The Oberlin Review

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

February 16, 2018

Oberlin community members, family, and friends suffered the unexpected loss of Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Brian Doan, 44. Doan died of a heart attack Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The Oberlin community was informed of his passing in a Dec. 19 email sent by Dean of Arts and Sciences Tim Elgren. After earning an undergraduate comparative literature and political science degree from Indiana University, Doan went on to earn an M.A. and Ph.D. in English with a concentration in...

Remembering Oberlin Artist Harley, Founder of Terra Candella

Remembering Oberlin Artist Harley, Founder of Terra Candella

February 10, 2017

“I am, above all else, a passionate and lifelong student of Art.” – Harley October 15, 1940 – January 10, 2017 If they happened to be taking a late-night walk during the late ’70s, Oberlin residents might glimpse a bearded figure with a cigar jutting from his mouth, moving about in the brightly lit, second floor art studio above the stores flanking one side of the town square. On a hot summer’s night one might, drawing closer, hear the faint strains of Italian opera. The studio, fil...

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