The 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.”

Shirley Brozzo (Diversity 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.

Stephen 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.

Peter Goodrich (English) 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.

Marek Haltof (English) presented an invited lecture at Georgia Southern University on “European Art Cinema and the National Context: The Double Life of Krzysztof Kieslowski.”

Maya Sen (Psychology) 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.


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