September 11, 2013
On Friday, September 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Shawnee State University will present the second Faculty Festival of Achievement.
Several SSU faculty members will be presenting their scholastic achievements ranging from academic research to publishing in academia and beyond in two sessions.
1) Shannon Lawson, assistant professor of English and Communication, presents "The West and Rest: Framing the 'Other' in National Geographic Photographs."
2) Lavanya Vemsani, Ph.D., associate professor of History, presents "The Women Question in India."
1) Neil Carpathios, professor of English and Creative Writing, presents a poetry reading.
2) Daniel M. Johnson, Ph.D., assistant professor of Philosophy, presents "Athletic Glory, Divine Glory, and Vainglory."
1) Marc Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, presents "We Weren't Making this up: Beliefs and Attitudes about Writing Amongst Faculty at Shawnee State University." Cynthia Hermanson, senior instructor, is also presenting "Building on Student Writing: New Trends in Writing Across the Curriculum."
2) Janet Holtman, Ph.D., professor of English and American Literature, presents "White Trash in the 1930's South: The Social Interventions of Erskine Caldwell and James Agee."
1) Anthony J. Dzik, Ph.D., professor of Geography, presents "KANGERLUSSUAQ: Gateway to Greenland."
2) Jim Simmons, Ph.D., assistant professor of Physics, presents "Isaac Newton and his Design Argument."
1) Rebekah Kilzner, director of Clark Memorial Library, presents "Faculty Perspectives on Library Research: Understanding Scholarly Practice through User Study."
Additionally, a display of all faculty members' scholarly publications will be available in the Clark Memorial Library. The display will present the body of work for each faculty member who participates.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Teaching and Learning Center at 740-351-3739.