Here’s an overview of where their scholarship took Gordon professors  these past few years:

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MARCH 2013

Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics and co-director of the Salzburg Institute, presents his paper on  ”‘Cultivating Humanity’ in Austria: A Study Abroad Program as a Potential Think Tank for Students” at the conference Education Abroad Programs in German-Speaking Europe in an Age of Globalization and Virtuality at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, March 21-24.

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Emmanuelle Vanborre, assistant professor of French, presents her paper on teaching Francophone Caribbean culture in the language classroom, “Métissages culturels dans les Antilles francophones” at the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Baltimore, MD, March 9. Later in March she will chair a roundtable session called “Haiti after the Earthquake: the Shape, Role and Power of Writing” at the Northeast Modern Language Association in Boston, MA, March 21-24.

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Mosies Park, assistant professor of Spanish, will be attending NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) Conference in Boston, MA March 21-23, where he will be Co-Chairing the Panel “Trauma and the Body”, presenting the paper “Tony Manero (2008)- Fantasizing Disco Stardom During the Chilean State of Exception.”

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Pilar Pérez Serrano, assistant professor of Spanish, will present her paper “Juana la Loca: Historia, memoria e identidad en el teatro de María Jesús Romero,” and with Moisés Park, assistant professor of Spanish, will co-chair a panel session on “Trauma and the Body: Witnessing Violence in Contemporary Literature” at the North East Modern Language Association convention in Boston, MA, March 21-24.

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Irv Levy, professor of chemistry and computer science, will be traveling with six students to EPA Headquarters to work on a joint project with the EPC’s Green Chemistry office, in Washington, D.C., March 8.

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Jonathan Gerber, assistant professor of psychology, will present his research on “coolness” at the Eastern Psychological Association meeting in New York City, March 9-11.

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David Lee, department chair of 3-2 engineering department and professor of physics, will attend the 142nd annual Minerals, Metals and Materials Society in San Antonio, Texas, where he will be presenting research results, March 3-7.

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FEBRUARY 2013

Irv Levy, professor of chemistry and computer science, will travel to  to Punxsutawney, PA, February 2 for Groundhog Day celebration and the eating of the 10-year old Twinkie with alumni.

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JANUARY 2013

Graeme Bird, associate professor of linguistics and classics, is attending a workshop on Greek papyrus as part of the Logos at Baylor program in Waco, TX, January 30-February 1.

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Dorothy Boorse, professor of biology, will participate in a planning retreat for the Academy of Evangelical Scientists and Ethicists (AESE) along with members from other organizations for environmental stewardship in Washington, D.C., January 10-12.

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Jennifer Hevelone-Harper, professor of history, will chair a session on “Reading and Community in Syriac Christianity” at the American Historical Association annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 3-6. DECEMBER 2012

Paul Borthwick, adjunct professor of biblical studies and Christian ministries, will present two workshops at Urbana 2012 global missions conference in St. Louis, Missouri, December 27-31.

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NOVEMBER 2012

Janis Flint-Ferguson, professor of education, will present a paper on “The Use of Field Trips in LIterature” at the National Council of Teachers of English conference, November 19-21, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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David Rox, professor of music, will represent Gordon College at the National Association of Schools of Music Annual Conference, November 17-20, in San Diego, California.

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Mark Cannister, professor of Christian ministries, will attend the National Youth Workers Convention, along with his Future of Youth Ministries class, November 16-18 in Dallas, TX.

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Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, will present his co-authored paper, “Export Prices of Indian Firms: An Examination of Market and Firm Characteristics” at  the Southern Economics Association meetings, November 16-18, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Leasa Lutes, professor of Spanish, will present a talk entitled, “The ‘Other’ Through the Latin-American Lens” at the Cinema Special Interest Group (for which she is the vice-chair) during the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language national conference, November 15-18, in Philadelphia, PA.

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Roger Green, professor of biblical studies and Christian ministries, will attend the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature annual conference November 16-20, in Chicago, IL.

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Dorothy Boorse, professor of biology, will speak at First Baptist Church on Creation Care and Christianity, November 15, in Rockport, MA.

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Paul Brink, associate professor of political science, will give the keynote address “The Word of God in the City of Man”  at the 2012 Zylstra Symposium on Politics and Culture held at Redeemer University  College, November 13-14 in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.

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Valerie Gin, professor and chair of recreation and leisure studies, will facilitate a panel discussion on theology and sport at the International Sport Coalition’s annual meetings November 12-16, in Orlando, FL.

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OCTOBER 2012

Bruce Herman, Lothlórien Distinguished Chair of art and painting, is the leading artist for the “Making & Breaking” artist’s retreat at Laity Lodge in Leakey, Texas, October 11-15.

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Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics will present his paper “Morbus Austriacus: Thomas Bernhard’s Critique of Austria in Frost (1963)” as part of the North Carolina German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series, moderated by Prof. William Donahue (Duke University), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 14, 2012.

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Steve Hunt, associate professor of biblical studies and Christian ministries, will lecture on, “Lazarus: The Disciple that Jesus Loves,” at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, October 6-13, 2012.

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Toddy Burton, assistant professor of communication arts, will screen her original short film “The Miners” at the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival in Florida, October 12.

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Lauren Barthold, associate professor of philosophy, attends and comments on a paper at the conference of the North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics—which she founded in 2005—in Riverside, CA, October 5-6.

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Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, will attend the 2012 Free Market Forum sponsored by Hillsdale College, the Acton Institute, and the CCCU, October 4-6, in Houston, TX.

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Roger Green, professor of biblical studies and Christian ministries, will present a paper, “William Booth and the Anglican Church, 1882-1883″ at the Conference on Faith and History October 4-6 at Gordon College, Wenham, MA.

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SEPTEMBER 2012

Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, will be a panelist in the events celebrating the work and career of retiring Senior Fellow J. David Richardson, September 28, in Washington, D.C.

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Andrew Logemann, assistant professor/chair of English, will present his paper, “Narrative Vibrations: Lewis, Pound, and the London Vortex,” at Nonhuman: The 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) September 27-30, in Milwaukee, WI.

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Bert Hodges, professor of psychology, will lecture on “Distributing the goods: Thinking and conversing as social, pragmatic, and values-realizing activities” as an invited speaker at the International Conference on Interactivity, Language and Cognition in Odense, Denmark, September 12-14.

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Toddy Burton, assistant professor of communication arts, will screen her original short film “The Miners” at the Port Townsend Film Festival in Washington, September 12.

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AUGUST 2012

Toddy Burton, assistant professor of communication arts, will screen her original short film “The Miners” at the Oregon Independent Film Festival in Eugene, Oregon, August 28-30.

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Irv Levy, professor of chemistry and computer science, is the program chair for the Executive Committee of the Division of Chemical Education for the American Chemical Society’s national meeting in Philadelphia, PA, August 18-23.

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JULY 2012

Valerie Gin, professor and chair of recreation and leisure studies, will lecture on “Valuing Sport” to Ukraine National athletes and coaches in Kiev, July 18-21, and she will serve as lecturer in Sport Ethics at the International Sport Leadership School in Stellenbosch, South Africa, July 23-28.

Karl-Dieter Crisman, assistant professor of mathematics, will lead the Math Association of America’s online professional development workshop regarding Sage (free, open-source, and comprehensive mathematics software) in the classroom, July 10, 17, and 24.

Jessica Ventura, assistant professor of kinesiology, will attend The Engineering of Sport 9 conference in Lowell, MA. She is joined by two Gordon students whose posters will be on display at the conference, July 9-13.

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JUNE 2012

Justin Topp, associate professor of biology, presented posters with two former students at the 112th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Francisco, CA, June 16-19.

Daniel Darko, associate professor of biblical studies, is teaching Biblical Hermeneutics at the Divinity School of Regent University College of Science and Technology in Ghana, Africa, June 15-July 11.

Valerie Gin, professor and chair of recreation and leisure studies, presented research on Community Development through Ubabalo in Africa at the Christian Society of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies Conference, held at Indiana Wesleyan University, June 7-9. This past year she was president-elect and will serve as President of CSKLS this coming year.

Dan Russ, academic dean, presented on “Security, Risk, and Academic Freedom” at the Christian Scholars Conference, whose theme this year is “Reconciliation: At the Intersection of Scholarship and Practice.” The conference was held at Lipscomb University in Nashville, June 7-9.

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MAY 2012

Emmanuelle Vanborre, assistant professor of French, presented on teaching about the French Caribbean in language classes in a talk entitled: “L’anse créole: découvrir les Antilles francophones,” at the MaFLA Diversity Day (Massachusetts Foreign Language Association) on May 5.

Marv Wilson, professor of biblical studies, gave a plenary presentation entitled, “The Challenge of Intractable Supercessionary Thinking,” at the 42nd Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches in Rochester, NY, May 12-14.

Here’s an overview of where Gordon professors were in Spring 2012 and throughout 2011 and what they did:

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JUNE 2012

Justin Topp, associate professor of biology, presented posters with two former students at the 112th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Francisco, CA, June 16-19.

Daniel Darko, associate professor of biblical studies, is teaching Biblical Hermeneutics at the Divinity School of Regent University College of Science and Technology in Ghana, Africa, June 15-July 11.

Valerie Gin, professor and chair of recreation and leisure studies, presented research on Community Development through Ubabalo in Africa at the Christian Society of Kinesiology and Leisure Studies Conference, held at Indiana Wesleyan University, June 7-9. This past year she was president-elect and will serve as President of CSKLS this coming year.

Dan Russ, academic dean, presented on “Security, Risk, and Academic Freedom” at the Christian Scholars Conference, whose theme this year is “Reconciliation: At the Intersection of Scholarship and Practice.” The conference was held at Lipscomb University in Nashville, June 7-9.

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APRIL 2012

Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics and co-director of the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College, has been invited to present his paper “From Stresstest to Schuldenbremse: How the German Media Frames the Financial Crisis in Europe” at the Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC 18), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, April 26-28.

Jessica Ventura, assistant professor of kinesiology,will be presenting her paper, “Developing Intercultural Sensitivity through Directed Global Education Programming” at the American Society of Engineering Education 2012 North East Conference, April 27-28 at U-Mass Lowell.

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MARCH 2012

Kaye Cook, professor of psychology, will present (with colleagues) a paper on “Committed Questers: Understanding Religious Maturity in Emerging Adults” at the 2012 Mid-Year Research Conference on Religion and Spirituality of the American Psychological Association Division 36, March 30 & 31 in Columbia, MD.

Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics and co-director of the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College, has been invited to present his paper “The Language of Crisis: An Analysis of the Financial Crisis Metaphors in German Media” at the Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable, University of California, Berkeley, March 23-24.

Emmanuelle Vanborre, assistant professor of French, will chair a panel discussion on “Haiti after the Earthquake: the Impossible and Necessary Witnessing,”  March 16 at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) in Rochester, NY. On March 17, Vanborre will also be a part of around-table discussion at Boston College about the state of Romance Languages and Literatures.

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FEBRUARY 2012

Sharon Ketcham, associate professor of Christian ministries, will participate as a chair-elect of the board of the Association of Youth Ministry Educators, February 10-12 in Dallas, Texas, along with Mark Cannister, professor of Christian ministries, who is also on the board.

Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics and co-director of the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College, has been invited to present his paper “Hitler and the Church: Thomas Bernhard’s Critique of an Unholy Alliance“ on February 9 at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.

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Moises Park, assistant professor of Spanish, will be presenting Feb 16-18 at the XXVIII Biennial Louisiana Conference on Hispanic Languages and Literatures in Baton Rouge, LA, on “Postmortem (2010):  San Salvador Allende y la autopsia histórica.”

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JANUARY 2012

Judith Oleson, associate professor of social work, presents her paper entitled, “Public Apology as a Post Colonial Theological Practice?” at a conference on “Story Weaving: Colonial Contexts and Post-Colonial Theology” Jan.23-25 at Whitley College in Melbourne, Australia.

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Bruce Herman, Lothlorien distinguished chair of fine arts, is featured in “Overshadowed: Recent Paintings of Bruce Herman” at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO, Jan. 13-Feb. 27.  He will give a convocation chapel address there Jan. 25.

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Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics and co-director of the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College, has been invited to present his third book, a monograph on the Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard, and to give two presentations on Thomas Bernhard on January 10-11 at the University of Vienna, Austria.

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Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, attends the American Economics Association meetings and takes part in editorial board meetings of the journal of the Association of Christian Economists, Chicago, Jan. 6-8.

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Karl-Dieter Crisman, assistant professor of mathematics, will present “Symmetry in Voting Theory: The Borda-Kemeny Spectrum and Beyond” at the Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session in Boston, Jan. 4-7.

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DECEMBER 2011

Brian Glenney, assistant professor of philosophy, presents his paper “Hearing Real Colors with Adaptive Technologies” at the Sensory Worlds Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, Dec. 7-9.

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NOVEMBER 2011

Judith Oleson, associate professor of social work, presents her paper “Holding A Round Table: Implications for Post-Colonial Theological Dialogue” at the American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 19-22.

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Brian Glenney, assistant professor of philosophy, presents (with co-author John Noble, Harvard University) his paper, “Double-Healing and Experiential Blindness on the Way to Jerusalem”, at the Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 19-22.

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Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, presents with co-author Michael Anderson his work “Ethnic Networks and Global Trade,” at the the Southern Economics Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7.

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OCTOBER 2011

Suzanne Phillips, professor of psychology, attends the 51st annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Fairfield, CT, Oct. 28-29.

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Jim Zingarelli, professor of art, featured in an exhibit entitled “Jim Zingarelli: Sculpture, Painting, & Drawing” at Wheelock College, Boston, MA, Oct. 25-Dec. 2.

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Sharon Ketcham, assistant professor of Christian ministries, gives the plenary talk “Youth Ministry and Incarnation in Praxis: A Biblical and Theological Call to Reconnect Adolescents to the Church” at the Association of Youth Ministry Educators, Seattle, WA, Oct. 22-24.

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Stephen Smith, professor of economics and business, presents (with co-authors Michael Anderson and Martin Davis) “Ethnic Networks and Price Dispersion” at the U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20. Stephen will also attend the 2011 Free Market Forum sponsored by Hillsdale College, the Acton Institute, and the CCCU in Atlanta, GA, Oct. 27-29.

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Bruce Herman, Lothlorien distinguished chair of fine arts, will speak on “The Fire and the Rose: A Role for Imagination in the Life of Faith?” at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, WA, Oct. 15-16.

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Bert Hodges, professor of psychology, and Jonathan Gerber, assistant professor of psychology, attend the Society of Experimental Social Psychology conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-15. Hodges presents his paper “Bridging Hemispheres: Linguistic Effects on Color Recognition in China” with co-authors Aitao Lu, Jijia Zhang, and Xiaoquing Wang.

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Pilar Perez Serrano, assistant professor of Spanish, presents her paper “Nina Velilla: disolución de la identidad y procesamiento del trauma en Los engranajes de Raúl Hernández Garrido” at a conference celebrating the journal Estreno, devoted to contemporary Spanish theater. Sherman, TX, Oct. 13-15.

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Andrew Logemann, assistant professor of English, presents his paper “Qualia and Mrs. Dalloway: The Neuroscientific Structure of Modernist Narrative” at the Modernist Studies Association, Buffalo, NY, Oct. 6-9.

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SEPTEMBER 2011

Bruce Herman, Lothlorien distinguished chair of fine arts, is featured in “Face to Face: Recent Work by Bruce Herman” at Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, Sept. 5-Oct. 20.

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Andrew Logemann, assistant professor of English, presents his paper, “‘The Irreparability of the Past’: Joyce and the Neuroscience of Memory,” at the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts in Kitchener, Ontario, Sept. 22-25.

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Paul Brink, associate professor of political science, presents a paper entitled, “Charting the Path Not Taken: Pluralist Explorations in Early Modern Political Thought” at the American Political Science Association conference in Seattle, WA, Sept. 1-4.

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April 2011
JEFFREY S. MILLER, professor of theatre arts, will participate in a play development workshop in the Twin Cities, MN, April 11-17.
EMMANUELLE VANBORRE, assistant professor of French, will chair a session on Camus in relation to a book project with Cambridge Scholars Publishing at the Northeast Modern Languages Association Convention in New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10.
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February 2011
LAUREN SWAYNE BARTHOLD, assistant professor of philosophy, will be presenting at the International Philosophy and Literature Conference at the University College Dublin, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland, whose theme this year is “Transgression and the Sacred.” Feb 22-23, 2011.
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January 2011
IRV LEVY, professor of chemistry and computer science, at the International Launch of the IYC at UNESCO World Headquarters in Paris, France. Jan. 27-28.
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December 2010
DAVID WICK, professor of history, at the Athens Institute for Education & Research International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, in Athens, Greece. Dec. 28-31.
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November 2010
DAVE MATHEWSON, ELAINE PHILLIPS, and STEVE HUNT, professors of biblical studies, at the Society of Biblical Literature national conference in Atlanta, Nov. 20-23.
MARK SARGENT, provost, at the Council for Independent Colleges Chief Academic Officers conference in Williamsburg, VA, Nov. 6-9.
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October 2010
PAUL BRINK, professor of political studies, at the CCCU’s Oregon Extension, Oct. 26-Nov. 1.
SYBIL COLEMAN, professor of social work, and BRIAN AUDAY, professor of psychology, at a conference on “Christians and the Social Media” at Charleston Southern University, South Carolina, Oct. 26-28.

APRIL 2011

Jeffrey S. Miller, professor of theatre arts, will participate in a play development workshop in the Twin Cities, MN, April 11-17.

Emmanuelle Vanborre, assistant professor of French, will chair a session on Camus in relation to a book project with Cambridge Scholars Publishing at the Northeast Modern Languages Association Convention in New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10.

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FEBRUARY 2011

Lauren Swayne Barthold, assistant professor of philosophy, will be presenting at the International Philosophy and Literature Conference at the University College Dublin, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland, whose theme this year is “Transgression and the Sacred.” Feb 22-23, 2011.

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JANUARY 2011

Irv Levy, professor of chemistry and computer science, at the International Launch of the IYC at UNESCO World Headquarters in Paris, France. Jan. 27-28.

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