The range of topics for events being hosted by the Women Studies program this spring is diverse. With events that cover issues such as masculinity in American films to issues of environmental preservation, Linda Markowitz, director of women’s studies and professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, and other women’s studies faculty plan to educate [...]
Archive for January, 2011
There are very few studies conducted in Southwestern Illinois when it comes to dialects. Professors at SIUE are changing that. Kristine Hildebrandt, assistant professor of English language and literature, and Larry LaFond, associate dean of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of English language and literature, are tackling the dialects with the help of undergraduate [...]
Adrian Matejka, assistant professor of English language and literature, read poems from his collections in the Morris University Center bookstore Thursday, Jan. 27. He read several poems from a collection entitled Mixology. He also read from a collection of poems about Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion in 1908, 17 years after the Plessey [...]
“I was working at a grocery store and realized that I liked public service, but I really didn’t care for selling lottery tickets,” said new Sciences and Health Sciences Librarian Jamie Conklin. “I thought about what I liked doing where I could also work with the public. I figured I liked reading, I liked information, [...]
“I remember my junior year of high school… one day I stayed up till two in the morning studying … my father sees me and says, ‘Mohammed, this is a great jihad,” said Mohammad Khalil, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign assistant professor of religion, visiting professor of law. “I assure you he was not saying ‘this [...]
Despite forecasts projecting at least eight inches of snow in Edwardsville, the turnout for the event to raise funds for the SIUE Wind Symphony at Neruda Restaurant was impressive.
Audrey Tallant, professor of music and chair of that department, was excited about the 70-plus people that turned out to support SIUE’s Wind Symphony.
“The event happened and [...]
SIUE’s Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies is singing the praises of its new hire, Georgiann Davis, a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
A quick perusal of Davis’ website, which details her extensive research and accomplishments, provides an explanation of the department’s enthusiasm. Davis, who starts at SIUE in fall [...]