Rebecca Harrington, Health Educator, presented a poster titled “Wearing the Message: Using T-Shirts to Further the Conversation” during the January 2016 NASPA Strategies Conference on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention, Mental Health and Violence Prevention. The poster explored the development, implementation, evaluations and lessons learned since 2012 when the SUNY Oneonta know violence committee began [...]
Dr. Maria Cristina Montoya, Foreign Languages and Literatures, with the editorial assistance of Dr. Gustavo Arango and Natalia Montoya (Alumn 2014), published a book: My Life in the United States, Young Hispanic Heritage Language Speakers Write About Their Experiences. Hispanic students with diverse oral and literacy proficiency levels engage in an autobiographical writing process in [...]
Mette Harder (History, School of Social Sciences) has published her chapter on Revolutionary Memories. Her latest work investigates the “heavy [emotional] baggage” that former French revolutionaries carried with them into their exile and retirement. It also looks at their (complicated) interactions with early historians of the Revolution. Harder, Mette. “Entre mémoire et histoire: les ex-Conventionnels et [...]
William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, has published the article, “A Fake Treaty, the Two Row Wampum, Oral Traditions, and Shared Histories in New Netherland and Colonial New York: The View from 1614,” in de Halve Maen, 88, 3 (Fall 2015).
Brian Haley (Anthropology) has published a review of Earth Wisdom: A California Chumash Woman by Yoland Broyles-González and Pilulaw Khus (Arizona 2011) inThe American Indian Quarterly. As part of my scholarship on the widespread phenomenon of neo-Indian identities, this review unmasks a work of pseudo-scholarship in which the authors collaboratively attempt to legitimize false claims of [...]
Joseph Pignato of the Music Department recently published an article titled “Deterritorialized, multilocated and distributed: Musical space, poietic domains and cognition in distance collaboration.” The work, co-written with information scientist Grace Begany of SUNY Cobleskill, analyzed Pignato’s ongoing collaborations with the Musrara School in Jerusalem, Israel. The article appeared in the Journal of Music, Technology [...]
Dr. Toke Knudsen, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, gave a talk on the history of cosmology in India at a colloquium at ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) in Zurich, Switzerland on January 14, 2016. Dr. Knudsen’s talk outlined the cosmological theories of ancient and medieval India.
Susan Bernardin (English; Chair, WGS) wrote the opening chapter for A History of Western American Literature, recently published by Cambridge University Press. Entitled, “Indigenous Memories and Western American Literary History,” the essay uses Indigenous Studies methodologies to challenge how we conceptualize the region of the American West. Through its attention to Indigenous mappings of place, history, [...]
Dr. Toke Knudsen, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, presented a paper, entitled “The Contributions to Mathematics of Piet Hein,” at the AMS-MAA Special Session on the History of Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, WA, January 6-9, 2016. The talk was on the Danish polymath Piet Hein (1905-1996) and his mathematical contributions, including [...]
Dr. Matthew Hendley, Department of History, presented a paper entitled “Building a Model City: Governor MacLehose and British Colonial Public Housing Policy in Hong Kong, 1971-1982″ to the Southern Ontario Modern British History Group (Faculty seminar) at Ryerson University, Toronto on November 27, 2015. In this paper he argued that the British colonial government in [...]