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Announcements for Wednesday August 29, 2012

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Horn Professor of History Dr. Allan Kuethe Honored by International of Congress of Americanists
Horn Professor Dr. Allan J. Kuethe of the Department of History was honored for his impressive and immense body of work by the International Congress of Americanists at their 54th annual conference, July 15-20, 2012 in Vienna, Austria.
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Psychology Professor Receives Funding
Jamie C. Gorman, an Assistant Professor in Psychology, has been awarded $69,000 as a Co-PI for a project entitled, ???Modeling the Neurodynamics of Submarine Piloting and Navigation???. The project is being funded by the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and The Learning Chameleon, Inc. is the lead institution.
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Connie Scarborough, Professor in CMLL, Publishes Two Articles
Professor Scarborough, CMLL Spanish, recently published an article, "Theatrical Techniques in the Miniatures of the Cantigas de Santa Maria," in Essays in Homage to John Esten Keller, ed. Roger Tinnel (Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta, 2012), pages 241-264.
Another article by Prof. Scarborough, "Geographical and Allegorical Settings: An Ecocritical Reading of "Afrenta de Corpes" in the Poema de Mio Cid," appeared in vol. 24 (2011) of Mediaevistik, pages 111-123. In this same volume of Mediaevistik, she also published two book reviews.
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Connie L. Scarborough Speaks at the International Conference- Escritoras entre rejas,Cultura Conventual Femenina en la Espana Moderna in Madrid
Connie L. Scarborough, Professor, CMLL spoke at an International conference in Madrid--Escritoras entre rejas, Cultura conventual femenina en la Espana moderna (Women behind Screens, Women's Convent Culture in Modern Spain), held July 5-7, 2012. Her paper was entitled: "El libro nunca publicado: la poesia de Marcia Belisarda"("The Book Never Published: The Poetry of Marcia Belisarda".)
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History Professor Dr. Barbara Hahn Publishes Article in Civil War Book Review
Associate Professor of History Dr. Barbara Hahn published "Did Economics Dictate the Outcome of the Civil War?" in the Summer 2012 issue of "Civil War Book Review." The article had been commissioned in honor of the Civil War Sesquicentennial to acquaint readers with the state of the field "Using Economics to Explain the Civil War's Outcome."
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History Professor Dr. Abigail Swingen Presents Paper at USC/Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute's Annual Conference
Assistant Professor of History Dr. Abigail Swingen presented a paper at the University of Southern California/Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Annual Conference on June 23, 2012 at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA. Dr. Swingen's paper was entitled "The 300 Malefactors: Convict Transportation and Unfree Labor in the English Caribbean Colonies," which explored the significance of a partially-failed scheme to bring convicted felons to the English Leeward Islands as laborers during the 17th century.
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Public Lecture by Historian Dr. Barry Strauss of Cornell University - Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar and the Genius of Leadership
Public Lecture by Historian Dr. Barry Strauss of Cornell University - Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar and the Genius of Leadership on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the Escondido Theater in the SUB. World-renowned ancient military historian, Dr. Barry Strauss, will speak on understanding where each of these three great (but flawed) commanders succeeded and failed can serve anyone who wants to think strategically or who has to demonstrate leadership.
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Roger W. Barnard Gives Workshop Presentation
Roger W. Barnard, Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, attended a workshop in Stockholm, Sweden, "Complex Analysis and Integrable Systems" in memory of Boris Korenblum and gave an invited talk, "Applications of Special Functions to Disparate Fields".
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Matt Stock Publishes Article
Matt Stock, Assistant Professor with the Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences, published a research article titled, "Effects of strength training on mechanomyographic amplitude."
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