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Faculty Accomplishment Archive (page 4)


February 28, 2018

Gayle Blankenburg – Music

Professor Blankenburg performed at Cavendish Hall in Charleston, WV, and presented a masterclass at Marshall University, Charleston, WV, February 2018.  

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Susan Allen – Interim Librarian

Ms. Allen was a speaker and moderator for the panel on “Donors and Institutions,” at the Bibliography Week Symposium: “Loving Books/Leaving Books: Disposition of Private Collections,” at The Grolier Club, New York, January 2018. She was speaker and moderator at the “California Rare Book School’s ‘Road Show,’ a panel discussion for collectors, librarians, and booksellers […]

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Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman curated and choreographed “Circling In…Dance in Dire Times” at Miles Memorial Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA, February 2018. She attended the Inside/Out International Training at Graterford Prison, Pennsylvania, January 2018.

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Susan Castagnetto – Intercollegiate Feminist Center

Professor Castagnetto presented on a panel at the University of Southern California on the topic “What Good are the Humanities in Prison?” The program was sponsored by the Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics as part of its Public Humanities and Social Responsibility Series, January 2018.

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Thierry Boucquey – French

Professor Boucquey served a two-month term as scholar-in-residence at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand where he worked as a foreign language consultant at the Maejo Language Center and produced a weekly “Survival English” radio show for the Maejo University MJU 95.5 FM Radio station, January & February 2018.

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November 27, 2015

Chapter 20: Nucleic Acid and Protein Sample Preparation from Yeasts.

Professor of Biology Zhaohua Tang and Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert published “Chapter 20: Nucleic Acid and Protein Sample Preparation from Yeasts.” M. Micic (ed.), Sample Preparation Techniques for Soil, Plant, and Animal Samples, SpringerProtocols Handbooks, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-3185-9_20 © Springer Science+Business MediaNew York, 2016.

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October 26, 2015

On Losing Your Self in Your Afterlife

Associate Professor of Philosophy Yuval Avnur published two articles: “On Losing Your Self in Your Afterlife” as part of the collection Self or No-Self? The Debate about Selflessness and the Sense of Self (Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen) and “On What Does Rationality Hinge?” in The International Journal for the Study of Skepticism. He also received a grant […]

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September 1, 2015

Elephant Tears: Animal Emotion in Aelian and Pliny

Professor of Classics Ellen Finkelpearl published an article, “Elephant Tears: Animal Emotion in Aelian and Pliny” in a volume called Kinesis The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion, Christina A. Clark, Edith Foster, and Judith P. Hallett, editors, University of Michigan Press 2015. She will present a paper called “Pythagoras in Apuleius Metamorphoses 11.1” […]

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Anthropology’s Politics: Disciplining the Middle East

Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s third book, Anthropology’s Politics: Disciplining the Middle East, co-authored with Jessica Winegar, will be published by Stanford University Press this fall. http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=22055

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July 1, 2015

Patriarchal Norms, Religion and Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Turkey

Assistant Professor of Economics Yasemin Dildar’s publication “Patriarchal Norms, Religion and Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Turkey” World Development Journal 76, 40-61, July, 2015, is available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X15001527

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June 1, 2015

Lecturer of Music Gayle Blankengurg toured in China

Lecturer of Music Gayle Blankengurg toured in China, performing piano concerts at the Central Normal University in Beijing, the ASEAN Festival in Nanning, and at Hunan Women’s University in Changsha where she gave three lectures and taught piano master classes as part of the delegation from Scripps College, June 2015.

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Between Preservation and Destruction: Bernd and Hilla Becher’s Archive of ‘Anonymous Sculpture

CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History Priyanka Basu published “Between Preservation and Destruction: Bernd and Hilla Becher’s Archive of ‘Anonymous Sculpture,’” in Edinburgh German Yearbook 9: Archive and Memory in German-Language Literature and Culture, ed. Dora Osborne (Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015), 23–43. (forthcoming November 2015, peer-reviewed) and “Art Historical ‘Borderlands’: Elisabeth Wilson, Martin Heydrich, […]

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January 22, 2015

Biology Professor Patrick Ferree Secures $830,000 NSF Grant

Biology Professor Patrick Ferree Secures $830,000 NSF Grant Assistant Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree is the recipient of an $830,000 five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Development Program to research genome conflict.

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January 1, 2015

Thierry Boucquey was awarded a Scholar-in-Residence Grant

Professor of French Studies Thierry Boucquey was awarded a Scholar-in-Residence Grant from Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand for Foreign Language Pedagogy consulting, foreign language teaching, and literary research on the Thai Ramakien epic.

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Chapter 2: Model Organisms for Studying the Cell Cycle.

Professor of Biology Zhaohua Irene Tang published “Chapter 2: Model Organisms for Studying the Cell Cycle.” Amanda S. Coutts and Louise Weston (eds.), Cell Cycle Oscillators: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1342, p21-57, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-2957-3_2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York, 2015.

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