Congratulations to CLA's Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellows for 2011-12: Cawo Abdi (Sociology), Joe Allen (Asian Languages and Literatures), Tracey Deutsch (History), Karen Ho (Anthropology), Amy Kaminsky (Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies), Brenda Kayzar (Geography), and Rachel Schurman (Sociology/Global Studies).
Assistant Professor Alexander Fiterstein (Music, clarinet) was recently named in The League of American Orchestra's Symphony magazine's 2011 annual listing of emerging artists. Symphony magazine's annual listing of emerging soloists and conductors is inspired by the breadth and sheer volume of young classical talent. The New York Times has praised Fiterstein's playing for possessing a "beautiful liquid clarity." Read more
Professor Mary Schuster (Writing Studies) with Professor Amy Propen of York College (Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication Ph.D. alumna) have been awarded the Hayes Award for Excellence in Writing Research for 2010 for their article "Understanding genre through the lens of advocacy: the rhetorical work of the victim impact statement," published in Written Communication, 27(1). The award will be presented at the Writing Research Across Borders conference on February 17 in Fairfax, Virginia.