News - April 2013 - Presented
Monday, April 8, 2013
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, presented a public seminar titled “The Extermination of Kennewick Man’s Authenticity through Discourse” at the invitation of the Newberry Library in Chicago on March 6. Coleman’s research on the discourse surrou
»Masami Nishishiba, Public Administration faculty, presented "Power of Partnership-Collaboration between Clackamas County Urban Green and Nature in Neighborhood" at the American Society of Public Administration Annual Conference, New Orleans, March 18.
»Joan Petit, Library Faculty, co-led the webinar "Free Online Technologies for Teaching and Learning," which was sponsored by ELIME-21, a grant-funded program with the aim of educating librarians in the Middle East and North Africa.
»Rachel Samuelson presented "Building Bridges: Creating an Interfaith Friendly Campus Culture" and "Fostering Spiritual Development: Prayer and Meditation Spaces" at the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators annual conference in Orlando,
»Christof Teuscher, Engineering and Computer Science faculty, was the keynote speaker for the Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science held at Marietta College, Ohio, March 27.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave the presentation "Developing Advanced-Level Speaking: Application of OPI," at the Spring Conference of American Association of Teachers of Japanese in San Diego, March 21.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented "An Ecology from Absence: In Place of Pruitt-Igoe," at New Ecologies, New Constellations, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s 101st National Annual Conference in San Francisco, March 21-24. The p
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: a Case Study from Northern Alaska" at the Alaska Anthropological Association Meeting on March 15.
»Melissa Appleyard and Erica Wagner, School of Business Administration faculty, co-authored the paper “Fostering Resilient Community Innovation: How Boundary Organizations Balance Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation,” which was presented at the Strategic Ma
Monday, April 15, 2013
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, presented “Deities Bring Foreigners to See Mount Everest: Tourism, Everyday Buddhism, and Environmental Sustainability in the World’s Highest Ecosystem” at the Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himal
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented “Climate Change and Archaeology in Northwest Alaska,” and, with graduate student Dianna Woolsey, presented “Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: A Northern Alaskan Case Study” at the Northwe
»Anita Bright, Education faculty, presented the workshop “Taking On Mathematics: How the Common Core State Standards Can Work for English Learners” with graduate students Angela Vargas and Dulce Nash at the Annual Convention of the Teachers of English to S
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented “The New Generation of Trilingual Chinese Malaysians” at the Annual Meetings of the Association for Asia Studies, San Diego, March 23.
»Christine Cress, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented the invited keynote “A Promising Connection: Increasing Educational Success through Civic Engagement” at the Faculty Professional Development Conference, Eastern Washington University,
»Amy Greenstadt, English faculty, presented a paper, "Unknown Sovereignty: Performative Chastity in Measure for Measure," at the Shakespeare Association of America Conference on March 28.
»G.L.A. Harris and Theresa Julnes Keleka Kaimanu, Public Administration faculty, delivered a paper and presentation titled "The Dumbing Down and Privatization of Higher Education: Are They Mutually Exclusive?" at the American Society for Public Administrat
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown presented a poster, "A Pyroxene-Enriched Shock Melt Dike in the Buck Mountains 005 (L6) Chondrite," and Ruzicka and Hutson and alumna Niina Jamsja gave an oral presentation titled "A
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Improving the Flow of Information through Technology Networks: A Case Study of Policy in Slovenia" at the International Atlantic Economic Conference in Vienna, Austria, April 6.
»Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented her paper "Defining, Tracking, and Displaying Regional Equity Conditions: Two Approaches from the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Region" at the 43rd Conference of the Urban Affairs Associ
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented a talk, "Subgradients of Minimal Time Functions and Applications to Set Facility Location," at the Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy, March 26.
Monday, April 22, 2013
»Amy Borden, Theatre and Film faculty, presented “Get Me G.P. Lathrop: Thomas Edison and Modern Consumer Culture” at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies International Conference, Chicago, March 15.
»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
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presented “Developing TERMS: Techniques for Electronic Resource Management” at the Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Austin, Texas, March 18.
»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
»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.
»Jason Jurjevich, Population Research Center and Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Where Young People Go to Retire? Amenities, Employment Opportunity and Migration Patterns of the Young and Colleg
»Junghee Lee, Art and Design faculty, presented a paper titled "Pictorial Tile and Clay Buddhist Sculptures of the Paekche Kingdom, Korea" in the panel "Works in Clay in Early Korean and Japanese Buddhism," which she organized for the Annual 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
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, gave the plenary talk "Mathematical Practices of Those without Power" at the Seventh International Conference on Mathematics Education and Society, Cape Town, South Africa, April 3.
»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
»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
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: A Northern Alaskan Case Study" in an invited session at the Society for American Archaeology Meetings, April 3-7.
Monday, April 29, 2013
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presented a co-authored paper, "Community Controlled Forests, Carbon Sequestration and REDD+: Some Evidence from Ethiopia” at the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty at the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
»Sue Brower, Theater and Film faculty, represented Portland State on a panel for the In Other Words Feminist Community Center screening of the film Miss Representation in Portland, April 24.
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, and student Paige Hatcher presented "Teaching Improvement to Resident Physicians: Application of Theory in Clinical Settings" at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in London on April
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty, will chair the 29th annual Oregon Writing Festival at Portland State on Saturday, May 4. The festival, co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Education and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, brings up t
»Marie Lo, English faculty, presented a paper, "Sovereign Terrains: Plenary Power and Chinese Exclusion," at the Asian American Studies Association Conference in Seattle.
»Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, presented three papers at the Annual Conference of the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, in April. They papers are "Building Mathematics Learning Communities with NCTM Reflection Guides," "Is it Tr
»Sean Schumacher, Art and Design faculty, presented a talk titled "The Territory Is Not The Map" along with the project "An Unexplored Region" at the Strange Utility: Architecture Toward Other Ends symposium, Portland State University, April 27.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "'How Can I Communicate in Japanese Naturally?: A View from a Discourse Perspective" at Soka University, Aliso Viejo, Calif., April 15.