Performances and Presentations by Faculty and Staff
April 30, 2013
Faculty and staff members have recently presented or performed both locally and internationally. Among them:
Nicole Baker, lecturer in music, has returned from a series of performances in Europe and New York with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, featuring the premieres of the final version of John Adams’ landmark oratorio, "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." Performances were held at the Barbican Theatre in London, the Salle Pleyel in Paris, the KKL in Lucerne and Avery Fisher Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center.
Helen Mugambi, professor of English, comparative literature and linguistics, gave a public lecture, "Navigating Cultural Forces: Hazardous African Girlhoods and the Specter of Masculinity" as part of the University of Delaware's Center for Global and Area Studies Spring 2013 Lecture Series, "Conflict and Cooperation in the Global Arena."
Michael Mahi, social media engagement specialist and senior writer in Strategic Communications, was on an Orange County Public Relations Society of America April 18 panel discussion, "Crisis Communications — Experts Share War Stories From the Trenches." Mahi discussed how the campus used social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Storify to reach the campus community, parents, families, friends and the media during the Dec. 12, 2012, campus lockdown.
Zhenguo (Len) Lin, professor of finance, co-presented the paper "The Benefit of Search in Real Estate Market," and Mehmet Akbulut, associate professor of finance, co-presented "Calendar Anomalies: Do REITS Behave Like Stocks?" at the April American Real Estate Society conference in Hawaii.