News - April 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, April 30, 2012
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wins a 2012 Oregon Book Award, the Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, for his book, Imperial Japan at its Zenith, published by Cornell University Press, explaining how Japan’s cult of the emperor fueled support
»Errin Beck, Monika Mulder, and Linnea Spitzer, Applied Linguistics faculty, present “Learner-Centered Classroom Activities for Advanced Academic Writing” at the Teachers of English as a Second or Other Language International Convention, Philadelphia, Marc
»Rik Lemoncello, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presents a three-hour seminar titled "iPod, iPads, & iPhones: Oh My! Using iDevices in Cognitive Rehabilitation with Adults" for Advanced Healthcare Education, Portland, April 19. The seminar focuses on
»Jenny Stenseth, Applied Linguistics faculty, presents "Pronunciation on the Web: An Independent Study Project" at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Convention, Philadelphia, March 28-31.
»Jennifer Tappan, History faculty, presents an invited lecture, “A Healthy Child Comes from A Healthy Mother: Malnutrition and Motherhood in Buganda, 1935-1974,” for the African Studies Lecture Series at University of Oregon, Eugene, April 19.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, reads from her forthcoming novel, The Listeners, at the Loggernaut Reading Series, Portland, April 11.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authors "That's Rich: When Did Executive Pay at Universities Get So High?" published in Slate, March 5.
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, publishes Varmints, an opera libretto in search of music, as a Kindle book. Round Bend Press will publish a paperback in the fall. This tragi-comedy of the Old West, set in the gold fields of eastern Oregon, is bas
»Michele Glazer, English faculty, authors a poem, "Wilds," published in the Boston Review, April 2012.
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, authors "Tourism, Persistence, and Change: Sherpa Spirituality and Place in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal" published in the Journal of Ecological Anthropology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2011.
»Alex Ruzicka and Rick Hugo, Geology faculty, receive a $132,000 NASA grant for “Acquisition of an Electron Back Scatter Detector for the Zeiss Sigma SEM at Portland State University."