Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Shiao-Yun Chiang (Communication Studies) published a major entry in the International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction. This three-volume set is a “landmark project of International Communication Association and an invaluable reference work with contributions from leading global scholars” (in its official language). Chiang was invited to compose one of the longest entry “Power and [...]

Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 06:52 | Comments Off
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Robert Compton, (ALS and POLS), completed a review essay of Dwors door Afrika [Straight Through Africa] a documentary video series on Southern Africa produced by Bram Vereulen and released in 2015 by Vrijzinnig Protestant Radio Omroep [Liberal Protestant Radio Broadcasting Corporation], The Netherlands.  The review evaluates the documentary series that examines the socioeconomic and political transformation in four Southern African [...]

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 06:38 | Comments Off
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Dr. Penina Kamina of Elementary Education and Reading Department, attended and participated in the 3rd Strathmore International Mathematics Conference held at Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya during the week of August 3-7, 2015. The theme of the Conference was Exploring Mathematics and its Applications.  Dr. Kamina presented a paper, Mathematics Curriculum: Lessons from Past & Present Kenyan Education Systems, to the all [...]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 06:51 | Comments Off
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Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures) won the International Latino Book Awards 2015, in the category of Best Historical Novel in Spanish. Arango’s novel, Santa María del Diablo (Saint Mary of the Devil), tells the story of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, the first city established by the Spaniards in continental America, near [...]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 06:45 | Comments Off
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Will Walker (Cooperstown Graduate Program) published an article titled “Collecting Folk Histories: Harold W. Thompson and Student Field Research in the 1930s” in the August 2015 issue of The Public Historian. The article examines the shared intellectual tradition in folklore, public history, and oral history of involving students in community-based field research. From the 1930s [...]

Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 10:55 | Comments Off
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Barbara Kahl, Theatre Department, designed three plays this summer for Chanango River Theatre in Greene, NY.  The shows were The Velocity of Autumn, in which Andrew Kahl, Associate Prof. of Theatre, was a lead actor,  Woody Guthrie’s American Song, and Escanaba in da Moonlight. She begins designing the last play of the season, Other Desert [...]

Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 06:55 | Comments Off
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William Walker and Cynthia Falk, both of the Cooperstown Graduate Program, participated in the annual meeting of the Otsego Lake Association at the Otsego Golf Club on August 8, 2015.   Their presentation, entitled “Shaping Otsego Lake: Roads, Docks, and Dams,”  used oral histories from CGP Community Stories and historic photographs and postcards from the collection [...]

Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 06:51 | Comments Off
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On June 23, 2015, William Ashbaugh, History,  presented his co-authored (with Mizushima Shintaro of Doshisha University, Japan) paper “Different Media Explore the Messages of Mobile Suit Gundam” at the joint Sixth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference/Ninth International Bande Dessinée Society Conference, in the University of London Paris Institute, Paris, France. He would like to thank the [...]

Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 06:51 | Comments Off
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Lyndsie Robinson, Milne Library, participated in the The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy Immersion Program – Teacher Track in Seattle, WA from August 2-7 2015.  This competitive program provides instruction librarians the opportunity to work intensively on all aspects of information literacy and focuses on individual development for librarians who are interested [...]

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 11:40 | Comments Off
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Drs. Fida Mohammad and Gregory Fulkerson, Sociology,  have published a book chapter, “The “War on Drugs”: A Failed Paradigm,” in the edited volume, New Approaches to Drug Policies: A Time for Change (eds. M.W. Brienen and J.D. Rosen), Palgrave, McMillan (2015).

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 12:00 | Comments Off
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