdu, Franco Chiaravalloti, and Oscar Sotillos on July 13.
Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, has just published a chapter titled “Gossip as a Social Skill" in The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation (Oxford University Press). The editors of this book are Francesca Giardini & Rafael Wittek of Groningen University in the Netherlands. The chapter is now available online and will be available in print in August.
An article by Jennifer McCarthy Foubert, assistant professor of education studies, “‘Damned if you do, damned if you don’t:’ Black parents’ racial realist school engagement,” was published in the journal Race Ethnicity and Education.
Sara O’Brien, assistant professor of psychology, was co-author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Aging & Mental Health entitled “Psychometric properties of the Expanded Version of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS-II) in a sample of older adults.” Co-authors were researchers at Louisiana State University.
A paper by John F. Dooley, William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, “The Beale Ciphers in Fiction,” was published in the latest issue of the journal Cryptologia.
Tim Kasser, emeritus professor of psychology, recently had an article published in Social Indicators Research. The article is titled “An Experimental Laboratory Test of the Effects of Alternative Indicators of Progress” and was co-authored with colleagues from SUNY-New Paltz.
An essay by Catherine Denial, Bright Professor of American History, titled “How I Met My Mother: The Story of an Unexpected Pregnancy,” was published on the history website Nursing Clio.
Three poems by Gina Franco, professor of English, were published in West Branch. The poems are part of her third book of poetry, entitled Throne.
Liz Carlin Metz, Smith V. Brand Endowed Chair in Theatre Arts, directed a stage reading of the Chicago premiere of the Serbian play The Balkan Spy by Dušan Kovačević, renowned Serbian playwright, and translated by Professor Dennis Barnett (Coe College). The reading took place on May 28 as part of the annual International Voices Project Festival of International New Plays performed in Chicago.