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People in the news - Nov 2013


April Selley, senior lecturer in English, presented a paper, "Ode on a Portrait: Poe's Response to Keats," at "The Return of the Text" Conference in Syracuse, N.Y. on Sept.  27.  Also, her short essay, "Stories of Longing," was published in the Sept. 6 issue of the online journal "The Citron Review." 

Katherine Lynes, associate professor of English, recently attended a seminar at the Association for Study of Literature and Environment conference at the University of Kansas. She also presented a paper at the ASLE-UKI conference, at University of Surrey. Her article ""a responsibility to something besides people": African American Reclamation Ecopoetics" is forthcoming in African American Review

Pattie Wareh, assistant professor of English, presented a paper, “Courtesy, Judgment, and the Audience in The Merchant of Venice,” at a conference sponsored by the American Shakespeare Center. She also presented a paper, “Reading the Body in Cymbeline,” at the Southeastern Renaissance Conference held at Duke University. Ruth Stevenson, a retired English professor, also presented a paper at the conference, “The Narrator and the Painting/Tapestry in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.” 

Megan Ferry, associate professor of Chinese and Asian Studies, was an invited lecturer on "The Power of Wen ()Chinese Language and Culture in Overview" to a seminar by the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia hosted at Union Graduate College. The NCTA encourages teaching and learning about Asia in world history, geography, social studies, and literature courses, directed at K-12 educators.

Two oil paintings by Tina Lincer, associate director of Communications and Marketing, are on view at the Art de Cure Gallery at The Endocrine Group in Albany. The show, “As Eye See It,” runs through Jan. 3. A collaboration between art and medicine, Art de Cure showcases the work of local and regional artists in participating medical practices, with sales benefiting a charitable group.