Dosinda Alvite, Associate Professor of Spanish, published an article, “Feminización e invisibilidad de ecuatorianos en España: Rabia de Cordero” in Hispanic Journal 38.1 (2017): 45-62. She was also invited to give a presentation at the SOL conference (Summit of Latinix Students) at Ohio Wesleyan University, April 22, 2017, which she titled “Latinix in College Spaces: Advocating for Yourself.”
Lauren Araiza, Associate Professor of History, gave a lecture on her book, To March for Others: The Black Freedom Struggle and the United Farm Workers (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), at the Ohio State University on March 31 to commemorate the Latina/o Studies department’s annual celebration of the Cesar Chavez holiday.
David Baker, Professor of English’s poem, “Stolen Sonnet,” was included in The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (University of Arkansas ), published this spring on the occasion of Brooks’ centennial. He curated “Words on a Journey,” a symposium on the poetry of W. S. Merwin with new essays by four poet-critics, which appeared in March/April 2017 issue of The Writer’s Chronicle; Baker’s essay, “Erasure, Extinction, and Merwin’s Preserved World,” is part of the symposium.
Ron Abram, Associate Professor of Studio Art & Queer Studies, presented “Intimacy, Empathy & The Human Touch: A History in Printmaking” at Zanesville Museum of Art, through their Perspective Lecture Series, sponsored by The Ohio Arts Council on February 22nd in Zanesville, OH.
Mónica Ayala-Martinez, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, presented a paper at the 11th Conference on Cuban and Cuban American Studies organized by the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University in Miami, February 23-25, 2017.
Hanada Al-Masri, Assistant Professor of Arabic, is invited to serve as a a Second Round Evaluator and selection Panelist for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in Washington D.C. -2017.
Sky LaRell Anderson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication, published an article titled, “The Corporeal Turn: At The Intersection of Rhetoric, Bodies, and Video Games,” in Review of Communication (volume 17, issue 1).
Olivia Aguilar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, published a paper, “Examining the literature to reveal the nature of community EE/ESD programs and research” in Environmental Education Research, November, 2016.
Hanada Al-Masri, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, presented a paper on “Language Pedagogy and Language Policy” at the Middle Eastern Studies Association (MESA) held on November 17-20, 2016 at Boston.
Hanada Al-Masri, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, published a paper, “Jordanian editorial cartoons: A multimodal approach to the cartoons of Emad Hajjaj” in the Journal of Language and Communication, Elesvier.
Gary L Baker, Professor of German presented “Fathers and Rules to Live by in the Works of Uwe Timm and Utz Rachowski” at the 40th Annual German Studies Association conference held on Sept 29-Oct 2, 2016 in San Diego, CA.
Ron Abram, Associate Professor of Studio Art & Queer Studies, exhibited prints this July in XXS Size Summer Edition, an international small works group exhibition at Berlin Blue Gallery in Berlin, Germany. In June, Abram wrote Queer Tenacity in Violent Times, an essay on the Orlando Pulse Nightclub tragedy published in the online version of the German Queer magazine Siegessäule.
David Baker, Professor of English’s article, “Thinking Feeling: Wallace Stevens, the Lyric, and Philosophy,” appeared in the New England Review. His poem, “The Rumor,” was translated into French by Jean Magrinne and appeared as “A ce qu’on dit” in Siecle 21. He conducted a workshop and gave a poetry reading at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, and at The Strand Bookstore, sponsored by the Writers Studio of New York City.
Hanada Al Masri, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, presented a paper at the first international conference on Arabic Language in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in March 2016. The conference theme was “The Teaching of Arabic Language at Institutions of Higher Education: Realities and Aspirations.” Her paper discussed the the integrated approach in teaching Arabic for non-native speakers and demonstrated its effective results in enhancing oral proficiency through the use of technology.
Dosinda Alvite, Associate Professor of Spanish- Modern Languages, has published a book chapter on issues of transnationalism of narcotrafficking women titled “La Reina del Sur: Problemas éticos de un protagonismo excesivo.” The chapter is part of the volume Camelia la texana y otras mujeres de la narcocultura edited by María Socorro Tabuenca and Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Pimienta, published by the University Press of Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, México.