News - Presented
Monday, June 1, 2015
»Linda Absher, Library faculty, presented the 25th Annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture, titled "The Librarian Stereotype: It Ain't Just Tattoos and Cardigans," at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., April 24.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented a paper titled "Thinking Outside the Box(es): Interdisciplinarity in Comics Pedagogy" at the Page 23 Literary Conference as part of Denver Comic Con.
»Patrice Morris Hudson, Academic Innovation, presented “Can a Squid Help Your Teaching? No, but a SGID Might!” on the topic of small group instructional diagnostics at The Teaching Professor Conference in Atlanta, May 30.
»Gwen Heller Tuason and Hilary Wang, Intensive English Language Program, presented “Breaking New Ground in Oral Communication for International Grad Students” at the B.C. Teachers of English as an Additional Language conference in Vancouver, B.C., May 23.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, gave a keynote address on “The Empire of Mobility: What Postcards Tell Us about the Empire of Japan” at the conference Modernity and Tourism, held at Gakushuin University, Toshima, Tokyo, May 18.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, delivered a seminar titled “The Bak-Sneppen Model of Evolution” at the Crete Center for Quantum Complexity and Nanotechnology in Crete, Greece, May 26.
Monday, May 25, 2015
»Elena Avilés, Chicano and Latino Studies faculty, presented “Bodies Outside the Mold” at the LVII National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference in San Francisco, April 16-18. Avilés also mentored students to present a panel titled “A Com
»Diana Abu-Jaber, English faculty, was keynote speaker for the University of Oregon Center for the Study of Women in Society Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 7-9 in Eugene. She spoke on "Resilience and Creativity."
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies faculty, presented a paper titled “Medical Career Trajectories and Multiple Loyalties in the Nineteenth-Century Balkans” at the Association for Study of Nationalities in New York, April 23-25.
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, was the lead author of a poster she presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference in Eugene in March. The poster was titled "The Archaeology Roadshow: A Model for Community Engagement and Education in an Urba
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk on "The Terroir of Wines of Eastern Oregon" and led a wine tasting at the District 5100 Annual Conference of Rotary in Pendleton on May 15.
»Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty, presented the Sigma Xi lecture "How to Green a Continent: The Surprising Role of Moss in Engineering a Warming Antarctica" on May 19.
»Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Where the Ends Don't Meet 2015: Poverty and Self Sufficiency in Oregon" to the House Committee on Business and Labor in Salem, May 20.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a colloquium titled "The Bak-Sneppen Model of Evolution" at the Vinca Institute of the University of Belgrade in Belgrade, Serbia, May 13.
Monday, May 18, 2015
»Amy E. Borden, Theatre + Film faculty, presented “Tasty Links: Film Cycles and the Intermedial Contexts of the Sausage Machine” at the research symposium Managing Mass Culture: Serialization, Standardization and Modernity, 1880-1940, at Leibniz University
»Elena Avilés, Chicano and Latino Studies faculty, presented “Language, Identity, and Urbanscapes in Demetria Martínez’s The Block Captain’s Daughter” at the second Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference, Latina/o Utopias, at Joy Jay Co
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, organized a poster session at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in San Francisco in April. She was the lead author of the poster "Use of Integrated Faunal Records from 10-Liter Bucket Sa
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented three talks at the 11th Annual meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America in Anchorage, Ala., May 11-12. They were "Terroir of the Columbia Gorge Wine Region, Pacific Northwest,
»Jenny McNamara and Tony Hair, Campus Sustainability Office, co-presented the session “The Elephant in the Room: Confronting Your Embodied Emissions” at the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council Conference in Los Angeles, May 5-7.