Faculty + Staff News / March 9, 2010
Anne L. Becker (Educational Studies) is presenting at the National Art Education Association Conference in Baltimore, M.D. April 14 to 18, 2010. The presentation will focus on technology in teaching, leadership skills and networking.
Bob Blinn’s (College Advising) song, "I Still Can’t Say Goodbye" will be performed by guitar legend Chet Atkins on WTTW channel 11, on Monday, March 15 at 9 p.m.
Robert Buchar (Fim & Video) announced the release of his new book And Reality Be Damned … Buchar’s startling account takes a firsthand look behind the Iron Curtain to discuss the real danger of Soviet deception during the fall of communism.
Jennifer Greenburg (Photography) is among the artists participating in the “Alderman Project: 50 Aldermen / 50 Artists,” which opens March 19 at the Johalla Projects Gallery in Wicker Park (1561 N. Milwaukee). Each artist will create a portrait of his or her assigned alderman, in whatever media and from whatever point of view they choose. Greenburg’s contribution to the exhibition is a photographic portrait of 14th Ward Alderman Ed Burke, of whom she is a fan. Read more about the project in the March 6 New York Times.
Ames Hawkins (English) and Greg Perrine have started writing a food column titled “Amuse Bouche” for the Windy City Times. You can find the first co-authored installment here.
RoseAnna Mueller (HHSS) wrote the concluding chapter for the MLA IA book, which provides teaching resources for teaching Italian American Literature and Film.
Corey Postiglione's (Art + Design) career is the subject of a retrospective at the Koehnline Museum
(1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, 847.635.2633) through Mar 26. The
exhibition traces Postiglione's thoughtful, deliberate evolution from
1972 to the present. Always immersed in modern abstract traditions,
Postiglione has examined the nature of painting as object, the form of
the urban landscape, and abstracted concepts of movement through life
and through the world over the course of several contemplative series.
Steven Teref (English) has had his translations of Serbian poet Novica Tadic published as the collection Assembly. The book is the first to span Tadic’s entire career. Teref co-translated the collection with his wife Maja Teref. Stay tuned for news about an upcoming reading.