- November 14, 2014 at 6:18 pm
Chérif Keïta, Professor of French, had his research recognized by Agenda Feminist Media in South Africa for bringing liberation heroine Nokutela Dube out of a century-long oblivion onto the cover of their January issue titled "Empowering Women for Gender Equity: Autobiographies, Biographies and Writing Lives." Also, his film, "Remembering Nokutela" (2013) was screened at the Africa Network Conference on "Gender, Generation and Identity in African Studies" at Trinity University on Sunday, October 19.
- November 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm
Mark Heiman, Senior Web Application Developer, gave a presentation, "Let's Face It, We're Not Sixteen Anymore: How Teenagers Read (and Misread) Our Home Pages," at the 2014 Higher Education Web Professionals Association conference in Portland, Oregon. The presentation was selected by attendees as one of the five best at the conference.
- November 14, 2014 at 6:10 pm
Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, recently gave a talk at the Conference of the Forum on Education Abroad. He focused on integrated learning and teaching in study abroad, with special emphasis on creative travel writing.
- November 14, 2014 at 5:58 pm
Monica Bruckner, Geoscience Assistant for the Science Education Resource Center, presented a poster titled “Building the Workforce for a Sustainable Future: Resources for Educators and Students” at the recent Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- November 14, 2014 at 5:50 pm
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, presented a poster co-authored with Kate Cieslowski '15, Stacey Johnson '15, Sam Krimmel '15, Caroline Kryder '14, Ari Melum '14, and Helen Strnad '14 at the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, D.C. The poster was titled "Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."
- November 1, 2014 at 2:12 am
George Shuffelton, Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of the College, was one of 11 invited participants at the Medievalists' Writing Workshop at the University of Colorado. He presented his current work, "The King's Chamber and England's Stage: London Histories."
- November 1, 2014 at 2:08 am
Tun Myint, Associate Professor of Political Science, recently published an essay titled "Buddhist Political Thoughts" in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, edited by Michael T. Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elizabeth Ellis, and Kennan Ferguson, Wiley-Blackwell: New York, 2014.
- November 1, 2014 at 1:59 am
Chérif Keïta, Professor of French, gave a presentation on the Epic in the Mande world at the Singing Storytellers Symposium [The Lives, Music and Verbal Artistry of Bards in our World], held at Cape Breton University in Sidney, Nova Scotia (Canada), October 9 through 12.
- November 1, 2014 at 1:51 am
Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, spoke recently on "Translation: Theory & Praxis" at the Translation and Transmission Conference in Keystone, Colorado.
- November 1, 2014 at 1:39 am
Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled "Site-Specific Sound: Music In and As Architecture" at the annual conference for the Society of Comparative Literature and the Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. There, he also chaired a panel titled "Of Idols and Iconoclasts: The Image of Art in Ernest Hello, Virginia Woolf, Walt Whitman, and Jackson Pollock."
- November 1, 2014 at 1:31 am
Deborah Appleman, Hollis L. Caswell Professor of Educational Studies, recently published an article entitled, “Response to Euclid at the Core: Recentering Literary Education,” in a themed issue of the journal Style, focusing on the teaching of literary theory. She also published a chapter on the same topic of literary theory in the secondary classroom: "Critical Theory In A Literature Methods Course" in Reclaiming English Language Arts Methods Courses: Critical Issues and Challenges for Teacher Educators in Top-Down Times, edited by Allen Webb and Jory Brass, 2015.
- November 1, 2014 at 1:22 am
Cathy Yandell, W. I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language, and Culture, recently delivered a paper, "Sexuality in the New World: Jean de Léry's Conflicted Observations in Histoire d'un voyage" (a French sixteenth-century explorer's account of Brazil), at the Sixteenth Century Society conference in New Orleans.