News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, was appointed by the American Psychological Association to serve on an expert panel that will write a review of the literature on predicting and preventing gun violence.
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, conducted the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Writing Proficiency Test Familiarization Workshop at the University of Washington on May 4 and at the Ohio State University o
»Eva Nunez, World Language and Literature faculty, presented "Ergative Languages in Contact with Spanish" at the 66th Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 18-20.
»Jennifer Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, gave an invited lecture titled "Knowledge, Authority and the Bewitching Jew in Early-Modern France" at Bennington College in Bennington, Vt., May 13.
»Elise Granek and Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and Bill Fish, Engineering faculty, received a $25,000 Oregon Sea Grant in collaboration with other organizations for "Emerging Contaminants in Oregon Coastal Waters: Landscap
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»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, gave an invited talk, “The Politics of Wild Surmise,” at the Sawyer Seminar Biopolitics: Life in Past and Present, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., May 4.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, gave an invited lecture, "Reconsidering Biopolitics: Interiority, Abstraction, Environmentality," at the Sawyer Seminar on Biopolitics, Center for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., May 3.
»Louiza Kondilis, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “Social Media Selection and Adaptation to Advance Heritage and Non-Heritage Learning” at the 25th Conference of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages in Chicago, April 25
»Eva Nunez, Word Language and Literature faculty, authored "Language Minorities and the Right to Languages" published in the Journal of Revista Internacional d'Humanitats, Vol. 16. No. 27, April.
»Laureen Nussbaum, World Languages and Literature faculty, wrote the essay "Ingrepen in Het Achterhuis" published in the revised fifth edition of Anne Frank. De biografie, Amsterdam, Bert Bakker.
»Kevin Kecskes, Public Administration faculty, and Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, received a one-year, $260,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State, Middle East Partnership Initiative for "Action Community Teams!"
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Monday, May 13, 2013
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented the papers "The Law of Wild Surmise” at the meeting of the British Animal Studies Network, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, April 27.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, gave an invited presentation, "Developments in the 'Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging' Mellon/CHCI Collaboration," at the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes Annual Meeting, University of Kansas, Ap