Sheila Martin, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Planning in Oregon, USA: Land of Progressive Environmentalists or Wild West Individualism?" at the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, May 21.
Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Negotiating Sustainability: From Commercialization to Dynamic Equilibrium" at The Past for Sale?, an international conference hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Heritage and Society, May 15.
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 25-28.
Meg Merrick, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, presented "Data, Indicators, Visualizations, and the Challenges of Collaboration" at the National Science Foundation funded Social Observatories Coordinating Network Meeting on May 8.
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.
Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, was an invited panelist for the session, "Educating for a Post-Capitalist World: The Interplay of Ecological and Economic Sustainability," at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in San Francisco, in April. She presented the paper “Ecological and Social Sustainability in School Districts: Policies and Practices that Impact Poor Children and Youth.”
Will Parnell, Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education faculty, presented a paper, "A/r/tography and Action Research: Crisis, Empowerment, and Learning in Early Childhood" in the session "Lending Lives: Arts-Based Educational Research as Imaginative Political Pedagogy" at the American Educational Research Association conference in San Francisco, April 29.