Conference Roundtable Presentation: Lisa Langstraat, Sue Doe, Emily Morgan, Nancy Henke, and Vani Kannan

Lisa Langstraat, Sue Doe, Emily Morgan, Nancy Henke, and Vani Kannan presented a roundtable at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, 4C’s, on March 21. The presentation focused on the CO150 course reader, The Ethics of Higher Education, and a research study conducted in the fall on the potential effects of curriculum and curricular intervention on student, faculty, and public attitudes toward academic labor issues. Maria Maisto, President and Executive Director of the New Faculty Majority, was respondent.

Conference Presentations: Todd Mitchell

Todd Mitchell presented at the Colorado Teen Literature Conference in Denver on April 5th.  He gave a presentation on “Using Creative Nonfiction to Inspire Literacy and Creativity,” and another on “Bullying and Suicide Prevention Through Books.” His novel, Backwards, was recently selected as a finalist for the Colorado Author’s League Book Award in the Young Adult Fiction category.

Conference Presentation: Karen Montgomery Moore

Karen Montgomery Moore presented her paper “The Unrealized Potential of Metaphor in Relation to Cancer” at the “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” graduate student interdisciplinary conference at Indiana University-Bloomington. Grateful thanks to Debby Thompson and Katie Adkison for their critical feedback on this work.

Publication: Kristin George Bagdanov

Kristin George Bagdanov’s poem “Exchange Body” was given an honorable mention in the 2014 AWP Intro Journals Project competition. Her paper proposal “The Anthropocenic Lyric” was accepted for the 2015 MLA panel, “Anthropocene and Deep Time in Literary Studies,” which is co-sponsored by the divisions of 20th-Century American Literature and Literature and Science.

Panel: Creative Career Connect

Creative Career Connect
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Location: Lory Student Center, Grey Rock Room
Time: 4:00 to 5:30 pm
Open to all CSU students, faculty, and alumni
To Register: http://www.career.colostate.edu/

Have you ever dreamed of having a creative and fulfilling career but wondered if it was possible to actually make a living pursuing your passions? Come learn from people who are living and working in alignment with their dreams. This event will include a panel discussion and time for networking. The panel will consist of creative professionals who write, dance, act, play music, and make art for a living. This is a great opportunity to learn how to apply your specific liberal arts skills and creative passions to plan and manage your very own creative career.

Creative Career Connect Panelists

Elizabeth Morrisette, Fiber Artist and Community Spirit
Dulcie Willis, Arts Administrator, Educator, Director and Choreographer
Jean Denney, Orchestral Musician and Educator
Kerrie Flanagan, Freelance Writer and Writing Consultant
Kari Munson, Project Manager at Beet Street, LEAP Instructor
Jennissa Asay, Dance, Theatre, Music, Studio Owner