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Kathleen Ashley presents two lectures at Colgate University

KATHLEEN ASHLEY, distinguished professor of English, visited Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. presenting two lectures about the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, to students and faculty on September 15. The lectures were titled “The New Way of Saint James” and “Pilgrimage as Goal and Process.”

 

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Meghan Brodie publishes article and “Orlando” photo is featured on cover

MEGHAN BRODIE, assistant professor of theatre and women and gender studies, had her article “Casting as Queer Dramaturgy: A Case Study of Sarah Ruhl’s Adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s ‘Orlando’” published in the September issue of Theatre Topics (Johns Hopkins University Press, Vol. 24, No. 3). Also, a photo from her production of “Orlando” at USM is the cover image for this special dramaturgy issue of the journal.

 

 

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Lucinda Cole publishes article in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies

LUCINDA COLE, director and professor of Women and Gender Studies, and professor of English, published her article, “The Raw, the Cooked, and the Scavenged: Beasts of the Southern Wild,” in the October issue of the Journal for Critical Animal Studies. In October, she presented “The Biopolitics of Elephants’ Teeth” at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, in Dallas.

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Matthew Dean publishes article in the European Journal of Operational Research

MATTHEW D. DEAN, associate professor of business administration, co-authored an article titled “Mass-Casualty Triage: Distribution of Victims to Multiple Hospitals Using the SAVE Model” which was published in the October issue of European Journal of Operational Research (Vol. 238, No. 1, pp. 363-373).

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Michael Hillard wins best article award

MICHAEL HILLARD, professor of economics, won the Best Article of 2013 award for the co-authored article, “Capitalist Class Agency and the New Deal Order,” published in the journal Review of Radical Political Economics (Vol. 45, No. 2, pp.129-148).

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Daniel Jenkins publishes article and presents at conference

DANIEL JENKINS, assistant professor of leadership and organizational studies, presented his research paper, “Exploring Instructional and Assessment Strategy Use in Online Leadership Education”; facilitated an educator workshop, “Modeling the Way: Leaders Teaching Leaders through Inclusive Pedagogies”; and was invited to the “Leadership Education in Action Plenary (LEAP) Session” at the 2014 Association of Leadership Educators Conference in San Antonio. Jenkins also co-authored an article, “Learning by Design: Utilizing Observation Instruments to Promote Student Mindfulness of Leadership Practices, Theories, and Behaviors,” which was published in Concepts & Connections (Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 11-14).

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Lin Lisberger exhibits “Sticks and Stones”

LIN LISBERGER, lecturer of art, is exhibiting her work “Sticks and Stones” at the Common Street Arts in Waterville through November 1.

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Joan Larkins Mather creates costumes for new play

JOAN LARKINS MATHER, chair and assistant professor of theatre, designed and created the costumes for the dream sequence in “The Puzzle Box,” a new play from Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, which was performed at Les Sages Fous Micro-festival of Unfinished Puppetry in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. “The Puzzle Box” will premiere in Maine in early 2015.

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Rebecca Nisetich publishes article in the African American Review

REBECCA NISETICH, assistant director, Honors Program, authored an article titled “Reading Race in Nella Larsen’s Passing and the Rhinelander Case,” which was published in African American Review (Volume 46, Issue 2).

 

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Eve Raimon publishes article and film review

EVE A. RAIMON, professor of English, Women and Gender Studies and LSH, authored “Brutality and Brotherhood: James Baldwin and Prison Sexuality,” which was published in a special issue of African American Review (Vol. 46 Issue 4). Raimon also wrote a film review of the documentary “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” for the Journal of American History’s fall 2014 issue. She was appointed to the Advisory Board for the Talbot Collection in the Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s African American Collection of Maine, and she is the moderator of the series, “Student Voices,” sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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