Jacqueline Ahl (Special Programs) is the featured poet at Spiral Bridge, a community-based, non-profit arts and education organization. Her poem, “Union,” can be found at www.spiralbridge.org/home.asp.
Karanja Keita Carroll (Black Studies) was guest assistant editor for the Journal of Pan African Studies’s special issue on “The Dynamics of Africology (Pan African, African American, Black, Afro-American, and African Diaspora Studies) in Academia” with editor-in-chief Itibari Zulu. The June 2008 issue includes an introduction and article by Carroll titled “Africana Studies and Research Methodology: Revisiting the Centrality of the Afrikan Worldview.” The article can be viewed at http://tinyurl.com/67unvx.
Anne Gorrick (Accounting Services) had her first book of poetry, “Kyotologic,” published by Shearsman Books in the United Kingdom. For more information about the book, visit http://tinyurl.com/5kagqk. Gorrick’s poetry has also recently appeared in the following electronic journals: GlitterPony Magazine; Otoliths; and RealPoetik.
Benjamin Junge (Anthropology) had an article, “Heterosexual Attendance at Gay Events: The 2002 Parada Livre Festival in Porto Alegre, Brazil,” published in the June 2008 edition of “Sexuality and Culture.”
Gerald Sorin (History) had a review essay of Aleksandar Hemon’s novel, “The Lazarus Project,” published on the National Yiddish Book Center’s Web site, Jewish Reader (www.yiddishbooks.org), in August. Sorin’s review of new books about the author Franz Kafka by Louis Begley and James Hawes appeared in the article “What Do We Mean When We say Kafkaesque?” that was published in August in the monthly books section of Israel’s Ha’aretz newspaper.