Faculty news briefs

Visiting Assistant Professor of English Rob Schlegel was selected as the winner of the 2014 Grub Street National Book Prize for his recent book "January Machine." The publication consists of a book-length poem comprised of sonnets and sonnet sequences.

Associate Professor of Politics Jeanne Morefield recently published her book "Empires Without Imperialism: Anglo-American Decline and the Politics of Deflection." The book analyzes two key moments of liberal imperial thinking (at the beginning and end of the twentieth century) to unearth a set of common intellectual dispositions and theoretical attitudes shaped by the problem of empire.

Professor of Film & Media Studies Robert Sickels' film "American Lawn," made with Jessica Lawrence '15 via a Perry Grant last summer, is playing in the DocuNation program at the Cinequest Film Festival in San Jose on Mar. 7, 12 and 15. Sickels will be in attendance for a Q&A at the latter two screenings.