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Ghosh, Amit published “Exchange rate flexibility in Latin America,” Journal of Financial Economic Policy. Vol 5(2), 2013. pp. 238-250.
Terkla, Dan gave a lecture, "Medieval English mappaemundi: Victorine model and idiosyncratic copies," on Nov. 21 as part of the Oxford Seminars in Cartography at Oxford University's Bodleian Library.
Courtad, James published "Nota preliminar" Adagio con fugas y ciertos afectos: Mis mejores cuentos. Lourdes Vázquez. Editorial Verbum, 2013.
Isabelli, Christina was invited to present in a panel colloquia on language learning in an immersion environment at the 32nd annual Second Language Research Forum, held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Brigham Young University. She presented "Study abroad: Measuring the correlation between second language acquisition and social networks."
Nadeau, Carolyn presented "From Kitāb al-tabīj to the Sent Soví: Continuities and Shifts in the Earliest Iberian Cooking Manuals" at the First International Symposium of Mens et Mensa: Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages "Foods and Communities in the Later Middle Ages (1000-1500 CE)." The Symposium was held Oct. 24-25 at the Institut d'Estudis Catalans in Barcelona, Spain.
Erlewine, Robert wrote an essay, "Reason within the Bounds of Religion: Assmann, Cohen, and the Possibilities of Monotheism," which was published as a chapter in Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology eds. Randi Rashkover and Martin Kavka (Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, 2013).
Sweet, Chris published a chapter entitled, "Information Literacy and Service Learning: Creating Powerful Synergies" in Information Literacy and Social Justice: Radical Professional Praxis, edited by Lua Gregory and Shana Higgins (Library Juice Press).
Lehr, Edgar published, with C. & A. Catenazzi (2013): A new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Río Abiseo National Park, Peru. Zootaxa 3731(2): 201–2011.
This new frog species (Pristimantis deyi) was dedicated to the late Jonathan Dey, former Miner Linnaeus Sherff Professor of Botany at Illinois Wesleyan University, "for his scientific contributions, commitment to teaching and collegiality."
Lehr also published, with Greenbaum, E., Sinsch, U., Valdez, F. & KUSAMBA, C. (2013): Phylogeography of the reed frog Hyperolius castaneus (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from the Albertine Rift of Central Africa: Implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. Zootaxa 3731(4): 473-494.
Liffiton, Mark was awarded an "AWS in Education Research Grant" for $5,000 in credit on the Amazon Web Services platform. The grant can be used to effectively "rent" computing resources from Amazon to run Liffiton's computational experiments.
He, Tian-Xiao published:
– "Expression and computation of generalized Stirling numbers." Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, 86 (2013), 239-268.
– "On the construction of number sequence identities." (with W.-S. Chou) Journal of Concrete and Applicable Mathematics, 11 (2013), No. 4, 277-291.
– "Q--analogues of symbolic operators" (with Michael J. Dancs), Journal of Discrete Mathematics, 2013 (2013), Article ID 487546, 1-6.
– "Impulse response sequences and construction of number sequence identities." Journal of Integer Sequences, 16 (2013), Article 13.8.2, 1-23.
French, Linda published:
– "A Troop of Trojans: Photometry of 24 Jovian Trojan Asteroids," with Daniel La Rocca '13, R. D. Stephens, D. R. Coley, L. H. Wasserman, and F. Vilas, in the Minor Planet Bulletin, volume 40, #4, 198-203.
– "Lightcurve for (152756) 1999JV3," by R.D. Stephens and L. M. French, Minor Planet Bulletin, 40, #4, 196.
Spalding, Gabe was named the winner of the 2014 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction from the American Physical Society. Read more.
- Received a 2013 Homer L. Dodge citation for Distinguished Service to the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).
- Gave the Invited Talk at the Fall Meeting of the Chicago Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers on Nov. 16. Spalding's talk was titled, "Updating Lab Curricula."
Bair, Miles had a one-person exhibition of paintings on display at the Beard Art Center Gallery at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind.
Vayo, David saw his composition Winter Into Spring performed in its premiere by the Taipei Liuqin Orchestra in Taiwan. Read more.
In addition, his compositions:
– Wellspring was performed in Chicago's St. James Cathedral on Oct. 12 by the Chicago Composers Orchestra, as the headlining composition for its season opening concert. Read more.
– The opera Fertile Ground was selected for the Frontiers new works showcase at the 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival.
Gearhart, Rebecca and Linda Giles published Contesting Identities: The Mijikenda and their Neighbors in Kenyan Coastal Society (Africa World Press). The volume's production was facilitated by a symposium hosted for contributors at Illinois Wesleyan in March 2008, with funds from the Provost's Office.
Gearhart also was awarded a fellowship from the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Association to help fund the building of a malaria-screening lab under the leadership of her organization, the Lamu Center of Preventative Health (LCPH).
Gray, Pennie presented, "It's Just a Suggestion: An Analysis of Peer Review Politeness Strategies in a Composition Classroom," at the Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting in Milwaukee on Friday, Nov. 8.