News - November 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, November 4, 2013
»Alex Ruzicka and Melinda Hutson, Geology faculty, presented a paper, titled "Evidence from Silicate-Bearing Iron Meteorites for the Nature of Asteroidal Differentiation," at the Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation in Washington, D.C., O
»Enrique Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored “Canon, Hispanismo y Literatura Colonial: El Inca Garcilaso en el Proyecto de Historia Literaria de Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo,” published in Modern Languages Notes (Hispanic Issue), Vol. 12
»Charles Deemer, English adjunct faculty, authored a book of poems, A Majority of One, published by Round Bend Press, 2013.
»Melinda Glover, Center for Japanese Studies faculty, received a $525 grant from the Inukai Family Foundation in support of a lecture on Nov. 8 by Dr. Richard Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Political Science faculty on his book 3.11: Disast
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
»Mike Cummings, Geology faculty, received the Neil Miner Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers — the highest award given by the organization — in Denver, Colo., Oct. 29. Cummings is the second PSU professor to win the award; John Eliot
»Andy McMillin, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was elected president of the Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association. The three-year term begins immediately, and includes one year of duties as president-elect, one year of presidential duties, and
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, “Advances in the Study of Landslides in the Last 50 years in Engineering Geology,” at the Geological Society of America’s 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, Colo., Oct. 27-30. In addi
»Chris Mongeon, PSU alumnus; Elise Granke, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and Randall Arauz co-authored “Hook Selectivity in an Artisanal Spotted Rose Snapper Lutjanus guttatus Fishery on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica,” published in the j
Monday, November 18, 2013
»Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Indigenous Nations Studies faculty, presented “Reclaiming the Urban Forest for Food, Medicine and Ceremony: A Collaborative Process” at the second annual Tribal Green Summit, hosted by the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington in Portland
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, was one of 12 international scholars invited to participate in a three-day risk communication workshop, titled “Marine Health Matters,” sponsored by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis and
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel “Methodology, Ontology, and Institutional Evolution” and presented the co-authored paper “Thorstein Veblen and Evolutionary Methodology: Establishing His Three Approaches” at the
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, has given invited talks and lectures around the world in the past six months. In June, he gave an invited talk at the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations: Theory, Algorithms and thei
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her paper, “The Exilic and the Other: Iraqi Fiction in Diaspora and the Discursive Reenactment of Ethno-Religious Identities,” at the Arabic Literature: Migration, Diaspora, Exile, Estran
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literature faculty, chaired the panel “Diachronic Applications in Spanish Linguistics” and presented “A Case Study in the Confusion of Bilabial and Labiodental Sounds in Spanish” at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language As
»Susan Wladaver-Morgan, Pacific Historical Review staff, chaired and commented on a session, titled “‘The National Question’ Down Under: 19th- and 20th-Century Australian Exhibitions and Nationalism,” at the North American Conference on British Studies ann
»Angie Mejia, Chicano Latino Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "From Madres to Mujeristas: Latinas Making Change with Photovoice," published in the journal Action Research, Oct. 4.
»Jennifer R. Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, titled “Knowledge, Authority, and the Bewitching Jew in Early Modern France,” published in Jewish Social Studies, Vo. 19, No.1, 2012.
»Melinda Glover, Center for Japanese Studies faculty, received a $950 grant from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies, in support of a lecture on Jan. 30 by Dr. Carol Gluck, Sanso
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
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Monday, November 25, 2013
»Eva Núñez-Méndez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected to be a member of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association executive committee for a two-year term, 2013-15.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Many Lives to Live: Narration and Focalization in Dykes to Watch Out For,” at the Festival of Cartoon Art held at Ohio State University as part of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum grand
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, presented a paper, titled “Resisting Ordinary Punishment, or Against Prison Reform: Abolition in an Age of Crisis,” at the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies at Lewis & Clark College, Nov. 13-15.
»John Beer, English faculty, edited Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax, published by Wave Books on Nov. 7.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was awarded a $302,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation Division of Mathematical Sciences.