Plaudits

Apr 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts, adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

Mar 22, 2018 Jen Retter

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

Mar 15, 2018 Jen Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents at College Art Association Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose: Jay DeFeo’s Circle and Artistic Collectivity in Cold War San Francisco” at the annual College Art Association (CAA) conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 21. Dr. Ferrell explored women artists in post-war...

Mar 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Presents on Literature at the University of Valencia

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English and Steinbrucker Endowed Chair, presented on the Harlem Renaissance and the contemporary experience of African Americans while a visiting professor in the Department de Filologia, Anglesa, i Alemanya at the University of Valencia in Spain earlier...

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Feb 20, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Broad Street Review Calls “Sensitive Guys” a Fresh Perspective

On Feb. 15, Broad Street Review published a glowing commendation of Arcadia’s production of “Sensitive Guys.” Critic Mark Cofta raved that Arcadia’s six-member cast, composed exclusively of female and non-binary students, acted with sensitivity and authenticity far superior to the professional...

Feb 20, 2018 Jen Retter

Dr. Shandell Publishes on Langston Hughes’ ‘Mulatto’

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts, published an essay on Langston Hughes’ 1935 Broadway play Mulatto in Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama, a text focused on tragedy in theater and literary studies. Dr. Shandell explores Hughes' drama as an inversion of the "...

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Feb 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Graduate Student Sophie Finn ’15 Publishes with WHYY

Educational Leadership graduate student Sophie Finn ’15 published “Visit These 5 Gilded Age Landmarks Before it’s too Late,” her first published work as an intern with WHYY’s PlanPhilly. Her piece highlights historic buildings within the city that are often threatened to be demolished. Read More

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Feb 7, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Publishes Research on Relieving Cancer Caregivers Stress

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, published a study with Oxford Academic Transformational Behavioral Medicine about supporting caregivers of cancer patients. The study analyzed three caregiver support programs from across the country and made recommendations for the...

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Jan 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hanson Presents on Brunca Language, Votes for Word of the Year

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson, associate professor of Modern Languages, presented research on “The Dynamic State of the Brunca Language” at the joint meeting of the Society of the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas and the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 4...

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Jan 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hickman Publishes on Dual Language Learners

Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, published “Working with Young Dual Language Learners and Their Families in Early Learning Settings” with the Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC), which examines the increasing need to support young children who are dual language learners. Dr...

Jan 17, 2018 Jen Retter

Nicholas Receives Liberta Award for Graphic Novel

Recognized as one of the “Best Books by Philadelphians,” Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas’ graphic novel Leon: Protector of the Playground received a 2017 Liberta Award from Artblog, a publication that fosters art and culture dialogue in the Philadelphia region. In support of the fight to end...

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Jan 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noakes Speaks on Police Oversight, Quoted in Smithsonian Magazine

Dr. John Noakes, associate professor and chair of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, presented in November at TEDx West Chester on police oversight and the social contract. Dr. Noakes said that the general population subscribes to a social contract– agreeing to give up certain liberties...