Achievements from Faculty in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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Assistant Professor Jennie Bradbury will continue her work as director of the Lebanon-Kubba Coastal Survey in Lebanon this summer. She will be joined by graduate students Tracey Cian and Shannon Dunn. Professor Bradbury was co-organizer of the Bryn Mawr College conference Crossing Over: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Death in April.
Sharon Burgmayer, Dean of Graduate Studies and W. Alton Jones Professor of Chemistry was co-author of a paper with Doug Gisewhite (Ph.D. Chemistry, '17) and Alexandra Nagelski (A.B.), titled "Modeling Pyran Formation in the Molybdenum Cofactor: Protonation of Quinoxaly lDithiolene Promoting Pyran Cyclization."
Assistant Professor Yan Kung published the co-authored article “Structural insight into substrate and product binding in an archaeal mevalonate kinase” in PLoSOne, 13.
Professor Bill Malachowski published the co-authored paper “Diarylhydroxylaminesas pan or dual inhibitors of indoleamine 2,3- dioxygenase-1, indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase-2 and tryptophan dioxygenase” in the European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 162.15.
Associate Professor Annette Baertschi chaired a session on "Medieval and Renaissance Reception," and presented a paper entitled "Between Epic and Elegy: The Love Story of Massinissa and Sophonisba in Petrarch's Africa" in the session "Late Antique and Neo-Latin Poetry" at the annual CAMWS meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska in early April. On April 6, Professor Baertschi participated in a workshop organized by "Antiquity in Media Studies" (AIMS), a new professional organization consisting of researchers and teachers interested in promoting and supporting scholarship on the various uses of the ancient world in modern media, including film, television, video games, comic books, and beyond. In early May, Professor Baertschi presented a paper entitled "Revolutionary Electra: Miklós Jancsó’s Electra, My Love (Szerelmen, Elektra) (1974)" in the Women's Network Panel at the annual convention of the Classical Association of Canada at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. On June 14, 2019, she will give a talk entitled "Exemplarity in Petrarch's Africa" at the international conference "Paradeigmata: Examples and Precedents across Time" at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Professor Catherine Conybeare published her 2017 St. Augustine lecture at Villanova, “The Creation of Eve” in Augustinian Studies, 49.
Professor Radcliffe Edmonds, Paul Shorey Professor of Greek and Chair of Greek, Latin, and Classical studies published his book Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World, available in July from Princeton University Press. Professor Edmonds was co-organizer of the Bryn Mawr College conference Crossing Over: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Death in April.
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Assistant Professor Jie Shi was co-organizer of the Bryn Mawr College conference Crossing Over: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Death in April.
Professor Leslie Cheng published the co-authored paper “Endpoint Estimates for Oscillatory Singular Integrals with Hölder Class Kernels” in the Journal of Function Spaces, 10
Professor Victor Donnay published the paper “A New Proof of the Existence of Embedded Surfaces with Anosov Geodesic Flow” in Regular and Chaotic Dynamics, 23.
Professor Paul Melvin was co-author of “Isotopy of surfaces in 4-manifolds after a single stabilization”published in Advances in Mathematics, 341.
Professor Emeritus Peter Beckmann published “Proton spin-lattice relaxation in methylphenanthrenes IV: 1,4-dimethylphenanthrene” in the Journal of Chemical Physics, 150.
Associate Professor Xuemei May Cheng published the co-authored paper “Tuning the Neel Temperature of Hexagonal Ferrites by Structural Distortion” in Physical Review Letters, 121.
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