News - April 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, April 22, 2013
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, and graduate student Brian Lefler presented “Mountain Homes and Overgrown Gardens: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Perceptions of Fire Suppression on Southern Nevada Public Lands” at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, has had her book Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through the Looking Glass nominated for an Eisner Award in the Best Educational/Academic Work category. The Eisners are known as the "Oscars of Comics."
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, "Seven Factors of Wine Terroir - The Winemaker Just Might Be the Most Important; Case History from the Cube Project in Oregon and California," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited talk titled "Cinematic Sound and Space: Ray Charles in Buenos Aires" at Lawrence University on March 28, as well as "Sound and Space in La Hora de los Hornos" at the conference of
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, presented a paper, "The Neoliberal State and the Vicissitudes of Civilian Life," as part of a panel titled "The Lives of Empire: Oak Creek, Racialization, and Violence" at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Ame
»Frodo Okulam, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty, presented "Earth Reconnect: Ecofeminist Spirituality and Relational Sustainability" at Divining Meaning: Meditations on Gender and Religion, the 32nd Annual Gender Studies Symposium, Lewis & Clark
»Paul Collins, English faculty, wrote "Monkey Business" published in Lapham's Quarterly’s Spring issue.
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, authored “Making Sense: Jacques Rancière and the Language Poets” published in the Journal of Modern Literature, Vol. 36, No. 2.
»Marcia Klotz, English faculty, received a fellowship award from the University of Chicago to participate in a summer research program with the university's Eric Santner, chair of Germanic Studies.
»Hiro Ito, Economics faculty, presented his paper, “Asian Development Review Conference,” at the Asian Development Review Conference in Manila, Philippines, on March 25-26. Asian Development Bank organized the session.
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, authored “New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies” published in the Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference of Malaysian Chinese Studies, Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Ma