Liberal Arts

Kosmider Documentary, TransJourney, Shows on RI PBS

Alexia Kosmider (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) recently had her documentary, TransJourney, shown on Rhode Island PBS. From Rhode Island to Seattle, Sandra embarks on a cross-country road trip to share in the world of her former son, now Annabelle, recently transitioned as a woman. As Sandra learns from Annabelle’s mentor Shannon, an older transgender […]

Rihouet Publishes and Lectures

Pascale Rihouet (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently had her research paper, Public Life in Perugia and the Material Culture of the Annunziata Confraternity, 14th-17th centuries, published in Material Culture. Presence and Visibility of Artists, Guilds, Brotherhoods in the Pre-modern Era. Rihouet was also the guest lecturer for a cycle dedicated to the […]

Rihouet Presents and Publishes

Pascale Rihouet (Senior Lecturer, Histroy of Art + Visual Culture) has presented her research at the conference on, Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color at the Université de Lille. She gave a talk entitled, Flags and their Public Life in Medieval and Renaissance Italy (law, art, and ritual), on 9th February 2018. Rihouet’s research […]

Taborska Essay Selected as Best of Asymptote

Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) is among the authors selected from the best texts from past issues of Asymptote. Taborska’s essay, The Sea, or the Poet at Work, was chosen by the editors. Sasha Burik said that “Agnieszka Taborska’s The Sea, or the Poet at Work, translated from the Polish by […]

Lambrecht Reviews Tanzanian Talk

Winnie Lambrecht (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently reviewed, Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings, by Katrina Daly Thompson (Indiana University Press, 2017) in the Spring 2018 edition of the Journal of Folklore Research and International Journal of Folklore and Ethnomusicology.

Saito Publishes Essays

Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) contributed two essays, Introduction and Bodily Aesthetics and the Cultivation of Moral Virtues, in New Essays in Japanese Aesthetics, recently published by Lexington Books. Additionally, Saito was appointed as the Editor of an online journal, Contemporary Aesthetics, for which she has served as Associate Editor for […]

Sittenfeld Sisters Working Hard

Josephine Sittenfeld (Critic, History of Art + Visual Culture) was recently featured in an article written by her sister, the novelist Curtis Sittenfeld. The Hardest Working Women We Know follows their joint project to examine the questions; Who are the hardest working women around us, and how are they doing it, both emotionally and logistically? What motivates […]

Kosmider Wins Screenplay Award

Alexia Kosmider (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) recently won first prize in the James L. Seavor LGBTQ Screenplay Competition Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for her script, Small Steps in Black Birkenstocks, which was co-authored with Marianne Messinawon. The screenplay focuses on Lori, an older lesbian, who after losing her life partner tries […]

Cavicchi Publishes on Musical Fandom

Daniel Cavicchi (Associate Provost, Research|Global|Practice) published a dialogic essay, with Nina Baym and Norma Coates, entitled, Musical Fandom in the Digital Age: A Conversation, in The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom published in 2017. Cavvichi additionally reviewed Lisa Gilman’s My Music, My War appeared in the latest issue (Vol. 9, 2017) of Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, […]