following NMU faculty and students made presentations at the 2005
Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG)
in Denver: Jeong Chang Seong (Geography) presented
“Modeling categorical errors in global raster datasets caused by
reprojections.” John Anderton (Geography) presented
“Geoarchaeological Investigations of Grand Island, Michigan.” Amie
Dickinson, a geography senior from Port Huron, presented “Visualizing
Cultural Landscape Changes in Ireland.” David Cook, an earth science
senior from Spring Lake, and Kevin Hehir, a geography senior from
Lewiston, co-presented “Easing Easements with GIS.”
Student Services) and graduate student Leann M. Miller co-presented
at the 15th Annual Equity in the Classroom Conference at Western
Michigan University. Their interactive presentation involved adding
diversity to any classroom curriculum, including topics covering
students from different ethnicities, women, students with disabilities
and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students.
Burn (English) presented
“William Gaddis and the Encyclopedic Novel” at the Twentieth-Century
Literature and Culture Conference at the University of Louisville.
He also presented “Data Storage and the Novel: Gaddis, Franzen,
Wallace, and Powers” at the William Gaddis: Fifty Years, the Recognitions
Conference at SUNY-Buffalo.
presented “Beyond Palomides: The Other Saracens in Sir Thomas Malory’s
Le Morte Darthur ” at the 40th Annual International Congress
on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo.
Haltof (English) presented
an invited lecture at Georgia Southern University on “European
and the National Context: The
Double Life of Krzysztof Kieslowski.”
and five students gave a poster presentation at the 66th Biennial
Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development earlier
this month in Atlanta. The poster dealt with toddlers' use and understanding
of vocabulary for genitals. Students who participated were Amanda
Rosenburg, a junior from Iron Mountain; Diana Hudson, a graduate
student from Marquette; Hope Patrick, a senior from Negaunee; James
Wieser, a senior from Lake Villa, Ill.; and Crystal Ebert, a senior
from Bonduel, Wis.