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Noted and Quoted, February 2016

Inventive animations and a literary podcast top the list of media where Franklin College faculty were featured, noted and quoted during the month of February:

On a NewBlackMan (in Exile) podcast episode, Left of Black on the Root, Guest host and Duke Professor Tsitsi Ella Jaji interviews Ed Pavlić about his latest work, Who Can Afford to Improvise?: James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners (Fordham University Press, 2015). Pavlić is a poet, author, and a Professor of English and Creative Writing.

TED-Ed Original lessons features a new animation, The psychology of narcissism - W. Keith Campbell

Marshall Shepherd discusses the complexity of meteorology “I see meteorology and climatology simplified and trivialized,” writes Shepherd in regarding the use of groundhogs and other animals at predicting weather.

Geography department pushes for certificate in urbanization and metropolitan planningR&B

Lecture on native cultural history draws huge crowd to Shannon – Northwest Georgia News article quotes anthropology professor Emeritus David J. Hally

Dada centennial commemorates the history and endurance of experimental art – Flagpole article mentions book by Jed Rasula, Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor and head of the department of English

James Cobb quoted in a Politico article about Donald Trump’s Southern momentum

New Stone Center exhibit explores black history through figurative visions – The Daily Tar Heel article on an exhibition by Lamar Dodd School, of Art professor Stephanie Jackson

How weather and an ‘interstate of renewable energy’ could save the climate by 2030, writes Marshall Shepherd at

Secretary of State John Kerry discusses Isis strategy with Hollywood studio chiefs, reports The Guardian. The aim of the meeting is to figure a way to counter the Isis narrative, especially with propaganda films. “They are necessary in Isis’s effort to paint itself as a continual target of the west’s enmity,” said Roger Stahl, associate professor of communication studies

Australia cutting basic climate science research is ‘Head in the Sand’ 101, writes Marshall Shepherd, a regular contributor to

UGA professor runs for Athens-Clarke County Board of Education seat – R&B and ABH articles mention geography professor John Knox

Graduate Psychology Department ranked eighth in nation for Clinical Psychology – R&B



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