Peter Bailey starred as Jean the valet in the Faculty Drama Club’s production of Miss Julie by August Strindberg, October 3rd.
Beth English co-authored the article, "And Roses Too: How "Better Work" Facilitates Gender Empowerment in Global Supply Chains," which will be published in the fall volume of Gender, Work, and Organization this month (pre-published online in July at: https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12740).
Along with Rasul Mowatt and Phoebe Wolfskill in American Studies, Alex Lichtensteinran a community-based workshop at Conner Prairie on their public art project, "Unmasked: The Antilynching Art Exhibits of 1935 and Community Remembrance in Indiana." A second workshop will be held at IU next semester.
Alex Lichtenstein will lead a new University Partnership Program with the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Novi Sad (UNS) in Northern Siberia. The program’s aim is to provide new channels of thinking about how to commemorate historical events and heritage sites. Through the program, IU will host ten Serbian undergraduates studying African-American literature, American history, and Communications and Culture for an eight-day study tour of civil rights historic sites and memorials. At least five IU students will be able to join the study tour; the application for which will become available in November.
Mark Roseman organized and participated at a virtual roundtable on Monica Black’s A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany at the Annual German Studies Association Conference, Indianapolis, October 1-3, 2021. He also gave the annual keynote Lecture: “Ordinary monsters.” Victims, historians and an “integrated history” of the perpetrators as part of the Vanderbilt Holocaust Lecture series 2021-2022, on October 5, 2021.
In the past week, Rebecca Spang presented in the “Currency and Empire” Sawyer Seminar at the New School for Social Research and as part of the “Goodbye to Gourmet?” webinar hosted by NYU’s Institute of French Studies. She was also quoted by the AP in a story about Marie Antoinette’s correspondence.
Rebecca Spang’s essay “China and the Money Question” (reviewing Mae Ngai’s The Chinese Question, Jin Xu’s The Empire of Silver, and Austin Dean, China and the End of Global Silver) was published today in the Los Angeles Review of Books.