The results of a 2015 Discovery Award grant, “Identifying Psychedelic and Non-Psychedelic Music Elements for Psilocybin Research,” by Peabody faculty members Oscar Bettison, Composition; Jenine Brown, Music Theory; Hollis Robbins, Humanities; and David Smooke, Music Theory; with faculty members from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Frederick S. Barrett and Roland R. Griffiths have been released on the Frontiers of Pyschology website. Frontiers of Pyschology is a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher.
Humanities faculty member Hollis Robbins released a new book, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers, and it is number one in New Releases in Classic American Literature.
Humanities faculty member Jelena Runić conducted an invited workshop titled “From Physics to Music: Abstract Writing Workshop for Non-Native Speakers of English” at the American Corner, Belgrade, Serbia, on Thursday, June 8. Find out more at: http://www.americancorners.rs/view-news/en/Beograd/190/Abstract_writing_workshop_for_non-native_speakers_of_English/
Humanities Chair Hollis Robbins (KSAS BA ’83, Writing Seminars) has been named a 2017-18 National Humanities Center Delta Delta Delta Fellow. As a fellow, Dr. Robbins will continue work on her book Forms of Contention: The African American Sonnet Tradition, under contract with the University of Georgia Press. Dr. Robbins is one of 35 fellows out of 630 applicants invited to the NHC next year.
Humanities faculty member Jelena Runić gave an invited lecture titled “The Rhetoric of the Self and Its Implications: A Cross-Cultural Study” as part of the Linguistic Seminars of the School of Philology at the University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 16, 2016.