In this study, Meyers combines an investigation of visual representations with imperial ideology to learn more about provincial towns in the Spanish provinces of the Roman Empire. Portrait statues played a major role in the creation and reinforcement of imperial ideology. The ubiquity of portraits of the emperor and his family ensured that local inhabitants … Continue reading A New Analysis of Antonine Statuary Groups in Roman Spain
Amy Erica Smith, associate professor of political science, recently published three pieces to Vox’s Mischiefs of Faction blog: Did Brazilians vote against democracy on Sunday? Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors. Top Pentecostal Leaders Supported the Far Right in Brazil’s Presidential Campaign.
Amy Erica Smith, associate professor of political science, was published in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog on Nov. 2, 2018: In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro’s victory may mean further shifts in tolerance and moderation
William H. Carter ABSTRACT: This essay investigates the largely unexplored role of money and debt in Suche nach M., Doron Rabinovici’s first novel. Economic matters run throughout the text and are inextricably bound with representations of Schuld (guilt/debt) and Gewalt (force/violence). Money and debt are key to understanding the circumstances contributing to the development of … Continue reading Intersections of Money, Debt, and Uncertainty in Rabinovici’s Suche nach M.
De Gruyter Oldenbourg published a book by Mark V. Redmond, Social Decentering: A Theory of Other-Orientation Encompassing Empathy and Perspective-Taking, built on the theory and research he developed and conducted over 35 years at ISU on the concept of social decentering, particularly as it relates to interpersonal communication and relationships.
An essay, “Iowa Bird of Mouth: Keeping a 12-month Crowdsourced Poetry Project in the Air,” written by Jennifer L. Knox about her crowdsourced poetry project, Iowa Bird of Mouth, has been published in the July/August issue of American Poetry Review.