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Below are the scheduled dates for faculty meetings. Meetings are held in the Esch-Hurvis Room of the Warch Campus Center and begin at 4:30 pm.
|Term I||Term II||Term III|
|Tues, Sep 27||Tues, Jan 17||Tues, Apr4|
|Tues, Oct 25||Tues, Feb 7||Tues, May 9|
|Tues, Nov 15||Tues, Mar 7||Thurs, Jun 8|
|Term I||Term II||Term III|
|Wed, Sep 27||Thurs, Jan 18||Wed, Apr 11|
|Mon, Oct 16||Tues, Feb 13||Mon, May 7|
|Thurs, Nov 16||Fri, Mar 9||Thurs, Jun 7|
Gustavo C. Fares Professor of Spanish
Wednesday, May 10, 2017Type: Book reviews published
• “Collecting and disability studies in/and Latin America. “Antebi, Susan, and Beth Ellen Jorgensen. Libre Acceso: Latin American Literature and Film through Disability Studies. Albany: SUNY, 2016. 278 pp. ISBN: 9781-4384-5967-7. & Andrade, María Mercedes. Collecting from the Margins: Material Culture in a Latin American Context. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 2016. 227 pp. ISBN: 978-1-61148-733-6.” Chasqui (May 2017): 2-6.
Friday, June 12, 2015Type: Grants received
Latino Americans. 500 Years of History. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA). “The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square” initiative. June 2015.
Thursday, September 10, 2015Type: Paper presented
“Tango’s Cultural Diasporic Geographies.” 2015 North Central Council of Latin Americanists (NCCLA) Conference “Immigration, Emigration, Exile, and Return.” Carroll University. Waukesha, WI. September 24-26, 2015.
Peter Neal Peregrine Professor of Anthropology
Tuesday, July 1, 2014Type: Grants receivedLocation: National Science Foundation, Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Sciences, $999,469Participants: Co-PIs: Carol Ember (Yale), Benjamin Felzer (Lehigh), Michele Gelfand (Maryland), Eric Jones (North Carolina)
The proposed research examines societies across time and space that live (or have lived) in regions with frequent but unpredictable natural disasters in order to identify social, economic, and political strategies of resilience that might be applied to contemporary societies.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014Type: Articles publishedLocation: Publications of the National Academy of Sciences 111(3):879-880.Participants: K. Kintigh, J. Altschul, M. Beaudry, R. Drennan, A. Kinzig, T. Kohler, W. Limp, H. Maschner, W. Michener, T. Pauketat, J. Sabloff, T. Wilkinson, H. Wright, and M. Zeder
Margaret S. Paek Instructor of Dance
Saturday, December 24, 2016Type: Grants received
New England Foundation for the Arts - National Dance Project Touring Award 2016/17 for Dahlia Nayar's "2125 Stanley Street" a collaboration between Nayar, Paek, and musician/composer Loren Dempster
Merton D. Finkler John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor in the American Economic System and Professor of Economics
Friday, April 1, 2016Type: Paper presented
Presented "Employment in Manufacturing and Monetary Policy: Cyclical and Structure Factors" at the International Atlantic Economic Society Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, March 17, 2016
Mark Phelan Associate Professor of Philosophy
Monday, April 1, 2013Type: Articles publishedLocation: British Journal of AestheticsParticipants: Aaron Meskin, Margaret Moore, and Matthew Kieran
This article has received widespread attention in the popular press, including: http://gizmodo.com/how-thomas-kinkade-helped-prove-that-art-can-be-scienti-1066345777 http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2013/08/behavioural-economics http://www.artmarketmonitor.com/2013/08/07/nature-versus-nurture-in-artists-reputations/ http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/07/22/does-bad-art-grow-on-you/ http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2013/08/even-though-hes-dead-people-are-still-ripping-painter-light-thomas-kinkade/6710/ http://blog.oup.com/2013/07/what-makes-art-bad-exposure-effect/ http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/09/weird-science-quantifies-just-how-much-haters-gotta-hate/ http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/brainiac/2013/07/a_test_for_iden.html http://glasstire.com/2013/09/02/researchers-discover-that-exposure-to-bad-art-just-makes-things-worse/ http://philosophycommons.typepad.com/xphi/2011/10/mere-exposure-to-bad-art-experiment-results.html http://www.partiallyexaminedlife.com/2013/06/19/good-x-phi-and-bad-art/ http://hyperallergic.com/77894/bad-art-definitely-bad-science-confirms/ http://machineslikeus.com/news/does-increased-exposure-piece-art-make-us-it-more http://phys.org/news/2013-03-exposure-piece-art.html
Catherine C. Kautsky George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor of Music and Professor of Music
Friday, June 7, 2013Type: PerformancesLocation: Music in the Cities, WI Conservatory, MIlwaukee, WIParticipants: Kurt Ollman, Baritone (Faculty, UW-M)
This was part of a series of events focussing on music in Vienna and Paris. I presented the opening and closing concerts.
Timothy X. Troy J. Thomas and Julie Esch Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama and Professor of Theatre Arts
Thursday, June 19, 2014Type: PerformancesLocation: MetroStage Theatre Alexandria, Virginia
THE SPARKS FLY UPWARD follows three families in Berlin, two Jewish and one Christian, during the Holocaust. The Sparks Fly Upward begins on October 28, 1938 with the deportation of Polish Jews residing in Germany to Poland and concludes with the liberation of Berlin in May 1945 and the re-dedication of the Neue Synagogue in Berlin in 1995.