Cynthia Bartels attended the annual meeting of the Popular Culture Association and the Editorial board meeting for the Journal of American Culture in Washington, D.C.
Kaye Adkins presented her paper, "Risk Communication and Citizenship: The Air Raid Warden's Manual" at the conference of the College English Association in Savannah, Georgia, April 5.
Kaye Adkins attended the Society for Technical Communication regional Workshop for Teachers on April 26, at Missouri Western State University.
Ian Roberts presented "Jack London and the Physical Basis of Life," on the influence of T.H. Huxley on Jack London's scientific philosophy at the annual national meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Washington, D.C.
Trish Donaher presented "Uncharted Waters: The Course of Ain't in 17th Century Literature," an investigation of the inclusion of “ain't” in the casual speech of characters in literature of the period at the annual national meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Washington, D.C.
English majors Sarah McClure and Roxanne Chase and English/French major Caitlin McKinney gave papers at the 2013 Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Conference held in Washington, D.C., March 27-31. The students presented in the area of Literature and Science and were accompanied at the conference by Drs. Ian Roberts and Trish Donaher. Their papers were developed in the fall, in Dr. Roberts' Literature and Science course.
Students from Missouri Western attended and presented at the Students in Technical Communication Conference on April 27 at Missouri State University. Kris Miller, a graduate student in the Technical Communication option of the M.A.A. in Written Communication presented a poster, "WebCT and Moodle: How User Friendly?". Rachel Stancliff, also a graduate student in the Technical Communication option of the MAA in Written Communication, presented a poster "The Problem of Location: Website Navigation Conventions and User Expectations of Menu Placement on e-Commerce Websites". Both students's posters shared the results of their Master's thesis project. Also attending the conference were two undergraduates, Jennifer Heater and Brandon Herring, and Dr. Kaye Adkins.
EFLJ students presenting posters at the Foundation reception included:
Anita Ford: "Does Current Technical Communication Curriculum Prepare Graduates for the Needs of The Job Market?"
Jennifer Heater, "Visual Media: To Believe or Not to Believe"
Jeanette Kragel: "Proposal Readability: Does It Really Make a Difference?"
Rachel Stancliff: "The Problem of Location: Website Navigation Conventions and User Expectations of Menu Placement on e-Commerce Websites"
Dave Hon: "Website Features of College Newspapers"
Anna Steely: “Les Poètes Maudits (The Cursed Poets)”
April Buntin and Nick Weil presented Spanish flyers resulting from a project in SPA 211.
William Church accompanied nine of his HON195 Colloquium students to the Great Plains Honors Conference at West Texas A & M, April 4-7. The students had been invited to present posters of original research they conducted last fall on the theme of "What it Means to be Human in the Digital Age."
On April 18, the Alliance Française welcomed Dr. Louis Imperiale for an evening of well-loved French songs. The performance featured Imperiale on accordion, as well as two musicians on guitar and drums. The audience joined in singing on many of the songs.
Ana Bausset Page helped create a program called "Corazon Latino," a series of interviews and conversations (in Spanish) about events in Saint Joseph, our University and other events happening in Missouri. Students Indira Rivas and Sami Atieh will be doing much of the interviews. Ana interviewed Vicki Perez Calzadilla, our Fulbright Spanish instructor. Saint Joseph Music Foundation is the sponsor.