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Saint Louis University
September 27-November 16
Opening Reception September 27 4:30-6:30
This year's faculty exhibition at Saint Louis University features work by fourteen artists. A variety of media will be on display ranging from painting and sculpture to metals and photography. The artists featured in this exhibition are: Amy Bautz, Ilene Berman, Martin Brief, Jim Burwinkel, Sage Dawson, Deborah Douglas, Richard Dunn, Peg Fetter, Becky Grass, David Johnson, Nila Petty, Sharron Pollack, Terri Shay, and Theodore Wood.
The English Department Research Colloquia at Saint Louis University
All presentations will take place in Adorjan 142, unless otherwise announced.
Tuesday, November 5, 4-5 p.m.
Ellen Crowell, "Oscar Wilde's Tomb: Silence and the Aesthetics of Queer Memorial"
Tuesday, December 10, 4-5 p.m, 332 Xavier Hall
Graduate student Presentations
Thomas Roland, "Games as texts in the Middle Ages and today"
Ina Seethaler, "Immigrant Women's Life Writing as Political Rhetoric"
Wednesday, January 22, 4-5 p.m.. 332 Xavier Hall
Ruth Evans, "Two Become One? Sexual Complementarity in Medieval English"
Wednesday, February 12, 2:15-3:15
Sara van den Berg, "Dwarfs and Pain: Two Issues in Disability Studies"
Wednesday, March 5, 4-5 p.m., 332 Xavier Hall
Jennifer Rust, "Economy and Drama in Early Modern England"
Wednesday, April 9, 4-5 p.m
Graduate student Presentations
Elisabeth Hedrick Moser, "Civilian Peripheral Trauma: Gertrude Stein and the Politics"
Matthew Bardowell, "The Aesthetics of Concealment and Revelation in Old English
and Old Norse Poetry"
The Department of Theological Studies is hosting a special ethics
lecture, "From Medical Research to Our Dinner Plates: Rethinking
Our Relationship with Non-Human Animals," to be given by
Charles Camosy, Ph.D.
When? Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 PM
Where? Saint Louis Room, 2nd floor, Busch Student Center
Who? The wider public is invited; the event is free. Students
(undergraduates, graduate, medical, etc.), faculty, and staff are
Brief Bio: Charlie Camosy is Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics
at Fordham University, where he has been since finishing his PhD in
theology at Notre Dame in 2008. He has published articles in the
American Journal of Bioethics, the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy,
the Journal of the Catholic Health Association, the San Francisco Chronicle,
the Washington Post, and Commonweal Magazine. He is the author of three
books. Too Expensive to Treat?--Finitude, Tragedy, and the Neonatal ICU
(Eerdmans) was a 2011 award-winner with the Catholic Media Association,
and Peter Singer and Christian Ethics: Beyond Polarization (Cambridge) was
named a 2012 "best book" with ABC Religion and Ethics. His third
book, For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent Action (Franciscan),
challenges Christians to live with justice and nonviolence toward non-humans.
Camosy received the 2012-13 Robert Bryne award from the Fordham Respect
Life Club, and was also recently selected for the international working group
"Contending Modernities" which attempts to bring secular liberalism, Catholicism,
and Islam into dialogue about various difficult ethical issues. He is the founder and
co-director of the Catholic Conversation Project and a member of the ethics
committee at the Children's Hospital of New York.
For more information, contact Tobias Winright, Ph.D., Department of Theological Studies, at 977-2888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES
Dr. Oscar Lopez, Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, published an essay' "El Boom de la narrativa: sus primeros cincuenta años," in the book Alfabetos ensayísticos. This is an invited publication by the Pen International Colombia of Writers. Bogotá: Caza de Libros, 2013: 166-172.
Dr. Annie Smart, Professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, presented a paper titled "A Good Walk (Un)Spoiled: An Ecocritical Approach to Rousseau's Rêveries du promeneur solitaire" at the conference "Consuming Passions: Economies of Desire in French Literature and Arts, 1100-1815," held at Washington University in St. Louis, October 3-5.
Dr. Kathleen Llewellyn, Associate Professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, presented a paper titled "La Frenaizie fantastique Françoise: Passionate Consumption of Boots, Baubles, and Other Tempting Trifles in Early Modern France" at the conference "Consuming Passions: Economies of Desire in French Literature and Arts, 1100-1815," held at Washington University in St. Louis, October 3-5
Dr, Evelyn Meyer, Associate Professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, presented a paper at the German Studies Association in Denver on October 6. The talk was entitled "Visually Rich in Word, Yet Sparse in Image: Depictions of the Grail Realm in Wolfram's Parzival".
SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Bruce O'Neill. Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, spoke
at Indiana University on October 7th. The talk was based on the his extensive
fieldwork in the homeless shelters of Bucharest. As a social issue that
emerged only after 1989, homelessness in Romania embodies the idea of
increasing "downward mobility" for some in the post-Communist world.
Surveying the experience of homelessness and boredom within the shelters,
Professor O'Neill will also address responses of the state and other actors to
increasing homelessnesswithin Bucharest.
Professor Scott R. Harris published How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences (Sage).
Gould, M.R., & Silverman, R. (2013). Stumbling upon history: collective memory and the urban landscape. GeoJournal: Spatially Integrated Social Sciences and Humanities, 78 (5), 791-801.
Place, K. R., & Vardeman-Winter, J. (2013). Hegemonic discourse and self-discipline: Exploring Foucault's concept of bio-power among public relations professionals. Public Relations Inquiry, 2, 305-325.Koenig Kellas, J., Willer, E. K., & Trees, A. R. (2013). Communicated perspective-taking during stories of marital stress: Spouses' perceptions of one another's perspective-taking behaviors. Southern Communication Journal, 78, 326-351.
Thorson, A. R., Rittenour, C. E., Koenig Kellas, J., & Trees, A. R. (2013). Quality interactions and family storytelling. Communication Reports, 26, 88-100.
Peter Martens gave a keynote address, "The Modern Receptions of Origen's Scriptural Interpretation," at the international conference on Origen studies at Aarhus University (Denmark). It will be published in Origeniana Undecima this upcoming year.
Nathaniel Millett (associate professor) published a book: The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013).
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