News - May 2012 - Portland State University
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, won the 2012 Marcia Tuttle International Grant from the North American Serials Interest Group.
»Tracy Prince, English faculty, received the 2012 Northwest Examiner Award for Historic Preservation on May 12 for the book Portland's Goose Hollow. "An exceptionally comprehensive and enlightening illustrated history of her neighborhood," wrote the awards
»Ben Anderson-Nathe, Child and Family Studies faculty, presented a keynote address, "When in Rome: Young People, Sexuality, and the Power of Discourse," at the Adolescent Sexuality Conference, Seaside, April 24. He and graduate students Kiera Hansen and Mi
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Preserving Memory, Sustaining Communities" at the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies meeting in Kelowna, B.C. Portland State students Anabel Lopez Salinas and Mandy Elder a
»Andrew Giarelli, University Studies adjunct faculty, presented "Cheyennes, Folklorists and 'Authenticity'" at Charles University American Studies Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, May 17; and "The Birth of Hippie Subcultural Formulae" at The American C
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Ten Most Asked Questions About the History of the Spanish Language," at the Department of Romance Languages, University of Oregon, Eugene in May.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Adminstration faculty, participated in a workshop, “Regional Electricity Transmission Planning in the West,” for the Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University, April 26-27. This was part of a National Science Foundation g
»Jelena Simonovic Schiff, Music adjunct faculty, presented "Composers from Former Yugoslavia Active in the United States: Bogojevich, Miljkovic, Paranosic, and Vrebalov" at the 25th College Music Society Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Vancouver, B.
»Sue Taylor, Art History faculty, presented a lecture, "Grant Wood, Odd Man out in Iowa," in conjunction with the exhibition Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, at the Tacoma Art Museum, Wash., May 19.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited paper, “Lessons Learned from OPI: Context- and Discourse-based Instruction,” at the 19th Princeton Japanese Pedagogy Forum, Princeton, N.J., May 19-20.
»Lisa Bates, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored an invited chapter, "Housing: Policy and Planning Challenges," published in the Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning, Oxford University Press, 2012.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored "Ruffians, Pickpockets, and Jewel Fences" published in Slate, May 4.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Sciences and Economics faculty, and Gary Larsen and Craig Shinn, Public Administration faculty, authored an essay, "Simple Ecosystem Service Valuation Can Impact National Forest Management," published in the Association of Enviro
»Jeff Fletcher, Systems Science and University Studies faculty, co-authored an article, "Spatio-Temporal Differentiation and Sociality in Spiders," published in the journal PLoS ONE, April 24.
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, authored "Rightlessness” published in a special issue of the New Centennial Review, D. Clark ed., Vol. 11.2, Fall 2011.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, co-authored "Plasma Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, and Causation" published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Vol. 2012:258981, 2012.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, authored a novel, The Listeners, published by Tin House Books, May 2012.
»Robert Scheller and Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science faculty, received a $716,697 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant for the study Integrating Climate Science Into Forest Management Decision-Making Using A Collaborative Network Approach.