Christopher T. Conner, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology-Sociology , and Andrea Dassopolous (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) have been asked to guest edit a special edition of Studies in Symbolic Interaction, a research annual. Due out next year, this special edition of the journal will explore contemporary developments on the topic of subcultures (broadly defined).
The journal’s editor, Norman K. Denzin, is professor emeritus at University of Illinois-Champagn Urbana. You can find out more about the journal by visiting https://www.emeraldinsight.com/series/ssi.
Tim Kasser, Professor of Psychology, had a paper published in the journal Frontiers: Personality and Social Psychology. The paper “Strangers in a strange land: Relations between perceptions of others’ values and both civic engagement and cultural estrangement.” Kasser’s co-authors include Mike Prentice, ’08, as well as colleagues from the Common Cause Foundation, Cardiff University, and the University of Bath.
Two poems by Gino Franco, associate professor of English, “A Foundation Laid on Which the Wall Had Not Yet Been Built” and “Temptation to Say Words that Cause Pain,” were published in the Spring 2019 issue of Beloit Poetry Journal.
A poem by Catherine Denial, Bright Professor of American History and Chair History, was published in Rachel Barenblat, ed., Beside Still Waters: A Journey of Comfort and Renewal. The book is currently #1 on Amazon in Jewish life.
Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, presented a poster at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Portland, Oregon. The senior author on the poster was Allie Bird ’18, and the research was based on her senior project at Knox titled “Does Namesaking a Child Influence Attachment Style?” Her research will also be published in the March issue of the North American Journal of Psychology.
John F Dooley, the William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, presented a paper at the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education’s Technical Symposium in Minneapolis, MN. The paper, “The History of the SIGCSE Submission and Review System: From Paper to the Cloud” was one of several celebrating the 50th SIGCSE Symposium.
Tim Kasser, Professor of Psychology, had a paper published in the journal Futures. It was titled “A public opinion survey of four future scenarios for Australia in 2050” and was co-authored with numerous colleagues in Australia.
Nurettin Ucar, Modern Languages – German, gave a presentation at the American Comparative Literature Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting at Georgetown University on March 9. His paper, “Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West: Invisible Borders and Intrusion of the Public Sphere by Refugees,” was part of a panel entitled “‘Europe’ in Contemporary Literature and in Literary Studies.”
Gregory Gilbert, Professor and Director of the Art History Program, gave a talk at the recent College Art Association Conference in New York City, February 13-16. His talk was titled “Challenging the Erasure of War: The New York Avant-Garde and Media Censorship of World War II” and was part of the session “Has anyone seen an image of war? Reassessing the visual culture of war and related disasters, violence and torture in the modern and contemporary moment.” His talk is a chapter in his current book project on the relation of Abstract Expressionist art to the mass visual culture of the Second World War.
Two poems by Gina Franco, associate professor of English, “The Artificial Infinite” and “The Idol and the Icon,” were published in issue 96 of Quarterly West.