Faculty + Staff News / Feb. 11, 2014
Stephen Asma’s (Humanities, History and Social Sciences) article, "The Trouble With Tiger Culture," was published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Feb. 3. Asma is currently teaching in Beijing on a Fulbright award.
Pamela Dittmer McKuen (Journalism, First-year Seminar) co-authored a fashion guide for girls, Expressionista: How to Express Your True Self Through (and Despite) Fashion, with Jackie Walker (wife of Richard Dunscomb, Music chairman).
Norma Green (Journalism) was the invited book reviewer of “Scribblin’ for a Livin’: Mark Twain’s Pivotal Period in Buffalo” published in American Journalism: A Journal of Media History Vol. 30, No. 4. She also is a manuscript evaluator for the quarterly journal of the American Journalism Historians Association.
Monica Hairston O'Connell (Center for Black Music Research) moderated a panel Jan. 30 at the Chicago History Museum's "The House that Chicago Built" event, which explored the history of house music and its Chicago roots.
Allan Johnston (English) presented his paper "On the Soapbox: Kenneth Rexroth" Jan. 9 in the Red Chicago session at the 2014 Modern Language Association Convention.
Megan Kirby's (Institutional Marketing and Communications) review "The Zen of Zines: King-Cat Reigns Supreme" was published in Newcity.
Weihua Li (Science and Mathematics) gave a talk titled "Crossed products and MF algebras" at the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, Md. Her talk was part of a special session at the conference, “Classification problems in operator algebras.”
Kelli Marshall (Television) was interviewed for the first segment of "The Academia Nut Series" on pop culture blog The Droid You're Looking For.
Sarah Odishoo’s (English) creative nonfiction story, “Intimations of the Marvelous,” was published in the February 2014 issue of Knee-Jerk Magazine.
Louis Silverstein (HHSS) published a paper, "Our Bodies Are The Meaning Of Life," in the December issue of the journal of the Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching.
Kimo Williams' (Music) music career and connections to Vietnam were featured in Vietnam Magazine. The article is also featured in The Weider Digital Digest, the online publication of The Weider History Group, the world's largest publisher of history magazines. He will also receive the Excellence in the Arts Award from the Vietnam Veterans at the 2014 National Leadership and Education Conference Aug. 9 in Wichita, Kan.