Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments: College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is excited to share recent accomplishments from our faculty and staff members.

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Accomplishments are listed by date of achievement in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.


All Recent Accomplishments

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., professor of English, Department of Humanities, was quoted extensively in a column for the Irish Independent by Colum Murphy titled "100 years after publishing Ulysses, how come James Joyce has never been canceled?", on June 12, 2022. Goldman says: “Yes, Joyce is difficult to read. Yes, not everybody is going to read the book cover to cover. But any kind of engagement with Ulysses is a form of leadership.”

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., professor of English, Department of Humanities, spoke at the Consulate General of Ireland, New York, for their event devoted to James Joyce's Ulysses, on the subject of "U for You" (Ulysses for all readers), on June 3, 2022.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, Department of Humanities, co-edited the book "The Bloomsbury Handbook to Sylvia Plath" with Anita Helle and Maeve O'Brien, published by Bloomsbury Academic, on May 25, 2022. The volume contains chapters by 27 scholars, including Elizabeth J. Donaldson, Ph.D., professor of English and associate dean of curriculum and student engagement, and Lissi Athanasiou-Krikelis, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of interdisciplinary studies. A launch event took place on May 25, hosted by Melissa Parrish of Smith College, featuring a panel of speakers from the collection.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., professor of English, Department of Humanities, presented his paper titled "This Is My Body: Owning Oneself in Wilde and Joyce" at Caliban’s Mirror: The 2022 Wilde and Joyce Symposium, hosted at Trinity College, Dublin, on May 14, 2022.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, Department of Humanities, received a 2022 NEH Summer Stipend for her project, "Editing the Poems of Sylvia Plath," on April 13, 2022.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, Department of Humanities, published her essay entitled “Zadie Smith Archiving New York in Grand Union” in the Late Modernism & Expatriation collection, edited by Lauren Arrington and published by Clemson UP in association with Liverpool UP, 2022, pages 63-75, on March 28, 2022.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., professor of English, Department of Humanities, was a panelist at the Harry Ransom Center's "Stoppard Symposium," where he spoke about the works of playwright Tom Stoppard in the context of "Modernism and the Avant-Garde," on March 12, 2022.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, Department of Humanities, gave a virtual keynote presentation entitled "Office Hours: Sylvia Plath, Pedagogy, and the Archive" at the Sylvia Plath Society Conference, on March 11, 2022.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, Department of Humanities, gave a virtual talk on "'The Grim Keys of My Smug Typewriter': On the Material Practice(s) of Sylvia Plath" for Harvard University's Woodberry Poetry Room, on March 8, 2022.

Kate E. O’Hara, Ph.D., associate professor of interdisciplinary studies, presented "Theory into Practice: Implementing a Humanistic Approach" at the Conference on Meaningful Living and Learning in a Digital World in Savannah, Georgia, on March 1, 2022. In her interactive presentation, O’Hara shared details of instructional design for implementing a humanistic approach that provides undergraduate students with opportunities for learning about subject matter that is of personal interest and applicable to the "real world," fostering students' desire to learn while teaching them how to learn, as well as tips on how to design meaningful holistic, project-based instructional activities within fully online and hybrid environments.