Faculty + Staff News / October 2, 2012
Kevin and DeAnna Cooper (Film + Video) are featured in an article about their film, I Heart Shakey, published in the October 2012 edition of Chicago Parent.
Eugene Cross' (Fiction Writing) collection of short stories, Fires of Our Choosing, was reviewed on Pank magazine's blog by author Andrew Scott.
Paula Epstein (Library) was one of the Women’s Voices Celebrate Columbia’s History panelists on September 27.
Lynette Foss (Science + Mathematics) was featured in a Crain's Chicago Business article about her connection to The Shed, a new musicians club in Highland Park.
Joan Giroux (A+D) led a discussion and demonstration at Adelphi University in New York for the One Million Bones Project, a collaborative art installation that raises awareness about genocide and humanitarian crises in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, and Burma.
Re'Lynn Hansen's (English) Firewheel award-winning chapbook, 25 Sightings of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, is now available from Firewheel Editions.
Ted Hardin's (Film + Video) documentary, Veins in the Gulf, about wetland loss in Louisiana is screening at the 25th Anniversary of the Dallas VideoFest.
Elio Leturia (Journalism) was invited to the Fulbright Chapter Leadership Conference that took place in Washington D.C., September 7-8. He also attended the biannual 2012 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding ceremony at the Library of Congress.
Vaun Monroe's (Film + Video) Chicago Blues will be featured in the Gary International Black Film Festival on October 6.
Camille Morgan (Exhibition + Performance Spaces) will curate a show, titled "Dreams in Jay-Z Minor." It features work from Columbia College Chicago MFA student Krista Franklin at Blanc Gallery in Bronzeville as part of Chicago Artist's Month from October 5 through December 29.
RoseAnna Mueller (HHSS) presented a paper, "Testimonio: Narrating Women's Lives in Latin America" at the North Central Council of Latin Americanists Conference at Hope College (Michigan). She also chaired a panel at the conference on "Health, Teaching, and Latin American Culture."
Audrey Niffenegger (Fiction Writing) was profiled as a featured artist for the week of September 23 on the blog Artodyssey.
Pan Papacosta (Science + Mathematics) presented his paper, "The Physics and Art of Space and Time: A Liberal Arts Interdisciplinary Science Course," at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Association for General and Liberal Studies, which was held September 20-22 in Portland, Oregon.
Constantin Rasinariu (Science + Mathematics) co-wrote a paper on supersymmetric quantum mechanics that was published in Symmetry, an international and interdisciplinary scientific open access journal that is published quarterly.
Jacob Saenz (Library) has been awarded a 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship. He is one of five recipients chosen from more than 1,000 submissions. The fellowship is awarded by the Poetry Foundation and the winners are selected by the editors of Poetry Magazine. His work will run online and in Poetry Magazine's November issue.
Bruce Sheridan's (Film + Video) film, Headgames, was awarded Best Documentary at the Boston Film Festival.
Jackie Spinner (Journalism) traveled to the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, September 28 to present a lecture, titled "We're Already There: Women Correspondents on the Front Line of Battle," followed by a book signing of her memoir, Tell Them I Didn't Cry: A Young Journalist's Story of Joy, Loss and Survival in Iraq. Spinner also presented war photography exhibit, Conflict Zone, which she co-directs.
Danièle Wilmouth's (Film + Video) short film, Fanfare for Marching Band, will screen October 14 as part of the Music Videorama program at the 8th Tucson Film & Music Festival and will make its Canadian premiere at the closing night of the 15th Antimatter Festival, October 20.
Jim Zimpel's (Art + Design) exhibit, I is the Grandson, will be on display through October 19 at the St. Xavier University Gallery in Chicago.