Professor Neville Choonoo, English/ALS, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the African Literature Association in Charleston, SC, on 20 March 2013. His paper was on Literature, Liberation and the Law in contemporary Africa.
Kathryn Finin, English, recently presented her paper “Gendered Displays: Lady Macbeth, Politics, and American Culture” at the national Popular Culture Association Conference (March 25-28, 2013) in Washington D.C. Finin examines how American popular culture (mis)uses Lady Macbeth to render female power and ambition as always already problematic, even malevolent. Where powerful women are concerned, then, our supposedly “postfeminist” [...]
The special edition of New Solutions is now officially out in print. It is open access due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, so feel free to distribute copies however you like. The options for linking to the whole edition are as follows: To link directly to Volume 23, Number 1 / 2013 of [...]
Sixteen SUNY Oneonta students spent part of their spring break at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. More than 3,000 students representing 150-plus colleges and universities from almost 30 countries participated in the conference from March 24-28, 2013. This year’s delegation, representing Croatia, was one of 29 groups from around the [...]
Associate Professor Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures) presented in Colombia the second edition of his book Un ramo de nomeolvides: García Márquez en El Universal (A Bunch of Forget-me-nots: Garcia Marquez in El Universal), a journalistic work on the beginnings as a writer of the Colombian Nobel Prize of Literature. Commenting on this book, García [...]