Vilma Navarro-Daniels, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the chapter “Cathartic Fear, Television, and Memory: The Archives of the Cardinal” in Narratives of Fear: Terror in 20th and 21st Century Latin American Literary, Cinematic, and Television Works (Peter Lang Publishing, New York).
Carmen Lugo-Lugo, professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored “Getting to the Colonial Status through Sexuality: Lessons on Puerto Rico’s Political Predicament from Women Writers” in Centro Journal.
Erica Palmer, BA ’16, and Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor, anthropology, coauthored “Human Use of Small Forage Fish: Improved Ancient DNA Species Identification Techniques Reveal Long-term Record of Sustainable Mass Harvesting of Smelt Fisher in the Northeast Pacific Rim” in Journal of Archaeological Science. Brian Kemp, former faculty member in anthropology and biological sciences, is third author.
Lindsey Beltz, doctoral student, sociology, was awarded a National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship to support her dissertation project “Assessing perceived effects of I-502: A survey on recreational cannabis in Washington State.”
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, associate professor, Maria Serenella Previto, associate clinical professor, and Begoña De Quintana Lasa, graduate student, languages, cultures, and race, presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Chicago.
Daniels presented “Alejandro Moreno Jashés’s, The Fascist Lover: When Evil has a Female Voice.” Lasa presented “Queer Gothic in Rosalía de Castro’s, El Caballero de las Botas Azules.” Previto presented “Voice and Pact of Silence: An Approach to Cristina Fernández Cubas’s Blood Sisters.
Christine Horne, professor, sociology, authored “The conditionality of norms: The case of bridewealth” in Social Psychology Quarterly; and “Explaining Support for Renewable Energy: Commitments to Self-Sufficiency and Communion” in Environmental Politics. She also co-authored “How can consumer trust in energy utilities be increased? The effects of prosocial, proenvironmental, and service-oriented investments” in Organizations and Environment.
Brian Stack, graduate student, history, authored “From Sodomists to Citizens: Same-Sex Sexuality and the Progressive-era Washington State Reformatory” in Journal of the History of Sexuality (forthcoming).
Ryan Booth, doctoral candidate, history, received the 2018 Western History Association Graduate Student Prize.
Matthew Sutton, professor, history, presented “Spies and unHoly Lies: How American Missionaries-Turned-Covert-Agents Helped Win World War II and Shape the Future of U.S. Intelligence” at the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin.
Jon Hegglund, associate professor, English, authored the chapter “Unnatural Narratology and Weird Realism in Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation” in Environment and Narrative: New Directions in Econarratology (forthcoming, Ohio State University Press); and “A Home for the Anthropocene: Planetary Time and Domestic Space in Richard McGuire’s Here” in Literary Geographies (forthcoming). Hegglund also presented the invited lecture, “Alien Expressions: Language, Faciality, and Anthropomorphism,” at the Personification Across Disciplines conference in Durham, England.
Read The Current to learn about other recent honors and achievements by members of the Department of English.