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Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty Professor's Work is More than Meets the Eye
Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty is #6 on Artspace's "10 Artworks That Are Guaranteed to Fool Your Eye."
Michael Klare Professor to Speak on Earth Day at Williams College
Michael Klare is speaking at Williams College for Earth Day on April 22. Klare will speak at Williams College about the risks of being a fossil fuel-dependent society.
lee spector Professors’ Paper Explores Dynamics of Wolf Pack Behavior
A paper published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, sheds light on the effectiveness of cooperation in wolf pack hunting.
Hampshire College Concentration in Psychoanalytic Studies Hampshire’s Concentration in Psychoanalytic Studies
Hampshire College offers a Concentration in Psychoanalytic Studies, a rare option at the undergraduate level.
Falguni Sheth Grant Will Support Conference Organized by Prof. Falguni Sheth
Professor Falguni A. Sheth and Professor Mickaella Perina have received a grant from the American Philosophical Association to support their work organizing the 2014 California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race.
Fishing Dog Professor Emeritus Raymond Coppinger’s book, Fishing Dogs
Packing your tackle and wading a river without a trusted fishing dog is a recipe for disaster, suggests Raymond Coppinger in his book Fishing Dogs.
decorative Professor Marty Ehrlich Interviewed about Newest Project on Fresh Air
Jazz composer and Hampshire College professor Marty Ehrlich is interviewed on NPR's Fresh Air about his newest project, where he conducts an ensemble that performs his compositions. The project started with a Hampshire College faculty development grant.
Researching Better Ways to Teach 21st Century Science Researching Better Ways to Teach 21st Century Science
Visiting Assistant Professor of Cognition and Education Tim Zimmerman is using a $409,000 National Science Foundation grant to research ways to better teach 21st century scientific practices.
Work by Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty in Whitney Biennial Work by Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty in Whitney Biennial
Work by Hampshire College Assistant Professor of Art Sara Greenberger Rafferty will show in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Michael Klare Professor Michael Klare on "How the US Energy Boom Is Harming Foreign Policy"
Professor Michael Klare writes for The Nation on how the rising production of oil and gas in the U.S. is creating greater tensions in foreign policy.
Will Ryan New Book by Will Ryan Goes Inside the Outdoors
Writing Center co-director Will Ryan’s new book, Gray’s Sporting Journal’s Noble Birds and Wily Trout, has been published by Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot.
Butterfly Boy by Jerome Liebling Jerome Liebling Exhibit
Jerome Liebling: Matter of Life and Death, a representation of the estate of Jerome Liebling (1924-2011) will be on exhibit at the Steven Kasher Gallery from March 13-April 19, 2014.
Daniel Kojo Schrade Afrofuturism: Artists on Three Continents Explore “Black to the Future”
Hampshire professor Daniel Kojo Schrade is one of three artists featured in the upcoming show at the Goethe Institut in Washington D.C.
Michael Lesy Professor Michael Lesy Interviewed on Here and Now
Professor Michael Lesy was interviewed on Boston NPR's Here and Now about his his latest book Repast, written with his wife Lisa Stoffer.
Hampshire College Professor Michael Klare The End of Ambiguity in the East China Sea
Professor Michael Klare writes for Foreign Affairs on the tensions between China, Japan, and the U.S. over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Hampshire College Professor To Receive Technical Achievement Award Hampshire College Professor To Receive Technical Achievement Award
The Hampshire College community is definitely excited about the 2014 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards season.
Grant for Purchase of Scientific Equipment Grant for Purchase of Scientific Equipment
Dula AmarasiriwardenaHampshire College has been awarded a 2014 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (PCMNCG) for the purchase of scientific equipment.
decorative Professor Kay Johnson on China's revised One Child Policy
Professor Kay Johnson's commentary on China's revised one child policy is published in the most recent issue of PopDev's Different Takes.
Professor kara lynch’s Work in “The Wayland Rudd Collection” Professor kara lynch’s Work in “The Wayland Rudd Collection”
Russian Journal 1989-1999, an installation and video by Professor kara lynch, is part of “The Wayland Rudd Collection,” an exhibition in New York City’s Winkleman Gallery January 17 – February 15.
Michael Klare "The Terrifying Myth of Big Oil Omnipotence"
Prof. Michael Klare writes for Salon.com on the realities of future oil production and the myth of omnipotence.
New Professors in the School of Critical Social Inquiry New Professors in the School of Critical Social Inquiry
The School of Critical Social Inquiry welcomed three new faculty members this year: Assistant Professor of Economics Lynda Pickbourn, Assistant Professor of African Studies Rachel Ama Asaa Engmann, and Assistant Professor of Queer Studies Stephen Dillon.
Architecture Award for Professor Naomi Darling Architecture Award for Professor Naomi Darling
Professor Naomi Darling is a winner of the American Institute of Architecture New England (AIANE) 2013 Citation Award for Excellence in Architecture.
Michael Klare Rushing for the Arctic's Riches
Professor Michael Klare writes for the Times' Sunday Review on the risk of conflict over contested territories.

Winter/Spring 2014 Faculty News and Notes

Professor and Students Collaborate on Exhibit
Professor Naomi Darling’s class “Journey and Narrative in Designed Space” worked with alum and curator Patricia Klindienst71F in the design and spatial organization of the exhibit No One Remembers Alone: Memory, Migration, and the Making of an American Family currently at the Yiddish Book Center.

Dining Out with Prof. Michael Lesy
Prof. Michael Lesy and coauthor Lisa Stoffer's new book, Repast: Dining Out at the Dawn of the New American Century, 1900-1910 is reviewed in GQ by alum Brett Martin 89F.

Developing a Pearl Millet Thresher
The work of an applied design professor and her students at Hampshire College may result in a greater yield and more efficient preparation of one of the dietary staples of sub-Saharan Africa.

“Tree Wars”
Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies Susan Darlington was interviewed by Australian ABC Radio International.

CD of Japanese Lullabies
Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett has produced a new CD of Japanese lullabies, which were recorded in rural Japan in 1993. The CD was a collaborative project with Hampshire alum Ryan Mihaly 08F.

Michael Lesy Featured in Boston Globe
Prof. Michael Lesy and coauthor Lisa Stoffer are interviewed about their upcoming book, Repast: Dining Out at the Dawn of the New American Century, 1900-1910.

Bernstein’s Theory to be Tested on Space Station
A theory—SuperDense quantum teleportation—posed by Hampshire College physics professor Herbert Bernstein will be tested on the International Space Station.

Nominated for Literature Prize
Professor Uzma Aslam Khan’s novel, Thinner Than Skin, has been nominated for the 2014 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.

 

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