Robert Hellenga (George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English) will present a paper on the South Midland Dialect at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair in Chicago Feb. 29-March 3. A book signing will be held.
Nicolaas Mink (environmental studies) appeared on Wisconsin Public Television multiple times during the first week of February talking about the birth of quick-service dining in the United States.
The latest issue of eXchanges, an online journal of literary translation published by the University of Iowa, includes The Lovers, a play by Margareth Obexer, translated by Neil Blackadder (theatre). The original German (Die Liebenden) is published alongside the English version, followed by a translator’s note.
Lane Sunderland (political science) was an invited guest at the annual meetings of the Supreme Court Fellows attended by forty fellows and held at the Supreme Court of the United States. Sunderland was one of two scholars selected in 1988 from across the nation to serve as Supreme Court Fellows. He initiated and administered continuing educational programs for federal judges and briefed foreign Supreme Court Justices and Members of Parliament who were guests at the Supreme Court. This year’s meetings included a reception and dinner with Supreme Court Justices and other Court personnel and a panel devoted to “Making Your Case,” a topic of broad application in both legal and liberal arts settings. Chief Justice Roberts heads the Supreme Court Fellows program.
Lynette Lombard (art) had works featured in Bowery Gallery Artists Group Show of 2012 at the Bowery Gallery January 3-28. http://www.bowerygallery.org/gallery artists list.pdfhttp://www.bowerygallery.org/gallery artists list.pdf
Frank McAndrew, (psychology) recently published an article in Evolutionary Psychology. The title of the article is “Is Self-Sacrificial Competitive Altruism Primarily a Male Activity,” and his coauthor is Knox graduate Carin Perilloux who is now on the faculty of Williams College in Massachusetts.
Lynette Lombard (art) will exhibit new paintings in a solo show at Rider University Art Gallery through February 26. Lombard will also exhibit her work in the Sideshow Gallery: MIC: Check (the human mic) OCCUPY, in Brooklyn, NY through February 26.
Sharon Clayton (associate librarian) gave the talk “An Image of Souls in the Bosom of Abraham in a mid-15th century Netherlandish MSS Book of Hours – is it significant?” at the WESS Topics in European Studies Session at The American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Dallas. She also represented Knox College at the Sage Reference Advisory Board and the Lexis-Nexis Academic Content Advisory Board meetings at the conference.
Monica Berlin’s (English) essay, “On Beds, or Where We Sleep” has been published in Ninth Letter (8.2). As well, her poem, “Dear So-and-So, [Down the hall, the accordion man turns into a door],” published in The Southeast Review, was selected as a featured poem on Verse Daily.
Nic Mink (environmental studies) appeared on Public Broadcasting Stations across the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest on January 14, talking about sustainability and aquaculture in Alaska’s fisheries for Angler West.
The show can be viewed here on YouTube.