Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart’s co-authored chapter “Leveraging the Power of the Web for Work: Female Veterans’ Online Efforts to Combat Unemployment” was recently published in the collection Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities.
Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart’s co-authored chapter “Veterans in College Writing Classes: Understanding and Embracing the Mutual Benefit” appears as the first chapter in the edited collection Generation Vet: Composition, Student Veterans, and the Post-9/11 University, recently released by Utah State University Press.
Associate Professor of English Valerie Sweeney Prince presented a paper titled “Metaphor Beyond Hermeneutics in the Book of Isaiah” at the third decennial Furious Flowers Conference: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry on September 25. The conference was hosted by James Madison University and dedicated to Rita Dove.
Professor of Biology, Neuroscience, and Global Health Studies Lee Coates, Associate Professor of Psychology Aimee Knupsky, and Associate Professor of English Soledad Caballero recently published an article titled “Charting a Required, Senior Capstone: Diverse Scaffolding for Transformative Experiences,” CURQ on the Web, Summer 2014, 34(4):10-15.
Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart presented a talk titled “Performing the Work of Public Intellectuals in a Time of War” at the Thomas R. Watson Conference at the University of Louisville.
Crystal Stone ’15 is one of only nine students at private colleges to receive a 2014-2015 Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship from the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) Foundation. You can read more about Crystal’s work here.
Women’s Studies/English major Ava Carvour ’14 presented her paper “Tastes Like Feminist Spirit: Understanding the Vegan-Feminist Movement as Boycott” at the Central Pennsylvania Consortium Annual Women’s Studies Conference, “Food Politics and Gender,” at Dickinson College on March 29.
Crystal Stone ’15 was a First Place Poetry Matters Lit Prize winner for the National Contest. Her poetry was accepted for publication in The North Central Review, Southword Journal Online, The Jet Fuel Review, Green Blotter and Badlands Literary Journal.
Seventeen Allegheny Students Participate in Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference
Seventeen Allegheny students participated in the Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference held at Penn State Behrend on April 12. They are (with their faculty advisors listed in parentheses): Leanne Balster ’14 (Stephanie Martin and Ben Slote), Patricia Belle ’14 (Brad Hersh), Mark Burkhart ’14 (Scott Wissinger), Jordan Gaston ’16 (Tricia Humphreys), Shelby
St. Clair Professor of English Lloyd Michaels has had his essay “Woody Allen’s Cinema of Regret” accepted for publication in Quarterly Review of Film and Video. His essay on the New York Film Festival, which he attended as a member of the press last fall, was published in the winter issue of Film Criticism, the