Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following faculty workshop:
• A Faculty Development Workshop to discuss the Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program will be held May 5 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.
Stephen Drucker gave an invited presentation titled “Cavity Ringdown Studies of Triplet Excited States” as part of the Marquette University Chemistry Department 2005 Spring Colloquium series April 15 at Marquette University in Milwaukee.
Katherine Schneider (emerita) presented a paper titled "Beyond Love Is Blind" as part of the panel "Cinematic Representations of Women with Disabilities" at the 29th Annual UW System Women's Studies Conference April 16 in Madison.
Gloria Hochstein, UW-Eau Claire undergraduate students Rachael Amundson, Dan Hardy and Andrew Kerbel, and graduate student Traci Thomas-Card presented a panel titled "Children's Writing Contest: A Process to Hear the Melodies of Young Writers"
at the National Sigma Tau Delta Convention March 16-20 in Kansas City, Mo. Thomas-Card also was elected to be the Sigma Tau Delta student representative to the Midwest region, and Hardy was elected to be an associate student representative for the region.
JoAnne Juett presented a paper titled "Mental Illness and the Cinematic Construction of Gender" as part of the panel "Cinematic Representations of Women with Disabilities" at the 29th Annual UW System Women's Studies Conference April 16 in Madison.
Erna Kelly read selections of her poetry for the National Poetry Month Reading, an After Five Series event April 14 at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center in downtown Eau Claire.
Bruce Taylor had his short fiction piece "Exercise" published in the April 2005 fifth anniversary issue of the Best of the Vestal Review.
Mary Iribarren recently had her article titled “/s/ y /q/: Historia de dos distinciones fonéticas y fonológicas” published in Estudios de Historia Lingüística, Vol. II, pages 849-858, Arcos Libros, Madrid, 2005.
Foreign Languages/Latin American Studies
Eva Santos-Phillips was an invited discussant and moderator at Cinematic Dislocations and Relocations: A Conference on the Cinemas of Latin America, the Caribbean and the Diasporas April 8-9 at UW-Milwaukee.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol gave an invited talk titled "What's Beneath the Surface? Using GPR to Better Understand Archaeological and Geomorphic Sites: Examples from USA, Canada, Israel and New Zealand" Feb. 24 at Oberlin College in Ohio.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Lori Rowlett presented a paper titled "From Sweet Innocents to Wheelchair Babes with Attitude" as part of the panel "Cinematic Representations of Women with Disabilities" at the 29th Annual UW System Women's Studies Conference April 16 in Madison.
Susan Turell gave presentations titled "To Be Believed: Learning From the Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault" and "Teaching About Patriarchal Violence: Theory and Practice" at the 29th Annual UW System Women's Studies Conference April 15-16 in Madison.
Pamela Forman presented a paper titled "Back to Cinderella? Depiction of Women's Tragic Injuries in Film" as part of the panel "Cinematic Representations of Women with Disabilities" at the 29th Annual UW System Women's Studies Conference April 16 in Madison.
Condolences to Linda Haag, a retired program assistant in the College of Education and Health Sciences, whose father, Russell Hall, died April 15 in Eau Claire.
Condolences to the family and friends of Ruth Hoard, UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of education, who died April 8 in Port Hueneme, Calif. Hoard was on the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1944 to 1973.