Humanities faculty member Hollis Robbins (KSAS BA ’83, Writing Seminars) published a piece in the LA Review of Books about Chinese scholarship of American Literature. In it, she argues that American academia should take note of what and how the Chinese are studying our literature.
Liberal Arts faculty member Hollis Robbins (KSAS BA ’83, Writing Seminars) published an article in Inside Higher Ed called “‘Black Panther,’ History and the Future.” In it, she talks about the implications of considering the film in only historical ways, and advocates for a more forward-looking analysis of the film.
Liberal arts faculty member Jelena Runić gave a poster presentation titled “PCC Effects in Slavic: A Morphological Account” at the 12th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, December 7-9.
Hollis Robbins, Peabody Humanities Department chair, has a new book out, called The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers. The book is currently ranked number one on Amazon under New Releases in Classic American Literature, and it was also recently featured in NPR’s list of 2017’s Great Reads. She was also featured in this season’s Johns Hopkins Magazine.
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.