News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, October 24, 2016
»Susan Poulsen, Communication emerita faculty, and Priya Kapoor, International and Global Studies faculty, presented with Sara Kaufman (first author and presenter) the research paper "Meeting, Matching and Bonding: A Communication Ethnography of an Animal
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, presented “Increased Resources or Incompatible Roles?: Union Status and College Completion among Young Adults in the U.S.,” in the Department of Sociology at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, authored "What Happens When High School Students Publish Books? Cultural Sustainability in a University–Community Partnership," which was included in Sustainable Solutions: University–Community Partnerships, the second
»Amy Langenkamp and Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Family Legacy or Family Pioneer? Social Class Differences in the Way Adolescents Construct College-Going,” forthcoming in the Journal of Adolescent Research.
»Panayot Vassilevski, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received a $159,998, three-year National Science Foundation grant for the study “Low-Rank Diagonally Compensated Matrix Decompositions in the Design of Solvers and Partitioners." The study proposes
»Laurence Kominz, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a lecture, “How the Danjuros Created Kabuki Super-heroes—from Humiliation to Innovation” as part of Portland State of Mind at PSU on Oct. 20.
»Maura Kelly and Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, had their research featured in a news story on OPB titled “Report: Discrimination Harming Efforts to Diversify Oregon Highway Workforce” and in an Oregonian article titled “Oregon's Road Construction C
»Kathi Inman Berens, English faculty, convened the panel "Feminist Horizons" for the 2016 international E-Literature Conference. The panel is now featured on the Cultural Mechanics podcast. Her talk was "Toward a Feminist Theory of Interface: Playing Liter
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper entitled "Viaggio in una Sardegna Intima: Prosa e Poesia di Giovanni Corona (A Voyage to the Intimate Sardinia of Giovanni Corona - His Prose and his Poetry)” at the VII Convegno A
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper, "The Wrong Frame: Cathy, Comic Strips, and the Canon," at the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Scholarly Symposium at the Ohio State University, Oct. 13-16. She was joined by two Comics Studies students, Rober
Friday, October 21, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk, "Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Expert Witness Work in Geology," at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, Sept. 26.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper entitled "Postmodern Ruins in Contemporary Italian Literature: Acciaio (Steel) by S. Avallone" at the XII Convegno AIPI “La Stessa Goccia nel Fiume” – “Il Futuro del Passato.” Gli
»Shirley A. Jackson, Black Studies faculty, co-facilitated a teaching workshop, "Navigating Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom and on Campus," at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Seattle, Aug. 21.
»Anoop Mirpuri, English and Black Studies faculty, was a featured expert in the arts and sciences and presented "Why Do We Have Police?" following a reception in Portland honoring Portland's naming as an Arts & Science City of Distinction by Phi Beta Kappa
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, authored "Mapping Print, Connecting Cultures," published in Library & Information History, Vol. 32, No. 4.
»David Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics emeritus faculty, co-authored "Understanding Weed Resistance as a Wicked Problem to Improve Weed Management Decisions" and "Community-Based Approaches to Herbicide-Resistant Weed Management: Lessons from
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored "Trump and Clinton: The Victorian Novel," in The New Yorker, Sept. 25. http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/trump-and-clinton-the-victorian-novel
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, wrote a Japanese-language essay, "The Overdue Discussion of Abdication, and the Future of the Imperial House as well as Right-Wing Populism,” published in the October 2016 edition of Sekai, Japan’s most prestigious left-center
Thursday, October 13, 2016