The Daily Record has recognized Gita Deane, a learning specialist at Goucher’s Academic Center for Excellence, as a 2013 Influential Marylander for her work as a marriage equality proponent. Winners are chosen on their impact to the Maryland community. For more information, visit here.
Short accolades about Goucher Faculty (published works, awards, etc.). Could also be about Goucher students and staff.
Nsenga K. Burton, chair of Goucher’s Department of Communication and Media Studies, recently contributed to the book Watching While Black: Centering Black Audiences. Burton’s chapter focuses on South African soap operas. More about the book can be found here.
Congratulations to Goucher students whose work will be shown in the Emerging Student Filmmakers Screening at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore. Two pieces done by Goucher students are included. The third episode of “Fillmore Famous” was filmed by the Spring 2012 Advanced Video Production class: Ross Berman, Michael Black, Kat Brenowitz, Ishara Bullock, Jennifer Carlton, …
Angie Cochrun, Goucher’s media relations coordinator, won first place in the Baltimore City Paper’s 13th annual poetry contest.
Cara Ellen Modisett’s essay “On Mill Mountain” will appear in Volume 16 of Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, the journal of the Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative. She’ll be teaching a workshop, “The Rebellious Essay,” at the Roanoke Regional Writers Conference in January. Modisett is a 2012 graduate of Goucher’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction program.
The New Yorker’s Culture Desk blog recently published “Abrahamic Rockers,” a look at the alternative Jewish art scene, written by Kelly Osgood. Osgood was also recently published in The American Reader. The article “Mr. Didion” explores the life and creative impact of John Gregory Dunne. He was husband of Joan Didion, author of the 2006 bestseller The Year of Magical …
Goucher graduates Cassie Brand ’09 and Sarah Kendall ’08 were recently published by Archive Journal for work they did related to English Associate Professor Arnie Sanders’ Archeology of Text class and hands-on research with Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist Tara Olivero in Goucher Library’s Special Collections & Archives.
Research work by Elizabeth Lowe Ahearn, chair of the Goucher Dance Department, has been adjudicated and accepted for the 15th Annual CORPS (Council of Organized Researchers for Pedagogical Study) de Ballet International conference this June in France. The research is titled “The Benefits of Pilates for Ballet Dancers and Its Application in Higher Education.”
Florence Martin, professor of French and francophone cinema and literature, co-edited and contributed a chapter to a book out this month, Les Cinémas du Maghreb (The Cinemas of the Maghreb).
The Landmark Conference has announced the selection of 32 student-athletes to the 2012 Fall Landmark All-Academic Team, including Goucher athletes Thomas Adair, men’s soccer; Ashley Fan, volleyball; Nate Margolis, men’s soccer; and Liz Weiner, field hockey. The top two male and two female student-athletes from each of the eight Landmark institutions who met the award …