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artsci update: January 2011



Issue 1 | January  

Alumnus spotlight: The New Yorker illustrator

Tom Bachtell, WRC ’80

Tom Bachtell’s distinctive drawings and caricatures appear each week in “The Talk of the Town” and other sections of The New Yorker, where Bachtell has been a regular contributor for some 20 years. A 1980 magna cum laude graduate with majors in music (joint CIM) and English and a minor in dance, Bachtell is a self-taught artist. His work is seen in many other national and international publications from Entertainment Weekly to London’s Evening Standard and Poetry magazine. Visit Bachtell’s website to learn more.


Alumni events

04.15.2011 – Honolulu, Hawaii

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Upcoming events


Dittrick Medical History Center lecture: Sex Education and the American Public


Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities talk: George Seremba on Theater and the Poetics of Resistance


Schubert Center for Child Studies lecture: Early school progress in children with extreme prematurity


Eldred Theater production: “Aundry and Bourbon” and “Lone Star”


CAS quick links

Calendar of events

News stories

College merchandise

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Get smart(er) with faculty podcasts

previewOff the Shelf is a series of podcast interviews with Case Western Reserve University faculty authors, hosted by librarian William Claspy (WRC ’88, GRS ’93). Listen now.

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CAS In the News

Professor named Most Interesting Person

previewCleveland Magazine named Pulitzer Prize-winner Jim Sheeler, the Shirley Wormer Professor of Journalism and Media Writing in the Department of English, one of the Most Interesting People of 2011. Read the full story.

Humanities book “blasts off”

Marie LathersMarie Lathers, Treuhaft Professor of Humanities and French, explores the role of women in space in her new book Space Oddities: Women and Outer Space in Popular Film and Culture, 1960-2000. Read more about her book.

Psychologist studies people’s anger toward God

Associate professor of psychology Julie Exline reports that many people, even the nonreligious, experience anger towards God. Read more about her findings on


Theater student shows her style

previewKelli Ruttle, a student in the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House theater MFA program, was featured in The Plain Dealer‘s Fashion Flash memorable moments from 2010 for her classic style.

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