News - April 2013 - Portland State University
Monday, April 22, 2013
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, presented a paper, "The Neoliberal State and the Vicissitudes of Civilian Life," as part of a panel titled "The Lives of Empire: Oak Creek, Racialization, and Violence" at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Ame
»Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, gave the plenary talk "Mathematical Practices of Those without Power" at the Seventh International Conference on Mathematics Education and Society, Cape Town, South Africa, April 3.
»Frodo Okulam, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies faculty, presented "Earth Reconnect: Ecofeminist Spirituality and Relational Sustainability" at Divining Meaning: Meditations on Gender and Religion, the 32nd Annual Gender Studies Symposium, Lewis & Clark
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, and graduate student Brian Lefler presented “Mountain Homes and Overgrown Gardens: Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Perceptions of Fire Suppression on Southern Nevada Public Lands” at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, authored “New Questions, New Directions in Malaysian Chinese Studies” published in the Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference of Malaysian Chinese Studies, Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Ma
»Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, was quoted in the Colorín Colorado blog on the topic of common core math for English learners.
»Paul Collins, English faculty, wrote "Monkey Business" published in Lapham's Quarterly’s Spring issue.
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, has had her book Lynda Barry: Girlhood Through the Looking Glass nominated for an Eisner Award in the Best Educational/Academic Work category. The Eisners are known as the "Oscars of Comics."
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, authored “Making Sense: Jacques Rancière and the Language Poets” published in the Journal of Modern Literature, Vol. 36, No. 2.
»Marcia Klotz, English faculty, received a fellowship award from the University of Chicago to participate in a summer research program with the university's Eric Santner, chair of Germanic Studies.
»Sheila A. Martin and Elizabeth Morehead, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, authored “Regional Indicators as Civic Governance: Using Measurement to Identify and Act Upon Community Priorities” published in National Civic Review, Vol. 102, No. 1.
»John Spence and Vikki Vandiver, Social Work faculty, wrote a book chapter titled "Tribal Best Practices: A Native American Horsemanship Program for Indian Youth" published in Best Practices in Community Mental Health: A Pocket Guide, edited by Vandiver, L
»Amy Borden, Theatre and Film faculty, presented “Get Me G.P. Lathrop: Thomas Edison and Modern Consumer Culture” at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies International Conference, Chicago, March 15.
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, "Seven Factors of Wine Terroir - The Winemaker Just Might Be the Most Important; Case History from the Cube Project in Oregon and California," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, presented “Developing TERMS: Techniques for Electronic Resource Management” at the Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Austin, Texas, March 18.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited talk titled "Cinematic Sound and Space: Ray Charles in Buenos Aires" at Lawrence University on March 28, as well as "Sound and Space in La Hora de los Hornos" at the conference of
»Hiro Ito, Economics faculty, presented his paper, “Asian Development Review Conference,” at the Asian Development Review Conference in Manila, Philippines, on March 25-26. Asian Development Bank organized the session.
»Jason Jurjevich, Population Research Center and Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and Urban Studies and Planning faculty, presented "Where Young People Go to Retire? Amenities, Employment Opportunity and Migration Patterns of the Young and Colleg
»Junghee Lee, Art and Design faculty, presented a paper titled "Pictorial Tile and Clay Buddhist Sculptures of the Paekche Kingdom, Korea" in the panel "Works in Clay in Early Korean and Japanese Buddhism," which she organized for the Annual Conference of
»Shelby Anderson, Anthropology faculty, presented "Challenges in the Study of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics: A Northern Alaskan Case Study" in an invited session at the Society for American Archaeology Meetings, April 3-7.