Monday, March 10

Welcome back!

Tuesday, March 11

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Alexandra Blust, '14
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Art History Senior Exhibition: Whistler and His Contexts
Elizabeth Jakaitis and Jordan Kirkbride
Art Museum, Centennial Hall

4:30 PM - "Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys" Discussion Series - Today's session is "Snow"
Moline High School Planetarium, 3600 23rd Avenue, Moline, IL

Wednesday, March 12

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Augustana Association of Educational Office Professionals (AAEOP) meeting
Olin Auditorium

8:00 PM - Guest Artist: Rebecca Ashe, flute

Free admission
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Thursday, March 13

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Meeting
Olin Auditorium

11:30 AM - ITS Lunch & Learn:
Olin 110

11:30 AM - The Salon, with Laura Hartman "How Does Community Change?"
Brew by the Slough

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Deans' Meeting with Department & Program Chairs
Wilson Center

7:30 PM - "Looking Isn't As Easy As It Looks" lecture presented by Dr. Mary Kirn, Augustana professor emerita
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building, 2nd floor

Friday, March 14

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: "Good Student Research Writing? No Pie in the Sky" 
presented by Stefanie Bluemle and Lucas Street
3:30 PM - Refreshments

Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Augustana Choir Home Concert
Free admission
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 N. Brady Street, Davenport, IA

Saturday, March 15

7:30 PM - Amadeus Trio (a piano trio)
Amadeus Trio performs as part of the new Symphony Signature Series
For tickets call 309-793-1213
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - Augustana Symphonic Band Home Concert
Free admission
Centennial Hall

8:00 - 9:00 PM - MPB Comedy Club: Tracey Ashley
Gävle Room, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

Sunday, March 16

4:00 PM - Student Recital - Henry Weberpal and Mineo Patrick Yasutake, cello
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - Art Beat with WAUG Radio
Social hour featuring a live music broadcast. Free admission
Art Museum, Centennial Hall

Volume 12, Issue 21 - March 10, 2014

Faculty News

Chadia Chambers-Samadi (French) has been selected to chair a panel entitled Haiti, Between Resistance and Resilience at Columbia University in New York City, NY on March 6, 2014 for the 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone International Colloquium. She will also present a segment of her research on Contemporary Haitian Cultural Production. In her presentation: Haiti Exists Without World Relief Money: Artistic Resistance and Cultural Resilience in Port au Prince 2013, she will present the strategies of two publishing houses that emerged post-earthquake. 

Kirsten Day (Classics) served as guest-editor (with Benjamin Haller of Virginia Wesleyan College) of the premiere issue of the Southwest Popular and American Culture Association's new online journal Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, which launched February 19, 2014 ( Day and Haller also wrote the introduction ("'καλὸν ἀνθρωπίνου βίου κάτοπτρον': Popular Culture as a Pedagogical Lens on Greco-Roman Antiquity") and Day contributed an article entitled  "Experiments in Love: Longus' Daphnis and Chloe and Henry de Vere Stacpoole's The Blue Lagoon."

John Delaney (Accounting) co-authored  an article with Michael Reddington (Wicklandeer-Zulawski & Associates), Detecting Deceit With Micro Expression Analysis, which will be published in the July/August (2014) issue of Fraud Magazine.  This magazine is the official publication of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education with over 70,000 members.  The ACFE describes Fraud Magazine as follows:"Devoted to timely, insightful articles on white-collar crime and fraud examination techniques, Fraud Magazine®is a bimonthly publication that gives readers practical "down-in-the-trenches" information they can apply immediately."

Their article recaps an actual case involving bank fraud that was solved by an investigator utilizing micro expression analysis.

Peter Kivisto (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare) and Samir Dasgupta, University of Kalyani, have edited Postmodernism in a Global Perspective, to appear this spring, published by Sage India.  The book was recently advertised at the Kolkata Book Fair. Kivisto

Also forthcoming is "The Long Goodbye?" as part of a Symposium on Herbert Gans' "The Coming Darkness of Late Generation European-American Identity" in Ethnic and Racial Studies. Finally, he published "Historians and Sociologists Debate Transnationalism" in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity, edited by Ronald H. Bayor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Amanda Makula (Library) presented the poster "Good Research (Literally) Pays: The Library Prize for First-Year Research" at the National Resource Center's Conference on the First-Year Experience in San Diego, CA, on Feb. 17, 2014.