Student & Alumni News
Last week Susan Ferentinos gave a talk at West Virginia University on “Engaging the Queer Feminist Archive.” This presentation was part of the public programming for the WVU Library’s Feminist Activist Collection. Sue works part-time for the department on career diversity advising for graduate students and has her own public history consulting business. She is also a graduate of IU’s MA/MLS program and the department’s PhD program.
PhD candidate Szabolcs László gave a presentation on April 2, entitled “Ambassadors of the Kodály-method: The International Promotional Activities of Hungarian Women Music Educators during the Cold War,” at the international workshop Women and Gender in Art Music of the Eastern Bloc: Current Perspectives, Future Directions, organized by the Royal Musical Association. The program of the workshop can be accessed here:
On April 7, PhD student Brian Quinn's piece, "The Academic Press Editor and You," was published online in the AHA Perspectives magazine. The piece looks at two panels on academic publishing from the 2022 AHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans and online.
Maria Bucur’s essay “Care for the care takers: the refugee crisis as opportunity for change” has been published in Women's History Review, 10.1080/09612025.2022.2059047.
Tatiana Saburova presented a paper "'The Last of the Mohicans': Semirechie in the Micro- and Macro-Optic of Botany in Writings and Photographs of Vasilii Sapozhnikov" at the Midwest Slavic conference in Ohio State University on April 2, 2022. This paper is a part of her larger research project about photography and scientific exploration of the Russian imperial borderlands.
Ellen Wu spoke at Georgetown Immigration Law Journal's #ImmigrationANDAAPIJustice panel (March 7) and "Intersectionality: Exploring Race, Ethnicity, and Class" in conversation with Dr. George Sanchez (USC), part of New York City's Horace Mann School's Upper Division History Department Series, "Intersectionality Past and Present" (March 10). On Tuesday, April 5, she delivered Dartmouth College's Robert F. Allabough 1934 Memorial Lecture, the flagship lecture series for its Department of History.