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Faculty-Staff Achievements

August 7, 2019

Yelena Biberman-OcakliYelena Biberman-Ocakli, assistant professor of political science, recently had a well-attended launch for her book “Gambling with Violence: Non-state Actors and Outsourcing of Violence in Kashmir” at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C.

Catherine GoldenCatherine Golden, professor of English and Tisch Chair in Arts and Letters, delivered a lecture titled “Posting It, or Networking, Victorian Style” for the Tea and Talk series at Ventfort Hall, a Gilded Age mansion in Lenox, Massachusetts. Her talk was followed by a book signing and tea.

Golden also published “The Caricature Tradition and Victorian Illustration, 1830-1900,” hypertext with images and multiple links on The Victorian Web.

Lary OpitzLary Opitz, professor of theater, was featured in an article in The Record about Saratoga Shakespeare Company, which he helped found in 2000. He played the title character in the company’s summer production of “King Lear” in Congress Park.

Mason StokesMason Stokes, professor of English, was quoted in the Saratoga Living article “Remembering Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison.” Stokes has taught a course on Morrison’s works. 


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