Hollis Robbins’ Book Tops Charts Reply

hollis robbinsHollis 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.

Discovery Award Grant Research Published Reply

frontiersThe 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.

Jelena Runic Conducts a Workshop “From Physics to Music” Reply

Jelena RunicHumanities 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/

Hollis Robbins Named 2017-18 National Humanities Center Delta Delta Delta Fellow Reply

HRobbins2013fHumanities 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.