News - December 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, was a member of a working group of marine biologists and communication scholars that met Oct. 4-5 for a project called “Communicating Conservation Science to Non-Scientists: Strategies and Practices,” sponsored
»Tom Potiowsky, Jenny Liu, Jeff Renfro, and Scott Stewart, Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC), won the 2013 Award for Excellence in Print Publications from the Association for University Business and Economic Research at its October conference. NERC
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Ceramics and Social Networks" as an invited speaker in the Simon Fraser Department of Archaeology Colloquium Series, Nov. 21.
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, presented “World Englishes Infusion Activities in the TESOL Methods Sequence” at the Conference of the International Association for World Englishes in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 16. Graduate
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a keynote speech, "Urban Landslides: A Challenge for the Forensic Engineering Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer" at the 45th Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference held at the University of Kansas, Nov. 14. Hi
»Michele Gamburd, Anthropology faculty, presented a talk, titled “Corruption Narratives: Affective Moral Economies of Post-Tsunami Recovery,” at the 112th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Nov. 23.
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, chaired and presented on a panel, titled “The Debt Financing of Mass Incarceration: Prison Profiteering in High Financial Times,” at the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association in Washington, D.C., Nov. 24.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored “Does Christmas Shopping Start Earlier Every Year? (Nope.) The Long History of Early Shopping in America,” published in the online magazine Slate.com, Nov. 6.
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented “A Bit Part, But An Important One: Linguistic Anthropologists and Sociolinguists as Expert Witnesses” at the 112th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Nov. 22.
»Priya Kapoor, Communication and International Studies faculty authored a lead theory chapter, "A Genealogy of Occupy within Transnational Contexts and Communication Research" published in an edited anthology, Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portl
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Arno Schmidt und Martin Walser: Eine intrikate Beziehung. Vier Thesen," published in in the journal Bargfelder Bote: Materialien zum Werk Arno Schmidts, December 2013.