Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present Faculty/Academic Staff Forums this semester. The programs will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays in the Presidents Room of Davies Center, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
• Oct. 20: Karen Pope, McIntyre Library, "Creating a Rich and Vibrant New Story Cloth: Revealing the Life Experiences of a Wisconsin Hmong Refugee Woman."
(To be held in the Alumni Room, Davies Center.)
• Oct. 27: Crispin Pierce, public health professions, "Modeling How the Human Body Handles Drugs and Toxicants."
(To be held in the Alumni Room, Davies Center.)
A list of all Fall 2004 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadline for faculty and academic staff.
• The Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program and the Workshops and Special Projects Travel Program deadline is the first working day of the month.
Guidelines for writing proposals for each of the above programs are available on the ORSP Web site or by calling 836-3405. If you cannot attend a workshop, please contact Betty Feia at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment with Chris Lind or Don Zeutschel to discuss the programs. ORSP staff members also are willing to schedule departmental or school workshops on any or all of its programs upon request.
American Indian Studies/English
Debra K.S. Barker had her review essay of “Shaping Survival: Essays by Four American Indian Tribal Women” published in Studies in American Indian Literatures, Vol. 16.2, 2004, pages 74-81.
Bob Nowlan and Joel Pace organized and conducted a three-part, five-hour workshop titled "Teaching Gay Issues in the Schools: Engaging Resistance" at the Northwest Wisconsin Education Association annual conference Oct. 7 at Memorial High School in Eau Claire. The workshop was sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Civil Liberties Union.
William Phillips recently had the third edition of his book “Film: An Introduction” published by Bedford/St. Martin’s in the United States. The book also will be published in the United Kingdom in January 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan. The book is the outgrowth of Phillips’s research, writing and teaching. More information about the book can be found online.
Analisa DeGrave presented a paper titled “Ecology and the Construction of Space in Latin American Literature: Four Contemporary Authors” at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies Oct. 7 in Toronto.
Dominique Thévenin's book review of Luc Lang's "11 septembre mon amour" was published in The French Review, Vol. 78, No. 1, October 2004.
Foundations of Education
Rob Reid's interview with children's author Joseph Bruchac was published in the November 2004 issue of LibrarySparks. The interview focused on the portrayal of Native Americans in children's and young adult literature. Reid also had an article titled "How to Add Spanish to Your Storytimes (Without Having to Learn the Language!)" published in the same issue. Reid gave a presentation on the topic of humor at a conference sponsored by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Sept. 21-24 at General Butler State Resort Park in northern Kentucky. He also gave a presentation titled "Connecting Boys and Reading" to the Library Council of Southeastern Wisconsin Oct. 1 in Eagle.
Geography and Anthropology
UW-Eau Claire student Jeremy Treague and co-authors Harry Jol and Curt Peterson, Portland State University, presented their paper titled "A Ground-Penetrating Radar Investigation of an 1805 Lewis and Clark site, Oregon, USA" at the 10th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar June 21-24 in Delft, The Netherlands. The paper also was published in the conference proceedings.
J. Brian Mahoney co-led a joint government/industry/academic field trip Sept. 10-15, which examined the geology and hydrocarbon potential of the Queen Charlotte Islands in northwestern British Columbia. Mahoney also co-authored a guidebook titled "Geology and Paleontology of the Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii), British Columbia," Geological Survey of Canada Open File, 2004.
Sean Bulger co-authored a paper with Robert Wiegand, West Virginia University; and Derek Mohr, Appalachian State University, titled "Curricular Issues in Physical Education Teacher Education," which was published in the October 2004 issue of the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Vol. 75, No. 8, pages 47-55.
Music and Theatre Arts
Paul Kosower, cello, and Jee-Won Oh, piano, presented a concert of works by Bruch, Chopin and Brahms at the Heyde Center for the Arts Sept. 23 in Chippewa Falls.
Cheryl Starr presented a workshop titled “Lively Action: Bringing Shakespeare to Life (for Middle and Elementary)" at the state conference of the Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted Oct. 7-8 in Wisconsin Dells.
Tarique Niazi has been appointed to be a consulting editor for the International Journal of Contemporary Sociology. The IJCS is a joint publication of the University of Alabama-Auburn and Joensuu University of Finland. Niazi has contributed several papers to the journal in the past and will contribute to upcoming special issues including “Intellectuals and Modern Society,” “Genocide and Society” and “Terrorism and Society.”
Susan Turell was the invited speaker for a workshop titled "Competency in Providing Psychotherapy with Adult Survivors of Incest" Oct. 8 at the Healing Center in Milwaukee.