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NOTEWORTHY

BEACH MUSEUM OF ART
Kathrine Schlageck
presented "Movement and Art," Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children, Oct. 22-23, Manhattan.

The following K-State faculty presented at the Kansas Art Education Association fall conference, Oct. 15-16, Manhattan:

Schlageck, "Perspectives on Early Childhood Art."

Liz Seaton chaired the panel "Sue Jean Covacevich and Art Education in Kansas."

 

ENGLISH
Donald Hedrick published "King Lear or Bolt: The Entertainment Unconscious from CalArts to Disney," Forum: After Shakespeare on Film, special issue, Shakespeare Studies, Vol. 38.

Hedrick and colleague published "'A Little Touch of Harry in the Night': Translucency and Projective Transversality in the Sexual and National Politics of Henry V," New Perspectives in British Literature, Vol. 2, ed. Sunita Sinha, New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers, 2010 (reprint).

Hedrick and colleague presented "Breaking Dawn Shakespeare in Five Easy Pieces," Kansas Association for Teachers of English, Oct. 8, Wichita.

Katherine Karlin published "Underwater," Santa Monica Review, Vol. 22, No. 2.

Karlin's "Muscle Memory" was performed in Stories on Stage, dir. Anthony Powell, Denver Performing Arts Center, Oct. 17, Denver, Colo.

Abby Knoblauch published reviews of panel presentations from the 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication: "Rethinking Research Through the Lens of Popular Culture"; "Alternative Rhetorics in the Composition Classroom"; and "Rhetorics and Feminisms: The Remix"; Kairos, Vol. 15, No. 1.

Wendy Matlock published "Law and Violence in 'The Owl and the Nightingale,'" Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Vol. 109.

Philip Nel published a review of Sabrina Jones' "Isadora Duncan: A Graphic Biography," ImageText, Vol. 5, No. 3.

Nel presented "Harry Potter: A Cultural Biography," Young Harris College, Oct. 19, Young Harris, Ga.

Nel presented "Dr. Seuss, American Icon: The Legacy of Theodor Seuss Geisel," Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University, Oct. 11, Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Elizabeth Dodd chaired the panel "After the Ashes: Writing from Mount St. Helens Field Residencies" and presented her essay "Isogloss," Western Literature Association Conference, Oct. 20-23, Prescott, Ariz.

Dodd's essay "Sinuous," won the inaugural creative writing award for nonfiction from Terrain.org, an online journal of the built and natural environments, issue 26.

 

GEOGRAPHY
John Harrington Jr., served as moderator for the panel discussion "Climate Change and Energy: Linkages," Kansas National Science Foundation EPSCoR Statewide Conference "Energy, Climate and the Future: The Role of Kansas," Oct. 4, Lawrence.

Ryan Bergstrom and Lisa Harrington published "Perceptions of Sustainability in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: A Case Study of Gateway Communities," 10th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Oct. 11-13, Mammoth, Wyo.

The following K-State faculty published in the Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, Vol. 33:

Bergstrom, "Conceptualizing Sustainable Community Development Within West Yellowstone, Montana Between 2000 and 2010."

J. Harrington and colleague, "Mapping Salt and Sodium-Affected Soils in the Senegal River Delta Using Landsat TM Data: A Comparison of Unsupervised and Supervised Approaches."

J. Harrington and alum, "Correlating Climate with Late-Winter Wetland Habitat in the Rainwater Basin, South-Central Nebraska."

J. Harrington and colleague, "Using Geography to Help Teach History: Dual-Encoding History Lesson Plans."

Bergstrom and L. Harrington presented "Conceptualizing Sustainability in Two Amenity-Driven Communities of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, North America," Global Change and the World's Mountains, Sept. 26-30, Perth, Scotland.

Bergstrom presented "Perceptions of Sustainability in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: A Case Study of Gateway Communities." 10th Biennial Scientific Conference of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Oct. 11-13, Mammoth, Wyo.

J. Harrington presented "Exurbanization, Landscape Fragmentation and Changes in Habitat Connectivity in the Flint Hills of Kansas," Global Land Project Open Science Meeting, Oct. 17, Tempe, Ariz.

J. Harrington presented "MALs Related Studies at the Konza LTER Site," Long Term Ecological Research Maps and Locals Workshop, Oct. 8, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Kendra McLauchlan presented "Ecosystem Response to Changes in Climate and Vegetation During the Holocene: Sediment Records from Deming Lake, Minnesota, USA," Quaternary Paleoecology seminar series, University of Minnesota, Oct. 20, St. Paul, Minn.

The following K-State faculty members presented at the 33rd Applied Geography Conference, Oct. 20-23, Fort Worth, Texas:

Bergstrom, "Distribution of the Seven Deadly Sins in the United States."

J. Harrington, "Mapping Salt and Sodium-Affected Soils in the Senegal River Delta Using Landsat TM Data: A Comparison of Unsupervised and Supervised Approaches."

J. Harrington, "Correlating Climate with Late-Winter Wetland Habitat in the Rainwater Basin, South-Central Nebraska."

L. Harrington, "Decision Makers' Views of Sustainability in Rural Coastal Washington and Oregon."

Bimal Paul, "Sustainable Development: The Opportunities and Challenges in Rebuilding Tornado-Impacted Greensburg, Kan., as 'Stronger, Better and Greener.'"

 

GEOLOGY
Abdelmoneam Raef, Matthew Totten, student and colleague presented "3D Seismic Attributes Analysis to Outline Channel Facies and Reveal Heterogeneous Reservoir Stratigraphy: Weirman Field, Ness County, Kansas, USA," Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 80th annual meeting, Oct. 17-22, Denver, Colo. The presentation was published in Expanded Abstracts: 2010 Technical Program with authors' biographies.

 

LIBRARIES
Leo Lo's screenplay "Rock Paper Scissors" was a finalist in the 2010 Creative World Awards International Screenwriting Contest, awarded Sept. 30, 2010.

The following K-State faculty presented at the Kansas Library Associations' College and University Libraries conference, Oct. 15, Emporia:

Jason Coleman, "QR Codes: What Are They and Why Should You Care?"

Tara Coleman, "Spring Clean Your House: No-Cost & Low-Cost Ways to Renovate Your Library Web Pages."

Daniel Ireton, "Banned Books Week at K-State Libraries."

Jenny Oleen and Beth Turtle, "Copyright Renovation: Creating Informational Web Pages and a Consulting Service for Academic Users."

Livia Olsen, "What's Your Beef? AgNIC Beef Cattle - An Online Source of Quality Beef Cattle Information."

Daryl Youngman and colleague, "May the Force Be with You: U.S. Army Unit and an Academic Library Partner for Mutual Success."

 

K-STATE SALINA
Heidi Blackburn, libraries; and Jennifer Molidor, English; presented "Where Is the Love? Using the Black Eyed Peas to Reach Expository Writing Students," Kansas Library Associations' College and University Libraries conference, Oct. 15, Emporia.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Salvador A. Oropesa presented "Fundido a rojo. La disolución del comunismo español en Asignatura Pendiente de José Luis Garci y Beltenebros de Antonio Muñoz Molina y Pilar Miró," department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Kansas, Oct. 26, Lawrence.

Amy L. Hubbell published the textbook "À la recherche d'un emploi: Business French in a Communicative Context," Focus Publishing, Newburyport, Mass., October 2010.

 

PSYCHOLOGY
Richard Harris and alumna published "College Students' Perceptions of Alcohol Use in Society and in Entertainment Television," Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 15.

 

STUDENT LIFE
Carla Jones presented "Creating Student Learning Outcomes: How Will You Know You Have Arrived?" annual meeting of the Kansas Student Affairs Conference, Oct. 8, Washburn University, Topeka.