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CLA This Week — 6/15/15


CLA This Week will continue to be published over the summer as submissions come in. There will be no issue on June 22. 

Theater professor Charlotte Headrick, co-editor of the recent book, “Irish Women Dramatists: 1908-2001” has received an excellent review of the book in the London Times Literary Supplement, June 3, 2015. The review states: “Now, gathered together in this comprehensively annotated, well-produced volume – with a scholarly introduction, made up primarily of a putative history of Irish drama, and a detailed biography preceding each play – seven female voices create together a real force, a palpable clamour, as if demanding, collectively, that their plays be remembered and performed.”

Current Research, Publications and Creative Activity

Nana Osei-Kofi (Associate Professor of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies) delivered a keynote address, “Faculty of Color and the Politics of Research, Teaching, and Service” at the Northwest 5 Consortium (NW5C) – Supporting Faculty of Color at Liberal Arts Institutions Conference, as well as a workshop, “Instructor as Embodied Text,” for the NW5C Inclusive Pedagogy Conference, both held at Whitman College, June 4-5, 2015.

Assistant Head Adviser Tristen Shay and Sociology Adviser McKenzie Huber recently presented “All Sides of the Rainbow,” a half day training on working with and advocating for Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming students. The workshop was held at Seattle University on for advisers, those working in financial aid, as well as registrars and administrative staff.

Kristin Griffin of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film published the essay, “Why Raw Clams Are Making a Comeback in New England and Beyond in the magazine Serious Eats.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kenneth Maes recently t edited a special issue of the journal Annals of Anthropological Practice, entitled “Community Health Workers and Social Change: Global and Local Perspectives.” The special issue is in press and due for publication in the near future.  Within the special issue Maes authored a paper entitled “Using community health workers: Discipline and hierarchy in Ethiopia’s Women’s Development Army.” His Ph.D. student Yihenew Tesfaye is a co-author on the article.

Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies and Associate Director of Research with CL@SE Daniel Lopez-Cevallos recently published the following: López-Cevallos DF (2015). Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición de la población ecuatoriana de cero a 59 años, ENSANUT-ECU 2012, Tomo 1. Por Freire, Wilma et al (Reseñas). Mundos Plurales: Revista Latinoamericana de Política y Acción Pública, 2(1):119-121.



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