Dr. Michael Moon recently completed a book on artist Henry Darger, Darger's Resources, which reexamines the influences on Darger's work.
Dr. Allen Tullos recently published a new work Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie. Click here for a book review.
Dr. Angelika Bammer received a Funds for Innovative Teaching grant from the Center for Faculty Development Excellence
Edna Bay - recipient of a Crystal Apples Teaching Award for 2010. Each year, Crystal Apples are awarded to Emory faculty who show commitment to education, service to community, and a willingness to engage students beyond the classroom setting. This prestigious award is one of the highest honors a professor can receive from Emory students; Asen, Ancestors, and Vodun: Tracing Change in African Art, published by the University of Illinois Press (2008). "The great strength of Asen, Ancestors, and Vodun is that Bay explores the history of one particular object through time, a recent trend in African art studies. As an historian, she is able to embed the course of asen through time in relationship to social and political and economic change that occurred in the country. This invaluable book is almost as much a history of the city of Abomey in Benin as it is a study of one object."--Simon Ottenberg, editor of The Nsukka Artists and Nigerian Contemporary Art
Rudolph Byrd,Goodrich C. White Professor of American Studies, received the Dick Bathrick Award from the group Men Stopping Violence Against Women. He also received the 2010 Governor’s Award in the Humanities, as well as Emory’s Thomas Jefferson Award recognizing service to the University. In their introduction to the new Norton Critical Edition of Cane, Dr. Byrd and Henry Louis Gates Jr. provide groundbreaking biographical information on Jean Toomer and examines his complex, contradictory racial position as well as his own pioneering views on race. Listen to an interview with Professor Byrd on National Public Radio or read the New York Times review of the book. There is also an article featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Kevin Corrigan - Suzanne Stern-Gillet and Kevin Corrigan (edd.), Reading Ancient Texts. Essays in Honour of Denis O ' Brien . Vol I: Presocratics and Plato. Vol. II: Aristotle and Neoplatonism, Brill: Leiden, 2007 (Studies in Intellectual History).; Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa: Mind, Soul and Body in the 4th Century, Ashgate, Press, UK, 2009. He recently published Plato's Permenides and Its Heritage Volume 1- History and Interpretation from the Old Academy to Later Platonism and Gnosticism and Volume 2 - Reception in Patristic, Gnostic, and Christain Neoplatonic Texts from the Society of Biblical Literature (2010)
Dr. ArrI Eisen wrote an article on "My Take: Why the Dali Lama became a global icon" in the CNN Belief Blog
Elizabeth S. Goodstein (2005). Experience without Qualities: Boredom and Modernity. Stanford: Stanford UP, Paperback edition 2008 (awarded both the Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book and the German Studies Association/DAAD Book Prize).
Anna Grimshaw -received a Funds for Innovative Teaching grant from the Center for Faculty Development & Excellence; (with Amanda Kravetz), Observational Cinema: Anthropology, Film and the Exploration of Social Life, Bloomington: Indiana University (in press);
Sander Gilman, Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, served as Distinguished Visitor at Ben Gurion University, Cecil Green Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia, and Visiting Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.A Cultural History of Obesity (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2008); Smoke: A Global History of Smoking (Korean translation, Seoul: Imago Publishing House, 2006; Spanish translation, Buenos Aires: Paidós, 2006; Czech translation, Prague: Dybbuk, 2006; Chinese translation, Taipei: Jiuzhou Press, 2008.); Race and Contemporary Medicine: Biological Facts and Fictions (New York/London: Routledge, 2008); Diets and Dieting: A Cultural Encyclopedia (New York/London: Routledge, 2007); and forthcoming in 2010: Diseases and Diagnoses: The Second Age of Biology (Transaction Books); Wagner and Cinema (Indiana University Press); Obesity: The Biography (Oxford University Press)
Dr. Howard Kushner has an articled puclished in The Lancet entitled "Cesare Lombroso and the pathology of left-handedness", January 2011
Catherine Nickerson was recognized for excellent teaching by Phi Betta Kappa Society. Her new edited book, The Cambridge Companion to American Crime Fiction, has appeared from Cambridge University Press, UK (2010)
Peter Wakefield - is the recipient of the 2010 Faculty Sustainability Innovaator Award for his work developing and leading the Sustainability Minor, a new program offering in the ILA this year
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