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Laurels: June 2011

Published: June 15, 2011

Angela Aleiss, Information Systems, was invited to submit testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on the topic “Stolen Identities: The Impact of Racist Stereotypes on Indigenous People” on May 5, in Washington, D.C. Aleiss focused her testimony on Native American images in motion pictures.

Lesley Farmer, Advanced Studies In Education and Counseling, has two co-authored published monographs this spring: Using qualitative methods in action research (with Doug Cook): American Library Assn., 2011. Using research to promote literacy and reading (with Ivanka Stricevic): Intl. Federation of Library Assns., 2011.

Jeff High, Romance, German and Russian, has presented at two of the major international conferences on the 200th anniversary of the suicide of German author Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811), at the University of Otago, New Zealand and at Vanderbilt. He recently published the article “Schillers Unabhängigkeitserklärungen” in the Jahrbuch der Deutschen Schiller Gesellschaft 54 (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2010), and the paperback edition of his book edited Schiller’s Literary Prose Works: New Translations and Critical Essays (Rochester: Camden House, 2011).

Paul Scotton, Comparative World Literature and Classics, has had a refereed article, “Imperial Cult and Imperial Reconciliation”, published in the monograph Roman Colonies in the First Century of Their Foundation, Oxbow 2011. He also delivered a refereed paper, “Pre-Roman Remains at the East End of the Forum of Ancient Corinth”, at the 112th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America held in San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 6-9.