Summer Kudos

It’s that lazy time of the summer–the spring semester has ended and the humidity is high. But we won’t let humidity get in the way of expressing our pride in our faculty and students. For your summer reading pleasure, three kudos:

Prof. Jonathan’s Hsy’s book, Trading Tongues: Merchants, Multilingualism, and Medieval Literature (Ohio State University Press, 2013) has made Library Journal‘s list of recent scholarly bestsellers in Language Arts.

Prof. Hsy
M.A. student Paula Mejia’s master’s thesis, a look at the dialectics of pop in Scottish band The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy LP, is slated for publication in Bloomsbury’s 
33-1/3 series of books on noteworthy record albums. She is completing her thesis under the direction of Prof. Gayle Wald, with Prof. Tom Mallon as reader.
M.A. student Paula Mejia
Prof. Jeffery Cohen has received an inaugural Dean’s Research Chair from Columbian College to pursue work on his forthcoming monograph, Stories of Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman. The award includes research support and release from teaching. You can see Prof. Cohen interviewed for the new Showtime series Penny Dreadful here.

Prof. Cohen

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