Nov. 10, 1999
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Books

Michael Hogan, Humanities and History, editor, Diplomatic History, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Fall 1999).

Eve Levin, History, editor, and David Hoffmann, History, and Irene Masing-Delic, Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, co-editors, The Russian Review, Vol. 58, No. 4 (October 1999).

Kitty Locker, English, Business and Administrative Communication (5th Edition) (Chicago: Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2000).

Jennifer Terry, Comparative Studies in the Humanities, An American Obsession: Science, Medicine and Homosexuality in Modern Society (Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1999).

 

Exhibit

Dianne Almendinger, Art-Mansfield, emeritus, Inaugural Exhibition, Wayne and Geraldine Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery, Marion, Oct. 19-Nov. 5.

 

Grants

Nicholas Breyfogle, History, $3,075 IREX Travel Grant for research in Georgia and Azerbaijan.

Roger Crawfis, Computer and Information Science, $217,596 National Science Foundation Career Award Grant for "Computer Graphics and Scientific Visualization," 1999-2003.

Clive Edwards, Entomology, $93,600 UDA Small Business Grant to work on a high technology vermicomposting reactor: product testing.

Wu Chi Feng, Computer and Information Science, $320,000 National Science Foundation Career Award Grant for "Multimedia Computing and Networking," 1999-2003.

Carol W. Kennedy, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, $63,184 Ohio Department of Mental Health Psychiatric Mental Health Adult Nurse Practitioner Training Grant, 1999-2000.

K.A. Kim and D.K. Moser, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $1,200 Sigma Theta Tau, Episilon Research Grant for "Gender Differences in the Association Between Anxiety and Myocardial Infarction Complications."

D.K. Moser and L. Kimble, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $45,000 American Heart Association Grant for "Promoting Patient Recognition and Appropriate Management of Symptoms of Heart Disease and Stroke."

Mineharu Nakayama and Charles Quinn, East Asian Languages and Literatures, $15,000 Japan Foundation Research/Professional Conference Grant for "Full Week Focus on East Asian Languages."

Hannah O'Handley and Theresa Skybo, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, $1,000 Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurses and Practitioners Grant for "A School-Based Intervention to Prevent Heart Disease in Young Children."

 

Performance

Alisha Rohde, English, had her play, "Cross-Weaving," performed at Cedar Lane Stage, Bethesda, Md., Aug. 7, 8, 14 and 15.

 

Presentations

David Adams, English, presented "Edward Said's Secular Criticism and the Concept of Exile" at the New Modernisms: The Inaugural Conference of the Modernist Studies Association, Pennsylvania State University, Oct. 7-10.

Erika Bourguignon, Anthropology, emeritus, presented "Stress, Symptom and Symbol: Women as Patients and Healers in Possession Trance Religions" at the Psychological Anthropology 2000 Conference, Stockholm, May 1999.

J.F. Buckley, English-Mansfield, presented "The Two A. Gordon Pyms and the Frontier of Self that Creates and Separates Them" at the International Edgar Allen Poe Conference, Richmond, Va., Oct. 8.

Albert Churella, History, presented "The Invention and Development of the Diesel-Electric Locomotive" at a conference sponsored by the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the Barriger Library of the St. Louis Mercantile Association, April 23.

Susan Cobey, Entomology, presented "New World Carniolan Breeding Project" at the Apimodia International Beekeeping Congress, Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 12-17.

Michelle Herman, English, presented "Writing a Novel" and "Becoming a Novelist" at the Columbus Writers' Conference, Oct. 18.

D.J. Horn, Entomology, presented "Impact of Harmonia axyridis in Ohio" at the 7th International Conference on Ecology of Aphidophaga, Bromont, Quebec, Sept. 3; and "Reintroducing an Endangered Species: The American Burying Beetle" at the Buckeye Forest Council, Camp Oty'Okwa, South Bloomingville, Sept. 14.

Nicholas Howe, English, presented "Writing the Map of Anglo-Saxon England" at the University of Toronto, Oct. 1.

N.F. Johnson, Entomology, presented "Biodiversity Informatics: The Journey from Data to Knowledge" at Cornell University, Sept. 27.

Ken Kaiser, Recreational Sports, presented "The Key Components for Staging Successful Events" at the Special Olympics Leadership Conference, Columbus, Oct. 9.

Sebastian Knowles, English, presented "Ulysses Chromosome: Joyce and the Double Helix" at the Joyce Summer School, Trieste, Italy, July 5-10; and "Joyce's Genetic Code: The Word as World" at the North American James Joyce Conference, Charleston, S.C., June 13-19.

David Kramer, Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology-Mansfield, presented "Science and Art: The Naming of Plants" at Kingswood Botanical Center, Mansfield, Oct. 3.

Andrea Lunsford, English, presented "Rhetorical Disposition: New Notes for a Politics (and Ethics) of Location" at the second Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, University of Minnesota, Oct. 9.

Mary C. Maloney, Horticulture and Crop Science, presented "Human Conservation in the Developing World" at the Association of Zoological Horticulture Conference, San Diego Zoo, Sept. 19-22.

Mihaela Marin, French and Italian, presented "Back from the USSR: Gide's Impossible Testimony to a Journey to the East" at the New Europe at the Crossroads Conference, Teikyo University, Berlin, July 4-9; and "La Ville structurliste de zola: Urbanisme et Architecture Textuelle dans L'Assommoir" at the eighth International Emile Zola and Naturalism Conference, City College of San Francisco, Oct. 7-9.

Julian Markels, English, presented "Gramscian Ordeal of Meridel Le Sueur" at the Working Class Studies: Class, Identity and Nation conference, Youngstown University, June 9-12.

Irene Masing-Delic, Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, presented "Blue-Blooded Disease and Red-Blooded Health: Decadence and Heroism as a Cultural and Class Issue" at the Rethinking Russia and Modernity Conference, University of Southern California, Oct. 1-2.

Michael Meckler, Greek and Latin, presented "The Assassination of Diarmait mac Cerbaill" at the 11th International Congress of Celtic Studies, University College Cork, Ireland, July 27; and "The 'Five Good Emperors' of the Third Century" at the 11th Federation Internationale des Associations d'études Classiques, Kav‡la, Greece, Aug. 25.

L.R. Skip Nault, Entomology, presented "Ants, Plants and Hopper Honeydew" at the 10th International Auchenorrhyncha Congress, Cardiff, Wales, Sept. 6-10.

Joyce E. Roberts, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, presented "Bearing Down During the Second Stage of Labor" at Kalmar Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden, Sept. 16; "Implementation of Midwifery Programs at Masters Level in the U.S." at Hogskolan University, Kalmar, Sweden, Sept. 15; "Evidence-Based Midwifery Practice" and "The Second Stage of Labor" at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 14; "The Second Stage of Labor" at Huddinge Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 13; "The Contemporary Challenges for Nurse-Midwives" at Parkland School of Nurse-Midwifery, Dallas, Aug. 20; "Issues in Care during the Second State of Labor" at the Memorial Hospital, Providence, R.I., Aug. 10; "The Pew Report on Midwifery in the U.S." at the Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, R.I., Aug. 10, co-presenter was L. Paine; "Evidence-Based Midwifery Practice" at Boston University Nurse-Midwifery Program, Aug. 9; "Regulating Certified Nurse-Midwives" at the Concurrent Educational/Research Sessions of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Inc., Atlanta, July 27-31, co-presenter was Alyson W. Reed; and "Aspects of Care of Women in the Second State of Labor" at the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses Conference, Chicago, Ill., June 1999.

 

Publications

Chadwick Allen, English, "Animating the Ordinary, Empowering the In-Between," a review of Diane Glancy's The Cold-and-Hunger Dance, SAIL: Studies in American Indian Literatures, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Summer 1999), pp. 93-95 and "Who Put the 'Post' in Postcolonial?", a review of Leela Gandhi's Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction, Novel, Vol. 32, No. 1 (1998), pp. 144-46.

Diane D Belcher, English as a Second Language Programs, "Review of Judith Meloy's Writing the Qualitative Dissertation," English for Specific Purposes, Vol. 18, No. 4 (1999), pp. 375-78.

Erika Bourguignon, Anthropology, emeritus, review of Judy Rosenthal's Possession, Ectasy, and Law in Ewe Voodoo, in Journal of Anthropological Research, Vol. 55 (1999), pp. 322-23; review of Elizabeth W. Trahan's Walking with Ghosts: A Jewish Childhood in Wartime Vienna, in Antioch Review, Vol. 57 (1999), p. 167; and "James Robert McLeon Obituary," Anthropology Newsletter, Vol. 40, No. 1 (1999), p. 16.

Brenda Jo Brueggemann, English, "On (Almost) Passing," Trends and Issues in Postsecondary English Studies (Urbana: NCTE, 1999), pp. 75-89.

Nancy Campbell, Women's Studies, "Regulating 'Maternal Instinct': Governing Mentalities of Late 20th Century U.S. Illicit Drug Policy," Signs: The Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Summer, 1999), pp. 895-923.

David Citino, English, "Collection Offers Insight," The Columbus Dispatch, (Oct. 10).

Jeanne A. Clement, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, "Do Health Professionals' Attitudes Interfere with the Treatment of Depression?" Depression and Anxiety, Vol. 9 (1999), pp. 151-55, co-authors are S.L. Stern, T. Williams, S.L. Dixon, Z.A. Butt, J.A. Schwartzbaum and K. Busch.

Jon Erickson, English, "The Face and the Possibility of an Ethics of Performance," Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Spring 1999), pp. 5-21; "The Mise-en-ScŹne of the Non-Euclidean Spectator, Willman, Jenkin and Strindberg," Modern Drama, Vol. 41, No 3 (1998), pp. 355-70; and "Elin Diamond, Unmaking Mimesis," PAJ 62, Vol. 21, No. 2 (May 1999), pp. 110-15.

Carole Fink, History, "Grass Well Deserved His Nobel Prize," The Columbus Dispatch, Oct. 16.

Linda Harlow, French and Italian, review of Sociolinguistics (Oxford, Osvord University Press, 1998), in The Modern Language Journal, Vol. 83, No. 3 (Autumn 1999), pp. 461-62.

Brian Joseph, Linguistics, "I Was Like, 'Excellent Editorial,'" The Columbus Dispatch, (Oct. 16).

Sebastian Knowles, English, "Narrative Death and Desire: The Three Senses of Humor in Jacob's Room," Woolf Studies Annual, No. 5 (1999), pp. 97-114.

 

Recognitions

Dianne Almendinger, Art-Mansfield, emeritus, received an Edward Frey Award for Excellence and $500 at the Mansfield Art Center's 32nd Annual Fall Members Show.

Erika Bourguignon, Anthropology, emeritus, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society For Psychological Anthropology.

Jeanne Clement, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, was selected as a Distinguished Lecturer by Sigma Theta Tau International, 2000-2001, and received a Marsha L. Waters Brown Mental Health Recovery Leadership Certificate from the Department of Mental Health.

Maureen O'Connell, Health Sciences Administration, received the College of Medicine and Public Health and Office of Health Sciences Employee of the Month Award for October.

John Roberts, African-American and African Studies and English, was selected as a Fellow of the American Folklore Society.

 

Service

Erika Bourguignon, Anthropology, emeritus, served as discussant on the Symposium on Shamanism at the Central States Anthropological Society conference, Chicago, March 1999; and served on the panel on Genocide and Other Horrors at the Society for Psychological Anthropology conference, Albuquerque, N.M., September 1999.

Susan Cobey, Entomology, served as moderator and organizer of the symposium, "Selective Breeding and Stock Maintenance," at the Apimondia International Beekeeping Congress, Vancouver, Canada, Sept. 12-17.

Sherry Ferrell, Entomology, provided a beekeeping display at the Wayne County Fair and at Buehlers Milltown, Sept. 20-26.

 
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