Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Richard Lee, English, is a guest editor/reader for the current edition of the online flash fiction journal SmokeLong Quarterly (SL: Issue 47, April 2015). He evaluated over 60 submissions, selected a story, “Rabbit,” for their weekly contest, and interviewed winning author Natalie Lund for that edition. SmokeLong Quarterly has been publishing very short fiction (≤ [...]

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 14:53 | Comments Off
Tags:

Robb Thibault, Director of Hunt College Union served as the tournament director for the 15th annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI)  at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA on March 24-28.  The annual tournament sponsored by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) attracted the most teams in history at 68 and included a team from [...]

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 13:33 | Comments Off
Tags:

Magdalena Lorenz, Economics, Finance and Accounting, and Wade L. Thomas, Office of Institutional Assessment and Effectiveness, had their article “Redefining the Internship in the Face of Legal Realities and Economic Valuations” published by the Cornell HR Review, April 14, 2015.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 07:21 | Comments Off
Tags:

April L. Ford, English adjunct faculty member, presented on a panel at the 2015 AWP conference in Minneapolis, MN on April 10. The panel was called “You’ve Been Telling Me You Were a Genius Since You Were 17: Six Writers Reel In Their Earliest (and Often Embarrassing) Efforts.” The other panelists were authors Libby Cudmore, Matthew Quinn [...]

Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 14:50 | Comments Off
Tags:

ESCORT staff members presented at the 2015 National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education meeting in Seattle, WA March 22-25, 2015 attended by over 1500 migrant education professionals from across the United States. Staff presentations included: • Tom Hanley, (Assistant Director and Principal Education Specialist, Oneonta) – 30 years in Migrant Education: Lessons Learned. This [...]

Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 11:52 | Comments Off
Tags:

Eddy F. Alvarez, Africana and Latino Studies, attended the 2015 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Montreal, Quebec. On March 25, he presented a paper titled “Gloria Trevi-‘The Mexican Madonna,’ Self -Representation and her LGBTQ Latina/o Fans​. In this paper, by analyzing song lyrics, music videos,​ and participant responses, Alvarez looks at how Latina/o fans of this controversial and icon figure in Mexican and US popular [...]

Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 07:44 | Comments Off
Tags:

Achim Koeddermann, Philosophy, discussed the implications of a right to” Hospitality for Immigrants” at the Albany Law School and Union College (April 3-4). The presentation on the conflict between ‘Allegiance,’ ‘Assimilation’ and the Constraints of Justice from a European Perspective” concentrated on “The Conflict Between Open Borders and Absolute Sovereignty.” (NYASA 2015)

Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 07:37 | Comments Off
Tags:

Amie Doughty, English, presented the paper “Gaea’s Last Stand: Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus and Environmentalism” on April 1, 2015, at the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference in New Orleans. The paper argues that the uneasy ending of the series reflects the uneasiness of the environmental message being presented. In addition to [...]

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 12:05 | Comments Off
Tags:

Faculty and students of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences presented research at the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire (March 23-25, 2015). Geology major Danielle Magee and faculty mentor Keith Brunstad presented “Baseline Study of the Sedimentology and Geomorphology Downstream from the Lower [...]

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 12:40 | Comments Off
Tags:

April L. Ford, English adjunct faculty member, had her award-winning debut story collection The Poor Children published worldwide by Santa Fe Writers Project on April 1, 2015. The Poor Children has been reviewed by New Madrid Journal, Philadelphia Review of Books, Chronogram, and Kirkus Reviews, and praised by New York Times best-selling author David Morrell, and [...]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 13:10 | Comments Off
Tags: