Elizabeth Dodd published "Concentric Canyon," Ascent 2010.
Dodd presented "Reflections on Reg Saner" Associated Writing Programs Conference, April 9, Denver, Colo.
Christina Hauck published "Not One, Not Two: T.S. Eliot and Buddhism," A Companion to T.S. Eliot, ed. David Chinitz, Wiley-Blackwell.
A. Abby Knoblauch published "From Burke to 'Buffy' and Back Again: Intersections of Rhetoric, Magic, and Identification in 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,'" Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association, Vol. 8, No. 1.
Naomi Wood, Karin Westman and colleague edited The Lion and the Unicorn, Vol. 34, No. 1.
Karin Westman presented "The Next J. K. Rowling?: Stephenie Meyer and the Consequences of Genre, Revisited," Society for the Study of Narrative Literature, April 8, Cleveland, Ohio.
Tanya González presented "Chicana Gothic?: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Environment," National Association of Chicano and Chicana Studies Association, April 9, Seattle, Wash.
González presented "Modern Familias? ABC, Comedy and Latino Masculinity on TV," Caribbean and Latin American Literature and Culture Division, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference, April 2, St. Louis, Mo.
Philip Nel presented "Artists Are to Watch: Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss in the 1950s," "Second to the Right and Straight on 'Til Morning": Navigating the Narrative Realm(s) of Children's Texts, May 1, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Kara Northway presented "'The Jest of George Peele at Bristow' and Early Modern Actors' Downtime on Tour," Shakespeare Association of America meeting, April 1, Chicago, Ill.
Donna Potts presented "Higher Education's Holy Trinity," The Georgia Conference of American Association of University Professors, May 1, Augusta State University, Augusta, Ga.
Han Yu's "Putting China's Technical Communication into Historical Context: A Look at the Chinese Culinary Instruction Genre" was selected as the 2009 Frank R. Smith Outstanding Journal Article Award in Technical Communication. The award was presented during the Honors Reception and Banquet at the Technical Communication Summit, Society for Technical Communication's 57th annual conference, May 2-5, Dallas, Texas.
Bimal Paul has been appointed book review editor of The Professional Geographer for 2011-2014 term.
Elisabeth Pankl and Jason Coleman published "'There's Nothing on My Topic!' Using the Theories of Oscar Wilde and Henry Giroux to Develop Critical Pedagogy for Library Instruction," Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods, Eds. M. T. Accardi, E. Drabinski and A. Kumbier, Duluth, Minn., Library Juice Press, 2010.
Dale Herspring will speak on "The Cold War and the Emergence of the Two Superpowers" on "Crosstalk," the flagship program of Russia Today TV, the country's 24-hour news channel as part of a special program to celebrate Victory Day in Russia, May 9.
Brenda McDaniel and student presented "Exploration of Empathic Concern and Anger Rumination Through Family Conflict," Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting. April 29-May 1, Chicago, Ill.
Kimberly Kirkpatrick and colleague published "Reward Magnitude Effects on Temporal Discrimination," Learning and Motivation, Vol. 41.
SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
John Carlin was part of the KTWU production "Taking Stock: Perspectives on Food Production in Kansas," which aired May 5, following the film "Food, Inc."