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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Nov. 20, 2011

November 20, 2011

Faculty-Staff Achievements, Nov. 20, 2011

Jay Rogoff, lecturer in English, visited classes and gave a poetry reading Nov. 3 at Hartwick College in Oneonta, as part of Hartwick's New American Writing Festival.

Linda Simon, professor of English, drew on her most recent book Chanel for a Nov. 14 talk on the cultural impact of the fashion designer at the Spring Street Gallery, part of a series co-sponsored by the gallery and the Adirondack Center for Writing.

Publications, Performances

Roses in December, a play by Professor of English Victor Cahn, is being presented at Theatre 40, the Reuben Cordova Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif., Nov. 17 through Dec. 18. Melanie Macqueen directs the production, which stars Amy Moorman and Lary Ohlson. The play is told entirely in letters that each character writes to the other. Broadway.com writes, "It's not difficult to imagine that Roses in December could stay in bloom for quite some time."

Jordana Dym, associate professor of history and director of Latin American Studies, is co-editor of a book titled Mapping Latin America: A Cartographic Reader, published this fall (2011) by the University of Chicago Press.

Jay Rogoff, lecturer in English, has a poem, "Research Assistant," in the current issue of Salmagundi, No. 172-173.

Jeffrey Segrave, David H. Porter Professor, is the author of "A style of living through disorder: Sport in the fiction and philosophy of Henry de Montherlant," published in Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, XXVII, No. 2, 2011.

In the News

Rik Scarce, associate professor of sociology and chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, was a source for "Occupy grows despite a lack of focus: Experts uncertain of movement's goals, future," published Nov. 20 in The Sunday Gazette.

Jeffrey Segrave, David H. Porter Professor, was a source for "Educators learn costly lesson: Bill compels more to report abuse," published Nov. 20 in The Sunday Gazette.

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