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2020

Q&A with Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Emma Steinkraus Published, 2020-07-21
The Q&A is part of a series exploring how artists respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Fine Arts Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Awarded a Prestigious Residency at the Studios at MASS MoCA, 2020-07-15
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is one of the world's largest centers for making and showing contemporary art

Elliott Professor of History Robert H. Blackman presents paper at major international conference on French history, 2020-07-14
"Will the Real Catiline Please Stand Up? Framing Intimidation in the National Assembly of 1789" presented at doing meeting of George Rudé Society and Society for the Study of French History

Barber Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan directs play featured in New York Times, 2020-07-04
Kagan’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Picture of Dorian Gray” was the lead story in a New York Times article

Associate Professor Helena von Rueden releases virtual recording "My Hiding Place", 2020-06-22
"My Hiding Place" by Lydia Jane Pugh, performed by The Piedmont Singers of Central Va

Assistant Professor Lauren Eriks Cline publishes research on race and spectatorship, 2020-06-15
Article published in Borrowers and Lenders

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Article on Clinically Relevant Targets for Cancer Therapy, 2020-05-09
Invited Review Article Published in Clinical and Translational Medicine

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Awarded a Helen Frankenthaler Fellowship through the Vermont Studio Center, 2020-05-01
The fellowship will fully fund an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center for the month of May, 2021

Assistant Professor Lauren Eriks Cline selected as inaugural American Trust for the British Library Fellow, 2020-04-27
Visiting Fellowship at the British Library and Houghton Library

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Cancer Research in Leading Oncology Journal, 2020-02-27
Melanoma Research Published in Frontiers in Oncology

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Included in Group Exhibition "Drowned Neon Rose", 2020-02-02
The exhibition was curated by Kristin Lamb for "I Like Your Work"

Barger Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan featured performer at Richmond's annual Poe Birthday Bash, 2020-01-18
Barger Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan featured performer at Richmond's annual Poe Birthday Bash

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2020-01-05
“1989: It Was Too Soon to Celebrate,” Readings in American Government, 10th edition, eds. Mary P. Nichols, David K. Nichols, and Kevin J. Burns (Kendall/Hunt, 2020), 493-500.

2019

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Awarded an Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence, 2019-11-12
The Eliza Moore Fellowship includes a 2-4 week artist residency and $10,000 grant through the Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Melanoma Research with H-SC Students, 2019-10-28
Hargadon Identifies Role for FOXC2 Transcription Factor in Melanoma Progression

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Invited to Speak at the University of Chicago, 2019-10-24
Professor Steinkraus presented her work in collaboration with the poet Imani Elizabeth Jackson as a part of the Plexiglas Series hosted by the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

Wilson Center Visiting Lecturer Greg Eanes, 2019-10-18
Presents Paper at 2019 Symposium on Cryptologic History

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, presents work at meeting of Western Society for French History, 2019-10-04
Paper "Words Matter: What Happened in the Salle des Menus Plaisirs on 10 June 1789?"

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, organizes roundtable on teaching at small liberal arts colleges at annual meeting of the Western Society for French History, 2019-10-04
Roundtable: Teaching and Working in French History at a Small College

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, elected to Governing Council of the Western Society for French History, 2019-10-03
Western Society for French History one of three major societies in United States devoted to study of French and Francophone history

Slavery and Hampden-Sydney, 2019-09-19
Presentation by Mary Prevo

Elliott Professor of History Robert H. Blackman publishes book with Cambridge University Press., 2019-09-16
"1789: The French Revolution Begins," a close study of the first months of the French Revolution

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2019-08-23
published a review of Delba Winthrop's book, Aristotle: Democracy and Political Science

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden's vocal octet debuts new concert program in central Virginia, 2019-08-21
"Heaven in a Wildflower: a Choral Meditation" program invited to several regional concert series

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Granted a Good Hart Artist Residency, 2019-08-12
The residency provides full room and board, a $500.00 stipend, and quiet, natural surroundings to concentrate on creative work.

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden performs at Wintergreen Music Festival, 2019-08-04
Debut for the Piedmont Singers of Central Va in Nellysford

Assistant Professor Noemí Martín Santo publishes book., 2019-07-31
A scholarly edition of the _Account of the Kingdom of Nippon_, by Bernardino de Ávila.

World War 1 Centennial Podcast Interviews, 2019-06-14
Visiting Lecturer Greg Eanes on POWs

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives Mary Louise Andrews Award for Cancer Research, 2019-05-31
Virginia Academy of Science Andrews Award to Support Melanoma Research

Cancer Research of Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Highlighted by Immunology and Cell Biology Journal, 2019-04-29
2016 Publication One of Twelve Articles Featured in 2019 Virtual Issue on Cancer Immunotherapy

Justin Greene, Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, 2019-04-27
Published an Article Analyzing Roxane Gay's Authorial Identity

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2019-04-24
published “The Most Dangerous Man in the World“

Wilson Center's Greg Eanes Published, 2019-04-15
in Over The Front (Winter Issue)

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden performs at Richmond Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 2019-03-22
Performance of Bach Motet 227 and choral works of Mendelssohn

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2019-03-18
publishes new book: Nature's Virtue

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2019-03-03
published a review of The Long Night of the Watchman: Essays by Václav Benda in Society, 56: 1 (February 2019), 99-100.

Professor Blackman co-edits online volume: "Becoming Revolutionaries: Papers in Honor of Timothy Tackett", 2019-02-19
Volume co-edited with Micah Alpaugh (University of Central Missouri) and Ian Coller (University of California, Irvine) appears in H-France Salon

Wilson Center Visiting Lecturer Published in 'Army' Magazine (Feb 2019):, 2019-02-01
'Sergeant Blazed Trail for WWI Prisoners'

2018

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Édgar Chías., 2018-12-20
Interview appears in Fall 2018 issue of Latin American Theatre Review.

Art by Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus exhibited at the Warner Gallery, 2018-11-02
"Super Natural" featuring Vaughn Bell, Emma Steinkraus, and Ari Weinkle runs from Oct 8-Dec 8, 2018

Professor Blackman gives paper at annual meeting of Western Society for French History in Portland, Maine., 2018-11-02
"Brutus and Benghazi on the Seine: Executive Power and Classical Analogy in 1790"

Dr. Victor Szabo, Assistant Professor of Music, publishes essay on ambient music analysis and interpretation, 2018-10-31
Essay appears in the Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches

34th Annual Ohio Valley History Conference, 2018-10-19
Hampden-Sydney Participation

Wilson Center Editorial Published in Roanoke Times, 2018-09-27
on POW-MIA Recognition Day

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2018-09-01
presented a paper at the American Political Science Association Convention in Boston entitled, “Fisher Ames: The Fragility of Popular Government”

Biology Professor Werth publishes article on whale evolution, 2018-08-29
Explains how different species of whales capture their prey by filter feeding

Wilson Center Faculty Provides Historical Consultation to Kentucky Museum, 2018-07-05
A Spanish-American War Item

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 and Students Publish Article on Cancer Immunotherapy, 2018-07-02
Checkpoint Blockade Therapy for Cancer Reviewed in International Immunopharmacology

Colonel Greg Eanes, USAF (Ret), Visiting Lecturer, Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest, 2018-07-01
Review Published

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden's professional choral ensemble performs at the VMFA, 2018-06-28
The Music of Arvo Pärt and Felix Mendelssohn

Colonel Greg Eanes, 2018-06-05
Wilson Center for Leadership

Colonel Greg Eanes, 2018-04-10
Wilson Center for Leadership

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Recognized by Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition, 2018-01-09
Programs That Work Award Recognizes Laboratory Module that Improves Student Learning of Gene Expression through Cancer Research

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan delivers paper in the Ghetto of Venice, 2018-01-08
The paper, "Jessica, the Other Other" was presented as part of a seminar sponsored by Manhattan College.

2017

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Invited Review Article in Leading Immunology Journal, 2017-11-20
Dendritic Cell-Based Immunotherapy Review Artcile Published in Frontiers in Immunology

Patterson Professor James Pontuso, 2017-11-12
Publishes six academic pieces written during summer research

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan Invited to Give Talk at Richmond JCC, 2017-11-12
Kagan presented the talk "A Tale of Two Noras" as part of the Fife-Davis Annual Jewish Book Fair

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan Invited to Present Paper at SAMLA Conference, 2017-11-04
Kagan participated in a roundtable panel at the 89th meeting of the South Atlantic Modern Languages Association.

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan Performs at Poe Museum, 2017-10-24
WCVE event premiered screening of new Edgar Allan Poe documentary

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Presents Research at Commonwealth of Virginia Cancer Research Conference, 2017-09-23
Dr. Hargadon Discusses Role of FOXC2 Transcription Factor in Melanoma Progression

Robert H. Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, co-chairs conference in honor of Timothy Tackett, 2017-09-22
Professor Blackman co-chaired Becoming Revolutionaries: A conference in honor of Timothy Tackett

Professor Werth's biology research profiled in Hakai Magazine, 2017-08-29
"The Oral History of Toothless Whales" explains how and why scientists study baleen

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Mario Cantú Toscano, 2017-07-08
Interview appears in Spring 2017 issue of Latin American Theatre Review

Colonel Greg Eanes, USAF (Ret) Visiting Lecturer, 2017-07-01
Review Published

The Physics of Baleen Whales' Eating Habits, 2017-06-07
Biology Professor Werth and colleagues explain how whales use cross-flow filtration

Dr. Helena von Rueden sings in Mozart's Requiem with Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale, 2017-05-19
Mezzo-soprano solo performance

Steven Bloom presents at May 2017 Virginia Academy of Sciences meeting at VCU, 2017-05-18
Methods for Constraining the Synchrotron self-Compton Model for Blazars

Professor Blackman presents paper at annual meeting of Society for French Historical Studies, 2017-04-21
"Jean-Sylvain Bailly and the Pre-taking of the Bastille"

Biology professor Werth publishes article on hydrodynamics of whale feeding, 2017-04-17
Research explains how whales' filter limits drag and clogging

Nicole Greenspan, Associate Professor of History, publishes article in the English Historical Review, 2017-03-24
Charles II, Lucy Walter, and the Stuart Courts in Exile

Patterson Professor James Pontuso was a member of a panel at the Czech Embassy in Washington DC exploring the enduring legacy of Charter 77, 2017-02-03
Charter 77's 40th anniversary

Patterson Professor James Pontuso published in the sociology journal SOCIETY, 2017-02-01
"Men Behaving Fretfully."

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Elena Guiochins, 2017-01-16
Interview appears in Fall 2016 issue of Latin American Theatre Review

Biology Professor Werth publishes new insights into whale feeding, 2017-01-15
Invited review article summarizes current state of knowledge

2016

James Pontuso published an article, "Zelinar a Soucit" , 2016-12-31
The Greengrocer and Compassion

Whale Fest in Alaska!, 2016-11-05
Biology Professor Werth studies, celebrates, and communicates about whales

Students publish interdisciplinary research article with Biology Professor Werth and other scientists, 2016-10-28
Whale tissue is stronger and more flexible than thought

Dr. Erin Clabough, Assistant Professor of Biology, publishes pedagody article in the Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 2016-09-23
"Using Rubrics as a Scientific Writing Instructional Method in Early Stage Undergraduate Neuroscience Study" explores the best ways to teach scientific writing in introductory lab courses

Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden establishes professional choral ensemble, 2016-09-02
Debut season of the Piedmont Singers 2016

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Major Review Article on TGFb1 and Cancer, 2016-08-31
Invited Review Article Published in Special Issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine

James Pontuso,"Po stopach totality," , 2016-08-16
[In the Footsteps of Totalitarianism]

Dr. Steele Nowlin, Associate Professor of English Publishes Scholarly Book, 2016-07-28
Chaucer, Gower, and the Affect of Invention

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at International Conference in Leeds, England, 2016-07-14
Studies in Classical Reception Theory

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at The Celtic Classics Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 2016-06-25
Continues Studies in Classical Reception Theory

Dr. Steven Bloom, Professor of Physics and Astronomy Publishes Book, The Physics and Astronomy of Science Fiction, 2016-06-22
Understanding Interstellar Travel, Teleportation, Time Travel, Alien Life and Other Genre Fixtures

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives Invitation for Membership in European Academy of Tumor Immunology, 2016-06-08
Dr. Hargadon Recognized for Contributions to Cancer Research

Biology Professor Werth publishes article on philosophy of science and critical thinking, 2016-05-24
"Naturalizing error" describes how scientific claims often disguise biased views or ideology

Professor of Modern Languages Alfonso Varona publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Barbara Colio, 2016-05-15
Interview appears in Spring 2016 issue of Latin American Theatre Review

James Pontuso, 2016-01-01
Barney Frank, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015) in Perspectives on Political Science 44 (Oct-Dec. 2015), 266.