Articles in the Recognitions Category
Thomas Riesing, professor in the School of Art, recently received the 2009 Alumni Achievement Award in Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska. Riesing has also been appointed Guest Professor at Beihang University in Beijing, China where he will be teaching painting this spring.
Fritz G. Polite, clinical assistant professor of Exercise, Sport and Leisure Studies, has been selected to present his paper “Social Responsibility and Accountability in Sport” at the Global Sport Conference at the University De Oveido in Gijon, Spain.
Pravda, Slovakia’s oldest national newspaper, published a two-page color spread on the recent work of Daniel H. Magilow, assistant professor of German in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures. The article, translated “A Wartime Sensation: Slovakia has its own Anne Frank,” appeared in the April 4, 2009, edition of the paper’s weekend magazine. It discussed Dr. Magilow’s recent book In Her Father’s Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust, a translated edition of a baby book (written in German) that traces a young Slovak girl’s life from her birth in Bratislava in 1929 until the family’s deportation to a Nazi death camp in 1942.
Christine Holmlund, professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Cinema Studies Program, recently spoke at the third annual Midwest Undergraduate Film Conference hosted by Notre Dame University. Holmlund gave the keynote address “Jackie Chan and the Art of Aging in Action.”