Asian American Studies
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H. X. Lee was the invited plenary speaker for the University of Minnesota conference "The States of Southeast Asian American Studies," held Oct. 2-3 in Minneapolis. His talk was "Rescuing Southeast Asian American Subjectivity from History, the Nation and Ourselves."
Also, Lee has joined the editorial board for the publisher Brill's new series on Southeast Asian diasporas in the Americas.
Design and Industry
Associate Professor of Design and Industry Joshua Singer presented his paper "The Graphic Semiome: A Theoretical Examination of the Picturing of the City" at the Mediated City conference at Woodbury University Oct. 1-4. The conference was co-organized by the journal Architecture_media_politics_society.
Associate Professor of Economics Anoshua Chaudhuri co-authored a study that showed that demographics and online behavior play a larger role in online bullying than having a social media profile. The study was published Sept. 24 by the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Professor of Health Education Erik Peper authored "A Breath of Fresh Air -- Changing Breathing Patterns for Better Health," which appeared in the Oct. 1 Western Edition.
Librarian Ned Fielden presented the paper "Religious Sectarian Pressures on Early Modern Academic Libraries" Sept. 21 at the annual Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing conference, held at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. The paper explored religious, political and cultural factors that shaped early modern university library development.