News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, May 20, 2013
»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!"
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented the paper "H.C. Andersen's story 'Pengegrisen' [the piggy bank] and the Danish State Bankruptcy, 1813" at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Annual Meeting, hosted by U
»Dan DeWeese, English faculty, authored "Burning Bushes," published in Oregon Humanities magazine, Spring 2013.
»Anoop Miripuri, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Profile of a Public Scholar: Anoop Mirpuri," published online in the University of Washington's Simpson Center for the Humanities newsletter, March 28.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two papers, "Arsenic in the Soils of NW Oregon" and "Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors of the Missoula Floods" at the Oregon Academy of Sciences in Salem, Oregon at Willamette University
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, organized a session “Preliminary Results from the Tse-whit-zen Project: Zooarchaeology and Geoarchaeology of a 2000 Year Old Lower Elwha Klallam Village on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State” at the Northw
Monday, May 6, 2013
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, was recently elected to serve as president of the Association for Institutional Thought for 2013 and 2014.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, gave an invited lecture, "New Directions in Biopolitics," to the Department of English at University of Arizona, April 11.
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, "Heritage Persian Learners vs. L2 Learners in the Classroom," at the 25th conference of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages in Chicago, April 25-28.
»David Ervin, Economics faculty, authored "Voluntary Resource Conservation and Environmental Management in Agriculture and Forestry" published in the Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics, Vol. 2, Elsevier.