Posts tagged ‘Presentation’

Drs. McCullough and Scesa to Present at National Conference in New Orleans with SLP Alumnae

Dr. Helga McCullough, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, and Dr. Michelle Scesa, chair and assistant professor of communication sciences & disorders/speech-language pathology, will present “Exploring Undergraduate Speech-Language Pathology Students’ Perceptions in an Interprofessional Education Pilot Program with Nursing Students” with Libby Lucas ’21, M’22 (non-presenting author) at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association national convention in New Orleans, La., on Nov. 17. Additionally, Dr. McCullough will present “Quality of Life in Caregivers Affected by Parkinson’s Disease and Dysphagia” with Savannah Toth ’19, ’21, M’22 (non-presenting author) in a second session at the convention.

Dr. Can Bahadır Yüce Discussed Book Banning and Censorship

Dr. Can Bahadır Yüce, assistant professor of history, was a panelist at the Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania (ACLCP) Conference, Censorship and Book Banning, in Harrisburg, on Nov. 2. Dr. Yüce discussed his time as the book review editor of Zaman newspaper in Turkey when it was seized and shut down by the Turkish government in 2016. Maureen Bentz, director of the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library, is ACLP’s chair.

Brandon Bauer ’24 Presents Research in New Orleans

Brandon Bauer ’24 (physicsmath, and computer & data science) presented a poster, “Numerical Study of Single-Inclusive Longitudinal-Transverse Double-Spin Asymmetries in Electron-Nucleon and Proton-Proton Collisions,” at the APS Division of Nuclear Physics Meeting in New Orleans, LA.  The research was performed over the summer with Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, and Cody Shay ’24 (physics) . The work was supported by Dr. Pitonyak’s National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.

Dr. Grieve-Carlson Presents Paper at Arts Conference

Dr. Gary Grieve-Carlson, professor of English, presented “that fantastic condition of the human race when everything mattered” at the 13th annual “Re-Viewing: Exploring the History and Legacy of Black Mountain College” conference. UNC Asheville hosted the October 8 conference.

Dr. Robbins Presents at International Conference: Five Vatican Ambassadors in Attendance

Dr. Jeff Robbins, professor of humanities, presented a paper, “After Apocalypse (Now): On the False Cinematic Promise of Penance,” at the opening session of an international conference in Rome sponsored by the Australian Catholic University, The Science and Research Center of Koper, and the University of Notre Dame.  The conference was organized as a forum for philosophical and theological reflections on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Ambassadors to the Vatican from Australia, Ghana, Slovenia, United States, and Ukraine were in attendance for Robbins’ presentation.

Dr. McEvoy is Keynote Speaker and Presents a Book in Argentina

As a contributor to the book Transnational Migration, Diasporas, and Political Action, Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair of languages and professor of Spanish, participated in the book presentation at the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires in Argentina on Sept. 30. The book was edited by Argentinean scholar Dr. María Eugenia Cruset.

Dr. McEvoy was also a keynote speaker at the Symposium in Irish Studies in South America, organized by the Asociación de Estudios Irlandeses del Sur, Cátedra Extracurricular de Estudios de Irlanda (Argentina), and the Associação Brasileira de Estudos Irlandeses (Brazil). She presented the paper, “Between abandonment and deception: Pull and push factors on Irish migrations.”

Dr. Guzmán-Zavala and Negron-Garcia Recognized on 2022 POWER 100 Who’s Who in Latino Pennsylvania: Both Present at Convention

Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, professor of Spanish, and Giovanni “Gio” Negron-Garcia, associate director of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, were honored among the 2022 POWER 100 Who’s Who in Latino Pennsylvania. “This list of Latinas and Latinos represents diverse individuals making valuable contributions to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania… among the state’s most accomplished men and women in virtually every industry and profession.”

Dr. Guzmán-Zavala was recognized in the Education/Research/Academia category, while Negron-Garcia was acknowledged in the Emerging Leaders/10 Under 40 category. They and their fellow state leaders were honored during a live televised ceremony from the historic Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sept. 30, that kicked off a convention to launch the PA Latino Convention. Dr. Guzmán-Zavala and Negron-Garcia also were invited speakers for the weekend convention. Negron-Garcia, who also serves as the Youth Leadership Coordinator for the PA Latino Convention, gave a State of Youth Address and facilitated a workshop on helping young men become effective community leaders.

Dr. Benesch Presents at International Popper Conference

Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of political science, presented a paper, “The Religious Neutrality Principle in the Governance of an Open Society,” at an international conference on noted philosopher Karl Popper. The conference, which featured presentations from scholars based in the U.S., United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, France, Poland, Israel, and Australia, was coordinated from the United Kingdom. Dr. Benesch, who is also LVC’s director of pre-law and external scholarships and fellowships programs, examined “Lockean and Rule of Law principles requiring the separation of church and state, and drew from these principles ethico-legal arguments for privacy and equality in adult consensual relations, and for abortion rights” in his paper and presentation. 

Dr. Strohman to Present in Paris

Dr. Greg Strohman ’08, adjunct professor of music (low brass), was invited to speak at an analytical musicology conference in Paris, France, in November. He will present his research on the psychoacoustics of harmony, on which he wrote several papers using his combined physics and music degrees from LVC. The conference is organized by the Musicology Research Institute at Sorbonne University, Sciences and Technologies of Music and Sound, and French Society for Musical Analysis.

Drs. Guzmán Zavala and Hinshaw collaborate in opening Dutchirican exhibition at Lebanon Arts Council.

Dutchirican: A Latina/o History of Central Pennsylvania opens on Friday, Sept. 16, from 6:30–8:30 p.m., as part of the Council’s First Fridays program. According to the council, “This is the first exhibition to explain the history of Latinos as part of our state, how they came here, what struggles they had, and what they have contributed to the region. There are posters, photography, and replica of a chicken house where many Puerto Rican tomateros lived in the 1950s.” The exhibition is the result of several years of research by Dr. Hinshaw, Professor of History and Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, Professor of Spanish. Visit here to register.