News - May 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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.
»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.
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown, authored a paper titled "Stones from Mohave County, Arizona: Multiple Falls in the 'Franconia Strewn Field'" published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 48.
»Charles Klein, Anthropology faculty, authored "WiLLOW: Reaching HIV-Positive African-American Women Through a Computer-Delivered Intervention" published online in AIDS & Behavior, April 29.
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, co-authored a paper, "Tracking Knee Joint Functional Axes Through Tikhonov Filtering and Plucker Coordinates," published in the Journal of Novel Physiotherapies: Special Issue on Compu
»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.
Monday, May 13, 2013
»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
»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
»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
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
»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.
»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.
»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
»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.
»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.
»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!"
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
»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
»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
»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.
»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.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013