News - October 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, October 29, 2012
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Lost in Seattle: What Does Nagai Kafu’s Encounter with the American Northwest Tell Us about Japanese Travel and Immigration Accounts of the Early 1900s?" at the 2012 meeting of the Pac
»Wim Laven, Conflict Resolution, presented "Forgiveness: A Tool for Peace, Justice, and Human Rights, at Concerned Philosophers for Peace Theme: “Struggles for Recognition: Individuals, Peoples, and States” 2012 Conference, Oct. 27, 2012 Mercer University,
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, served on two panel discussions, "Questions and Challenges in Doing Male Gender-Based Action Research in Communities" and "Beyond the Individual: Perspectives in Community Psychology," at the 7th annual Northwest Commun
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, presented "Using Interviews With Preservice Teachers as a Tool to Motivate Them to Learn Mathematics" at Teacher of Teachers of Mathematics, Ashland, in September.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was an invited panelist and gave a presentation titled “Japanese/Chinese Community-Based Learning Course at Portland State University” for the Berkeley Language Center Lecture Series at University
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, co-authored “Motivations and Barriers to Corporate Environmental Management” published in Business Strategy and the Environment.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Instability in a Generalized Keller-Segel Model" published in the Journal of Biological Dynamics, Vol. 6, 2012, pp. 974–991.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, co-hosted a symposium on the University of California Berkeley campus, Oct. 18-19. Medovoi worked closely with a faculty member in the UC Ethnic Studies department. The symposium gathered a group of distinguished national
»Annabelle Dolidon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "To Discipline and Punish in French Science Fiction: An Anticipatory Return to the Body" at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference in Seattle, Oct. 19-21. She al