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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...

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Apr 29, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Professors Emeriti Host Lecture Series at Retirement Community

Throughout April, Arcadia’s emeriti faculty presented on a range of topics at Rydal Park Retirement Community, highlighting Arcadia’s global reach with research on West Africa, China, England, the Caribbean, and Beaver, Pa. Dr. Louis Friedler (Computer Science and Mathematics), Dr. Hugh Grady (...

Apr 24, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Reale Publishes New Book on the Perception of University Librarians

Michelle Reale, associate professor and faculty librarian, published “The Indispensable Academic Librarian: Teaching and Collaborating for Change,” a new book that challenges the way academic librarians are perceived within their institutions and discusses becoming a proactive educator and...

Apr 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Crivelli-Kovach Named APTR Outstanding Educator of the Year

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor of Public Health and director of Graduate Programs, received the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) F. Marian Bishop Outstanding Educator of the Year Award during the APTR Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on April 10 in Philadelphia....

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 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Hosts Panel on Environmental Sustainability of Schools

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, hosted a panel on the environmental sustainability of schools on April 12. “Going Green: A Look at How Schools Are Becoming Green Spaces” examined the cost of our environmental footprint, what “green schools” are and how they operate, and what...

Apr 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell and Stuetz Presents “Power to the People” Music Workshop

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education, and John Stuetz ’19M, Education Literacy Studies graduate student, presented their workshop “Power to the People: Rediscovering Music’s Impact on Social Justice Movements” at the 8th annual Education for Social Justice Conference in Boston...

Apr 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Final Beyond Meridians Lecture Highlights Multi-ethnic and Mexican American Literature

This year’s Beyond Meridians lecture series concludes on Tuesday, April 17 with "Healing La Herida Abierta: Curanderismo in Traditional Practice and Contemporary Mexican Literature," by Dr. Amanda Ellis, associate professor of English at the University of Houston. The lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m...

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...

Apr 5, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Named 2018 Local Sheroe By WDAS-FM

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of Pan African Studies, is a Sheroe. While that distinction has been apparent to many in the Arcadia community for several years, it was bestowed on Dr. Loury at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM...

Apr 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts, adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

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...