Faculty + Staff News / November 13, 2012
Stephen Asma (HHSS) authored an essay, "In Defense of Favoritism," that appeared in a recent edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education. This essay was adapted from his new book, Against Fairness, published this month by the University of Chicago Press.
Thom Clark (Community Media Workshop) is a recipient of the 2012 Digital Excellence Pioneer Award for his work as co-founder and president of the Community Media Workshop at Columbia College Chicago.
Jim DeRogatis (English) hosted "Election Night Coverage that ROCKS!" through Columbia College Chicago's Creative Nonfiction Week and featured John Schultz (Fiction Writing) as a special guest.
Tania Giordani (Science and Mathematics) cowrote a book due out in February 2013. Defending Public Education from Corporate Takeover (University Press of America) addresses the current educational system in the United States, including President Obama's controversial "Race to the Top" initiative.
Norma Green's (Journalism) article "History in the Palm of Your Hand" was published in the fall 2012 issue of Clio Among the Media, which is a publication of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) History Division. The article chronicles her “time travel” mobile app idea from research to collaboration with Columbia’s Interactive Arts & Media Department to help AEJMC conference goers envision what Chicago’s media landscape and built environment were like in 1912.
Darrell Jones (Dance) was mentioned in the News-Gazette for his new choreography, "bpm," which he created for 18 senior bachelor's degree candidates in dance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Elio Leturia's (Journalism) article "Not All Celebrate Dead with Food" was published November 2 on The Huffington Post.
Adam McOmber (English) was interviewed by the blog Civilian Reader about his recently published work, The White Forest, and his career as a writer.
Clare Nolan (Theatre) is appearing in the 16th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival the first week of January with her solo performance group, the Sweat Girls.
Neil Pagano (LAS) served as a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) in October. Pagano was part of a team that visited a university in southeastern Ohio as part of that institution's comprehensive, 10-year reaccreditation with the HLC.
Gigi Posejpal (Multicultural Affairs) was featured on WCRX 88.1 FM Radio—Columbia's student radio station—to discuss issues related to International Student Affairs and the International Student Organization.
Brian Posen's (Theatre) show It's a Wonderful Santa Land Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas Story...Jews Welcome was reviewed in the North Center - Roscoe Village Patch and runs November 19 through December 30 at Stage 773.
Brendan Riley (English) portrayed writer Dashiell Hammett in Centuries & Sleuths' production of Meeting of Minds XVIII, and he "used his deadpan manner to deliver some of the evening's best lines," according to the Forest Park Review.