Faculty Spotlight – December 2020

Professor Sarah Bryant has been named a 2021-2022 Faculty Fellow of the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI). According to the press release, “These fellows will participate in a collaborative arts research community for the next two years. The CARI Faculty Fellowship aims to help fellows diversify the impact of their work and to develop new interdisciplinary research.” Learn more about CARI fellowship here.

Dr. Bharat Mehra is a featured speaker in a workshop on December 16 offered by the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and Naseej Academy. Titled, “Webinar on Infodemic, Info-Vaccine and Libraries during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” the event also features library leaders from Kent State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Jeff Weddle’s book Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press is being reissued in paperback. Initially published in 2007, the hard cover book was published through the University Press of Mississippi. More information on the title can be found here. Dr. Weddle also has a brand-new publication that should be available in the coming month. A poetry collection, There’s More To It Than That, is being published by Poetic Justice Books.