Io Palmer, professor, and Aisha Harrison, alumnus (’04), fine arts, received Artist Trust 2021 Grants for Artists’ Progress.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the chapter “La Amante Fascista, de Alejandro Moreno Jashés: un viaje delirante a la oscura noche de Chile” (“Alejandro Moreno Jashés’s The Fascist Lover: A Delirious Trip to the Dark Night of Chile”) in La Mirada Opuesta: Voces de Victimarios en la Literatura Latinoamericana Contemporánea (Bonilla Artigas Editores, Ciudad de México, México).
Amanda Hussein, doctoral student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Amor traicionero: la reescritura de tres heroínas, Juana la Loca, Inés Suárez y doña Marina” (“Treacherous Love: Rewriting three Heroines, Juana, the Mad Queen, Inés Suárez, and Doña Marina”) at the 30th international conference of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hussein also serves as spokesperson for the graduate students of AGSS.
Scott Blasco, associate professor, music, published his composition One Day as a Thousand Years, performed by R. Andrew Lee on piano and released through Irritable Hedgehog Music.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented online “Atomic Bombs as Race Weapons: Nuclear Family Dysfunctions” at the International Conference on Hate Studies, Gonzaga University.
Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo and Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, professors, languages, cultures, and race, coauthored “Social Death in the Times of a Pandemic” in Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice.
A.J. Miller, assistant professor, career track, music, received a Global Music Awards Silver Medal for Instrumental Music for his compact disc Scenes, released by Washington State University Recordings, with Yoon-Wha Roh, assistant professor of music, career track, featured on piano.
Aaron Whelchel, associate professor, history, received the 2021 UPCEA West Region Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dean Johnson, scholarly associate professor, mathematics and statistics, co-edited a special issue of Stat, journal of the International Statistical Institute, devoted to statistical consulting and collaboration.