Scholarly and Professional Development

Nancy Demerdash-Fatemi Presents 'Documenting Africa' Project in Webinar

November 2020

Drs. Nancy Demerdash-Fatemi (Art & Art History) and Mary Anne Lewis Cusato (Assoc. Prof. of French & Francophone Studies, Ohio Wesleyan University) presented their paper and GLCA-funded project (2018), “Documenting Africa: Digitally Storytelling African Cultures through Space and Time,” at the Florida Digital Humanities Webinar Series on November 6. The presentation included an interactive tour of their “Documenting Africa” website and student projects that contribute new understandings of African art and literature and challenge misrepresentations of the continent.

Abigail Cahill Co-Authored Article in Press at Molecular Ecology

November 2020

Abigail Cahill (Biology): Pearman, J.K., G. Chust, E. Aylagas, E. Villarino, J.R. Watson, A. Chenuil, A. Borja, A.E. Cahill, L. Carugati, R. Danovaro, R. David, X. Irigoien, S. Moncheva, N. Rodríguez-Ezpeleta, M.C. Uyarra, and S. Carvalho. Pan-regional marine benthic cryptobiome biodiversity patterns revealed by metabarcoding Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures. In press at Molecular Ecology.

Meghan Farley Webb Publishes Article on Public Health Messaging in Guatemala

November 2020

Meghan Farley Webb (Anthropology) recently published the article “Guatemala’s Public Health Messaging in Mayan Languages during the COVID-19 Pandemic” with her co-author Miguel Cuj. The article, which examines government and community responses to the need to translate health messaging into Mayan languages, appears in a special issue of the Journal of Indigenous Social Development.

Joseph Ho Published in Education About Asia

November 2020

Joseph Ho (History) has been invited to serve as an external faculty reviewer for Calvin University’s Asian Studies Program.

Joseph’s article, “Facing History: Strategies for Teaching Chinese and World History with Memoirs,” co-authored with Kristin Stapleton (Professor of History, University at Buffalo, SUNY), has been published in the Fall 2020 issue of Education About Asia.

Deborah Kanter Gives Virtual Presentations on Her Recent Book

November 2020

Deborah Kanter (History) gave two virtual presentations on her book Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican, hosted by U.S. Catholic magazine on October 27, at Governors State University, University Park, IL, October 28, 2020.

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