Brian R. Hauser, assistant professor of film studies, published an essay in the spring issue of Printer’s Devil Review. “Call of the Cult Flick” recounts his experiences with the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Portland, Ore., and links emerging works from that festival to larger cinematic issues of adaptation and nostalgia. You can read the essay by clicking here.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Frank Wicks was mentioned in “Focus on Mohawk Valley History,” a Daily Gazette column by Bob Cudmore. The column discussed Wicks’ trip to St. Lawrence County for the 150th birthday gala of Frederic Remington, an American sculptor and painter born in Canton, N.Y.
John Garver, professor of geology, was a recent speaker at the University at Albany. His talk was titled “A Historical Perspective of Flooding in the Mohawk Watershed Related to Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.”
Michael Hagerman, associate professor of chemistry, was a featured speaker at Connecticut College. His talk, “Nanomorphology Studies of Polymer/Clay Heterointerfaces for Solar Application,” was part of the college’s Chemistry Department Seminar Series.
Tina Lincer, associate director of Communications, will perform a reading as part of a Jewish writers series at Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady, at 2 p.m. Sunday.