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Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum next week

Two faculty members from Humanistic Studies will be presenting their work from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in Room 103 of the University Union. Prof. Hye-kyung Kim will present, “Neo-Confucian Metaphysics of Gender” and Prof. Vince Lowery will present, “Finding the Crack in the ‘Golden Door': Investigating the Turn-of-the-Century Southern Immigration Movement.” Please join them for great insight and light refreshments.

Associate Prof. Emerita Goff becomes columnist for “InSinc Quarterly”

Victoria Goff, Associate Professor Emerita, Communication and History, is a new columnist for InSinc Quarterly, a publication of Sisters in Crime, a national organization of 3,600 mystery writers, editors, and publishers. The organization was founded in 1986 by best-selling mystery writer Sarah Paretsky and others to combat discrimination against women in the mystery field. Goff’s first column, which covers grammar, came out Sept. 1. She is also working on a mystery novel. 

Faculty note: History Emeritus, Craig Lockard, publishes anthology

The recently published anthology, The New World History: A Field Guide for Teachers and Researchers (University of California Press, 2016), includes two essays by Craig Lockard (SCD/History Emeritus): “The Rise of World History Scholarship” and “Southeast Asia in World History.” The anthology was edited by Ross Dunn, Laura Mitchell and Kerry Ward.

Faculty note: Voelker, Gurung co-present

David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History), who begins his fourth year as co-director of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars program, co-led a workshop last week with Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) at UW Faculty College called, “Reflective Discussion and Transformational Learning.” See the Faculty College 2016 page for details.

History Honor Society Induction

The National History Society inducted nine new initiatives into the Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. This high honor recognizes students who show an outstanding performance in their history courses. This year’s inductees include: Katie Akerboom, Curtis Matthew Dassow, Sydney Johnson, Brigitta Jeannae Kaiser, Katelyn Krajewski, Scott Pamperin, Andrea N. Schroeder, Josephy Taylor and Gabrielle Ann Marie Zimmerman.

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