College Of Arts And Sciences

May 21, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Awarded Fellowship for Research on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will continue her research into Eritrean refugees at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research during the summer of 2019. Dr. Riggan is conducting the research through the Georg Arnhold Program on...

Apr 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Global 1968 Panel Explores Iconic Year’s Influence on Pop Culture

By Caitlin Joyce '20 On March 29, a panel, “1968: Transformations in Art, Media, and Culture,” discussed how political and social climate changes during that year influenced pop culture. The panel, part of the Global 1968: Explosions and Legacies series, featured Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr.,...

Apr 18, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dwyer Receives NEH Grant to Study Rust Belt Cities in Film

Dr. Michael Dwyer, associate professor and undergraduate director of Media and Communication, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to pursue his book about the relationship between Hollywood film and Rust Belt cities. The term “Rust Belt” refers to the economic decline...

Apr 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Deshpande’s Book Takes a Critical Look at World Cinema

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande’s first book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction, explores the depth and complexity of global film and serves as blueprint to transform casual encounters with film into systemic inquiries of world cinema. Co-authored with Meta Mazaj '97, cinema studies lecturer at the...

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Dana Cai McCabe ’20, on Healing Through Art Therapy

Art therapy has taught me that every image that you make was made that way for a reason. Once you make enough images, you start to find patterns in your own work, and you start to question why they’re like that. It’s not imposing a diagnosis on someone from simply looking at a picture...

Apr 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Presents on African American Literature in Italy and Hungary

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, led international discussions on African American history and literature in March. In Szeged, Hungary, Dr. Eaton presented “The Just Return of Honest Industry: Subverting the Economics of American Slavery from Belinda to Beloved” at the American...

Mar 15, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents at College Art Association Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose: Jay DeFeo’s Circle and Artistic Collectivity in Cold War San Francisco” at the annual College Art Association (CAA) conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 21. Dr. Ferrell explored women artists in post-war...

Feb 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Segura ’18 Named a Fulbright Semi-Finalist for South African Research Project

Claudia Segura ’18, a Political Science major, has been named a semifinalist for a research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Fulbright will make a final decision on her application between March...

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Jan 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Students and Dr. Hanson Win Jackson International Fund

Students Naomi Pilla ’18M and Emily Custer ’19, as well as Dr. Aroline Hanson, assistant professor of Modern Languages, were selected as recipients of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Fourjay Foundation. Custer...

Dec 5, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dean Presents on Art Therapy, Eating Disorders

Michelle Dean, adjunct professor of Pre-Art Therapy, presented “Let’s Talk! Member Forum: Sharing Ideas and Cultivating Foresight for Art Therapy” alongside American Art Therapy Association (AATA) board members at the AATA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she also facilitated...

Nov 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Volunteer at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Members of the A.S.I.A. club volunteered at the 10th annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), which ran from Nov. 9 through 19. Students performed an array of tasks, including posting festival flyers around the community, creating tickets and all-access badges, collecting...